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Useful and effective and working correctly

impactful

adjective

having a lot of effect or influence

scalable

adjective

scalable systems, software, or technologies continue to work well when they are used on a large scale or by many people

useful

adjective

helpful for doing or achieving something

efficient

adjective

something that is efficient works well and produces good results by using the available time, money, supplies, etc. in the most effective way

effective

adjective

attractive or impressive, and producing a definite effect

valuable

adjective

very useful and important

helpful

adjective

useful, or providing help

operative

adjective

working correctly and having the right effect

worthwhile

adjective

if something is worthwhile, it is worth the time, money, or effort that you spend on it

high-powered

adjective

very powerful and effective

SOLE

… a teaching method in which groups of children learn independently using a computer linked to the internet

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a fight

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bankster

a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …

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