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Flashcards in A' Deck (42):
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abbreviate

to shorten

1

abrasive

irritating

2

abridge

to reduce

3

absolve

to free from guilt

4

abstain

to hold back

5

accentuate

to emphasize

6

acrimonious

harsh

7

adaptable

able to be changed (to be suitable for a new purpose)

8

adulation

extreme admiration

9

adversary

an enemy

10

adversity

misfortune

11

aesthetic

relating to art or beauty

12

affected

artificial

13

aggressive

forceful, energetic and attacking

14

alacrity

speed

15

allege

to state without proof

16

alleviate

to make less

17

ambiguous

having two or more possible meanings

18

ambivalent

uncertain

19

amiable

friendly

20

amicable

friendly

21

amplify

increase

22

anachronistic

out of the proper time

23

anarchy

absence of law or order

24

anomaly

sth irregular

25

antagonism

conflict

26

antiseptic

extremely clean

27

apathy

lack of interest

28

arable

zyzny

29

arbiter

judge

30

arbitary

based on random or personal preference

31

arcane

mysterious

32

ardor

a strong feeling of passion

33

arid

boring and meaningless

34

ascetic

ascetyczny

35

assiduous

working with care and attention

36

astute

intelligent and shrewd

37

atypical

unusual

38

audacious

adventurous

39

audible

able to be heard

40

auspicious

promising good fortune

41

authoritarian

autorytarny