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alleviate

(v.)
to relieve, make more bearable

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allocate

(v.)
to distribute, set aside

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aloof

(adj.)
reserved, distant

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altercation

(n.)
a dispute, fight

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amalgamate

(v.)
to bring together, unite

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ambiguous

(adj.)
uncertain, variably interpretable

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ambivalent

(adj.)
having opposing feelings

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ameliorate

(v.)
to improve

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amenable

(adj.)
willing, compliant

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amenity

(n.)
an item that increases comfort

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amiable

(adj.)
friendly

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amicable

(adj.)
friendly

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amorous

(adj.)
showing love, particularly sexual

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amorphous

(adj.)
without definite shape or type

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anachronistic

(adj.)
being out of correct chronological order

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analgesic

(n.)
something that reduces pain

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analogous

(adj.)
similar to, so that an analogy can be drawn

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anarchist

(n.)
one who wants to eliminate all government

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anathema

(n.)
a cursed, detested person

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anecdote

(n.)
a short, humorous account