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Admonish

warn strongly

Adorn

be beautiful to look at

Adroit

skillful (or showing skill) in adapting means to ends

Adulation

servile flattery

Adumbrate

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

Adverse

in an opposing direction

Advocate

push for something

Aerial

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

Aesthetic

concerning or characterized by an appreciation of beauty or good taste

Affable

diffusing warmth and friendliness

Affinity

a natural attraction or feeling of kinship

Affluent

having an abundant supply of money or possessions of value

Affront

a deliberately offensive act

Aggrandize

add details to

Behemoth

a person of exceptional importance and reputation

Benevolent

generous in providing aid to others

Benign

pleasant and beneficial in nature or influence

Bequeath

leave or give by will after one's death

Berate

censure severely or angrily

Bereft

sorrowful through loss or deprivation

Beseech

ask for or request earnestly

Bias

a partiality that prevents objective consideration of an issue or situation

Circumspect

heedful of potential consequences

Circumvent

beat through cleverness and wit

Clairvoyant

foreseeing the future

Clamor

loud and persistent outcry from many people

Clandestine

conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods

Deface

mar or spoil the appearance of

Defamatory

(used of statements) harmful and often untrue

Defer

submit or yield to another's wish or opinion

Deferential

showing deference

Defile

spot, stain, or pollute

Deft

skillful in physical movements

Defunct

having ceased to exist or live

Delegate

give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)

Deleterious

harmful to living things

Deliberate

with care and dignity

Delineate

describe in vivid detail

Elaborate

developed or executed with care and in minute detail

Elated

exultantly proud and joyful

Elegy

a mournful poem

Elicit

derive by reason

Eloquent

expressing yourself readily, clearly, effectively

Elucidate

make clear and (more) comprehensible

Elude

avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)

Emaciated

very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold

Embellish

make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.

Fatuous

complacently or inanely foolish

Fecund

capable of producing offspring or vegetation

Felicitous

exhibiting an agreeably appropriate manner or style

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