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"prolific" reports
plentiful
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the struggle against "imperialism"
a policy of extending a country's power and influence through colonization, use of military force, or other means.
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the "dissemination" of public information
the action or fact of spreading something, especially information, widely.
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It's unknown whether people will "acclimatize" to increasingly warm weather
adjust
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the language of political "discourse"
written or spoken communication or debate.
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The government took the "unprecedented" step of releasing confidential correspondence
never done or known before
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The term ‘modern science’ usually "connotes" a complete openness to empirical testing"
(of a word) imply or suggest (an idea or feeling) in addition to the literal or primary meaning.
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spinsterhood "connoted" failure
(of a fact) imply as a consequence or condition.
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A "versatile" sewing machine
extremely useful; indispensable.
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Economic "disparities" between different regions of the country
a great difference
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a policy of extending a country's power and influence through colonization, use of military force, or other means.

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