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Acute

Sharp; shrewd

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Adamant

Stubborn;; completely inflexible

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Address

To speak to; to direct one's attention to

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Adherent

Follower; supporter; believer

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Admonish

To scold gently; to warn

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Adroit

Skillful; dexterous; clever; shrewd; socially at ease

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Adulation

Wild or excessive admiration; flattery

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Adulterate

To contaminate; to make impure

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Adiverse

Unfavorable; antagonistic

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Aesthetic

Having to do with artistic beauty; artistic

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Affable

Easy to talk to; friendly

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Affectation

A natural or artificial behavior, usually intended to impressed

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Affinity

Sympathy; attraction; kinship; similarity

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Affluent

Rich; prosperous

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Agenda

Program; the things to be done

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Aggregate

Sum total; a collection of separate things mixed together

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Agnostic

One who believes that the existence of a God can be neither proven or disproven

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Agrarian

Relating to land; relating to the management or farming of land

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Alacrity

Cheerful eagerness or readiness to respond

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Allege

To a certain without proof

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Alleviate

To relieve, usually temporarily or incompletely; to make bearable; to lessen

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Allocate

To distribute; to assign; to a lot

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Alloy

A combination of two or more things, usually metals