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Abjure
renounce or reject solemnly
Abrogate
abolish; annul
Abscission
act of cutting
acarpous
no longer fertile; worn out
effete
accretion
building up; growth
admonish
reprove; express warning or disapprove
adroit
dexterous; adept; skilled with hands
adumbrate
foreshadow; insinuate
anathema
religious curse
anodyne
soothing
antipathy
aversion; hatred
antithetical
diametrically opposed;
apocryphal
spurious; dubious origin
apogee
zenith; top
opposite= perigee
apostate
one who abandons long held belief or political conviction
apotheosis
deify; glorification to godliness
apposite
appropriate; pertinent
apprise
to give notice to
inform
arabesque
complex; complicated
arcane
mysterious
artless
completely honest
no guile
ascetic
one who practices self denial
asperity
severity; rigor; harshness
aspersion
act of defamation; maligning
slandering
assay
to experiment; test
asseverate
to aver; allege; assert
단언하다
assiduous
hard working
attenuate
weakening; rarefy
augury
omen; portent
auspice
protection or support; patronage
-
the program is under the auspice of the government
aver
assert; to affirm
baleful
sinister; pernicious; ominous
-gang member's action was baleful in nature
bane
cause of injury; poison
source of harm
beatify
make happy; to bless
bedizen
decorate cheaply
adorn in a cheap manner
belie
beguile; to give false impression
bellicose
belligerent; war-like
bilge
bulge
blandish
today or fawn
cajole; coax; flatter
-they blandished the bouncer to get in
blithe
merry
boisterous
loud; noisy rough; lacking restraint
-the party was ticketed for being too boisterous at night
boor
insensitive person; lout 촌놈
burnish
to polish
byzantine
complex
cabal
group of plotters
cachinnate
laugh out loud
cadge
sponge or mooch
cajole
coax; flatter
calumniate
slander; to make false accusation
calumny
slander; aspersion
caparison
cheaply adorn; bedizen
captious
entrap in argument
hypercritical
caret
^
cavil
to find faul w/o good reason
시비걸다, 트집잡다
celerity
speed
chasten
to chastise or correct
chauvinist
맹목적 애국심
who blindly devoted patriot
chimera
fire-breathing she-monster
illusion