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aegis
a shield, protection, sponsorship
aesthetic
pertaining to beauty
adherent
sticking fast, a follower or a supporter
adversity
a misfortune, distress
adherent
sticking fast, a follower or a supporter
adulterate
to make impure
adventitious
accidental, nonessential
adipose
fatty
adulation
excessive praise or flattery
advent
an arrival, a coming
adroit
skillful, clever
acrimonious
harsh in speech or behavior
accrue
to gather, to accumulate
accredit
to approve, to certify
addendum
something added as a supplement
accretion
an increase, an addition
accoutrement
equipment, outfit
adonis
a very handsome man
ad lib
to act or speak without preparation
adjunct
a subordinate, an assistant
accolade
honor, award, approval
acrophobia
fear of heights
adamant
stubborn, unyielding
adduce
to give an example in proving something
affectation
a phony attitude, insincerity
adjudicate
to judge
acquit
to free of guilt, to clear
acquiesce
to agree, to consent
ad infinitum
endlessly, forever
acumen
mental keenness, shrewdness
admonish
to warn
adage
a familiar saying
acme
highest point, peak
acclivity
upward slope
accost
to approach and speak to
ado
fuss, trouble
actuate
to put into motion or action
acerbic
sharp or bitter in smell or taste