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Alacrity
(n.) Brisk and eager action; liveliness 2.) cheerfull willingness
Aloof
(adv.) Away at some distance but within view; apart. 2.) Without community of feeling
Altruism
(n.) Unselfish devotion to the interests and welfare of others
Ambivalent
(adj.) Acting in opposite ways; having or showing conflicting feelings
Ameliorate
(v.) Make better or more tolerable, satisfactory, prosperous, etc.; improve 2.) become better
Amenable
(adj.) Open to influence, suggestion, advice, etc.; responsive; submissive
Amenity
(n.) Pleasant way; polite act
Amoral
(adj.) Not classifiable as good or bad because not involving any question of morality; nonmoral.
Amorphous
(adj.) Having no definite form; shapeless, formless.
Anachronism
(n.) Error in fixing a date or dates; erroneous reference of a date
Anomaly
(n.) Deviation from the rule or recognized standard.
Antipathy
(n.) A strong of fixed dislike; feeling against; aversion
Antithesis
(n.) Exact opposite
Apathy
(n.) Lack of interest in or desire for activity; indifference.
Aplomb
(n.) Self possession springing from perfect confidence in oneself; assurance; poise
Apocryphal
(adj.) Of doubtful authorship, authenticity or inspiration.
Apotheosis
(adj.) A glorified ideal. 2.) the raising of a human being to the rank of a god
Appease
(v.) Put an end to by satisfying
Approbation
(n.) Favorable opinion; approval
Appropriate
(v.) Set apart for a special purpose; take for oneself