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Hackers Vocabulary 2nd Edition Day 19

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subsequently
later, afterward
explicit
clear, specific, obvious, unambiguous, definite
prevailing
dominant, widespread, current, existing
rudimentary
1. basic, elementary, fundamental 2. primitive, undeveloped
allude to
suggest, refer to, imply, indicate
assertive
forceful, dogmatic
fuse
1. melt, dissolve 2. combine, merge
transitory
short-lived, brief, ephemeral, fleeting
inviolable
without exception, allowing no exception; sacred
supersede
replace, displace, supplant, substitue
abundant
plentiful, bountiful, ample, numerous
significant
considerable, substantial, serious; important, essential
elaboration
development, improvement
pristine
unspoiled, pure, untouched
steadily
consistently, continuously, constantly, at an unvarying rate
hence
therefore, consequently, thus
fabricate
make, produce, build
meet
deal with, handle
devour
eat, consume, gulp, gobble
amiss
wrong, erroneous, faulty
figure out
determine, calculate, work out
augment
supplement
trespass
invade, encroach, infringe
deduce
conclude, infer, derive
quantify
measure
aggregation
group, body, assemblage
lax
careless, neglectful, negligent
pace
speed, rate, tempo
inspect
examine, scan, check
keen
sharp, acute
abandon
desert, give up, forsake, relinquish
prowess
ability, competence, expertise
anyone can see
it is clear, it is apparent
coarse
rough, crude
impervious
impermeable, resistant, impenetrable
moderate
1. lessen, diminish 2. gentle, temperate, mild
stagnant
inactive, sluggish
drive
1. propel, force, push, impel, compel 2. ambition 3. campaign, effort
anxiety
worry, angst, uneasiness
allegedly
supposedly, reportedly
utilize
employ, use, make use of
differential
uneven, discriminatory
maintain
1. preserve, continue, keep 2. claim, assert, contend
jointly
together, in conjunction with, as one
catastrophic
disastrous, harmful, tragic, calamitous
aridity
dryness, waterlessness
paradoxically
contradictorily, surprisingly
archetypal
ideal, classic, exemplary
purposely
intentionally, deliberately, knowingly
collision
crash, smash
implant
insert, embed
standpoint
perspective, point of view
cue
signal, sign
trappings
decoration, ornament, adornment
spawn
give rise to, create, produce
outbreak
sudden increase, upsurge