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abscond
verb- to depart clandestinely; to steal away and hide
archaic
adjective- outdated; associated with an earlier, perhaps more primitive, time
acumen
noun- quick, keen, or accurate knowledge or insight
acerbic
adjective- having a sour or bitter taste or character
alacrity
noun- eager and enthusiastic willingness
aggrandize
verb- to increase in intensity, power, or prestige
adulation
noun- excessive praise; intense adoration
anomaly
noun- deviation from the normal order, form, or rule; abnormality
approbation
noun- an expression of approval or praise
ascetic
noun- one who practices rigid self-denial, especially as an act of religious devotion
alchemy
noun- a medieval science aimed at the transmutation of metals, especially base metals, into gold
abate
verb- to lessen in intensity or degree
amenable
adjective- agreeable; responsive to suggestion
ameliorate
verb- to make better or more tolerable
aesthetic
adjective- dealing with, appreciative of, or responsive to art or the beautiful
adulterate
verb- to reduce purity by combining with inferior ingredients
anachronism
noun- something or someone out of place in terms of its historical or chronological context
arduous
adjective- strenuous, taxing, requiring significant effort
amalgamate
verb- to combine several elements into a whole
accolade
noun- an expression of praise
aberrant
adjective- deviating from the norm