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Flashcards in word smart list 12 Deck (10):
1

assimilate

v. to take in; to absorb; to learn thoroughly

2

assuage

v. to soothe; to pacify; to ease the pain of; to relieve

3

astute

adj. shrewd; keen in judgment

4

atheist

n. one who does not believe in the existence of any god or divine being

5

attrition

n. gradual wearing away, weakening, or loss

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audacity

n. boldness; reckless daring; impertinence

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augment

v. to make bigger ; to add to; to increase

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auspicious

adj. favorable; promising; pointing to a good result

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austere

adj. unadorned; stern; forbidding; without excess

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autocratic

adj. ruling with absolute authority; extremely bossy

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