adj. appropriate to a purpose or useful in achieving a goal. n.a means to an end

expedite help or hurry the progress of something. of business, to perform business quickly

impede hinder; to block the way


n.a line or list or ancestors, especially of a distinguished kind. a recorded line of descent showing pure breeding of animals


n.a device that calculates distance traveled by counting the number of steps taken


n.any two places on opposite sides of the earth. something that is the exact opposite of or contrary to something else


n.the study and treatment of foot ailments

podium elevated platform for an orchestra conductor or lecturer; a dais


n.the act or habit of launching attacks. hostile action or behavior


n.reduction of rank or status, especially of office or dignity. lowering of moral or intellectual character. disgrace; dishonor

digress stray from the main topic in writing or speaking; to trun aside


n.a systematic progression through a series of stages

gradient incline or slope; the rate of incline

regress go back; to return to a former or less developed condition

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