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Adroit

skillful; deft

Aesthetic

having to do with artistic beauty

Agog

highly excited by eagerness

Ambivalence

indecision; experiencing contradictory emotions

Ambulatory

of or for walking; capable of walking

Ancillary

helping; providing assistance; subordinate

Animated

having life; alive; filled with activity, vigor, or spirit

Animosity

having a feeling of ill-will; bitter hostility

Annals

descriptive record; history

Annex

to add or attach

Antagonist

the person or thing working against the protagonist or hero of the work. When this is a person, he is usually called villain

Anecdote

a brief story, usually told as an example to illustrate a point

Antonyms

words that have the opposite general meaning

Appositive

A word or groups of words that renames a noun. Examples: My favorite month, October

Body

the middle paragraphs of the essay that develop to support thesis

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