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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
A 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
To gain 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. See Synonyms at posture
audible
That is heard or that can be heard.
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audition
A trial performance, as by an actor, dancer, or musician, to demonstrate suitability or skill
authentic
Conforming to fact and therefore worthy of trust, reliance, or belief: an authentic account by an eyewitness
authorize
To grant authority or power to