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aloof
apart, reserved
alliteration
repitition of beggining sund in poetry
ambivalence
comflicting emotional feelings
amble
moving at an easy pace
ambrosia
food of the gods
ambulatory
able to walk
ameliorate
imporve
amenable
readily managed, willing to be led
amiss
wrong, faulty
amity
friendship
amorous
moved by sexual love, loving
amulet
charm, talisman
analgesic
causing insensitivity ti pain
anachronism
something out of time
anarchist
person who rebels against established order
animadversion
critical remark
annals
records, history
anneal
reduce brittleness and increase toughness by heating and cooling
annotate
comment, make explanatory notes
annuity
yearly allowance
anomally
irregularity
anthropoid
manlike
anthropologist
student of history and mankind
anticlimax
let down in thought or emotion
apathetic
indifferent
anvil
iron block used in hammering out metals
apathy
lack of caring, indifference
ape
imitate or mimic
aphasia
loss of speech due o injury or illness
apothcary
druggist
apocalyptic
prophetic, pertaining to revelations
apocryphal
untru, made up
apoplexy
stroke, loss of consiouness followd by paralysis
apostate
one who abandons his religious beliefs
apothegm
compact saying
apotheosis
glorification
apal
dsimay, shcok
appease
pacify, soothe
aprrehend
arrest a ccriminal
apprehensive
fearful, discerning
apposite
appropriate fitting
appurtenances
subordinate possesions
appropos
with reference to, regarding
aquiline
curved and hooked
arable
fit for plowing