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Adhere

Verb

Stick completely to a surface or substance* [or] believe in and follow the practices of

2

Aloof

Adjective

Not friendly or forthcoming; cool and distant

3

Ambiguous

Adjective

Open to more than one interpretation; having a double meaning

4

Analyze

Verb

Examine in detail, typically for purposes of explanation and interpretation (analysis, analytical)

5

Anecdote

Noun

A short and amusing or interesting story about a real incident or person

6

Antagonize

Verb

Cause someone to become hostile

7

Anticipate

Verb

Regard as probable; expect it predict

8

Apprehensive

Adjective

Anxious or fearful that something bad will happen

9

Arcane

Adjective

Mysterious or secret

10

Assert

Verb

State a fact or belief confidently and forcefully

11

Assess

Verb

Evaluate or estimate the nature, ability, or quality of

12

Attribute

Verb

Regard something as being caused by someone or something

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“To be” verbs

Is, am, are, was, were, be, being, been


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