Consoleverb - Comfort (someone) at a time of grief or disappointment. "She tried to console him but he pushed her gently away."
Affluentadj.(Especially of a group or area.) Having a great deal of money; wealthy. "The affluent societies of the western world." (25th February)

Compensationnoun - Something, typically money, awarded to someone in recognition of loss, suffering, or injury. (4th February)

Consolidateverb - Make (something) physically stronger or more solid. "The first phase of the project is to consolidate the outside walls." (28th January)

Appreciateverb - Recognize the full worth of. "She feels that he does not appreciate her." (21st January)

Convert - verb - Change the form, character, or function of something. (14th January)

Priority- noun - The fact or condition of being regarded or treated as more important than others. "The safety of the country takes priority overany other matter." (7th January)

Gratitudenoun - The quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness. "She expressed her gratitude to the committee for their support." (17th December)

Monitor - noun - A device used for observing, checking, or keeping a continuous record of something. (10th December)

Amalgamateverb - Combine or unite to form one organization or structure. "He amalgamated his company with another." (3rd December)

Resoluteadj. - Admirably purposeful, determined, and unwavering. "He was resolute in his fight to uphold liberal values." (26th November)

Dominant - adj. - Having power and influence over others. "Despite a dominant performance in New Zealand's lineout in the second half, Retallick looked frazzled." (19th November)

Appropriate - adj. - Suitable or proper in the circumstances. (12th November)

RESONATEverb - Produce or be filled with a deep, full, reverberating sound. "The sound of the siren resonated across the harbour." (5th November)

EVOKE - verb - Bring or recall (a feeling, memory, or image) to the conscious mind. (8th October)

EMBRACEverb - Hold (someone) closely in one's arms, especially as a sign of affection. "Aunt Sophie embraced her warmly." (1st October)

MANDATORYadjective - Required by law or mandate; compulsory. "Wearing helmets was made mandatory for pedal cyclists." (24th September)

POIGNANTadjective - Evoking a keen sense of sadness or regret. "A poignant reminder of the passing of time." (17th September)

SUSTAINABILITYnoun - The ability to be maintained at a certain rate or level. "The sustainability of economic growth." (10th September)

SPORADIC - adjective - Occurring at irregular intervals or only in a few places; scattered or isolated. (3rd September)

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