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Approbation

Approval; commendation

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Appropriate

To allocate or set aside for a specific purpose

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Ardent

Impassioned; fiery

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Artful

Skillful and cunning

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Ascetic

Austere, self-denying

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Askew

Crooked; off balance, awry

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Assuage

To calm soothe or pacify

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Audacity

Boldness, daring

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Austere

Severely simple; strictly plain

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Autonomous

Independent, self governing

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Avarice

Greed, lust for wealth

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Axiom

A self-evident, universal truth

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Banal

Trite; plain; commonplace

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Bastion

Fortress; stronghold

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Belabor

To attack verbally, or overemphasize

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Bellicose

Quarrelsome; warlike

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Bereaved

Deprived, usually by the loss of a loved one

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Bibliophile

A book collector, one who loves books

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Bilk

To scam, cheat, or avoid payment

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Blight

A destroying, or sickening force, typically a sickness or a plague