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Advanced Deck 17

Advanced Deck 17

Total: 20 words

maximize

verb

to increase, or become as large or great as possible

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momentum

noun

the impetus or driving force gained by motion or by a series of events

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nonetheless

adverb

in spite of that; nevertheless

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predator

noun

an animal that hunts and kills other animals for food

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prey

noun

an animal captured or hunted for food, especially by a carnivorous animal

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noble

adjective

having or showing a grand, impressive, or magnificent appearance, size, or quality

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overhead

adjective

located above your head or in the sky

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incidence

noun

the frequency or rate of effect, influence, or occurrence

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rotate

verb

to move something around from a fixed central point

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rotation

noun

movement in a circle around a central point

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manuscript

noun

a copy of a book, article, or other written document before it is printed or published

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loop

noun

a round or oval shape formed when something bends around and crosses itself, or anything that has this figure

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syndrome

noun

a group of signs and symptoms that accompany a disease

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regression

noun

the act or process of going back

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regression

noun

(in statistics) a type of correlational procedure that focuses on predicting the values of an outcome based on its correlation with another variable

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implicit

adjective

not expressed or stated in a complete or direct way; suggested or implied

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monetary

adjective

of or relating to money or currency

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portfolio

noun

a collection of investments

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monopoly

noun

exclusive ownership through legal privilege, command of supply, or concerted action

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minimal

adjective

the smallest possible

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