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criteria - standards used in judging; CF. criterion
pragmatic - practical (as opposed to idealistic); concerned with practical worth or impact of something; Ex. pragmatic test of the skill
natal - connected with birth; CF. prenatal; CF. postnatal
menace - threat; V: threaten
eventual - happening at last as a result; Ex. eventual victory
institution - instituting; (building for the) organization; established custom, practice, or relationship in a society; mental hospital; Ex. institution of marriage
practical - based on experience; of or acquired through practice (rather than theory); useful; Ex. practical man
implicate - incriminate; involve incriminatingly; show to be involved (in a crime); Ex. implicate someone in the crime
atrophy - wasting away; V: weaken and lose flesh and muscle (through lack of blood or lack of use)
expository - explanatory; serving to explain; N. exposition: explaining; exhibition