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To have an influence on or effect a change in
Affect(v.)
Feeling or emotion, especially as manifested by facial expression or body language
Affect(n.)
To bring about
Effect(v.)
A result
Effect(n.)
An instance of indirect reference
Allusion(n.)
An erroneous perception of reality. 2. The condition of being decieved by a false perception or belief
Illusion(n.)
Friendly and agreeable in disposition
-AMigo
Amiable
Responsive to advice, authority, or suggestion
-ammendment
Amenable
relating to a more primitive period, especially one the develops into a classical stage
Archaic
Known or understood by only a few
-The Joker
Arcane
A person who renounces material comforts and leads a life of austere Self-discipline, especially as an act of religious devotion
Ascetic
Of or concerning the appreciation of beauty or good taste
Aesthetic
Carefree and lighthearted
-bliss
Blithe
Readily bent;supple
-LImber
lithe
Of or relating to climate
Climatic
Relating to or constituting a climax
Climactic
An expression of praise, admiration, or congratulation
Compliment
Something that completes, makes up a whole or brings to perfection
Complement
Of a pleasant disposition;friendly and socialble
-Ms. Congeniality
Congenial
Of or relating to a condition that is present at birth, as a result of either heredity or environmental influences
-gene
Congenital
Having an awareness of ones environment and one's own existence, sensations, and thoughts
Conscious
The awareness of a moral or ethical aspect to one's conduct together with the urge to prefer right over wrong
Conscience
To reach a conclusion by reasoning
Deduce
To lead or move, as to a course of action, by influence or persuasion
-labor
Induce
To give an account of in speech or writing
Describe
To attribute to a specified cause, source, or origin
-eSCRIBir
Ascribe
Not straightforward, shifty
Devious
Variety
Diverse
Evade or escape from
Elude
To make an indirect reference
-allusion
Allude
Characterized by lightness and insubstantiality
-elf
Ethereal
Lasting for a markedly brief time; living for only a day
-aPHid
Ephemeral
Abotut to occur, impending
Imminent
Towering or standing out above others
-mount Everest
Eminent
To involve or connect intimately or intimately or incriminatingly
Implicate
To express or indicate indirectly
Imply
In an initial or early stage
Inchoate
Lacking cohesion, connection, or harmony
Incoherent
A gesture or movement of the body, such as a curtsy
-obedience
Obeisance
Full of or exhibiting servile compliance; pawning
Obsequious
Lacking quickness of perception or intellect
Obtuse
Difficult to understand
-abstract
Abstruse
A point of view
Perspective
Likely or expected to happen
Prospective
Pleasantly pungent or tart in taste
-arousing
Piquant
A state of vexation caused by a perceived slight or indignity
-ticked-bothered
Pigue
An indication of something important or calamitous aobut to occur; an omen
-port, storm
-important
Portent
Exerting or capable of exerting strong physiological or chemical effects
-POT
Potent
Recklessly wasteful
-Paris Hilton
Profligate
Producing offspring or fruit in great abundance;fertile
-moms tomatoes
Prolific
Of the color of blood;red
-wine
Sanguine
Melancholy or sullen
Saturnine
Dormant; hibernating
Torpid
Swollen or distended
Turgid