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adage
n. a familiar saying or commonly observed truth
Syn.-maxim
adj.-proverbial
adjourn
v. to formally end a meeting
Syn.- defer
Ant.- convoke
n. adjournment
adjudicate
v. to pass formal judgment
Syn.-arbitrate
ad-lib
v. to speak without prior preparation.
syn. extemporize
n. ad-libber
adj. extemporaneous
admonish
v. to mildly disapprove
syn.-reprove
ant.-approve
n. admonition
adorn
v. to add beauty to
syn.-embellish
n.-adornment
adulation
n. excessive praise or flattery.
syn.-exaltation
ant.-depreciation
adj. adulatory
advent
n. arrival
adverse
adj. hostile
syn.-antagonistic
ant.-amicable
n. adversity
advert
v. to refer to
advocate
v. to give active support to a cause
syn.-espouse
n. advocacy
aesthetic
adj. characterized by beauty
affable
adj. amiable, pleasant
syn.-genial
ant.-insolent
n.- affability
affectation
n. an assumed or artificial air
syn.-pose
adj. affected
affliction
n. misfortune
syn.-anguish
v. afflict