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Aesthetic
Artistic
Adulterate
Make impure
Aggregate
gather accumulate
Alacrity
cheerful promptness, eagerness
Alleviate
relieve
Amalgamate
combine, Unite make one body
Ambiguous
unclear
Ambivalence
state of having condraditory or conflicting emotional attitudes
Ameliorate
improve
Anachronism
someone or something misplaced in time
Analogous
compariable
Affinity
kinship
Allegory
Story in which the characters are used as symbols, fable
Amenable
Readily managed, willing to be led, answerable or accountable legally
Abrosia
Food of the gods
Agrarian
belonging (pertaining) to land, cultivation
Adulation
Flatterry, admiration
Adventitious
Accidental, casual
Alchemy
Medievil form of thought aimed to transform metals (lead and copper) into (gold and silver).
means of prolonging life
Alloy (v.)
mix, make impure, lessen or moderate
Allay
Calm or pacify
Allude
Refer indirectly
Affront
insult, offense, disrespect
Alluvial
soil deposits left by running water
Agog
highly excited, curious
Altrustic
unselfishly generous, concern for others
Aloof
Apart, reserved
Adverse
unfavorable, hostile
Adversity
Poverty, misfortune
Aegis
Sheild, defense
Agnostic
one who is skeptical of existence of god or any ultimate reality
Aghast
Horrified, dumbfounded