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Aberration
N deviation from the proper or expected course
Abeyance
N condition of being temporarily set aside
Acerbic
ADJ sharp and forthright
Acuity
N sharpness or keenness of though, vision, or hearing
Admonish
V reprimand firmly
Adroit
ADJ clever or skillful in using the hands or mind
Aesthete
N one who cultivaes an unusually high sensitivity to beauty, as an art or nature
Altruistic
ADJ unselfish concern for the welfare of others
Ameliorate
V the make or become better
Amorphous
ADJ lacking definite form; shapeless
Antediluvian
ADJ made, evolved, or developed a long time ago
Apocryphal
ADJ of doubtjul authenticity or authorship
Arable
ADJ fit for cultivation as by plowing
Ascetic
N a person who renounces material comforts
Assuage
V to make less intense or severe
Atrophy
N wasting or decreasing in size
Avarice
N extreme desire for wealth, greed
Aviary
N a large enclosure for birds in the zoo
Avow
V to acknowlegde openly, to declare oneself to be
Bilk
V to defraud, swindle or cheat
N one who cheats
Broach
V to raise a sensitive subject for discussion
Buttress
N a brick structure that is placed against a wall to give support
Celerity
N rapidity of motion or action
Charlatan
N a person falsely claiming to have a certain expertise
Cherubic
N winged angelic being represented as a chubby child with wings
Churlish
ADJ rude, mean-spirited, and surly
Circuitous
ADJ (of a route) longer than the most direct way
Clandestine
ADJ sruueptitious or secretive
Commensurate
ADJ corresponding in size or degree; in proportion
Concomitant
ADJ naturally accompanying or associated