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abreast
side-by-side

up-to-date
barrier
anything that stops progress or blocks the way
breadth
the distance of something from side to side; width

wide range; largeness
capital
n. wealth that can be used to produce more wealth

n. the city where the government of a state or country is located

adj. on or related to the outside
feud
n. a long, bitter quarrel, especially one between two families

v. to be enemies, to quarrel
fortress
a building with strong walls made to be defended against attack; a fort
frequent
adj. happening often or over and over

v. to go to over and over
frequency
n. number of times something is repeated
frontier
the line between two countries

the outer limits of the settled part of a country

the outer limits of knowledge
peasant
a person who makes a living from working the soil, especially in poorer countries
petty
of little importance; small
threat
a warning that one may do harm
threaten
v. to MAKE a threat
threatening
adj. suggestING harm or danger
ensure
to make sure or certain
utilize
to put to use
vast
very great in area or amount
external
on or related to the outside