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abstract

(adjective) existing in thought or as an idea but not having a physical or concrete existence.

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coherent

(adjective) able to talk or express yourself in a clear way that can be easily understood

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context

(noun) the words that are used with a certain word or phrase and that help to explain its meaning

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erode

(verb) to gradually destroy (something) or to be gradually destroyed by natural forces (such as water, wind, or ice)

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focus

(noun, verb)
1. to direct your attention or effort at something specific
2. to adjust (something, such as a lens or a camera) to make an image clear

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funding

(noun) financial support

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intrinsic

(adjective) occurring as a natural part of something

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investigation

(noun) to try to find out the facts about (something, such as a crime or an accident) in order to learn how it happened, who did it, etc.

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invoke

(verb) to mention (someone or something) in an attempt to make people feel a certain way or have a certain idea in their mind

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migrate

(noun)
1. to move from one country or place to live or work in another
2. (a bird or animal) to move from one area to another at different times of the year

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paradigm

(noun)
1. An example that is a perfect pattern or model
2. A new way of looking or thinking about something

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previously

adverb) earlier in time or order; before

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reverse

(noun, verb, adjective) to cause something to go in the opposite direction, order, or position; move backward

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revise

(verb) to make changes especially to correct or improve

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scenario

(noun) a description of possible events, or a description of the story of a movie, play, or other performance

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sequence

(noun, verb) the order in which things happen or should happen

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simulate

(verb) to create conditions or processes similar to something that exists

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submit

(verb) to give (a document, proposal, piece of writing, etc.) to someone so that it can be considered or approved

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successive

(adjective) following one after the other in a series : following each other without interruption

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drama

(noun)
1. a situation or series of events that is exciting and that affects people's emotions
2. a play, movie, television show, or radio show that is about a serious subject and is not meant to make the audience laugh

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institute

(noun) an educational institution and especially one devoted to technical fields

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intelligence

(noun) the ability to learn, understand, and think about things

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physically

(adverb) of or pertaining to the body

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publish

(verb) to have your research printed in journals or books for people to read