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  1. ENVISAGE
    conceit [chiefly dialect], conceive, conjure (up), dream, imagine, envision, fancy, fantasize, fantasy, feature, ideate, image, picture, see, vision, visualize
  2. DECREASE
    decrease, lessen, diminish, reduce, abate, dwindle mean to grow or make less. decrease suggests a progressive decline in size, amount, numbers, or intensity <slowly decreased the amount of pressure>. lessen suggests a decline in amount rather than in number <has been unable to lessen her debt>. diminish emphasizes a perceptible loss and implies its subtraction from a total <his visual acuity has diminished>. reduce implies a bringing down or lowering <you must reduce your caloric intake>. abate implies a reducing of something excessive or oppressive in force or amount <the storm abated>. dwindle implies progressive lessening and is applied to things growing visibly smaller <their provisions dwindled slowly>.
  3. ALLOW
    green-light, have, permit, suffer, stand for, put up with
  4. RESILIENT
    • characterized or marked by resilience: as a : capable of withstanding shock without permanent deformation or rupture b : tending to recover from or adjust easily to misfortune or change
    • bouncy, flexible, elastic, rubberlike, rubbery, springy, stretch, stretchable, stretchy, supple, whippy
  5. swallowed up
    here, bought and taken over by a larger company
  6. to tap in to
    to become involved in or to make use of
  7. Good
    respectable, positive, healthy, strong, solid, excellent, impressive, robust, superior, exceptional, outstanding, stellar
  8. Mixed
    indifferent (usage: indifferent performance), unexceptional, mediocre, fair, modest, moderate, expected, average, satisfactory
  9. Bad
    feeble, inferior, subpar, discouraging, poor, downbeat, lacklustre, unimpressive, disappointing, weak (in this case, the first word is the very worst, the final word the least bad)

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