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dilemma
A situation in which a difficult choice has to be made between two or more alternatives, especially ones that are equally undesirable
strategy
A plan of action designed to achieve a long-term or overall aim
infrastructure
The basic physical and organizational structures and facilities (e.g. buildings, roads, power supplies) needed for the operation of a society or enterprise
mindset
The established set of attitudes held by someone
compromise
An agreement or settlement of a dispute that is reached by each side making concessions
paradox
A seemingly absurd or contradictory statement or proposition which when investigated may prove to be well founded or true
synergy
The interaction or cooperation of two or more organizations, substances, or other agents to produce a combined effect greater than the sum of their separate effects
hierarchy
A system in which members of an organization or society are ranked according to relative status or authority
democracy
A system of government by the whole population or all the eligible members of a state, typically through elected representatives
collaborate
Work jointly on an activity or project
withstand
Remain undamaged or unaffected by; resist:
compensate
Give (someone) something, typically money, in recognition of loss, suffering, or injury incurred; recompense
undermine
Lessen the effectiveness, power, or ability of, especially gradually or insidiously
jeopardise
Put (someone or something) into a situation in which there is a danger of loss, harm, or failur
deteriorate
Become progressively worse
impede
delay or prevent (someone or something) by obstructing them; hinder
exaggerate
Represent (something) as being larger, better, or worse than it really is
prosperous
Successful in material terms; flourishing financially
Sustainable
Able to be maintained at a certain rate or level
optimistic
Hopeful and confident about the future
potential
Having or showing the capacity to develop into something in the future
inevitable
Certain to happen; unavoidable
sophisticated
Having, revealing, or involving a great deal of worldly experience and knowledge of fashion and culture
plausible
seeming reasonable or probable
detrimental
Tending to cause harm
demanding
requiring much skill or effort
overwhelming
Very great in amount