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antagonism
n. hostility, active opposition.
antithesis
n. direct opposite.
apocryphal
adj. of doubtful authenticity; counterfeit.
arduous
adj. hard to do; strenuous.
articulate
adj. able to put one's thoughts into words easily and clearly.

(When articulate is used as a verb, it means "to speak distinctly.")
assuage
v. to calm or soothe; to satisfy.
atrophy
v. to waste away.
augment
v. to increase or enlarge; to become greater in size.
austere
adj. stern in manner or appearance; strict in morals.
authoritarian
n. a person who supports the principle of subjection to authority instead of individual freedom.

(This word is also used as an adjective.)