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Since

Adjective

From a definite time in the past till now
Because

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Sense

Noun

A function of perception such as sight hearing touch smell or taste
To become cautious of

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Intense

Adjective

To an extreme degree

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Diligence

Noun

Perseverance in performing ones obligations

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Convince

Verb

To persuade

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Pretense

Noun

A claim made that is not supported by fact

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Condense

Verb

To make more compact

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Assistance

Noun

Help

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Resistance

Noun

An opposing or slowing force

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Excellence

Noun

Superiority

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Experience

Noun

Direct observation and participation

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Independence

Noun

Freedom

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Aerial

Adjective

Occurring in the air above the surface

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Towrope

Noun

A line used in towing a waterskier behind the boat

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Balancing

Verb

Maintaining physical equilibrium

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Competition

Noun

A contest between opponents

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Accelerates

Verb

Increases in speed

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Hydroplanning

Noun

Skimming across water

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Perpendicular

Adjective

Standing at right angles to a given plane or surface

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Inflection

Noun

The state of having a change in the pitch of ones voice

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Reflected

Verb

Light bent back into ones eyes

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Functional

Adjective

The state of performing

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Malfunction

Noun

A state of performing badly, a breakdown

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Efficiency

Noun

1. The quality or property of being efficient.
2. The degree to which this quality is exercised.
3. The ratio of the effective or useful output to the total input in any system.

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Displacement

Noun

1. The act of displacing.
2. The condition of having been displaced.
3. A reaction in which an atom, radical, ion, or molecule replaces another in a compound.