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30 Cards in this Set

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Allocate
(v) to set aside, distribute
Aloof
(adj) reserved, distant
Altercation
(n) a dispute, fight
Amalgamate
(v) to bring together, unite
Ambiguous
(adj) uncertain, variably interpretable
Ambivalent
(adj) having opposing feelings
Ameliorate
(v) to improve
Amenable
(adj) willing, compliant
Amenity
(n) an item that increases comfort
Amiable
(adj) friendly
Amicable
(adj) friendly
Amorous
(adj) showing love, particularly sexual
Amorphous
(adj) without definite shape or type
Anachronistic
(adj) being out of correct chronological order
Analgesic
(n) something that reduces pain
Analogous
(adj) similar to, so that an analogy can be drawn
Anarchist
(n) one who wants to eliminate all government
Anathema
(n) a cursed, detested person
Anecdote
(n) a short, humorous account
Anesthesia
(n) loss of sensation
Anguish
(n) extreme sadness, torment
Animated
(adj) lively
Annex
1. (v) to incorporate territory or space; 2. (n) a room attached to a larger room or space
Annul
(v) to make void or invalid
Anomaly
(n) something that does not fit into the normal order
Anonymous
(adj) being unknown, unrecognized
Antagonism
(n) hostility
Antecedent
(n) something that came before
Antediluvian
(adj) ancient
Anthology
(n) a selected collection of writings, songs, etc.