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abide

Tolerate, stand, put up with; dwell, inhabit

2

Alternative

Option, choice; different, alternate

3

Annihilate

Destroy, abolish, eradicate

4

Barren

Infertile, sterile, unproductive, arid

5

Breakthrough

Development, advance, discovery

6

Collection

Accumulation, assembly, gathering

7

Complain

Find fault, denounce, refute

8

Contrive

Bring about, manage, improvise, devise

9

Depose

Remove from office, oust, demote

10

Displace

Move, dislocate, shift

11

Disrupt

Disturb, interrupt, break into, interfere with

12

Encroach

Intrude, impinge, infringe, invade

13

Endorse

Approve, authorize, sign

14

Exclusive

Closed, limited, confined

15

Execute

Carry out, accomplish; put to death

16

Exposure

Disclosure, publicity, display, exhibition

17

Fervor

Ardor, enthusiasm, intensity

18

Flexible

Pliable, elastic, adaptable, adjustable

19

Frantic

Furious, distracted, frenzied

20

Harness

Equipment, gear; exploit, control

21

Illuminate

Light up, brighten; explain, clarify

22

Impose

Inflict, enforce; establish, fix

23

Infrastructure

Foundation, basement, basis

24

Insolent

Rude, bold, contemptuous, impudent

25

Isolate

Separate, cut off, segregate

26

Linger

Stay, hang around; lag, delay

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Maneuver

Plan, ploy, exercise; deploy, manipulate

28

Mediate

Reflect, contemplate, deliberate

29

Necessity

Inevitably, need, essential

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Nerve

Bravery, courage, impudence, audacity