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Flashcards in Vocab 21-40 Deck (20):
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Aesthetic

Artistic

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Affection

Fake behavior to impress other

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Alacrity

A cheerful readiness or eagerness

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Allege

To assign wrong doing yet to be proven

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Altercation

Angry dispute

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Altruism

Selfless giving , generosity

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Ameliorate

To ease a situation

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Amenable

Going along with the issues of another

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Amenity

Desirable or useful

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Amnesty

Official pardon for those who have broken the law

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Amorous

Strongly moved by love

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Amorphous

Lacking a distinct shape

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Anecdote

Short story about a person

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Antebellum

Before the war

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Antecedent

Coming before in time

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Antipathy

Feeling of dislike

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Apartheid

Racial speciation or injustice

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Apostate

One who deserts his or her faith

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Appellate

Having power to review and reverse

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Adulation

Worship or excessive admiration