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adumbrate
v. foreshadow vaguely
Psychics adumbrate the future, and then you fill in the rest
aggrandize
v. increase power, honor
aggregate
v. gather, accumulate
alloy
n. mix of metals, v. mix or reduce purity
amendable
adj. agreeable, responsive to suggestion
advent
n. arrival
adventitious
adj. accidental, causal
adversary
n. opponent, enemy
adverse
adj. unfavorable, hostile
advert
v. refer to
advocacy
n. support
advocate
v. urge, plead for
aegis
n. shield, defense
aerie
n. nest of large bird of prey
affable
adj. friendly
affected
adj. artificial, in order to impress
affidavit
n. written statement under oath
affinity
n. kinship, relation by nature or character
The affinity between us is that we are sisters or that we are both shy
affluence
n. abundance, rich
affront
n. insult
agape
adj. openmouthed
agglomeration
n collection, heap
aghast
adj. horrified
agility
n. nimbleness
agitate
v. stir up
agog
adj. intensely curious/excited
agrarian
adj. dealing with land and cultivation
alcove
n. nook, recess
alimentary
adj. supplying nourishment
alimony
n. payment to ex-spouse
allay
v. calm, pacify
allege
v. state w/o proof
allegory
n. fables, characters used as symbols
aliteration
n. repetition of beginning sound
allocate
v. assign
allude
v. refer indirectly
allure
v. entice, attract
allusion
n. indirect reference
alluvial
adj. soil deposits of running water
aloof
adj. apart, reserved
aloft
adj. upward
altercation
n. noisy/heated fight
amass
v. collect
ambidextrous
adj. can use both hands
ambience
n. enviro, atmosphere
amble
n. moving at easy pace

A-hasten
ambrosia
n. food for gods
ambulatory
adj. able to walk