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ignominy
deep disgrace, shame or dishonor
imprecation
curse, swear word
hovel
small, wretched house
impute
attribute, ascribe, charge (usually with something undesirable)
array
arrange
argot
slang
ascendancy
controlling influence
attrition
gradual decrease in numbers
aphasia
loss of ability to speak due to illness
aplomb
poise, assurance
appurtenances
subordinate possessions, accessory
aphorism
pithy maxim, saying
aureole
suns corona, halo
avuncular
uncle like
apiary
place where bees are kept
apropus
to the point, with reference to
aquiline
curved, hooked
advert
refer to
aspirant
seeker of a position or status
askance
indirect sideways look
ballast
heavy weight that is used to add stability
balmy
pleasantly warm; extremely foolish
barb
sharp projection from
ape
mimic
atavism
throwback
arrears
being in debt
assay
analyze, evaluate
automaton
something that imitates human action
bandy
to discuss lightly
abject
lacking in pride