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Abashed

embarrassed

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Abet

to encourage someone to commit an offense

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Abut

to touch along a border

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Admirable

worthy of respect

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Aerodynamics

the effect of air moving on things

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Affluent

wealthy

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Agronomist

one who studies farming

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Alarm

(n) sudden warning / (v) to frighten

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Amenable

willing

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Amplification

increase in intensity or volume / addition

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Antithesis

opposite

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Apologetic

regretful

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Arboretum

place where trees are grown for scientific study

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Archive

historical document or record / place where historical records are kept

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Automation

robot / one who works mechanically and without thinking

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Avenge

to get revenge; retaliate

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Axiom

generally accepted truth

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Azalea

a flower-bearing plant resembling a shrub

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Banter

(n) good natured teasing / (v) to tease in a good natured way

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Bleary

blurred