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ascribe

(v.)
to assign, credit, attribute to

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aspersion

(n.)
a curse, expression of ill-will

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aspire

(v.)
to long for, aim toward

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assail

(v.)
to attack

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assess

(v.)
to evaluate

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assiduous

(adj.)
hard-working, diligent

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assuage

(v.)
to ease, pacify

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astute

(adj.)
very clever, crafty

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asylum

1. (n.)
a place of refuge, protection, a sanctuary
2. (n.)
an institution in which the
insane are kept

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atone

(v.)
to repent, make amends

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atrophy

(v.)
to wither away, decay

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attain

(v.)
to achieve, arrive at

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attribute

1. (v.)
to credit, assign
2. (n.)
a facet or trait

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atypical

(adj.)
not typical, unusual

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audacious

(adj.)
excessively bold

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audible

(adj.)
able to be heard

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augment

(v.)
to add to, expand

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auspicious

(adj.)
favorable, indicative of good things

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austere

(adj.)
very bare, bleak

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avarice

(n.)
excessive greed