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1

Careful and exact (adj./adv./n., 1 syn)

Accurate, accurately, accuracy
Precise
(she was able to make accurate observations with the new telescope - experiments must be conducted with accuracy)

2

Having a sudden consequence or severe effect (adj./adv./n., 1 syn)

Acute, acutely, acuteness
Intense
(the president was acutely aware of the fact that her decision would be unpopular - he was suffering from an acute headache)

3

To place into groups according to type (v./adj./n., 1 syn)

Classify, classified, classification
Arrange
(biologists classify life forms into many phylla - the library's catalog is a classification of books in the library)

4

Monetary unit; cash (n., 1 syn)

Currency
Money
(most purchases in foreign countries must be made in the local currency - the Japanese currency is gaining strength against the dollar)

5

Far below the surface; complete understanding (adj./adv./n./v., 1 syn)

Deep, deeply, depth, deepen
Thorough
(Lake Baikal is the deepest lake in the world - the depth of his understanding of math is remarkable)

6

Closely packed or crowded; difficult to see through (adj./adv./n., 1 syn)

Dense, densely, density
Thick
(the boating accident was caused by the dense fog - Hong Kong is one of the most densely populated cities in the world)

7

Not bright or clear (adj./adv./v./n., 1 syn)

Dim, dimly, dim, dimness
Faint
(the light was too dim for studying - the stars dimly lit the evening sky)

8

To show; reveal (v./n., 1 syn)

Display, display
Exhibit
(the model displayed the details of the human hand - the candidate's display of anger was unfortunate)

9

Products sold abroad (n./adj./v., 1 syn)

Exports, exported, export
Foreign sales
(the US' imports now exceed its exports - exported goods are usually high in quality)

10

Very large (adj./adv., 1 syn)

Gigantic, gigantically
Enormous
(reaching the moon was a gigantic step in space exploration for mankind - new methods of farming offer gigantic advantages over the old methods)

11

Causing admiration because of an object's importance, size, or quality (adj./adv./v./n., 1 syn)

Impressive, impressively, impress, impression
Imposing
(Lincoln's power of persuasion was impressive - everyone left with a good impression of the play)

12

To set up or create an office; to place in a fixed position (v./n./n., 1 syn)

Install, installation, installer
Establish
(the software we needed was already installed on the computer - Antonia was installed as president of the art club last week)

13

Language specific to a profession or activity (n./adj., 1 syn)

Jargon, jargony
Terminology
(the legal jargon in the contract was confusing - science fiction jargon used in television shows and movies often comes from real science)

14

Forever; without end (adj./v., 1 syn)

Lasting, last
Enduring
(Kennedy left a lasting impression on the people who heard his inaugural address - the introduction of robots will have a lasting effect on industry)

15

Easy to understand; simple; honest (adj./adv./n., 1 syn)

Straightforward, straightforwardly, straightforwardness
Uncomplicated
(the assembly directions were straightforward - his straightforwardness approach to his business dealings earned him respect)

16

Every part being the same (adj./adv./n., 1 syn)

Uniform, uniformly, uniformity
Consistent
(bread has a uniform texture - the grades on the test were uniformly poor)

17

Lively; powerful; full of action; bright (adj./adv./n., 1 syn)

Vibrant, vibrantly, vibrance
Brilliant
(his vibrant personality made him well liked by everyone - the vibrance of the city is attractive to many individuals)