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Apotheosis

elevation to godhood; an ideal example of something

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Appall

Dismay; shock

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Apparatus

Equipment

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Apparition

Ghost, phantom

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Appease

Pacify or soothe; relieve

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Appellation

Name; title

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Append

Attach

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Application

Diligent attention

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Apposite

Appropriate; fitting

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Appraise

Estimate value of

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Apprehend

Arrest

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Apprehension

Fear

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Apprenticeship

Time spent as a novice

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Apprise

Inform

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Approbation

Approval

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Appropriate

Acquire

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Apropos

With reference to, regarding to

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Aptitude

Fitness, talent

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Aquatic

Pertaining to water

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Aquiline

Curved, hooked

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Arable

Fit for growing crops

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Arbiter

A person with power to decide a dispute

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Arbitrary

Capricious

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Arbitrator

Judge

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Arcade

A covered passageway

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Arcane

Secret, mysterious

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Archetype

Prototype, primitive pattern

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Archipelago

group of closely related islands

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Arduous

Hard, strenuous

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Arid

Dry, barren

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Aristocracy

Hereditary nobility, privileged class

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Armada

Fleet of warships

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Aromatic

Fragrant

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Arousal

Awakening; provocation

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Arraign

Charge in court

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Array

Marshal; draw up in order

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Arrears

Being in debt

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Arrest

Stop or slow down

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Arroyo

Gully

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Arsenal

Storage place for military equipment

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Articulate

Effective, distinct

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Artifice

Deception, trickery

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Artless

Without guile

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Ascendancy

Controlling influence, domination

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Ascertain

Find out for certain

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Ascetic

Practicing self-denial, austere

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Ascribe

Refer, attribute

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Aseptic

Preventing infection

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Ashen

Ash-colored

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Asinine

Stupid

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Askew

Crookedly, slanted

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Asperity

Sharpness

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Aspersion

Slander, slur

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Aspirant

Having ambitions to achieve something, typically to follow a particular career

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Aspire

Seek to attain

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Assail

Assault

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Assay

Analyze, evaluate

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Assent

Agree, accept

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Assert

Declare or state with confidence

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Assiduous

Dilligent

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Assuage

Ease or lessen