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Acumen
(n) Keen insight
Acute
1. (adj) Sharp, severe; 2. (adj) Having keen insight
Adament
(adj) Impervious, unmovable, unyielding
Adept
(adj) Extremely skilled
Adhere
1. (v) To stick to something; 2. (v) To follow devoutly
Admonish
(v) To caution, criticize, reprove
Adorn
(v) To decorate
Adroit
(adj) Skillful, dexterous
Adulation
(n) Extreme praise
Adumbrate
(v) To sketch out in a vague way
Adverse
(adj) Antagonistic, unfavorable, dangerous
Advocate
1. (v) To argue in favor of something; 2. (n) A person who argues in favor of something
Aerial
(adj) Somehow related to the air
Aesthetic
(adj) Artistic, related to the appreciation of beauty
Affable
(adj) Friendly, amiable
Affinity
(n) A spontaneous feeling of closeness
Affluent
(adj) Rich, wealthy
Affront
(n) An insult
Aggrandize
(v) To increase or make greater
Aggregate
1. (n) A whole or total; 2. (v) To gather into a mass
Aggrieved
(adj) Distressed, wronged, injured
Agile
(adj) Quick, nimble
Agnostic
(adj) Believing that the existence of God cannot be proven or disproven
Agriculture
(n) Farming
Aisle
(n) A passageway between rows of seats
Alacrity
(n) Eagerness, speed
Alias
(n) A false name or identity
Allay
(v) To soothe, ease
Allege
(v) To assert, usually without proof
Alleviate
(v) To relieve, make more bearable