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amiss
wrong; faulty
something was amiss
amity
friendship
internationaly amity
amorous
motivated by sexual love
DON JUAN was amorous
AMOR = love
amorphous
lacking shape or definition
the plan was amorphous
amok
in a state of rage
he ran amok in the streets
amulet
charm
she wore the amulet around her neck
anachronism
out of place in time
CHRONO = time
analgesic
causing insensitivity to pain
analgesic lotion
anathema
solemn curse
ancillary
aid or accessory
animadversion
critical remark
animadversions the poet receives humbly
animus
hostile feeling or intent
my animus toward's that jerk
annals
records; history
anneal
reduce brittleness; improve toughness by heating and cooling
annealing glass
annuity
yearly allowance
anodyne
drug that relieves pain; opiate
an anodyne to the misery
antediluvian
antiquated; ancient
anthropoid
manlike
the gorilla is an anthropoid animal
ape
imitate or mimic
the monkey's aped the humans
aphasia
loss of speech due to illness
aphasia because of the car crash
aphorism
saying
philosophic or scientific
apiary
place where bees are kept
aplomb
poise; assurance
pass the test with aplomb
aPLOMB
apocryphal
made up
apocryphal tales of his adventures
apolitical
having a lack of concern for politics
apologist
someone who defends a controversial cause
apologist for facism
apostate
someone who abandons religious faith or political beliefs
DEFECTER, DESERTER
apothecary
druggist; PHARMACIST
KELLY IS AN apothecary