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accredit
to approve; to certify
accretion
an increase; an addition
accrue
to gather; to accumulate
acerbic
sharp or bitter in smell or taste
Achilles' heel
a weakness
acknowledge
to admit; to confess
acme
highest point; peak
acoustics
branch of physics dealing with sound
acquiesce
to agree; to consent
acquit
to free of quilt; to clear
acrid
bitter to the taste or smell; sarcastic
acrimonious
harsh in speech or behavior
acronym
word formed from initials
acrophobia
fear of heights
actuate
to put into motion or action
acumen
mental keenness; shrewdness
acute
sharp;keen
ad infinitum
endlessly; forever
ad lib
to act or spaeak without preparation
adage
a familiar saying
adamant
stubborn; unyielding
adapt
to adjust; to change
addendum
something added as a supplement
addled
confused
adduce
to give an example in proving something