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antithesis
n. contrast n. direct opposite of or to
anoint
vb. make sacred
anarchist
n. person who rebels against authority
anthropologist
n. a student of the history and science of mankind
ape
vb. imitate or mimic
apex
n. tip n. summit n. climax
annul
vb. make useless
anemia
n. condition in which blood lacks red corpuscles
annihilate
vb. destroy
annuity
n. yearly allowance
animus
n. hostile feeling or intent
antediluvian
adj. out of style adj. ancient
antecede
vb. come before
angular
adj. sharp-cornered adj. stiff in manner
antagonism
n. active resistance
anesthetic
n. substance that removes sensation with or without loss of consciousness
anomalous
adj. not normal adj. irregular
anonymous
adj. having no name
ancillary
adj. serving as an aid or accessory adj. helping
anchor
vb. secure or fasten firmly vb. be fixed in place
aperture
n. opening n. hole
analogy
n. similarity n. parallelism
animadversion
n. critical remark
anthropoid
adj. manlike
animosity
n. active hatred
anthropomorphic
adj. having human form or characteristics
apathy
n. lack of caring n. indifference
animated
adj. lively
antiseptic
n. substance that prevents infection
antipathy
n. hatred n. dislike
analogous
adj. able to be compared
anomaly
n. irregularity
anathema
n. solem curse
annals
n. records n. history
annotate
vb. comment vb. make explanatory notes
aphasia
n. loss of speech due to injury
aphorism
n. adage
anticlimax
n. letdown in thought or emotion
anneal
vb. reduce brittleness and improve toughness by heating and cooling
anarchy
n. absence of a governing body n. state of disorder