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1

abase (v.)

to lower; to humble.

2

abolitionist (n.)

one who opposes slavery.

3

acclimatization (n.)

becoming used to something; getting comfortable.

4

acquiesce (v.)

to go along with; to give in.

5

adjunct

(n.) something attached to a main body.

(adj.) attached to a main body.

6

aesthetic (adj.)

having to do with art or beauty.

7

air (v.)

to bring out into the open.

8

allegory (n.)

symbolic story.

9

altruism (n.)

selflessness, unselfishness; generosity.

10

amorphous (adj.)

not having any set shape.

11

anecdote (n.)

short and amusing story

12

annulment (n.)

cancellation, nullification; the undoing (of something).

13

anterior (adj.)

in front; placed in front or earlier.

14

aperture (n.)

opening; hole.

15

apprehensive (adj.)

worried, anxious; fearful.

16

arcane (adj.)

mysterious and secret.

17

aristocratic (adj.)

high-class, of the aristocracy

18

ascetic

1. (n.) person who refuses bodily pleasures.

2. (adj.) without luxuries.

19

assuage (v.)

calm down, soothe.

20

audacity [to] (n.)

boldness, gall, nerve [to do something].

21

autocracy (n.)

A form of government controlled by one person.