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Approbation

Approval; commendation

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Appropriate

To set aside for a particular purpose; to set aside for private use; to take without permission

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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; skewed awry

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Assuage

To relieve, sooth, pacify

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Audacity

Boldness; daring

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Austere

Strict; severely simple

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Autonomous

Independent; self-governing

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Avarice

Greed; inordinate desire for wealth

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Axiom

A universally recognized truth; something self-evident

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Banal

Ordinary; common place; trite

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Bastian

Fortress; stronghold

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Belabor

To harp on; to attack verbally; to beat with blows

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Bellicose

Quarrelsome; warlike

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Bereaved

Deprived (usually by loss of a loved one)

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Bibliophile

One who loves books; a book collector

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Bilk

To cheat, swindle; to avoid payment

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Blight

Something that injures or destroys