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analgesia
noun

a lessoning of pain without loss of consciousness
antithetical
adj

diametrically opposed
apocryphal
adj

of questionable authority or authenticity
apogee
noun

farthest or highest point; zenith
apostate
noun

one who renounces a religious faith; betrayer of cause
apotheosis
noun

deification; glorification to godliness; perfect example
apposite
adj

appropriate, relevant; pertinent
apprise
verb

to inform; to give notice
apprise you of the situation
approbation
noun

approval and praise
arabesque
adj

complex, ornate design
arcane
adj

mysterious, abstruse, esoteric
ardor
noun

intense and passionate feeling
arduous
adj

strenuous, taxing, requiring significant effort
arrant
adj

in every way; impudent; being completely as such
arrest
verb

to suspend

to engage one's attention
arrogate
verb

to claim without justification or without right
artless
adj

natural; without artificiality; completely without guile
ascetic
noun

one who practices rigid self-denial, especially as an act of religious devotion
asperity
adj

severity, rigor; roughness, harshness, acrimony, arritability
aspersion
noun

an act of defamation or maligning
assail
verb

to attack or assault
assiduous
adj

hardworking; diligent
assuage
verb

to make something unpleasant less severe; to appease or pacify
astringent
adj

having a tightening effect on living tissue; harsh, severe
attenuate
verb

to weaken or make thinner
audacious
adj

fearless and daring
augury
noun

phrophecy; prediction of events; auspice
august
adj

grandiose; dignified; majestic
auspice
noun

protection or support, patronage

a sign or portent
auspicious
adj

successful, prosperous, propitious, favorable
austere
adj

severe or stern in appearance; undecorated
avarice
noun

greed, especially for wealth
aver
verb

to state as a fact
axiom
noun

premise; self-evident truth; universal principle
axiomatic
adj

taken as a given; possessing self-evident truth