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amenities
convenient features; courtesies
amiable
agreeable
amicable
politely friendly
amiss
wrong; faulty
amity
friendship
amorphous
formless; lacking shape or definition
amphibian
able to live both on land and in water
ample
abundant
amplify
broaden or clarify by expanding; intesify; made stronger
amok
in a state of rage
anachronism
something or someone misplaced in time
anarchist
person who seeks to overturn the established goverment; advocate of abolishing authority
anarchy
absence of governing body; state of disorder
anathema
solemn curse; someone or something regarded as a curse
ancillary
serving as an aid or accessory; auxiliary
animadversion
critical remark
animated
lively; spirited
animosity
active enmity
animus
hostile feeling or intent
annal
records; history
anneal
reduced brittleness and improve toughness by heating and cooling
annex
attach; take possession of
annotate
comment; make explanatory notes
annuity
yearly allowance
annul
make void
anodyne
drug that relieves pain; opiate
antecede
precede
antidiluvian
antiquated; extremely ancient
anthology
book of literary selctions by various authors
anthropoid
manlike
anthropologist
student of the history and science of humankind
anthropomorphic
having human form or characteristics
antic
extravagantly odd
anticlimax
letdown in thought or emotion
antipathy
aversion; dislike
antithesis
contrast; direct opposite of or to
anvil
iron block used in hammering our metals
apathy
lack of caring; indifference
ape
imitate or mimic
aphasia
loss of speech due to injury or illness
aphorism
pithy maxim or saying
apiary
a place where bees are kept
aplomb
poise; assurance
apocalyptic
prophetic; pertaining to revelations
aprocryphal
spurious; not authentic; invented rather and true
apogee
highest point
apolitical
having an aversion or lack of concern for political affairs
apologist
one who writes in defense of a cause or institution
apostate
one who abandons his religious faith or political beliefs.