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abate

to reduce in amount

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aberrant

deviating from proper course

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abstruce

diffucult to understand

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acerbic

sour or bitter

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adhere

to carry out a plan

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adorning

to decorate

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adroit

skillful and adept under pressing conditions

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advocate

to speak. argue in favor of

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aeon

indefinitely long period of time

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affability

sociability

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affectation

artificiality. unnatural behavior

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agrarianism

movement for equitable distribution of land

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amalgam

mixture

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amalgamate

to unite

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ameliorate

to make better

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amenable

responsive to advice. tractable

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animus

feeling if animosity. ill will
dislike

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anomalies

deviation from the normal rule

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apathy

indifference

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antiseptic

preventing infection by inhibiting the growth

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antipathy

strong feeling of repulsion

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aplomb

self confident assurance

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apoplectic

extremely angry

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appalled

to fill with dismay

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apprehensive

anxious and fearful

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approbation

praise. warm approval

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appropriate

to set apart

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apropos

at an appropriate time

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apt

appropriate

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arcane

known by only a few

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ardent

passionate

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arduous

difficult

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arrest

to stop

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artifice

artful expedient

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askari

soldier. policeman

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assiduity

persistent application. dilligence

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atavism

reversion to an earlier time

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atonality

lack of tonality

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atypical

unusual

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auta

intangible quality that surround a person

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auspicious

attended by favorable circumstances. propituius

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austere

somber and grave

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authenticity

being trustworthy

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automaton

self operating machine. robot

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Avant-garde

group active in application of nee techniques

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avarice

desire for wealth. greed

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banality

something trie, obvious, predictable. commonplace

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bane

cause of death, destruction

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beguile

to deceive by guile. (influence by trickery)

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belligerent

eager to fight. aggrssive

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bipartisan

supported by two political parties

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blandishment

phrase used to coax by flattery

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bog

wetland

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bolster

to support

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bombastic

pompous speech or writing

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boon

benefit bestowed (smthg to be thanked for)

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bowdlerize

to modify by shortening

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braggart

bragger

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brash

hasty and unthinking

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brevity

being brief in duration

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brusque

abrupt and curt in manner or speech

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capricious

impulsive and unpredictable

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carnivalesque

like merrymaking or a festival

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carp

to complain. find fault in a disagreeable way

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caustic

corrosive. causing a burning sensation as from intense emotion

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cavalier

gallant or chivalrous man esp. serving as escort to a woman or high position

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celerity

speed. swiftness of action

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assuage

to satisfy or appease

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astute

having shrewdness and discernment esp. with respect to one's own concerns

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authoritative

highly reliable. of acknowledged accuracy

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autonomy

independence

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baleful

portending evil. ominous

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beneficiary

recipient of funds or other benefits

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bequeathed

to pass on to another. to hand down

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abhorrence

a feeling of repugnance

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abrupt

unexpectedly sudden

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abstemious

sparingly used. restricted to bare necessities

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abundance

great or plentiful amount

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acclaim

to praise enthusiastically

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acolyte

devoted follower

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acquaintance

knowledge of a person acquired by a relationship less intimate than friendship

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acrimonious

butter and sharp in language or tone

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acumen

quickness, accuracy, keenness of judgement

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adamant

stubbornly unyielding. impervious to appeals or reason.

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aesthetic

artistically beautiful to pleasing appearance

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agitate

to upset. disturb.

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allusion

instance if indirect reference

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aloof

distant physically or emotionally

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altruistic

unselfish concern for others. selflessness

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ambiguous

open to more than one interpretation

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ambivalence

coexistence of opposing attitudes or feelings

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anachronistic

one thats out if its proper or chronological order

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anecdote

short account of an interesting incident

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anonymous

having an unknown authorship

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antagonize

to incur the dislike of

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aantecedent

one that precedes another

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antediluvian

extremely old and antiquated

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antithesis

direct contrast. opposition

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archaic

relating to characteristic of a much earlier period

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articulate

expressing oneself easily in clear and effective language