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anonymous
adj. nameless adj. unidentified
abstemious
adj. sparingly used or used with restraint
allocate
vb. set aside
absolve
vb. to forgive
analogy
n. similarity n. correlation n. parallelism n. simile n. metaphor
abominate
vb. loathe vb. hate
abase
vb. humiliate vb. disgrace vb. degrade
accomplice
n. partner in crime n. partner
ameliorate
vb. make better
advocate
vb. plead in favor of n. supporter n. defender
accrue
vb. collect vb. build up
aloof
adj. reserved adj. cool adj. distant in interest
antagonism
n. hostility n. opposition
amorphous
adj. capable of changing shapes
ambiguous
adj. not clear adj. uncertain adj. vague
aesthetic
adj. showing good taste adj. artistic
amiable
adj. friendly
anarchist
n. one who believes that a formal government is unnecessary
abhor
vb. to hate
abstinence
n. act or practice of willingly refraining from any action
aghast
adj. astonished adj. horrified adj. amazed adj. terrfied adj. surprised
abeyance
n. state of temporary suspension
aberration
n. departure from what is right, true, correct
abstract
adj. not easy to understand
acclaim
n. loud approval n. applause
ambivalent
adj. undecided
altercation
n. dispute n. controversy
acrid
adj. sharp adj. bitter adj. foul smelling
accolade
n. approving or praising mention
acquiesce
vb. agree or consent to an opinion
accretion
n. growth in size by addition or accumulation
abstruse
adj. hidden adj. difficult to comprehend
adamant
adj. not giving in
anomaly
n. abnormality n. deviation from the regular arrangement
alacrity
n. enthusiasm n. liveliness
amass
vb. to collect together
altruistic
adj. unselfish
allusion
n. an indirect reference to something
adversary
n. enemy
alleviate
vb. lessen or make easier