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pinnacle
top
approach
move closer
specific
detailed and exact
percent
one one-hundredth part;
role
proper or customary function:
concurrent
occurring or existing simultaneously or side by side:
positive
explicitly stated, stipulated, or expressed:
output
the act of turning out; production:
respond
to reply or answer in words:
major
greater in size, extent, or importance:
negate
to deny the existence, evidence, or truth of:
adapt
to make suitable to requirements or conditions; adjust or modify fittingly:
similar
having a likeness or resemblance, esp. in a general way:
region
an extensive, continuous part of a surface, space, or body:
displace
to compel (a person or persons) to leave home, country, etc.
adjust
to change (something) so that it fits, corresponds, or conforms; adapt; accommodate:
interpret
to give or provide the meaning of; explain; explicate; elucidate:
function
the kind of action or activity proper to a person, thing, or institution; the purpose for which something is designed or exists; role.
resource
the collective wealth of a country or its means of producing wealth.
accompany
to go along or in company with; join in action:
purchases
to acquire by the payment of money or its equivalent; buy.
alter
high.
administrate
to administer.
albeit
although; even if:
repond
say s.t.as a reply
legal
permitted by law; lawful:
potential
capable of being or becoming:
range
an instrument for determining directions, as by means of a freely rotating magnetized needle that indicates magnetic north.
abstract
thought of apart from concrete realities, specific objects, or actual instances:
qualitative
pertaining to or concerned with quality or qualities.
structure
mode of building, construction, or organization; arrangement of parts, elements, or constituents:
legislate
to exercise the function of legislation; make or enact laws.
confine
to enclose within bounds; limit or restrict:
principle
an accepted or professed rule of action or conduct:
journal
a daily record, as of occurrences, experiences, or observations:
relevant
bearing upon or connected with the matter in hand; pertinent:
notwithstanding
in spite of; without being opposed or prevented by:
issue
the act of sending out or putting forth; promulgation; distribution:
identify
to recognize or establish as being a particular person or thing; verify the identity of:
restrict
to confine or keep within limits, as of space, action, choice, intensity, or quantity.
accommodate
to do a kindness or a favor to; oblige; to accommodate a friend.
secure
free from or not exposed to danger or harm; safe.
area
a place
evolve
to develop gradually:
offset
something that counterbalances, counteracts, or compensates for something else; compensating equivalent.
crucial
involving an extremely important decision or result; decisive; critical:
confer
to consult together; compare opinions; carry on a discussion or deliberation.
attain
to reach, achieve, or accomplish; gain; obtain:
process
a systematic series of actions directed to some end:
theory
a coherent group of general propositions used as principles of explanation for a class of phenomena:
involve
to include as a necessary circumstance, condition, or consequence; imply; entail:
suspend
to hang by attachment to something above:
arbitrary
subject to individual will or judgment without restriction; contingent solely upon one's discretion:
consequence
the effect, result, or outcome of something occurring earlier:
source
any thing or place from which something comes, arises, or is obtained; origin:
occur
to happen; take place; come to pass:
primary
first or highest in rank or importance; chief; principal:
normal
conforming to the standard or the common type; usual; not abnormal; regular; natural.
allocate
to set apart for a particular purpose; assign or allot:
levy
an imposing or collecting, as of a tax, by authority or force.
element
a component or constituent of a whole or one of the parts into which a whole may be resolved by analysis:
vary
to change or alter, as in form, appearance, character, or substance:
perceive
to become aware of, know, or identify by means of the senses:
whereby
by what or by which; under the terms of which.
refine
to bring to a fine or a pure state; free from impurities:
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