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Back in the '30s, a character in a Nazi play said "Wenn ich 'Kultur' hoere, entsichere ich meinen Browning" --- literally, "When I hear 'culture', I release the safety catch on my Browning".  Freely translated into English as "When I hear the word culture, I reach for my revolver", this became a catchphrase & was often mistakenly attributed to Goebbels.

I do not carry either a Browning or a revolver, and I can put up with "culture", but there are a number of words that, when I hear them these days, remind me that I am in enemy territory --- not, actually, in themselves, but in their currently fashionable uses, which for the most part scarcely need be specified:

abuse

agenda

contradiction (a la Marx, = conflict)

define (= adapt, ascertain, ask, assign, assume, be, bound, cast, characterize, choose, clarify, classify, configure, confine, constitute, construct, decide, delineate, denote, depict, describe, design, designate, determine, direct, distinguish, dominate, draw, epitomize, establish, evaluate, exemplify, express, find, fix, give, govern, identify, limit, list, measure, represent, require, say, set, specify, state, take, terminate, treat, yield, etc.)

denial

disorder
(DSM)

dysfunctional

excellence

existential

featured

feel
(= think, judge, etc.)

foundation

genocide

icon

identity
(= allegiance, ego ideal, identification, integrity, loyalty, nationalism, self-image, solidarity, soul, etc.)

impact

incredible

international
(= foreign)

issue

legacy

legendary

multicultural

narcissism

personality

potential

price tag

quality

reinvent

relatively

resolve

showcase

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who
("who you are")