Review: Legalese and their Plain English equivalent 3

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[1] accord (verb)give
[2] additionalmore
[3] additionallyalso
[4] adjacent (to)next (to), near
[5] adjudicatedetermine, try
[6] affordedgiven
[7] aforementionedmentioned previously (or omit)
[8] ambitreach, scope
[9] any and allall
[10] approximatelyabout
[11] ascertainfind out
[12] assisthelp
[13] as toabout
[14] as well asand
[15] case at barthis case
[16] attempt (verb)try
[17] ceasestop
[18] circumstances in whichwhen, where
[18] cognizant ofaware, knows
[19] commencestart
[21] concealhide
[22] consensus of opinionconsensus
[23] consequenceresult
[24] contiguous tonext to
[25] counsellawyer
[26] deemfind, believe
[27] demonstrateshow
[28] desirewant
[29] donategive
[30] echelonlevel
[31] elucidateexplain, clarify
[32] endeavor (verb)try
[33] ensuetake place, follow
[34] evidence (verb)show, demonstrate
[35] evinceshow
[36] exclusivelyonly
[37] exhibit (verb)show, demonstrate
[38] exit (verb)leave
[39] expeditehurry
[40] facilitatehelp
[41] foregoingthese
[42] forthwithimmediately
[43] frequentlyoften
[44] fundamentalbasic
[45] has a negative impacthurts, harms
[46] indicateshow, say, mean
[47] individual (noun)person
[48] inquireask
[49] locatefind
[50] mannerway
[51] methodologymethod
[52] modifychange
[53] narratesay
[54] negatively affecthurt, harm, injure
[55] notifytell
[56] notwithstandingdespite
[57] numerousmany
[58] objective (noun)goal
[59] observesee, watch
[60] obtainget
[61] owing tobecause
[62] permitlet, allow
[63] personnelpeople
[64] pertains torefers to, belongs to
[65] possesshave
[66] post hochindsight
[67] prior tobefore
[68] procureget
[69] providegive
[70] provided thatif, but
[71] provision of lawlaw
[72] purportclaim, intend
[73] referred to ascalled
[74] render assistancehelp
[75] requireneed
[76] respondanswer
[77] retainkeep
[78] stipulatessays
[79] subsequentlater
[80] subsequent toafter
[81] subsequentlyafter, later
[82] substantiateprove
[83] sufficientenough
[84] sufficient number ofenough
[85] terminationend
[86] the case at barthis case
[87] the fact thatthat
[88] the instant casethis case
[89] the manner in whichhow
[90] uponon
[91] utilizeuse
[92] verbatim word for word
[93] was awareknew
[94] whereassince, although

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