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1. A set of rules on any subject. 2. A systematic collection of statutes, a body of laws so arranged as to avoid inconsistency and overlapping. 3. A person’s standard of moral behavior. 4. A system used for brevity or secrecy of communication. 5. Any set of standards.

Code of Honor

1. Clearly stated conditions of acceptable comradeship and behavior among a group. 2. Rules by which social intercourse is regulated by a social group, and which are founded on a regard for reputation. 3. A set of rules or ethical principles governing an academic or professional community based on ideals that define what constitutes honorable behavior within that community. 4. A personal Code of Honor is a set of principles to which a person will adhere to during their journey through life. Includes social, ethical, and moral principles.

Code of Silence

1. A hidden mental program that is designed to hide, deny, obfuscate, trick, distract, avoid, and bury something that usually contains pain or a threat to the individual’s survival or something they hold precious. Used to defend against perceived threats to their vision of themselves or their image in the eyes of others. 2. An unwritten, often unspoken rule not to report on a friend or colleague’s errors, misconducts, or crimes, including illegal or immoral actions, brutality, violence, or theft. 3. A relationship’s unspoken agreement to keep abuse, immoral or socially unacceptable behavior secret and to avoid exposure or discovery. 4. A person’s unspoken agreement to protect their partner from the negative consequences of their actions and to protect themselves.


1. Something useful that can be turned to commercial advantage. 2. A product or service that is indistinguishable from ones manufactured or sold by competing companies and therefore sells primarily on the basis of price rather than quality or style. 3. Any unprocessed or partially processed good or resource, for example, grain, fruit, vegetable, or precious metal.


1. The interchange of ideas, thoughts, concepts, and feelings between two or more people. It includes duplication and comprehension by both the sender and receiver. 2. The act of making known, imparting. 3. To express oneself in such a way that one is readily and clearly understood.

Compound Interest

The interest on a loan is added to the principal so that the interest also earns interest. This addition of interest to the principal is called compounding. Over time the compounding effect accelerates. Increasing the interest rate, term, or principal amount maximizes the effect. For example, a $1,000 investment, earning 20% annual interest, over ten years, accumulates a total of $7,385.01.


1. To grasp mentally; understand or know. 2. To take in, include, or embrace; comprise.


1. The act or fact of comprehending; understanding. 2. The knowledge that is acquired through comprehending. 3. The capacity to include; comprehensiveness.


1. Focus all one’s attention or mental ability. 2. The action of harnessing positive Lifeforce, directing it by intention to flow through a vision of what you want to achieve and a plan of how to achieve it, and manifesting the vision exactly in the physical. 3. To converge towards a center, become compacted or intensified.


1. An action of being able to face without flinching or avoiding. 2. The ability to be there comfortably and perceive. 3. Meet (someone) face to face with hostile or argumentative intent. 4. Face up to and deal with (a problem or difficult situation). 5. Compel (someone) to face or consider something, especially by way of accusation.

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