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A Cappella

Without instrumental music or accompaniment

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Acidulous

Somewhat acid of harsh in taste or manner

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Acrophobia

Abnormal dread of heights

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Affidavit

Written report which is signed by a person who promises that info is true

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A la carte

According to a menu or list that prices items separately

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Allegory

Story in which the characters and events are symbols that stand for ideas

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Ambivalent

Simultaneously and contradictory additive or feelings towards an object, person, or action

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Amplitude

The quality of being ample; degree to what a thing extends

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Anarchy

Complete a sense of government

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Animosity

I'll will or resentment tending toward active hostility

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Aperture

An opening or open space
Opening in a camera lens

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Apparent

Easy to see

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Archeology

Scientific study of material remains (fossils, bones, relics) ; ancient people of cultures

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Arson

Willful of malicious burning of property with criminal intent

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Askew

Out of line; slightly at an angle

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Abhor

To dislike very much

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Abominable

Quite disagreeable or unpleasant

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Appease

To bring to a state of peace and quiet; to cause to subside

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Ascribe

To refer to a supposed cause, source, author

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Deliverance

Something delivered

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Incense

Extremely angry and upset

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Inconceivable

Impossible to imagine or believe

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Loathsome

Causing feelings of hatred; very bad

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Mitigation

To make something less severe

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Wrath

Strong vengence, anger, or indignation