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abate
to lessen
abstruse
profound, difficult to understand
acclivity
sharp incline of a hill
accost
to approach and speak to
adroit
skillful
adumbrate
to foreshadow by disclosing partially. The economic indicators adumbrated that the price of gas would rise to a dumb rate.
advocate
to urge, recommend
affected
fake
affinity
attraction
affray
public fight
alacrity
cheerful promptness. Like Dumbledore at the Ministry Hearing of harry
alimentary
supplying nourishment
allay
to soothe, make more bearable
alleged
stated without proof
allude
to refer indirectly
allusion
a reference to something
altercation
a violent dispute
amass
to collect
ambulatory
able to walk
ameliorate
to improve a bad situation
amity
peaceful relations
amnesia
loss of memory
amok
violently pissed off (a-muck)
amorphous
shapeless
anthropoid
humanlike. Te root anthropo means human
antipathy
hatred, aversion, dislike
apex
summit, peak
appease
to sooth, to placate
arbitrary
chosen at random without apparent reason
ardor
heat passion, zeal
assuage
to ease, to soothe
astute
wise smart
august
majestic, awe-inspiring
austerity
severity, strictness
averse
opposed, unwilling
avuncular
like an uncle: kindness, indulgence, tolerance, benevolence
awry
twisted, crooked, out of whack, wrong, askew