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appraise

to assess the worth or value of

adhere

to stick; to flllow devoutly

agile

quick, nimble

adept

extremely skilled

adamant

impervious, immovable, unyielding

altercation

noisy quarrel

aloof

remote in manner

allocate

distribute according to a plan or set apart for a special purpose

alleviate

provide physical relief, as from pain

allay

lessen the intensity of or calm

allege

report or maintain

affinity

a natural attraction or feeling of kinship, a natural attraction or feeling of kinship

affable

diffusing warmth and friendliness

aesthetic

(philosophy) a philosophical theory as to what is beautiful

aerial

in or belonging to the air or operating (for or by means of aircraft or elevated cables) in the air

advocate

a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea

adverse

in an opposing direction, contrary to your interests or welfare

adumbrate

describe roughly or briefly or give the main points or summary of

affluent

having an abundant supply of money or possessions of value

affront

a deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of an affront, treat, mention, or speak to rudely

abase

cause to feel shame

abdicate

give up, such as power, as of monarchs and emperors, or duties and obligations

abduct

take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom

aberration

a state or condition markedly different from the norm

abet

assist or encourage, usually in some wrongdoing

abhor

detest; hate

abject

most unfortunate or miserable

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