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abandon
to leave a place, thing or person forever
abolish
to end an activity or custom officially
infrastructure
the basic systems and services
e.g. transport, power supplies
enhance
to improve the quality, amount or strength of something
proliferation
noun [U] FORMAL
The past two years have seen the proliferation of TV channels.
fate
[C usually singular] what happens to a particular person or thing, especially something final or negative, such as death or defeat:
We want to decide our own fate.
His fate is now in the hands of the jury.
The disciples were terrified that they would suffer/meet the same fate as Jesus.
negligible
adjective
too slight or small in amount to be of importance:
The difference between the two products is negligible.
My knowledge of German is negligible.
implement
a tool which works by being moved by hand or by being pulled across a surface, but which is not powered directly by electricity or fuel:
garden/household/agricultural implements
Shopkeepers are not supposed to sell knives and other sharp implements to children.