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acclivity
sharp incline of a hill
accolade
award; honor
accost
to approach and speak to
acne
zits
adroit
skillful
adulate
to flatter and praise so much, its sickening
adulterate
to make impure
adumbrate
to foreshadow by disclosing only partially
adverse
hostile; oppposed; unfavorable
advocate
to urge; recommend
aesthetic
artistic; pertaining to a sense of what is beautiful
affected
fake
affinity
attraction
affluent
rich
affray
public brawl
agape
open-mouthed
aghast
horrified
agile
able to move in a quick and easy fashion
alacrity
cheerful promptness
alias
a false name
alimentary
supplying nourishment
allay
to soothe; to make more bearable
alleged
stated without proof
alleviate
to make more bearable
allude
to refer indirectly
allusion
a reference to something
altercation
a violent dispute
amass
to collect; to get a bunch of
ambulatory
able to walk
ameliorate
to improve a bad situation
amity
peaceful relations; friendship
amnesia
loss of memory
amorphous
shapeless
amok
freaked out and violently pissed off
anthropoid
anthropoid
humanlike
antipathy
hatred; aversion; dislike
apathetic
indifferent; showing lack of interest
apathy
indifference, lack of interest
apex
tip; peak; summit; way up there
appease
to soothe; placate
fishhead
the head of a fish
arbitrary
chosen at random or without apparent reason
ardor
heat; passion; zeal
askew
crooked; off to one side
assuage
to ease; pacify
astute
shrewd; wise; observing
attribute
(n.) a characteristic, usually a good one
(v.) to explain by indicating a cause
atypical
not typical
audacity
boldness
august
majestic; awe-inspiring
austerity
severity; strictness
averse
opposed; unwillin
avuncular
a funky word meaning "like an uncle"
awry
twisted; crooked; out of whack; askew; wrong
beguile
trick
belated
delayed; late
bellicose
violent; warlike
benevolent
kind
berate
to scold severly
bereft
lacking something needed
betroth
to become engaged
biennial
every two years
bland
not stimulating; dull
blandishment
flattery
blighted
ruined; destroyed; withered
boisterous
rowdy
bombastic
grandiloquent (wordy, pompous) in speech or writing
braggadocio
cockiness; a braggart
brevity
briefness
brusque
brief; curt; gruff; discourteous
bucolic
pastoral; typical of farms and rural life
bumptious
self-assertive
burgeon
to grow; sprout; flourish
burnish
to polish