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abate
to decrease
bite
abet
to aid
a bet
abjure
to abandon
T_T
abnegate
to give up
i object!!
abortive
ending without results
aborting hw
abrogate
to annul;abolish by authorative action
gate
abscond
to leave in secret
second
abstemious
done sparingly
stem
accede
to agree to
accretion
growth in size or amount
creation
actuate
to activate
dont push the button!!
acuity
perception by observing fine detail
acumen
sharpness of mind
acuity
adjudicate
to act as a judge
judicate
adjure
to appeal to; request
the criminal ------- for mercy from the jury
admonish
to caution or warn gently
SAT lectures
adroit
skillful
hermione
adulation
to admire
an adult
adumbrate
to give hint of something coming
dumb ppl
aerie
a nest built high in air; a high ,us. secluded, dwelling
air
affected
phony, artificial
the affected hairdresser spoke Frech phrases though she has nvr been to france.
aggregate
the sum total
1+1=2
algorithm
a establshed procedure for prob solving
math class...
alimentary
concerning food, nutrition, and digestion
ailments
amity
friendship, good will
opp. of emity
amorphous
having no def form
amorphous solids
animus
ill will
grumpy sirius
anodyne
source of confort; painkiller
sounds like a medicine.... a good one
anomaly
a deviation from the norm
different
anthropomorphic
adj. suggesting human traits for animals or inanimate objs
morphing into human
antiquated
too old to be fashionable or useful
antiques
aphorism
a short statement of a principle
aplomb
self confident assurance; poise
opp of bomb likeness
apostate
to renounce (abnegate) a religious faith
to state new
apposite
well adapting, strikingly appropriate
appositives are app. in sentences
apprise
to inform, to give notice to
notification of prize givings
appropriate
to assign to a particular purpose
its a verb; allocate is syn
arable
suitable for cultivation
charlotte's web-- the arables owned a farm
arcane
secret
arcanine
archipelago
a large group of islands
hawaii
dissident
disagreeing with an established religious or political system
doctrinaire
rigidly devored to thories without regard for practicality; dogmatic
dour
sullen and gloomy; stern and severe
declaim
to speak loudly and vehemently
defamatory
injurious to the reputation
demagogue
a leader, usually appealing to emotion or prejudice
denizen
an inhabitant, a resident`
deride
to laugh at contemtuosly, to make fun of
diffuse
to spread out widely, scatter freely
dilapidated
in disrepair, run down
diluvial
pertaining to a flood
discomfit
to disconcert, to make one lose one's composure
discrete
individually distinct, separate
disingenuous
giving a false appeal of simple frankness; misleading