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29 Cards in this Set

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Abate
To reduce, lessen
Abide
To put up with OR remain
Accentuate
To stress, highight
Acclaim
Praise, applaud
Accolade
High praise, special distinction
Accord
An agreement
Acerbic
Biting, bitter in tone or taste
Adorn
To decorate
Adulation
Extreme praise
Affinity
A spontaneous feeling of closeness
Aggrieved
Distressed, wronged, injured
Agnostic
Believing the existence of God cannot be proven or disproven
Amalgamate
To bring together, unite
Amenity
An item that increases comfort
Analgesic
Something that reduces pain
Anathema
A cursed, detested person OR a formal ban or curse
Antiseptic
Clean, sterile
Antithesis
The absolute opposite
Apocryphal
Fictitious, false, wrong
Apprehend
To perceive, understand, grasp
Arcane
Obscure, secret, known only to a few
Archetypal
The most representative or typical example of something
Arrogate
To take without justification
Artisan
A craftsman
Ascertain
To perceive, learn
Aspersion
A curse, expression of ill-will
Assuage
To ease, pacify
Atrophy
To wither away, decay
Ascetic
Practicing restraint as a means of self-discipline