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apothegm
n. pithy, compact saying
apotheosis
n. elevation to godhood; an ideal example of something
appall
v. dismay; shock
appellation
n. name, title
application
n. diligent attention
apposite
adj. appropriate; fitting
apprise
v. inform
apropos
prep. with reference to; regarding
aquiline
adj. curved, hooked
arable
adj. fit for growing crops
argot
n. slang
aria
n. operatic solo
array
v. marshal; draw up in order
and
v. clothe; adorn
arrears
n. being in debt
arroyo
n. gully
articulate
adj. effective; distinct
(also v.)
artless
adj. without guile; open and honest
ascendancy
n. controlling influence
aseptic
adj. preventing infection
askance
adv. with a sideways or indirect look
asperity
n. sharpness (of temper)
aspersion
n. slanderous remark
assay
v. analyze; evaluate
assiduous
adj. diligent