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1

To change or to make different (v./v./n./adj./adv.,1 syn)

Alter, altered, alteration, alterable, alterably
Modify
(will the storm alter its course and miss the coast? - Glorian hasn't altered her plans to return to school)

2

To study something carefully; to separate into parts for study (v./v./n., 1 syn)

Analyze, analyzed, analysis
Examine
(scientists must analyze problems thoroughly - analysis of the substance confirms the presence of nitrogen)

3

Something from a long time ago (adj., 1 syn)

Ancient
Old
(archaeologists analyze ancient civilizations - Dave found an ancient Romain coin)

4

A slight bother, disturbing to a person (adj./n./v./adv., 1 syn)

Annoying, annoyance, annoy, annoyingly
Bothersome
(mosquitos can be an annoying part of a vacation at the beach - she annoyed her parents by coming home late)

5

To think about or prepare for something (v./adj./n., 1 syn)

Anticipate, anticipatory, anticipation
Predict
(no one can anticipate the results of the games - they planned their vacation with anticipation)

6

To discover; find out (v./adj./adv./n., 1 syn)

Ascertain, ascertainable, ascertainably, ascertainment
Determine
(I tried to ascertain if he was telling the truth - the jury made a decision based on its ascertainment of the facts)

7

To follow established rules or patterns of behavior (v./n./n., 1 syn)

Comform, conformity, conformist
Adapt
(you must conform to the rules or leave the club - she has always been a conformist)

8

To make rich; to make something of greater value (v./n./adj., 1 syn)

Enrich, enrichment, enriching
Enhance
(the discovery of oil was an enrichment for the country - the fine arts enrich our lives)

9

To make stronger in feeling or quality (v./n./adj./adj./adv./adv., 1 syn)

Intensify, intensity, intense, intensive, intensely, intensively
Heighten
(the importance of the test will sometimes intensify the nervousness of the students - the chess match was played with great intensity)

10

Difficult or painful to experience; not able to accept different ways of thought or behavior (adj./n./adv./adv./adj., 1 syn)

Intolerable, intolerance, intolerably, intolerantly, intolerant
Unbearable
(any opposition to the rules is intolerable - his boss was intolerant of his tardiness)

11

Continuing (adj., 1 syn)

Ongoing
Current
(the tutoring project is an ongoing program of the school - maintaining roads is an ongoing job)

12

An ability, happening, or opportunity that has not occurred or been developed (n./adj./adv., 1 syn)

Potential, potential, potentially
Possibility
(the medical students have shown great potential to become doctors - small space heaters are a potential fire hazard)

13

To suggest or plan to do something (v./n./n./adj., 1 syn)

Propose, proposal, proposition, proposed
Suggest
(the governor is going to propose new taxes - her proposal was well accepted)

14

To give back or bring back something; to return to the original condition (v./n./adj., 1 syn)

Restore, restoration, restored
Revitalize
(he restored my confidence in him - it is a beautiful restoration of the old table)

15

A fundamental element or principal part of something (n., 1 syn)

Staple
Essential
(milk, break and eggs are staples of most American grocery stores - the main staple of Asian diets is rice)

16

To be in a disordered, disturbed or unstable condition (adj./n./adv., 1 syn)

Turbulent, turbulence, turbulently
Chaotic
(the plane flew through an area of turbulence - the turbulent crowd insisted on a meeting with the prime minister)

17

Of great importance; full of life (adj./n./adv., 1 syn)

Vital, vitality, vitally
Indispensable
(money is vital to the success of the program - his intense vitality was easily observable)