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The act of painlessly killing a suffering person or animal; mercy killing.


likely but not certain to happen, possible; dependent on uncertain events or conditions; happening by chance; a representative group forming part of a larger body


incapable of being used with or connected to other devices or components without modification


the state of being legally obliged and responsible


a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty


the ability to handle problems and criticism gracefully and maturely

Public Domain

property rights that belong to the community at large, are unprotected by copyright or patent, and are subject to use by anyone


Powers or privileges granted to people either by an agreement among themselves or by law


an unvarying or habitual method of procedure


Oriented or directed toward social needs and problems.


truthfulness or accuracy; conformity to fact or truth

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