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acoustic
having to do with sound
acquiesce
to agree quietly without protest but without enthusiasm
acquit
1. release from duty or obligation
2. to clear of charge
acrid
sharp, bitter, stinging
acronym
a word formed from the first letter of a series of words
acrobat
an expert performer of tricks
acrophobia
fear of high places
adamant
1. hard to be broken
2. not yielding or giving up
addle
to rot/rotten
adduce
1. to give reason or example
2. cite as an example
adjourn
to put off or suspend until later
adjoin
1. to be next to
2. be contiguous
adjure
to command or charge solemnly usually under oath or penalty
adjunct
1. anything added to something else but not essential
2. a helper
adjudge
1. to adjudicate
2. to decide a case
adjutant
an assistant
admonish
1. to warn
2. to caution against
3. to reprove mildly
abode
1. an unburnt, sun-dried brick
2. a building made of abode
ado
fuss
adore
1. to worship
2. to love greatly
adorn
1. to embellish
2. to beautify
2. to put decoration on
adulterate
to corrupt or debase, to make impure
affect
1. to have use
2. to feign
3. to aim at or seek
affinity
1. relationship by marriage
2. similarity
afflict
to cause pain
affluent
wealthy or rich
afford
to have the means for
affray
1. a noisy brawl
2. public fight or riot
aggrandize
1. to make more powerful or richer
2. to make seem greater or exalted
aggravate
1. to make worse
2. to make more cumbersome burdensome