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adumbrate

(v.)
to sketch out in a vague way

2

adverse

(adj.)
antagonistic, unfavorable, dangerous

3

advocate

1.(v.)
to argue in favor of something
2. (n.)
a person
who argues in favor of something

4

aerial

(adj.)
somehow related to the air

5

aesthetic

(adj.)
artistic, related to the appreciation of beauty

6

affable

(adj.)
friendly, amiable

7

affinity

(n.)
a spontaneous feeling of closeness

8

affluent

(adj.)
rich, wealthy

9

affront

(n.)
an insult

10

aggrandize

(v.)
to increase or make greater

11

aggregate

1. (n.)
a whole or total
2. (v.)
to gather into a
mass

12

aggrieved

(adj.)
distressed, wronged, injured

13

agile

(adj.)
quick, nimble

14

agnostic

(adj.)
believing that the existence of God cannot be proven or disproven

15

agriculture

(n.)
farming

16

aisle

(n.)
a passageway between rows of seats

17

alacrity

(n.)
eagerness, speed

18

alias

(n.)
a false name or identity

19

allay

(v.)
to soothe, ease

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allege

(v.)
to assert, usually without proof