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Arbitrary
Based on ones own wishes, notions, or will; not going by rule or law.

2.)Fixed or determined by chance

3.) Using or abusing unlimited power; tyrannical; despotic
Arcane
Understood only by a few; secret
Arduous
Hard to do; requiring much effort; difficult

2.) Using up much energy; strenuous
Artifice
A clever device or trick

2.) Trickery; craft

3.) Skill or ingenuinity
Ascetic
Person who practices unusual self-denial or self discipline, especially for religious reasons.

2.) Person who refrains from pleasures and comforts.

3.) Refraining from pleasures and comforts; practicing unusual self-denial
Asperity
Harshness or sharpness of temper, especially as shown in tone or temper

2.) Severity; rigor

3.) Unevenness or roughness of surface
Assiduous
Careful and attentive; diligent
Assimilate
Take in and make part of oneself; absorb; digest.

2.) Cause to be like the people of a nation in customs, viewpoint, character, etc.

3.) Make more like the sound which follows or precedes.

4.) Become absorbed; be digested

5.) Become like the people of a nation in customs

6.) Become like
Assuage
Make (angry or excited feelings, etc.) less intense, calm or soothe.

2.) Make (physical or mental pains) easier or milder; relieve or lessen.

3.) Satisfy or appease.
Astute
Shrewd, especially with regard to ones own interests; crafty; sagacious.
Attenuate
Make thin or stender

2.) Make less dense; dilute.

3.) Weaken; reduce

4.)Become thin or slender
Attrition
A rubbing away, or wearing or grinding down, by friction.

2.) Any gradual process of wearing down, especially so as to exhaust an opponents energy or resources.
Audacity
Reckless daring; boldness; impudence; presumption
Auspicious
With signs of success; favorable

2.) Prosperous; fortunate
Austere
Stern in manner or appearance; harsh

2.) Severe in self discipline; strict in morals

3.) Severely simple

4.) Grave, somber, serious
Awry
With a twist or turn to one side.

2.) wrong; out of order
Banal
Not new or interesting; commonplace; trite
Bane
Cause of death, ruin, or harm.

2.) Destruction f any kind; ruin; harm
Beguile
Trick or mislead; decieve; delude

2.)Take away from decietfully or cunningly.

3.) Win the attention of; entertain; amuse

4.)while away pleasantly
Belabor
Beat vigourously; thrash.

2.) To set upon with too much talk, advice, etc.