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ascendant
rising
ascertain
to find out; to determine
ascetic
one who denies his body pleasure and comfort
ascribe
to attribute; to credit as to a cause or source
aseptic
without bacteria
asinine
stupid; silly
askance
(preceded by to look) sidewise; suspiciously
asperity
harshness; roughness
aspersion
a damaging remark
aspire
to desire; to have an ambition
assay
to test; to try
assent
to agree; to accept
assertive
confident; positive
assess
to estimate the value of
assiduity
diligence; care
assimilate
to absorb
assuage
to calm; to make less severe
asteroid
a very small planet
astringent
substance that contracts blood vessels or shrinks tissues
astute
shrewd; very smart
asylum
a safe place; a refuge
atavistic
going back to behavior found in a remote ancestor
atone
to make up for; to repent
atrocious
cruel; brutal
attenuated
decreased; weakened
attest
to confirm; to declare to be correct
attribute (two meanings)
to credit or assign to (v); a characteristic or trait (n)