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The following adjectives apply to a certain noun.

Complex
Alternative
Exempt
Deductive
Dependent
Fuzzy
Critical

And most of all, Certain.

What is the noun?

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How about

tax?

Complex

complex tax: many rules.

Alternative

alternative tax: where the tax rules allow choice
ADDED: perhaps a shortened form of Alternative Minimum Tax

Exempt

tax exempt: no tax payable

Deductive

tax deductive: reduces the amount of tax payable (a tax deduction is a reduction in the income subject to tax)

Dependent

dependent tax: the tax is conditional on (some) criteria. (A dependent is also the label given to persons who entitle a taxpayer to claim a dependency exemption.)

Fuzzy

fuzzy tax: the amount of tax raised (or the applicability of criteria) is imprecise

Critical

critical tax: the country depends on it

And most of all, Certain.

"Our new Constitution is now established, and has an appearance that promises permanency; but in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes." - Benjamin Franklin, quoted in wikipedia

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  • $\begingroup$ Your answer is good, but your reasoning is less than persuasive. $\endgroup$ – LN6595 Mar 8 '16 at 15:36
  • $\begingroup$ @LN6595 Can you elaborate? $\endgroup$ – Lawrence Mar 9 '16 at 7:05
  • $\begingroup$ Take a look at your reasoning for alternative, deductive, dependent. Is there something in the rules of <target answer> that could better explain those three. $\endgroup$ – LN6595 Mar 9 '16 at 16:10
  • $\begingroup$ @LN6595 Do you like the edited version better? $\endgroup$ – Lawrence Mar 10 '16 at 1:08
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Answer:

Logic

Complex

Complex Logic: mental processes that facilitate the understanding of complicated problems using logic.

Alternative

Alternative Logic: the name given to formal systems that differ in a significant way from standard logical systems such as propositional and predicate logic.

Exempt

Exempt Logic: 'A priori' knowledge or justification as independent of experience.

Deductive

Deductive Logic: the process of reasoning from one or more statements to reach a logically certain conclusion.

Dependent

Dependent Logic: a logical formalism which adds dependence atoms to the language of first-order logic.

Fuzzy

Fuzzy Logic: an approach based on degrees of truth rather than true or false.

Critical

Critical Logic: clear, rational thinking involving critique.

Certain

Certain Logic: there's a certain logic to this..

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  • $\begingroup$ I think this fits the best $\endgroup$ – Bishop Mar 8 '16 at 20:45
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You have to be talking about

My daughter

Complex

Way too complex for me to understand

Alternative

Music, hairstyle: absolutely

Exempt

Here you must be referring to her attitude to household chores.

Deductive

Yes. It's like there's a hole in my wallet.

Dependent

Come income tax time, that's what goes on the form

Fuzzy

Particularly under her bed. Don't get me started.

Critical

You really do know her, don't you?

And most of all, Certain.

Certain about every topic on earth.

What do I win?

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  • $\begingroup$ This is so good my friend $\endgroup$ – question_asker Mar 8 '16 at 20:07
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Could it be:
EDIT Thanks to @feelinferrety

Reasoning

Because then we have:

Complex Reasoning
Alternative Reasoning
Exempt Reasoning
Deductive Reasoning
Dependent Reasoning
Fuzzy Reasoning
Critical Reasoning
Certain Reasoning

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  • $\begingroup$ Ok... And why "Most of all" certain? $\endgroup$ – LN6595 Mar 7 '16 at 23:24
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    $\begingroup$ @LN6595 Reason is the most of all certain answer because it's the most reasonable answer for certain! $\endgroup$ – Paul Evans Mar 7 '16 at 23:51
  • $\begingroup$ Your answer + -ing may be a better fit. $\endgroup$ – feelinferrety Mar 7 '16 at 23:59
  • $\begingroup$ First thing that came to my head... stop stealing answers! Pressing charges! $\endgroup$ – Anthony Pham Mar 8 '16 at 2:29
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Decision

Please refer the explanation below:

Complex

A decision can be made based on considering complex scenarios.

Alternative

Decision may have alternatives.

Exempt

Decision is not subjected to particular reason always.

Deductive

Decision can be made after making assertions and hence deducting other scenarios.

Dependent

Decision can be dependent also based on situation.

Fuzzy

Decisions can be at times vague, like fuzzy decisions are made in implementing fuzzy logic.

Critical

Decision is critical as it may be subjected to consequences.

Certain

You are certain when you make a decision. So above all, decision is certain.

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