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amble
N.moving at an easy pace
ambivalence
N.state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitude
ameliorate
v.improve
Many social workers tried to ameliorate the condition of the poor people
altercation
N.noisy , quarrel
allude
v. refer indirectly
alleviate
relieve
This should alleviate the pain
allegiance
N.loyalty
adulation
N.flattery, admiration
adventitious
accidental
She found this adventitious meeting with her friend very fortunate
advert
v.refer
aegis
N. sheild , defense
affable
ADJ. easily approachable
affliction
N. state of distress, cause of suffering
agglomeration
N.collection, heap
It took weeks to assort the agglomeration of miscellaneous items she had collected on her trip.
aggrandize
v. increase, intensity,raise in power
The history of the past says how the President may aggrandize his power to act aggressively.
adversary
n. opponent
adverse
adj. unfavorable, hostile
adversity
n.poverty, misfortune