embedded suggestion

embedded suggestion,

n during hypnosis, a more casual type of instruction couched in vague, flexible terms consistent with the patient's natural personality and inclinations, which nonetheless encourage the patient to act on the issue at hand.
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My workplace watering can takes the form of a warm-toned cover e-mail to the lead author, in which I gently spray a light mist of support over those starkly embedded suggestions to securely tamp them down, summarizing and explaining my edits, and even more vitally, encouraging and thanking the author.
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