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abroad

adv. to or in another country
syn. oversea, internationally

2

abrupt

adj. quick, without warning
syn. sudden

3

acceptable

adj. allowable or satisfactory
syn. permissible

4

acclaim

n. enthusiastic approval, applause
syn. praise

5

adverse

adj. displeasing, objectionable, or bad
syn. unfavorable

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aspect

n. a part of characteristic of something, an element
syn. facet

7

attractive

adj. calling attention to, pleasing, creating interest, pretty
syn. appealing

8

autonomous

adj. by itself, with no association
syn. independent

9

chronic

adj. always present, continual
syn. constant

10

disapproval

n. the act of disagreeing, not giving approval
syn. objection

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disruptive

adj. causing confusion and interruption
syn. disturbing

12

haphazardly

adv. having no order or pattern, by chance
syn. arbitrarily, carelessly

13

intervention

n. taking action, be involved
syn. involvement

14

persistent

adj. continuous, refusing to give up, firm in action or decision
syn. constant

15

postpone

v. to change to a later time, to delay
syn. reschedule

16

valid

adj. producing a desired result based on truths or facts
syn. convincing

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withdraw

v. to remove, take out, or take back
syn. extract