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allocat

to distribute, to assign, to allot

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allege

to assert without proof

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alacrity

cheerful eagerness or readiness to respond

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agnostic

one who believes that the existence of a god can be neither proven nor disproven

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aggregate

sum total, a collection of separate things mixed together

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agrarian

relating to land, relating the management or farming of land

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affluent

rich, prosperous

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affinity

sympathy, attraction, kinship, similarity

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affectation

unnatural or artificial behavior, usually intended to impress

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affable

easy to talk to, friendly,

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adverse

unfavorable, antagonistic

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adulterate

to contaminate, to make impure

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adulation

wild or excessive admiration, flattery

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adroit

skillful, desterous, clever, shrewed, socially at ease

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admonish

to scold gently, to warn

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adherent

follower, supporter, believer

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acumen

keenness of judgment, mental sharpness

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acrimonious

full of spite, bitter, nasty

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acrid

harsh, like acid

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acquiesce

to comply passively, to accept, to assent, to agree

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acerbic

bitter sour, severe

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accolad

an award, an honor

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abysmal

extremely hopeless or wrtched, bottomless

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abstruse

hard to understand

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abstinent

abbstaining, voluntarily not doing something, eps. something pleasant that is bad for you ro has a bad reputation

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absolve

to forgive or to free from blame, to free from isn, to free from an obligation

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absolute

total, unlimited, perfect

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abortive

unsuccessful

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abnegate

to deny oenself things, to reject, to renounce

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abject

hopeless, extremely sad and servile, defeated, utterly bummed out

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aberration

something not typical, a deviation from the standard

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abdicate

to step down from a position of power or responsibility

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abate

to subside, to reduce

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abash

to make ahsamed, to embarrass