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Avaricious

Greedy

2

Avocation

Favorite activity

3

Baneful

Evil or causing evil

5

Avuncular

Like an uncle

6

Banality

Quality of being banal

7

Auspicious

Showing signs of future success

8

Autocrat

Ruler with unlimited power

9

Baroque

Highly ornate style

10

Autonomy

Right of organization, region, etc. to govern

11

Attenuate

To make thin or slender

12

Audit

Examine accounts officially

13

Augur

To be a good or bad sign in what will happen in the future

14

Assimilate

Digest

15

Assuage

To make something less severe

16

Assemblage

Act of coming together
Assembly

17

Assiduous

Working hard

18

Ascetic

Leading a life of severe self-discipline
Monk

19

Ascribe

Caused by something else

20

Assail

To attack violently

21

Arcane

Secret

22

Archaic

Of a much earlier time in history

23

Archipelago

Group of many islands

24

Apprehensive

Feeling anxiety

25

Approbation

Approval

26

Apt

Suitable

27

Aptitude

Natural ability
Skill

28

Arable

Farmable

29

Arbiter

Authority

30

Arbitration

Judgment

31

Appease

Satisfy

32

Appraisal

Judgment

33

Appraise

Estimate

34

Apprehension

Worry or fear

35

Apparition

Ghost

36

Ape

Imitate

37

Aplomb

Confidence

38

Apogee

Highest or furthest point

39

Apostate

Person who renounces former beliefs

40

Antipathy

Strong dislike

41

Antiquarian

Person who studies collects or sells antiques

42

Apathetic

Lacking interest
Indifferent

43

Anthropomorphize

Humanize

44

Ancillary

Helping in a subsidiary way

45

Analgesic

Painkiller

46

Anarchist

Person who believes in lawlessness

47

Amity

Friendly relationship

48

Amorphous

Having no fixed shape or form

49

Anachronism

Mistake of placing something in the wrong historical period.

50

Ambivalence

Mixed feelings

51

Ameliorate

Improve

52

Amenable

Agreeable

53

Aloft

Overhead

54

Altruism

Concern for the happiness of others before one's own

55

Altruistic

Unselfish

56

Amalgamate

Combine

57

Amalgamation

Mixing

58

Allocate

Give something for special purpose

59

allusion

Reference

60

Allay

To make less

61

Allegory

Metaphor

62

Agnostic

Skeptic

63

Akin

Similar

64

Alacrity

Willingness

65

Affront

Insult

66

Adversity

Hardship

67

Aegis

Protection

68

Aesthetic

Concerned with beauty

69

Affected

Artificial

70

Adjunct

Attachment

71

Admonish

To warn someone gently

72

Adroit

Quick and skillful

73

Adulation

Flattery

74

Acrimonious

Bitter

75

Acumen

Ability to think and judge quickly and clearly

76

Adjudicate

Act as a judge

77

Acerbic

Harsh and sharp

78

Acme

Highest stage of development

79

Acquiesce

Accept something without arguing

80

Acquisitive

Greedy

81

Abysmal

Poor in quality

82

Accede

Accept

83

Accolade

Praise

84

Accord

Peace treaty

85

Aboveboard

Honest and open

86

Abridge

Make shorter

87

Abstemious

Not doing things which give pleasure

88

Abstruse

Difficult to understand

89

Abate

To make less

90

Abatement

Reduction

91

Aberrant

Abnormal

92

Aberration

Anomaly

94

Barb

Hurtful remark

98

Avant-garde

Progressive