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Antagonism
noun: hosility, active opposition
Antithesis
noun: direct opposite
Apocryphal
adj: of doubtful authenticity; counterfeit
Arduous
adj: hard to do; strenuous
Articulate
adj: able to put one's thoughts into words easily and clearly
Assuage
verb: to calm or soothe; to satisfy
Atrophy
verb: to waste away
Augment
verb: to increase or enlarge; to become greater in size
Austere
adj: stern in manner or appearance; strict in morals
Authoritarian
noun: a person who supports the principle of subjection to authority instead of individual freedom
Aphorism
noun: brief, often witty, saying that states a truth
Apotheosis
noun: the divine example of something; the ideal
Approbation
noun: approval; commendation
Arcane
adj: mysterious; secretly known by a select group
Ardor
noun: great warmth or intensity, as of emotion, passion, or desire
Assiduous
adj: diligent, hardworking; done with devotion
Avarice
noun: greed