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Adulterate

To contaminate
To make impure

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Adverse

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

Unnatural or artificial nature
Intended to impress

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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

A collection of separate things mixed together
Sum total

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Agnostic

One who believes that the existence if a god can be neither proven or disproven

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Agrarian

Having to do with land
Relating to the management of a farm

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Alacrity

Cheerful eagerness or readiness to respond

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Allege

To assert without proof

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Alleviate

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

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Allocate

To distribute
To assign
To allot

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Alloy

A combination of two or more things, usually metals

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Allusion

An indirect reference(of a literary work)
A hint

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Aloof

Uninvolved
Standing off
Keeping one's distance

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Altruism

Selflessness
Generosity
Devotion to the interests of others

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Ambience

Atmosphere
Mood
Feeling

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Ambiguous

Unclear in meaning
Confusing
Capable of being interpreted in many different ways.

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Ambivalent

Undecided
Having opposing feelings simultaneously

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Ameliorate

To make better or more tolerable

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Amenable

Obedient
William to give in to the wishes of another
Agreeable

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Amenity

Pleasantness
Attractive or comfortable feature