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abate
subside or moderate
aberrant
abnormal or deviant
abeyance
suspended action
abscond
to depart secretly and hide
abstemious
sparing in eating and drinking; temperate
admonish (admonition)
warn; reprove
adulterate (adulteration)
make impure by addinginferior or tainted substances
aesthetic
artistic; dealing with or capable of appreciating the beautiful
aggregate
gather; accumulate
alacrity
cheerful promptness; eagerness
alleviate
relieve
amalgamate
combine; unite in one body
ambiguous
unclear or doubtfulin meaning
ambivalence (ambivalent)
the state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes
ameliorate
improve
anachronism
something or someone misplaced in time
analagous
comparable
anarchy
absence of a governing body; state of disorder
anomalous
abnormal; irregular
antipathy (antipathetic)
aversion; dislike
apathy
lack of caring; indifference
appease (appeasement)
pacify or soothe; relieve
apprise
inform
approbation
approval
appropriate
acquire; take posession of for one's own use
arduous
hard; strenuous
artless
without gile; open and honest
ascetic (asceticism)
practicing self-denial; austere
assiduous
diligent
assuage (assaugement)
ease or lessen (pain); satisfy (hunger); soothe (anger)