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abandon:
   lacking restraint or control; feeling of extreme emotional intensity; unbounded enthusiasm
abstract:
   theoretical; not concrete; not applied or practical; difficult to understand
academic:
   related to school; not practical or directly useful; relating to scholarly organization; based on formal education
access:
   approach; entry; entrance
accommodation:
   living quarters provided for public convenience; something that meets a need; convenience
accompany:
   travel with; be associated with
accumulation:
   increase by natural growth or addition; concentration
accurate:
   capable of providing a correct reading or measurement; performing with care and precision
achieve:
   gain with effort; accomplish; fulfill
acquisition:
   act of contracting or assuming or acquiring possession of something
adaptation:
   modification; alteration or adjustment in structure or habits
adequate:
   sufficient; enough to meet a purpose
adjacent:
   adjoining; neighboring; close to; lying near
adjustment:
   making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances
administration:
   management; supervision; people who are in charge for management; activity of government for powers and duties
advocate:
   speak, plead, or argue in favour of; plead for; push for something
affect:
   have an emotional or cognitive impact upon
aggregate:
   gather into a mass, sum, or whole; amount to
aid:
   person or thing that promotes or helps in something done; helper; assistant
albeit:
   even though; although; notwithstanding
alter:
   modify; cause to change; make different; convert
alternative:
   one of two or more things, ideas or courses of action that may be used; option; choice
ambiguous:
   unclear or doubtful in meaning
amendment:
   correction; revision
analogous:
   comparable; similar or alike
analysis:
   study; investigation; process of breaking down a substance into its constituent parts
annual:
   occurring or payable every year
apparent:
   capable of being seen, or easily seen; open to view; visible to eye
appendix:
   something appended or added
appreciation:
   recognition; taste; judgment or opinion, especially a favorable one
approach:
   access; method
appropriate:
   acquire; take possession of for one's own use; set apart for specific use
approximate:
   approach; come near
arbitrary:
   randomly chosen; determined by chance or impulse, and not by reason or principle
area:
   plane surface, as of the floor of a room; open space in a building; the enclosed space; extent; scope; range
assembly:
   gathering; meeting; a group of persons gathered together for common reason
assessment:
   act of judging or assessing; amount determined as payable
assistance:
   activity of contributing to fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
assume:
   suppose; presume; take on; bear
assurance:
   promise or pledge; certainty; self-confidence; freedom from doubt
attached:
   fastened together; joined by wall, especially by sharing a wall with another building; not freestanding
author:
   beginner, former, or first mover of anything; creator; originator; one who composes or writes book or composer
authority:
   jurisdiction; power to enforce laws, exact obedience, command, determine, or judge; government
available:
   convenient for use or disposal; not busy, free; obtainable; accessible
aware:
   knowing; having knowledge or cognizance
behalf:
   represent; advantage, benefit, interest of someone
benefit:
   advantage; something that aids or promotes well-being ; welfare; gain
bias:
   preference or inclination, especially one that inhibits impartial judgment; influence in unfair way
bond:
   link; connection; uniting force or tie; binding agreement; duty
brief:
   short in time, duration, length, or extent; concise
bulk:
   majority; main part; volume; mass
capable:
   having the ability required for a specific task
capacity:
   mental or physical ability; ability to accommodate
challenge:
   assert a right; raise a formal objection; take exception to
channel:
   passage for water or other fluids to flow through; bed of a stream or river; route of communication or access
chapter:
   division of a book or treatise; assembly of monks; bishop's council; organized branch of some society
chart:
   graph; diagram; map showing coastlines, water depths, or other information of use to navigators
civil:
   having to do with citizens or the state; courteous and polite
clarity:
   clearness of thought or style; brightness; splendor
classical:
   standard and authoritative rather than new or experimental; relating to the ancient Greeks and Romans, especially art, architecture, and literature
clause:
   sentence; phrase; distinct article, stipulation, or provision in a document
code:
   body of law; system of rules or regulations relating to one subject; system of symbols, letters, or words
coherence:
   logical and orderly and consistent relation of parts; state of cohering or sticking together
coincide:
   occur at the same time as; correspond
collapse:
   breakdown; failure
commission:
   fee for services; group of people appointed to find out about something; authorize
commitment:
   pledge, undertaking; act of binding yourself to a course of action
commodity:
   goods; article of trade; advantage; benefit.
communication:
   activity of communicating; activity of conveying information
community:
   society; a group of people living in the same locality and under the same government
compensation:
   something given or received as payment as for a service or loss or injury
complement:
   complete; consummate; make perfect
complex:
   complicated in structure; a whole structure, as a building, made up of interconnected or related structures
component:
   element; ingredient; abstract part of something
comprehensive:
   thorough; including all or everything; broad in scope
comprise:
   include; consist of; be composed of
concept:
   something formed in the mind; thought or notion
concurrent:
   simultaneous; coincident; occurring or operating at the same time
conduct:
   direct the course of; manage or control; lead or guide
conference:
   meeting for consultation or discussion; exchange of views
confirmed:
   being firmly settled in habit; having been ratified; verified; fixed; established
conflict:
   fight; struggle; incompatibility of dates or events
conformity:
   similarity in form or character; agreement
consent:
   agree in opinion or sentiment; be of the same mind; accord; concur; allow
considerable:
   worthy of consideration; large in amount, extent, or degree
consistent:
   being in agreement with itself; coherent; regular
constant:
   invariable; repeating; continually occurring; persistent
constitutional:
   of or relating to a constitution, or establishment form of government
construction:
   act of constructing or building something
consumer:
   people who buy goods or services
contact:
   get in touch with; reach
contemporary:
   modern; belonging to the same period of time
context:
   circumstance
contract:
   constrict; make smaller; compress or concentrate
contradiction:
   assertion of contrary; denial of the truth of a statement or assertion; opposition, whether by argument or conduct
contrary:
   relation of direct opposition; very opposed in nature or character or purpose
contrast:
   act of distinguishing by comparing differences
contribution:
   act of contributing; payment exacted for special purpose; impost or levy
controversy:
   contentious speech act; argument
convention:
   social or moral custom; formal meeting of members, representatives, or delegates; agreement between states
conversely:
   in a converse manner; with change of order or relation; reciprocally.
convinced:
   certain, sure
cooperative:
   done with or working with others
coordination:
   regulation of diverse elements into an integrated and harmonious operation
core:
   basic, center, or most important part; essence
corporate:
   united or combined into one body; collective; belonging to corporation or incorporated body
corresponding:
   accompanying
couple:
   a male and female associated together; a pair who associate with one another
create:
   make or cause to be or to become; invest with a new thing
credit:
   arrangement for deferred payment for goods and services; money available for a client to borrow
criteria:
   standard, rule, or test on which a judgment or decision can be based
crucial:
   of extreme importance; vital to the resolution of a crisis; of the greatest importance
currency:
   money; general acceptance or use
cycle:
   periodically repeated sequence of events; long period of time; entire round in a circle or a spire
data:
   collection of facts, observations, or other information related to a particular question or problem
debate:
   discussion; dispute; discussion involving opposing points
decline:
   change toward something smaller or lower ; gradual falling off from a better state
definite:
   fixed; exact; having distinct limits
definition:
   clarity of outline; concise explanation
demonstrate:
   show clearly and deliberately; manifest; confirm; prove
denote:
   indicate; signify directly; refer to specifically
deny:
   disagree with; refuse; declare untrue
depression:
   recession; economic slump; concavity in a surface produced by pressing ; sadness; low spirits
design:
   act of working out the form of something; creation of something in the mind; formulate a plan for
despite:
   lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike; disdain, contemptuous feelings, hatred
device:
   technique or means; instrument; machine used to perform one or more relatively simple tasks
discretion:
   knowing how to avoid embarrassment or distress; trait of judging wisely and objectively
displacement:
   act of removing from office or employment
display:
   exhibit; present or hold up to view; show; demonstrate; give evidence of; manifest
distinction:
   excellence or eminence; note or mark of difference
distribution:
   act of distributing or spreading or apportioning
diversity:
   point or respect in which things differ; difference
document:
   provide written evidence; record in detail
domain:
   field; territory over which rule or control is exercised; networked computers that share a common address
domestic:
   house-hold; of or relating to the home ; within the country or home
dominant:
   major; important; outweighing
draft:
   rough outline; draw up an outline; sketch
dramatic:
   striking; sensational in appearance or thrilling in effect
duration:
   length of time something lasts
dynamic:
   energetic; vigorously active
economic:
   pertaining to economy; frugal; cheap
edition:
   whole number of copies of a work printed and published; single copy; act of editing
eliminate:
   eradicate; abolish; rule out
emphasis:
   special attention or effort directed toward something; stress
empirical:
   derived from experiment and observation rather than theory
enable:
   supply with the means, knowledge, or opportunity; make able; make feasible or possible
energy:
   exertion of force; capacity for work or vigorous activity; usable heat or power
enormous:
   very great in size, extent, number, or degrees; huge; massive
ensure:
   make sure or certain; insure; assure
environment:
   surroundings; totality of surrounding conditions
equation:
   making equal; equal division; equality; equilibrium
equipment:
   apparatus
equivalent:
   interchangeable; comparable; equal, as in value, force, or meaning
erosion:
   corrosion; a gradual decline of something
estate:
   extensive landed property; everything you own; all of your assets
estimate:
   judge to be probable; form an opinion about; evaluate
ethnic:
   relating to races; group of people sharing common racial, national, or religious heritage
eventually:
   ultimately; in the final result or issue; in the end
evidence:
   something which makes evident or manifest; any mode of proof
evolution:
   development; progression
exceed:
   go beyond; be or do something to a greater degree
exhibit:
   show, make visible or apparent
expansion:
   growth; extent or amount by which something has expanded
expert:
   person with a high degree of skill in or knowledge of a certain subject
explicit:
   precisely and clearly expressed; definite; outspoken
exploitation:
   unfair use of someone‚Äôs work giving little in return
export:
   sell or transfer abroad
exposure:
   risk, particularly of being exposed to disease; unmasking; act of laying something open
external:
   exterior; outer; suitable for application to the outside
extract:
   draw or pull out, usually with some force or effort; remove; get despite difficulties or obstacles