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ambiance
mood, feeling, general atmosphere
amenable
agreeable, responsible to authority, pleasant, willing to give into the wishes of another
antecedent
going before; preceding; an occurrence, or event preceding another
aptitude
capacity for learning; natural ability
artisan
a worker skilled in a craft
asunder
in separate parts; apart from each other
austere
stern, as in manner; without excess; unadorned, severely simple and plain
ballistics
the study of the dynamics or flight characteristics of projectiles
assuage
to soothe; to make less severe, to satisfy, ease, lessen
askew
to one side; crooked; awry; a side long look of contempt
balm
something that heals or comforts, soothing, an oil or ointment
beget
to give birth to; to create
beleaguer
to besiege; beset; surround, harass
bleak
depressing, discouraging, harsh cold, barren, raw
bludgeon
to hit or attack with heavy impact; a short, heavy this club that has one end larger than the other
bulwark
a defensive wall, something serving as a defense
cache
a hiding place or the objects hidden in a hiding place
castigate
to criticize harshly, usually with the intention of correcting wrongdoing.
cacophony
harsh sounds
cajole
to wheedle, coax, or persuade something to do something they didn't want to