1. Anaspiringauthor

    Anaspiringauthor Member

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    Need a Word Here

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    ect and appreciation, thank you.
     
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  2. Megs33

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    Adjourned? Concluded?

    I'm a big fan of thesaurus.com. i've fallen down many a rabbit hole clicking on various synonyms and then exploring those synonyms.

    it sounds less lame in my head.
     
  3. JE Loddon

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    When wrapped?
     
  4. Anaspiringauthor

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    I wanted "adjourned!" Apparently it means only temporarily suspended, rather than actually finished. Can I still use it? Thanks.

    And any others? Thanks.
     
  5. Elven Candy

    Elven Candy Pay no attention to the foot in my mouth Contributor

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    Why not leave that part out altogether?

    "I called a business meeting that settled a …"
     
  6. Megs33

    Megs33 Active Member

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    I would say yes, personally. If someone is splitting hairs that hardcore over word usage they probably aren't your target audience, plus your meaning is clear.
     
  7. Shadowfax

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    His target audience is the HR department...boy, do they ever split hairs ("I am the guardian of the rule-book" - actual quote!)
     
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    The word "ceased" is nice and really cool. I like the way it rolls off my tongue.
     
  9. big soft moose

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    Or even "I called a meeting which settled.." surely the fact that its business is self evident
     
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    Elven Candy Pay no attention to the foot in my mouth Contributor

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    I like your version better--it has better flow.
     
  11. big soft moose

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    actually pretty much you could say "I settled..."

    "I settled the long running dispute with the bigbag company over our supply of fluffwiffles" ... its not really necessary to say that you did so by calling a meeting
     

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