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apiary
n. place where bees are kept
apothegm
n. short saying containing an important truth
apoplexy
n. stroke n. loss of consciousness
aplomb
n. poise
apocalyptic
adj. fortelling events adj. pertaining to revealings of the truth
apothecary
n. druggist
apogee
n. highest point
apocryphal
adj. not real adj. fake
append
vb. attach
apostate
n. one who abandons his religious faith or political beliefs
apotheosis
n. act of receiving glory n. act of being similar to a god
appellation
n. name n. title
appease
vb. calm vb. soothe
appall
vb. shock vb. lose enthusiasm
apparition
n. ghost n. something sensed, but not real
apposite
adj. appropriate adj. fitting
appraise
vb. estimate value of
apprehend
vb. arrest (a criminal) vb. dread vb. to become aware of by senses
approbation
n. approval
apprise
vb. inform
apprehensive
adj. fearful adj. having good judgement
apropos
prep. with reference to prep. properly
appurtenance
n. something added to a more important thing
appropriate
vb. come in control of vb. take possession of for one's own use
aptitude
n. fitness n. talent
aria
n. operatic solo
archetype
n. original form n. primitive pattern
arcade
n. a covered passageway, usually lined with shops
aquiline
adj. curved adj. hooked
arable
adj. fit for plowing
arbitrary
adj. fixed or decided adj. having complete power
arbiter
n. person with power to decide a dispute n . judge
arcane
adj. secret adj. mysterious
archaic
adj. ancient
archaeology
n. study of artifacts and relics of early mankind
argot
n. slang
archipelago
n. group of closely located islands
archive
n. public records n. place where public records are kept
arduous
adj. hard adj. taking a lot of energy
ardor
n. heat n. passion n. fervor