words

  • perspicacious: having a ready insight into and understanding of things.
  • demagogue: a political leader who seeks support by appealing to the desires and prejudices of ordinary people rather than by using rational argument.
  • scamp: a person, especially a child, who is mischievous in a likable or amusing way.
  • contraband: goods that have been imported or exported illegally.
  • affliction: something that causes pain or suffering.
  • apoplectic: overcome with anger; extremely indignant.

Words that mathematicians use:

  • corollary
  • trivial
  • assumption
  • implies
  • canonical
  • elegant
  • natural
  • generic
  • regular
  • arbitrary

Words that functional programmers use:

  • pure
  • side effect
  • lambda
  • application
  • abstraction
  • composition
  • value
  • constant
  • arity
  • hygiene

            P  ->  Q
            ^     ^
            |     |
            |     |
    antecedent --+     +-- consequent