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advantage

n. something that may help one to be successful or to gain something
syn. benefit

2

advent

n. the coming or appearance of something
syn. arrival

3

agile

adj. able to move in a quick and easy way
syn. nimble

4

albeit

conj. in spite of the facts, regardless of the fact
syn. although

5

appealing

adj. attractive or interesting
syn. alluring

6

celebrated

adj. acclaimed, well-known and popular
syn. renowned

7

circumvent

v. to go around, avoid
syn. evade

8

collide

v. to hit one object against another with violence force, to be in opposition
syn. crash

9

contemporary

adj. modern, up-to-date, or (n.) a person living at the same time as another person
syn. current

10

distribute

v. to divide among people or to give out
syn. dispense

11

encourage

v. to promote, help, or support
syn. stimulate

12

energetic

adj. full or life, action, or power
syn. vigorous

13

frail

adj. weak in health or in body
syn. fragile

14

heyday

n. a high point of success or abundance
syn. pinnacle

15

myth

n. an invented story or idea
syn. legend

16

refine

v. to make pure, to improve
syn. perfect(verb)

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worthwhile

adj. value in doing something
syn. rewarning