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alacrity
liveliness; willingness
albatross (two meanings)
a seabird; a constant burden
alimentary
furnishing food or nourishment
allay
to relieve or to calm
alleged
so-called; supposed
allegory
a symbolic work of literature
alleviate
to lessen; to relieve
allocate
to set aside for a specific purpose
allude
to hint at; to refer to indirectly
alluvial
pertaining to a deposit of sand formed by flowing water
altercation
an argument; a disagreement
altruism
unselfishness; concern for others
amalgamate
to combine; to unite; to blend
amass
to accumulate; to collect
ambient
surround; on all sides
ambivalence
conflicting feelings toward something or someone
ambrosial
pleasing to the taste or smell
ambulatory
moving about; capable of walking
ambuscade
hidden or secret attack
ameliorate
to improve; to make better
amenable
agreeable; responsive