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Abide

to put up with / "to abide by" means to follow

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Absorb

to take in

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Accentuate

emphasize

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Acumen

cleverness; intelligence

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Adapt

to make suitable for a new situation

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Adopt

to make one's own

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Alert

(v) to warn / (adj) ready

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Alienate

to make unfriendly or hostile

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Apparent

obvious; clear

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Applaud

to praise; to clap

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Arouse

to excite; to stir up

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Artsy-Craftsy

seemingly sophisticated but actually tasteless

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Associated

connected (as in ideas)

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Attuned

sensitive to; harmonized with

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Auditor

one who examines financial and tax records

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Beam

to smile happily

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Bibliography

a list of books by subject or author

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Bog

swamp; wet and mushy land

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Bombast

pretentious speech or writing

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Brood

(v) to grieve over, to hatch an egg / (n) offspring born during one hatching