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anteroom
a lobby or waiting room
anthology
collection of literary works
anthropoid
resembling man
anticlimax
something unimportant coming after something important
antipodes
opposite sides (of the earth)
antiquated
ancient; extremely old
antithesis
an exact opposite
aperture
an opening; a gap
aphasia
loss of the ability to speak
aphorism
brief saying; proverb
apiary
place where bees are kept
aplomb
self-confidence; poise
apocryphal
doubtful; not authentic
apoplexy
sudden loss of consciousness; paralysis
apostate
one who gives up his beliefs
apothegm
brief instructive saying
appall
to frighten; to cause loss of courage
apparel
clothing; attire
appellation
a name
append
to attach; to add
apposite
appropriate
apprehend (two meanings)
to seize; to understand