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assassinate
To murder (a prominent person) by surprise attack, as for political reasons.
assault
A violent physical or verbal attack.
assignment
Something, such as a task, that is assigned.
association
An organized body of people who have an interest, activity, or purpose in common; a society.
assortment
collection of various kinds; a variety.
assurance
A statement or indication that inspires confidence; a guarantee or pledge: gave her assurance that the plan would succeed.
astronomy
The scientific study of matter in outer space, especially the positions, dimensions, distribution, motion, composition, energy, and evolution of celestial bodies and phenomena.
asylum
An institution for the care of people, especially those with physical or mental impairments, who require organized supervision or assistance.
atmosphere
The gaseous mass or envelope surrounding a celestial body, especially the one surrounding the earth, and retained by the celestial body's gravitational field
attain
as an objective; achieve: attain a diploma by hard work.
attitude
A position of the body or manner of carrying oneself: stood in a graceful attitude.
audible
is heard or that can be heard.
audition
A trial performance, as by an actor, dancer, or musician, to demonstrate suitability or skill.
authentic
original; real
authorize
grant authority or power to.