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that by which something is accomplished or some end achieved

a person who secretly observes others to obtain information

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any agent or representative of a federal agency or bureau

the semantic role of the animate entity that instigates or causes the happening denoted by the verb in the clause

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There is no need to drain cysts that become inflamed, but use nonsteroidal antiinflammatory agents and antibiotics.
The choices of drugs for children are similar to those for adult arthritis and include nonsteroidal antiinflammatory agents such as ibuprofen and slower acting agents such as methotrexate, sulfasalazine, and hydroxychloroquine for more severe cases.
To place these important observations in context, we wish to comment on the following: (a) the relevance of cascade effects in influencing the unbound concentrations of numerous other drugs such as aspirin and nonsteroidal antiinflammatory agents; (b) the importance of a similar cascade effect as a mechanism that can increase free thyroid hormone concentrations; and (c) the potential to overestimate the in vivo importance of apparent serum concentrations of nonesterified fatty acids (NEFAs) as direct or indirect inhibitors of hormone or drug binding.