Epicurean

is meant as an individual devoted to the pursuit of sensual pleasure, especially to the enjoyment of good food and comfort.

Alt Text

is used in HTML and XHTML documents to specify alternative text (alt text) that is to be rendered when the element to which it is applied cannot be rendered. It is also used by “screen reader” software so that a person who is listening to the content of a webpage (for instance, a person who is blind) can interact with this element. In HTML 4.01, the attribute is required for the img and area tags.

Dictaphone

was an American company that produced dictation machines. It is now a division of Nuance Communications based in Boston, Massachusetts. Although the name “Dictaphone” is a trademark, it has become genericized as a means to refer to any dictation machine.

Wingman

is a role that a person may take when a friend needs support with approaching potential partners. A wingman is someone who is on the “inside” and is used to help someone with intimate relationships. In general, a woman’s wingman will help her avoid attention from undesirable prospective partners, whereas a man’s wingman will help him attract desirable ones.

Rancor

is deep-seated ill will.

Anhedonia

is defined as the inability to experience pleasure from activities usually found enjoyable.

2-step

is a typically English style of modern electronic dance music, and a relatively popular subgenre of UK garage.

Leviathan

is a sea monster referenced in the Tanakh.

Honne

is one’s true feeling, true desires, and true opinions.

A blue note

is a note sung or played at a slightly lower pitch than that of the major scale for expressive purposes. Typically the alteration is a semitone or less, but this varies among performers and genres.

Screen-Free Week

is an annual event where children, families, schools and communities are encouraged to turn off screens and “turn on life.” Instead of relying on television programming for entertainment, participants read, daydream, explore, enjoy nature, and spend time with family and friends.

INTJ

is an abbreviation used in the publications of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) to refer to one of the sixteen personality types.

Vermilion

is a vivid red to reddish orange.

Cournot duopoly

is a model of imperfect competition in which two firms with identical cost functions compete with homogeneous products in a static setting.

Reprise

something (such as a piece of music) that is repeated.