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Power Verbs for Managers and Executives: Hundreds of Verbs and Phrases to Communicate More Dynamically and Effectively by Michael Lawrence Faulkner

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(1) The business plan components should explicate both the vision and mission of the firm.

(1) The term explicate the quote means tell the whole truth. Make it plain to the reader and don’t leave anything out; but also don’t leave anything implied.

EXPOSTULATE

(1) admonish; argue or make a friendly protest; disagree; complain; protest; object

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(1) “Caroline drew in a breath to expostulate, then let it out again slowly as the necessity for realism overtook her.”

—Perry, Anne. 1993. Farriers’ Lane. New York: Fawcett Crest.

EXPUNGE

(1) efface; eliminate; erase; exercise; delete; destroy; obliterate; to rub or wipe out; strike out

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(1) “There is no man, however wise, ...

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