A black hole word I was constantly on the lookout for in my previous career (military planning) was "ensure." The ultimate (no-actual-meaning) verb - e.g., ensure [X condition] occurs.

It was a great flag of poor analysis, logic, critical thinking, or communication and served as one of my barometers on how much deeper did I need to look or how much more skeptical - and how many more clarifying ("Molly-") questions should I ask.

Great post - thank you!

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I love this. I have so many questions.

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