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adroit
def: skillfull, clever

syn: dexterous, apt
ant: clumsy, awkward
adulterate
def: to make impure, to contaminate

ant: refine; refined
adventitious
deff: accidental; nonessential

syn: incidental
aegis
def: a shield; protection; sponsership

syn: backing
aethetic
def: pertaining to beauty

syn: artistic
affectation
def: a phony attitude; pose

syn: insincerity; sham
ant: sincerity, genuineness
affinity
def: an attraction to

syn: partiality, fondness
ant: aversion
affluence
def: wealth; richness

syn: abundance
ant: impoverished, destitute
agape
def: open-mouthed; surprised; agog

syn: awe-stricken
aggrandize
def: to enlarge; to expand

syn: increase, augment, enrich
ant: decrease, diminish
altruism
def: a concern for others; generosity

syn: unselfishness, magnanimity
ant: selfishness, egoism
ambiguous
def: open to more than one interpretation

syn: unclear, uncertain, vague
ant: explicit, definite
amoral
def: lacking a sence of right and wrong
amorphous
def: shapeless, formless, vague
animosity
def: hatred

syn: ill-will, hostility
ant: friendliness, congeniality