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a bit

to some extent

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a bit of

a remnant of

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a certain way

a given manner

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a different story

another matter entirely

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a lot like

it recalls a certain
it is reminiscent of
it bears resemblance to

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a lot of

considerable
a litany of
hordes of
a host of

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a specific way

a given manner

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to abandon

consign
forsake

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is abandoned

derelict

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abilities

prowess
facility in

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about to happen

impending
imminent

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absent

unaccounted for

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absolute

unmitigated
sheer

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absolutely

invariably
without reservation

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abundantly

profusely

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academic field

academic discipline

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I reluctantly accept that

i am resigned to

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accept the cost

bear the cost

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accept the responsibility

bear the responsibility

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good enough but not great

palatable
admissable

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access to

recourse to
immediacy to

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accessories

accourtrements

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accident

mishap

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accompanied by

attended by
punctuated by

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according to

by various accounts

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accumulation of

an assemblage of
a repository of

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accusation

indictment
denunciation
incrimination

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act as

function as
serve as

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a specific action

undertaking

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action (in a general sense)

agency
instrumentality

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activities

affairs
proceedings

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actual (real)

tangible
substantive

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adaptable

compliant
malleable

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add to

augment
supplement

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add to problems

exacerbate the problems
compound the problem

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add to that the

couple that with

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addition

addendum
supplement

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additional (but subordinate)

ancillary

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adjust

tailor
calibrate

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adjusted himself to

attuned himself to

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admirable

laudable
commendable

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admired by

found favor among

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admit that

recognize

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admittedly

albeit

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advance gradually

encroach

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advertised

trumpeted

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advice

counsel

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advise

counsel

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advisor

consigliere

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advocate (an advocate)

proponent

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advocate (to advocate)

espouse

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afraid (I'm afraid)

I fear that [he] will

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after a while

in time

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after being

after having been

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after the event

post hoc

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after the war

postbellum

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after thinking about it

on reflection

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again and again

several times over

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against the rules

at odds with

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against the wishes of

over strong objections

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aggravate

inflame

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aggressively hostile

truculent
belligerent

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agree to in a condescending way

deign to

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agreeable

amenable

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agreeing

concordant

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agreement

consensus

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agrees with (goes with)

in keeping with

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aid

facilitate

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aimless remark (off topic)

a desultory remark

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air

atmosphere

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airy

ethereal

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all for nothing

all for naught

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all kinds of

all manner of

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all knowing

omniscient

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all over

widespread
pervasive

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all over the place

indiscriminately

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all they want

with impunity

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all you want

to your heart's content

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alllocate

apportion
appropriate

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allow

enable

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allowable

permissible

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allowed

admissable

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ally with

make common cause with

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almost

nearly

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along with

in tandem with

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already been decided

a foregone conclusion

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also

moreover

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altered (derogatory)

doctored

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although

albeit

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always

invariably
eternally

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always be careful to

always be mindful of

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always right

unerring

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amateur

dilettante

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amount of

measure of
degree of

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an enjoyment

a relish

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an example of

an instance of

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analyze

parse

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ancient

archaic

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ancient times

antiquity

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and

moreover

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and also

on top of that

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and I don't think

nor do I think

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and therefore

and as such

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angelic

ethereal

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anger (to anger)

infuriate
incense

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anger (have anger)

animosity

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angry

indignant
incensed
seething

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animal life

fauna

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animal sculptures

topiary sculptures

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annoy

irk
exasperate
tire

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annoyed

vexed

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annoying

incessant
irksome
bothersome
tiresome

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answer (an answer)

rejoinder
retort

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answer evasively

equivocate

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answer his question

address his concern

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anxious to fight

spoiling for action

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anyhow

in any case

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anything they

that which they

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anyway

at any rate
in any case

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anxiety

angst

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apparent

putative

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apparently

ostensibly
purportedly
presumably

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appeal to higher authority

invoke

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appear

present oneself

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appearance (look)

visage

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appearing

without casting oneself as

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appears to be

has all the earmarks of
has the appearance of

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appease

placate
mollify

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apply pressure

exert

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appreciate

savor

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appreciating local culture

collecting local color

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approach (a way)

treatment

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approach aggresively

accost

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appropriate for

apropos
befitting
aptly chosen
in keeping with

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appropriateness of

the propriety of

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approval

assent

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approve

sanction

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approved

vested

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approved of

hailed
welcomed

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approximately

by and large
to the tune of

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are

happen to be

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are accessible

lie within the reach of

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are all over the place

are ubiquitous

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are because

are rooted mainly in the

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are caused by

stem from

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are different

make quite a contrast

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are expensive

command high prices

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are hidden

are indistinguishable from

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are many

abound

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are not

clearly not the case

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are proof of

attest to

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are remembered as

stand in memory as

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are still

remain

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are unable to

are in no position to

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area

realm
domain
sphere

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argue that

content that
maintain that

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arguing

wrangling

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argument

impasse

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argumentative

polemical
contentious

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arrange

configure

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arrange into a system (establish)

codify

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arranged

deployed

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arrangement

configuration

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arrival

advent of

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arrogant

haughty

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art of controversy

polemics

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art of debate

forensics

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artificial behavior

pretense

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artificial device

contrivance

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artistic

aethetic

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artist's lifework on display

a retrospective

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as ___ once said

to borrow the words of
in the lexicon of
to approximate ___'s remark

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as a matter of fact

as it happens

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as a result

consequently

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as a way of

as a means of

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as an added bonus

for good measure

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as expected

true to form

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as far as

insofar as

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as for

with regard to

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as good

comparable

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as if

as though

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as if he owned her

in a proprietary sort of way

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as long as it is

provided it is

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as many as you want

any number of

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as much as we try

try as we might

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as opposed to

in contrast to

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as usual

in typical fashion

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ash colored

ashen

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aside from

apart from that

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ask

pose the question
inquire

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ask for help

solicit

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asking for trouble

courting disaster

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asleep

dormant

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aspect

facet
feature
component

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ass kisser

sycophant

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assigned to do

charged wtih

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assimilation

acculturation

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assistant

adjunct
attache

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associated with

affiliated with

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assume

take as an indication that
posit

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assumes that there is

presupposes a

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assumption

presumption
premise

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assure

dispel any doubts

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at all

by any means

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at home

in one's element

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at the beginning

at the outset

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at the end of the day

ultimately

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at this time

at this juncture

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at which point

whereupon

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attached

adjoining

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attached to

moored to

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attack (to attack)

besiege
assail

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attack (an attack)

incursion

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attack verbally

inveigh against

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attacked by

beset by

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attacker of cherished beliefs

an iconoclast

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attempt

venture

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attempts at

forays into

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attentive

discerning

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attentive of the views of

solicitous of the views of

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attitude

disposition

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attract attention to

invite attention

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attraction to

affinity for

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attractive

engaging

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attribute

ascribe

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authority

standing

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authorize

license

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available to use

at one's disposal

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average looking

nondescript

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avoid

circumvent
pointedly avoid

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avoid the question

defer

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avoidance

forbearance

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avoided

averted

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award

accolade

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aware of

heedful of

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away (keep it away)

at bay

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away from

apart from

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awful (immoral)

reprehensible
reproachful
deplorable
depraved

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awkward

ill at ease
discomfited