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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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Alternatively, a progestational agent such as medroxyprogesterone acetate or norethindrone can be given for 10 to 21 days.
In fact, this statement caused the Medical Letter to initially suggest the addition of a progestational agent to patients receiving Osphena.
Given that after 24 weeks, there was no change in serum estradiol levels or vaginal or endometrial atrophy, this implies no need to oppose the estrogen with a progestational agent, although 24 weeks is certainly not the same as long-term use.
Medroxyprogesterone acetate is not an antiandrogen per se but is, rather, a progestational agent that reduces testosterone levels indirectly Leuprolide acetate, an LHRH agonist, has a comparable effect and has been effective in patients who did not respond to medroxyprogesterone acetate and other agents.
The authors, who also looked for publication bias, considered each specific type of progestational agent separately to ensure the comparison of like treatments.