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aggregate(adj.)

formed by the conjunction or collection of particulars into a whole mass or sum; total; combined

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analogy(n)

similarity; comparability

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circumstance(n)

a condition, detail, part or attribute; a modifying or influencing factor

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commence(v)

to begin; start

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conceive(v)

to form; to experience or form

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concurrent(adj.)

acting in conjunction; cooperating; occurring

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coordinate(adj.)

of the same order or degree; equal in rank

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definite(adj.)

clearly defined or determined; certain; limiting

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depress(v)

to make sad or gloomy; lower in spirits; dejects; dispirit

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hierarchy(n)

the power or dominion; any system of a persons or things rank one above another

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hypothesis(n)

a proposition; a mere assumption or guess

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imposing( adj.)

very impressive because of great size, stately appearance, dignity or elegance

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intervene(v)

to compose between disputing groups; to occur or be between two things

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likewise(adv.)

moreover; in addition; also; too; in the same way;similarly

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logical(adj.)

reasonable; to be expected; of or relating to logic

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offset(n)

the start; beginning; counteracts

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phenomenon(n)

a fact; extraordinary; a remarkable

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positive(adj.)

explicitly stated or expressed; fully assured; favorable

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prospect(n)

anticipation; expectation; a looking forward; outlook

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ratio(n)

proportional relation; rate; the relation between two similar magnitudes with respect to the number

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react(v)

to act in response; to act reciprocally upon each other

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release(v)

to free from confinement, bondage, obligation; to give up; surrender

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temporarily(adj.)

lasting, existing or effective for a specific time only; not permanent

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unified(v)

to make or become a single unit; unite