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Punctuate

1. to mark or divide (something written) with punctuation marks in order to make the meaning clear.

2. to interrupt at intervals:

2

Empirical

1. derived from or guided by experience or experiment.

2. depending upon experience or observation alone, without using scientific method or theory, especially as in medicine.

3. provable or verifiable by experience or experiment.

3

Arbitrage

Finance. the simultaneous purchase and sale of the same securities, commodities, or foreign exchange in different markets to profit from unequal prices.

4

Rein

1. Often, reins. a leather strap, fastened to each end of the bit of a bridle, by which the rider or driver controls a horse or other animal by pulling so as to exert pressure on the bit.

2. any of certain other straps or thongs forming part of a harness, as a checkrein.

3. any means of curbing, controlling, or directing; check; restraint.

4. reins, the controlling or directing power:
the reins of government.

5

Contentious

1. tending to argument or strife; quarrelsome:
a contentious crew.

2. causing, involving, or characterized by argument or controversy:
contentious issues.

3. Law. pertaining to causes between contending or opposing parties.

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Adequate

as much or as good as necessary for some requirement or purpose; fully sufficient, suitable, or fit (often followed by to or for):

"This car is adequate to our needs. adequate food for fifty people."

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Incessant

continuing without interruption; ceaseless; unending:

"an incessant noise."

8

Calibrate

to determine, check, or rectify the graduation of (any instrument giving quantitative measurements).

9

Perennial

lasting for an indefinitely long time; enduring:

"her perennial beauty."

10

Gaudy

brilliantly or excessively showy:

"gaudy plumage."

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Jostle

1. to bump, push, shove, brush against, or elbow roughly or rudely.

2. to drive or force by, or as if by, pushing or shoving: The crowd jostled him into the subway.

12

Disseminate

to scatter or spread widely, as though sowing seed; promulgate extensively; broadcast; disperse

13

Promulgate

to make known by open declaration; publish; proclaim formally or put into operation

14

Conciliation

to overcome the distrust of hostility of; placate; win over

15

Adroitly

expert or nimble in the use of the hands or body; cleverly skillful, resourceful or ingenious

16

Wane (wān)

decrease in vigor, power, or extent; become weaker.

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Cachet (kaˈSHā)

the state of being respected or admired; prestige.

18

Antipiracy (antēˈpīrəsē,ˌantī-)

designed to prevent the unauthorized use or reproduction of copyright material.

19

Coalesce

come together and form one mass or whole

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Ubiquitous (yo͞oˈbikwədəs)

present, appearing, or found everywhere

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Vehement

adjective
1. zealous; ardent; impassioned:
a vehement defense; vehement enthusiasm.
2. characterized by rancor or anger; violent:
vehement hostility.
3. strongly emotional; intense or passionate:
vehement desire.
4. marked by great energy or exertion; strenuous:
vehement clapping.