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Abate
grow less and less
Abhors
detests
Accrues
adds on
Acrimonious
bitter
Adage
wise old saying
Aesthetic
matters of taste and culture
Agnostic
not knowing whether or not there is a God
Ambuscade
ambush
Amicable
friendly
Ancillary
supplementary, and unessential extra feature
Androgynous
having both male and female qualities
Annulled
to call off and act like it never happened
Anomalous
event or fact that doesn't fit the pattern
Ante Up
place an opening bet
Anthropomorphism
giving a non-human object human qualities
Aplomb
calm and controlled
Apocalyptic
having to do with the end of the world
Appellate
from and appeals court
Appendage
extra body part you don't really need
Apres
after
Arbitrary
without giving a reason
Ardent
full of passion
Arete
sharp mountain ridge formed by a glacier
Assimilate
fit into a culture
Attrition
eliminating people one by one
Audacity
nerve,guts
Austral
from the south
Avian
related to birds
Axioms
statements taken as true without proof
Baroque
period of art and music, 1650-1750, characterized by beautiful pattern and detail