beneficial, detrimental, harmful
This policy is beneficial to all parties.
Smoking can be detrimental/harmful to health.
advantage, benefit, merit, value
The field trip was of great benefit to the students.
A has an advantage over B in terms of efficiency/because....
A better education gave us great advantage.
The proposal has great merit/value regarding...
disadvantage, drawback, shortcoming
A disadvantage to living there is that you'd have no access to public transportation.
Each method has it own drawbacks.
His book has its shortcomings.
deliver, produce, develop, cultivate, achieve, create
The leadership team has delivered/achieved tremendous success.
I believe A is to produce positve results in the community.
develop the state's water resources to serve a growing population.
cultivate a safer and better society
influnce, impact, affect, effect
a news report that influenced the outcome of the election.
My parents considered my friend to be a bad influence on me.
No region has been more impacted by emerging economic trends.
It is well-known that smoking affects health.
The government's action had little effect on the trade imbalance.
tackle, handle, treat, deal with
In order to tackle this perplexing problem, I suggest...
How to handle/deal with this matter depends on...
We should think outside the box to treat this condition.
consider, view, regard
The issue is considered significant by the government.
Such action is viewed/regarded as a threat to our national interest.
affair, matter, issue
This action concerns the affairs of the public interest.
In order to solve the problem, we must investigate the root of the matter.
This economic issue is quite debated.
choose, select, pick
Weighing the advantages and disadvantages, I choose/select to support the latter opinion.
Between these disctinct solutions, I pick the one that prioritizes the interest of the general public.