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Abrasive

N: any material used for polishing
Adj: tending to annoy; causing abrasion

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Acquiesce

V: to submit or comply silently 

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Adulation

N: excessive flattery or admiration

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Aesthetic

Adj: pertaining to a sense of the Beautiful; characterized by a love of beauty 

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Affluent

Adj: wealthy

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Alacrity 

N: cheerful readiness, promptness, willingness

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Alleviate

V: to make easier to endure

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Altruism

N: the practice of unselfish concern for the welfare of others

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Ambulatory

Adj: pertaining to or capable of walking

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Amity 

N: friendship; peaceful harmony 

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Anachronism

Adj: pertaining to something out of historical (chronological) order

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Analgesic

N: a remedy that relieves pain

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Anecdote

N: a short, amusing story, often biographical

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Anomaly

N: a deviation from the rule, something odd, strange or out of place

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Antediluvian

Adj: from before (Noah's) flood