Meeting Synopsis: March 29, 2016


Theme: Taxes


Best Speaker: n/a

Best Table Topics: Dean Kiefer

Best Evaluator: n/a

Role substitutions: Adena Sabins for Aaron Theuringer as General Evaluator

Guest(s): None

Word of the Day: redeem

1. compensate for the faults or bad aspects of (something).
“a disappointing debate redeemed only by an outstanding speech”
synonyms: save, compensate for the defects of, vindicate
“the whimsical artwork redeems the book”
compensating, compensatory, extenuating, redemptive; salvific
“the critics are hard-pressed to find anything redeeming about his latest book”
do something that compensates for poor past performance or behavior.
“they redeemed themselves in the playoffs by pushing the Detroit Red Wings to a seventh and deciding game”
synonyms: vindicate, free from blame, absolve
“he fully redeemed himself in the next race”
(of a person) atone or make amends for (error or evil).
“the thief on the cross who by a single act redeemed a life of evil”
synonyms: atone for, make amends for, make restitution for
“you cannot redeem their sins”
save (someone) from sin, error, or evil.
“he was a sinner, redeemed by the grace of God”
synonyms: save, deliver from sin, convert
“who shall redeem these sinners?”

2. gain or regain possession of (something) in exchange for payment.
“his best suit had been redeemed from the pawnbrokers”
synonyms: retrieve, regain, recover, get back, reclaim, repossess; buy back
“Billy redeemed his drums from the pawnbrokers”

Agenda See Role Substitutions for changes after agenda was set.

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