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Agenda
list or plan of things to be done in the future : listed items to be taken up at a metting
agile
quick and east of movement or thought ; resourceful
alienate
to make someone unfriendly, withdrawn or indifferent
altercation
a heated or angry argument ; a noisy quarrel
amiable
generally pleasant, friendly and nice to be around
amorous
suggestive of love, lovemaking, or sexual desire
animated
filled with life and spirit ; active
equanimity
calmness or evenness of mind or spirit ; even-temperedness
inalienable
that which cannot ve taken away of transferred to someone else
inanimated
possessing neither life nor spirit ; not alive
magnanimous
showing a kind of nobleness of mind and spirit
reactionary
characterized by idea suggesting a desire to move backward especially in matters related to plitics ; a person with such ideas
aqua
the hue of the sea ; bluesish-green
aquaculture
the cultivation of water plants and animals for human food
aqueous
like, of, or formed by water; watery
armada
a fleet of warships
armature
equipment or clothing for battle, or any protective covering; an armlike extension
armistice
a temporary suspension of hostilities by mutual agreement, as a truce preliminary to a peace treaty
artifact
any object produced by the art of the human hand, simple or primitive objects from the distant past
artifice
cunning ingenuity; clever or sly trickery
artisan
a person skilled at a craft, usually a handicraft
millennium
a period of peace and great prosperity; a thousand years
perennial
year after year; throughout the years; a plant that blooms annually
superannuated
worn out, or retired, from age and years of use or hard work; obsolete or outdated
antebellum
before the war, especially the American Civil War; typical of how things were before any war
audit
to attend a class only as a listener, not for credit; to check or examine a company's financial records; the process of making such an examination or so attending a class
auditory
related to the sense of hearing
avian
characteristic of or pertaining to birds
aviary
an elaborate structure for housing birds
avionics
the technology of (using) electronic equipment in aviation, missilery, and space flight
bellicose
eager to fight or quarrel; hostile
belligerency
the condition of warlike hostility; a hostile action
benefactor
a person who gives another (financial) help; a patron
beneficiary
one who receives a benefit (of payment), as from an insurance policy
benign
not malignant; gracious and kindly; good-natured
inaudible
unable to be heard
accession
the attainment of a certain rank or dignity; an increase by means of something added; the act of becoming joined
bona fide
in good faith; genuine
bonanza
a sudden and unexpected source of money or riches; a windfall
bounteous
inclined to be generous; plentiful and abundant
capitulation
a surrendering, usually upon prearranged terms or conditions; a final giving up
carnage
a great slaughter, as in a battle
carnivorous
flesh-eating, as an animal
incarnate
literally, in the flesh; in bodily form; personified; flesh-colored
intercede
to act on another's behalf; to mediate
precedent
a previous act or decision taken as a valid model; preceding or prior
recapitulation
a brief repetition; a summary, as of what has already been said
reincarnation
a thing that is reborn, or comes back into being, although perhaps in a different (bodily) form