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abate
subside or moderate
aberrant
abnormal or deviant
abeyance
suspended action
abstemious
sparing in eating or drinking; temperate
admonish
warn; reprove
alacrity
cheerful promptness; eagerness
ambivalence
the state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes
apprise
inform
approbation
approval
appropriate (v)
acquire; take possession of for one's own use
arduous
hard; strenuous
artless
without guile; open and honest
ascetic
practicing self-denial; austere
assiduous
diligent
aver
assert confidently or declare; as used in law, state formally as a fact
belie
contradict; give a false impression
beneficent
kindly; doing good
boorish
rude; insensitive
burgeon
grow forth; send out buds
burnish
make shiny by rubbing; polish
buttress
support; prop up
coagulate
thicken; congeal; clot
coda
concluding section of a musical or literary composition; something that rounds out, summarizes, or concludes
commensurate
corresponding in extend, degree, amount, etc.; proportionate
compendium
brief, comprehensive summary
complaisant
trying to please; overly polite; obliging
compliant
yielding; conforming to requirements
conciliatory
reconciling; soothing
confound
confuse; puzzle
connoisseur
person competent to act as a judge of art, etc.; a lover of art