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accrue
to accumulate, grow by addition
acerbic
bitter, sharp in taste or temper
acme
highest point, summit
acquiesce
to agree, comply quietly
acquittal
release from blame
acrid
harsh, bitter
acrimony
bitterness, animosity
acuity
sharpness
acumen
sharpness of insight
acute
sharp, pointed
adage
old saying, proverb
adamant
uncompromising, unyielding
adapt
to accommodate, adjust
adhere
to cling or follow without deviation
adjacent
next to
adjunct
something added, attached, or joined
admonish
to cautioni or reprimand
adroit
skillfull, accomplished, highly competent
adulation
high praise
adulterate
to make impure or to corrupt
adumbrate
to sketch, outline in a shadowy way
advantageous
favorable, useful
adversarial
antagonistic, competitive
adverse
unfavorable, unlucky, harmful
aerial
having to do with the air
aerie
nook or nest built high in the sky
aerodynamic
relating to objects moving through the air
aesthetic
pertaining to beauty or art
affable
friendly or easy to approach
affected ( adj.)
pretentious, phony
affinity
fondness, liking; similarity
affluent
rich, abundant
affront (n)
personal offense, insult
agenda
plan, schedule
aggrandize
to make larger or greater in power
aggregate
collective mass or sum; total
aggrieve
to afflict, distress
agile
well-coordinated, nimble
agitation
commotion, excitement; uneasiness
agnostic
one doubting that people can know God
agrarian
relating to farming or rural matters
alacrity
cheerful willingness, eagerness; speed
alchemy
medieval chemical ohilosophy based on changing metal to gold
algorithm
mechanical problem solving procedure
alias
assumed name
alienated
distanced, estranged
aligned
precisedly adjusted; commited to one side or party
allay
to lessen, ease, or soothe
allegory
symbolic representation
alleviate
to relieve, improve partially