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amoral
A: WITHOUT

neither moral nor immoral
atheist
A:WITHOUT

one who does not believe in God
atypical
A:WITHOUT

not typical
anonymous
A:WITHOUT

of unknown authorship or origin
apathy
A:WITHOUT

lack of interest or emotion
anomaly
A:WITHOUT

an irregularity
agnostic
A:WITHOUT

one who questions the existence of God
abduct
AB/ABS: OFF, AWAY FROM, APART, DOWN

to take by force
abhor
AB/ABS: OFF, AWAY FROM, APART, DOWN

to hate, detest
abolish
AB/ABS: OFF, AWAY FROM, APART, DOWN

to do away with, make void
abstract
AB/ABS: OFF, AWAY FROM, APART, DOWN

conceived apart from concrete realities, specific objects, or actual instances
abnormal
AB/ABS: OFF, AWAY FROM, APART, DOWN

deviating from a standard
abdicate
AB/ABS: OFF, AWAY FROM, APART, DOWN

to renounce or relinquish a throne
abstinence
AB/ABS: OFF, AWAY FROM, APART, DOWN

forbearance from any indulgence of appetite
abstruse
AB/ABS: OFF, AWAY FROM, APART, DOWN

hard to understand; secret, hidden
acid
AC/ACR: SHARP, BITTER

something that is sharp, sour, or ill natured
acute
AC/ACR: SHARP, BITTER

sharp at the end; ending in apoint
acerbic
AC/ACR: SHARP, BITTER

sour or astringent in taste; harsh in temper
acrid
AC/ACR: SHARP, BITTER

sharp or biting to the taste or smell
acrimonious
AC/ACR: SHARP, BITTER

caustic, stinging, or bitter in nature
exacerbate
AC/ACR: SHARP, BITTER

to increase bitterness or violence; aggravate
agile
ACT/AG: TO DO; TO DRIVE; TO FORCE; TO LEAD

quick and well coordinated in movement; active; lively
agitate
ACT/AG: TO DO; TO DRIVE; TO FORCE; TO LEAD

to move or force into violent, irregular action
litigate
ACT/AG: TO DO; TO DRIVE; TO FORCE; TO LEAD

to make the subject of a lawsuit
prodigal
ACT/AG: TO DO; TO DRIVE; TO FORCE; TO LEAD

wastefully or recklessly extravagant
pedagogue
ACT/AG: TO DO; TO DRIVE; TO FORCE; TO LEAD

a teacher
synagogue
ACT/AG: TO DO; TO DRIVE; TO FORCE; TO LEAD

a gathering or congregation of Jews for the purpose of religious worship
adapt
AD/AL: TO, TOWARD, NEAR

adjust or modify fittingly
adjacent
AD/AL: TO, TOWARD, NEAR

near, close, or contiguous; adjoining
addict
AD/AL: TO, TOWARD, NEAR

to give oneself over, as to a habit or pursuit
admire
AD/AL: TO, TOWARD, NEAR

to regard with wonder, pleasure, and approval
address
AD/AL: TO, TOWARD, NEAR

to direct a speech or written statement to
adhere
AD/AL: TO, TOWARD, NEAR

to stick fast; cleave; cling
adjoin
AD/AL: TO, TOWARD, NEAR

to be close or in contact with
advocate
AD/AL: TO, TOWARD, NEAR

to plead in favor of
alternative
AL/ALI/ALTER: OTHER, ANOTHER

a possible choice
alias
AL/ALI/ALTER: OTHER, ANOTHER

an assumed name; another name
alibi
AL/ALI/ALTER: OTHER, ANOTHER

the defense by an accused person that he was verifiably elsewhere at the time of the crime with which he is charged
alien
AL/ALI/ALTER: OTHER, ANOTHER

one born in another country; a foreigner
alter ego
AL/ALI/ALTER: OTHER, ANOTHER

the second self; a substitute or deputy
altruist
AL/ALI/ALTER: OTHER, ANOTHER

a person unselfishly concerned for the welfare of others
allegory
AL/ALI/ALTER: OTHER, ANOTHER

figurative treatment of one subject under the guise of another
amateur
AM: LOVE

a person who engages in an activity for pleasure rather than financial or professional gain
amatory
AM: LOVE

of or pertaining to lovers or lovemaking
amenity
AM: LOVE

agreeable ways or manners
amorous
AM: LOVE

inclined to love, esp. sexual love
enamored
AM: LOVE

inflamed with love; charmed; captivated
amity
AM: LOVE

friendship; peaceful harmony
inamorata
AM: LOVE

a female lover
amiable
AM: LOVE

having or showing agreeable personal qualities
amicable
AM: LOVE

characterized by exhibiting good will
ambient
AMB: TO GO; TO WALK

moving freely; circulating
ambitious
AMB: TO GO; TO WALK

desirous of achieving or obtaining power
preamble
AMB: TO GO; TO WALK

an introductory statement
ambassador
AMB: TO GO; TO WALK

an authorized messenger or representative
ambulance
AMB: TO GO; TO WALK

a wheeled vehicle equipped for carrying sick people, usually to a hospital
ambush
AMB: TO GO; TO WALK

the act of lying concealed so as to attack by surprise
perambulator
AMB: TO GO; TO WALK

one who makes a tour of inspection on foot
ambiguous
AMBI/AMPH: BOTH, MORE THAN ONE, AROUND

open to various interpretations
amphibian
AMBI/AMPH: BOTH, MORE THAN ONE, AROUND

any cold-blooded vergebrate, the larva of which is aquatic, and the adult of which is terrestrial; a person or thing having a twofold nature
ambidextrous
AMBI/AMPH: BOTH, MORE THAN ONE, AROUND

able to use both hands equally well
unanimous
ANIM: OF THE LIFE, MIND, SOL, SPIRIT

in complete accord
animosity
ANIM: OF THE LIFE, MIND, SOL, SPIRIT

a feeling of ill will or enmity
animus
ANIM: OF THE LIFE, MIND, SOL, SPIRIT

hostile feeling or attitude
equanimity
ANIM: OF THE LIFE, MIND, SOL, SPIRIT

mental or emotional stability, especially under tension
magnanimous
ANIM: OF THE LIFE, MIND, SOL, SPIRIT

generous in forgiving an insult or injury
annual
ANNUI/ENNI: YEAR

of, for, or pertaining to a year; yearly
anniversary
ANNUI/ENNI: YEAR

the yearly recurrence of the date of a past event
annuity
ANNUI/ENNI: YEAR

a specified income payable at stated intervals
perennial
ANNUI/ENNI: YEAR

lasting for an indefinite amount of time
annals
ANNUI/ENNI: YEAR

a record of events, esp. a yearly record