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Alienate
verb: to turn away the normal feelings of fondness toward anyone; to estrange
Alleviate
verb: to make easier to endure; to relieve; to diminish
Aloof
adj: indifferent; unsympathetic; not interested; apart
Altruistic
adj: thoughtful of the welfare of others
Ambiguous
adj: permitting more than one interpretation; not clearly defined
Ambivalence
noun: condition of having conflicting attitudes
Ameliorate
verb: to make better or more tolerable; to improve
Analogous
adj: similar in certain qualities; comparable
Animosity
noun: active dislike; ill will
Anonymity
noun: condition of being nameless or unknown
Acrimonious
adj: angry, nasty; bitter
Adjudicate
verb: to decide by judicial procedure; to settle a case in court
Affable
adj: friendly; open; easy-going
Anachronism
noun: something incongruous, out of place in time or with its surroundings
Antediluvian
adj: antiquated; behind the times
Anthropomorphism
noun: assigning human traits to objects or animals
Antipathy
noun: definite dislike; repulsion, aversion
Antipodal
noun: the exact opposite; opposed