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Adulterate

V. Making impure by adding inferior or tainted substances

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Advent

N. Arrival

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Aerie

N. Nest of a large bird of prey open (Eagle, hawk)

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Affable

Adj. easily approachable; warmly friendly

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Affected

Adj. Artificial; pretended; assumed in order to impress

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Affidavit

N. Written statement made under oath

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Affix

V. Fasten; attach; add on

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Affluence

N. Abundance; wealth

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Affront

N. Insult; offense; intentional act of disrespect

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Aggrandize

V. Increase or intensify

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Aggregate

V. Gather; accumulate

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Agnostic

N. One who is skeptical of the existence or knowability of a God or any ultimate reality

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Alacrity

N. Cheerful promptness

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Alimentary

Adj.supplying nourishment

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Allay

V. Calm; pacify

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Allocate

V. Assign

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Alloy

N. Mixture as of metals

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Alloy (v)

Mix; make less pure; lessen or moderate

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Altercation

N. Noisy quarrel; heated dispute

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Amalgamate

V. Combine; unite in one body

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Ambivalence

N. The state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes

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Ambulatory

Adj. Able to walk; not bedridden

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Ameliorate

V. Improve

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Amenable

Adj. Readily managed; willing to be led