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approbation
1. An expression of warm approval; praise. 2. Official approval.
alleviate
To make (pain, for example) more bearable: a drug that alleviates cold symptoms.
arboreal
1. Relating to or resembling a tree. 2. Living in trees; arboreous: arboreal apes.
aphasia
Partial or total loss of the ability to articulate ideas or comprehend spoken or written language, resulting from damage to the brain caused by injury or disease.
askew
To one side; awry: rugs lying askew.
assonance
Resemblance of sound, especially of the vowel sounds in words
altruism
Unselfish concern for the welfare of others; selflessness.
atrophy
A wasting or decrease in size of a bodily organ, tissue, or part owing to disease, injury, or lack of use
arbitrary
1. Determined by chance, whim, or impulse, and not by necessity, reason, or principle: stopped at the first motel we passed, an arbitrary choice; arbitrary division of the group into halves.
ascend
To go or move upward; rise.
ameliorate
To make or become better; improve.
amenable
Responsive to advice, authority, or suggestion; tractable;obedient.