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Advocate

To publicly support or suggest an udea, development or way of doing something

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Deduce

Reach a coclusion by thinking carefully about the known facts

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Infer

Reach a conclusion indirectly

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Complement

To make something else seem better or more attractive when combining with it

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Overlap

If two or more activities, subjects or periods of time overlap, they have some parts which are the same

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Empirical

Based on what is observed rather than theory

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Ambiguous

Open to different interpretations

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Coherent

Logically structured

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Comprehensive

Covering all that us relevant

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Authoritative

Thorough and expert

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Arbitrary

Based on chance rather than being planned or based on reason

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Deviate from

To go in a different direction

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Distort

To change something from its usual, original, natural or intended meaning, condition or shape

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Incidence

An event, or the rate at which something happens

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Predominant

More noticeable or important, or larger in number, than others

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In sequence

In a particular order

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Widespread

Existing or happening in many places and/or among many people

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Append

Add (at the end)

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Conceive

Think up, to invent a plan or an idea

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Contradict

Go against

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Demonstrate/indicate

Show

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Denote

Be a sign of, stand for

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Negate

Make useless, wipe out

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Perceive

See

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Reflect upon

Think about

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Reside

Live

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Trigger

Cause

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Utilize

Use

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The instance of something

An example of something

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The converse

The opposite

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Crucial

Very important

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Notwithstanding

Despite this

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Somewhat

Rather

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Thereby

In this way

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Whereby

By which (method)