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Android

n. a robot with a human appearance

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Anecdote

n. a short and amusing or interesting story about a real incident or person

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Angler

n. a person who fishes with a rod and line

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Angst

n. - a feeling of deep anxiety or dread, typically an unfocused one about the human condition or the state of the world in general; - a feeling of persistent worry about something trivial

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Animosity

n. strong hostility, dislike, hatred

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Animus

n. - hostility or ill feeling; - motivation to do something

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Anodyne

n. a painkilling drug or medicine adj. inoffensive

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Antagonism

n. - active hostility or opposition; - interference with the action of one substance by another

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Antics

n. foolish, outrageous, or amusing behavior

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Antidote

n. - a medicine taken or given to counteract a particular poison - something that counteracts or neutralizes an unpleasant feeling or situation

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Aphorism

n. - a concise statement of a scientific principle - a general truth or piece of advice (“if it ain't broke, don't fix it.”)

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Apocalypse

n. - an event involving destruction or damage on an awesome or catastrophic scale - the complete final destruction of the world, esp. as described in the biblical book of Revelation

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Apparition

n. - a ghost or ghostlike image of a person; - the appearance of something remarkable or

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Appease

v. relieve or satisfy a demand or a feeling

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Appeasement

n. act of fulfilling or pacifying a demand

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Apperceptive

adj. someone who makes sense of an idea by connecting it to the ideas he or she already knows

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Appraise

v. set a price on; assess the value or quality of something

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Apprehend

v. - arrest for a crime - understand or perceive

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Arbiter

n. - a person who settles a dispute or has ultimate authority in a matter - a person whose views or actions have great influence over trends in social behavior

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Arboreal

adj. of or related to trees

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Arcade

n. - a covered walkway with stores or arches along one or both sides - short for video arcade

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Archipelago

n. a group of islands

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Ardor

n. enthusiasm or passion

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Arduous

adj. involving or requiring strenuous effort; difficult and tiring

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n. a robot with a human appearance

Android

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n. a short and amusing or interesting story about a real incident or person

Anecdote

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n. a person who fishes with a rod and line

Angler

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n. - a feeling of deep anxiety or dread, typically an unfocused one about the human condition or the state of the world in general; - a feeling of persistent worry about something trivial

Angst

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n. strong hostility, dislike, hatred

Animosity

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n. - hostility or ill feeling; - motivation to do something

Animus

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n. a painkilling drug or medicine adj. inoffensive

Anodyne

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n. - active hostility or opposition; - interference with the action of one substance by another

Antagonism

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n. foolish, outrageous, or amusing behavior

Antics

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n. - a medicine taken or given to counteract a particular poison - something that counteracts or neutralizes an unpleasant feeling or situation

Antidote

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n. - a concise statement of a scientific principle - a general truth or piece of advice (“if it ain't broke, don't fix it.”)

Aphorism

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n. - an event involving destruction or damage on an awesome or catastrophic scale - the complete final destruction of the world, esp. as described in the biblical book of Revelation

Apocalypse

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n. - a ghost or ghostlike image of a person; - the appearance of something remarkable or

Apparition

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v. relieve or satisfy a demand or a feeling

Appease

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n. act of fulfilling or pacifying a demand

Appeasement

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adj. someone who makes sense of an idea by connecting it to the ideas he or she already knows

Apperceptive

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v. set a price on; assess the value or quality of something

Appraise

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v. - arrest for a crime - understand or perceive

Apprehend

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n. - a person who settles a dispute or has ultimate authority in a matter - a person whose views or actions have great influence over trends in social behavior

Arbiter

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adj. of or related to trees

Arboreal

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n. - a covered walkway with stores or arches along one or both sides - short for video arcade

Arcade

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n. a group of islands

Archipelago

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n. enthusiasm or passion

Ardor

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adj. involving or requiring strenuous effort; difficult and tiring

Arduous