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application
A request, as for a job or admittance to a school.
appropriate
Suitable for a particular person, condition, occasion, or place; proper. To set apart for a particular use.
arrival
The act of arriving.
attitude
A state of mind with regard to someone or something; a point of view.
opportunity
A time or occasion that is suitable for a particular purpose; a favorable combination of circumstances.
commute
To travel regularly between a home in one community and work in another.
accusation
A statement or formal declaration that a person has been guilty of wrongdoing.
irritate
1. To make angry or impatient; annoy, bother, or exasperate. 2. To cause to become sore or inflamed.
allergy
A disorder in which exposure to a small amount of a substance, generally a protein, fat, or carbohydrate, or to an environmental influence, such as heat or cold, causes an abnormal and often violent reaction that may include difficulty in breathing, sneezing, watering of the eyes, and shock.
corrupt
Marked by or open to bribery, the selling of political favors, etc.; dishonest.
approximate
Almost exact or accurate.
appetite
The desire for food.
attach
To fasten on or join; connect.
attire
Clothing, costume, or apparel.
opponent
A person or group that opposes another in a battle, contest, controversy, or debate.
commerical
Of or engaged in commerce.
attain
To gain, accomplish, or achieve by effort.
irrigate
To supply (farmland, crops, etc.) with water by means of streams, ditches, pipes, canals, etc.
alliance
A formal agreement or union between nations, organizations, or individuals.
corrode
To dissolve or wear away (a material, structure, etc.) especially by chemical action.
accentuate
To give prominence to; emphasize;point up.
alleviate
To make more bearable; relieve; lessen.
accomplice
Someone who aids a lawbreaker in a crime but is not necessarily present at the time of the crime.
apparatus
Equipment, especially laboratory equipment.
apprehensive
Anxious or fearful.