Words That Will Change Your Life 21-30
|anarchist|| N. person who seeks to overturn the established government; advocate of abolishing authority|
*The russian anarchist Bakunin preached a doctrine which resulted in the deaths of 25 heads of state.
|anecdote|| N. short story of an amusing or interesting event|
*Your next door neighbor will have an amusing anecdote about how a teaspoon of Jack Daniels absolutely cured her kids ' teething issues.
|animosity|| N. harsh feelings, enmity, resentment, hatred|
*The negro soldiers feel keenly about the frequent show of racial animosity.
|antagonism|| N. an actively expressed feeling of dislike and hostility|
*As a result there is a deep antagonism between the two peoples.
|antidote|| N. medicine to counteract a poison or disease|
*After administering an antidote, two nurses tried to figure out what had gone wrong.
|antiquated|| ADJ. obsolete, out of fashion, no longer usable|
*The test took too long and it seems antiquated in these modern times.
|apathy|| N. a lack of feeling, emotion, or interest|
*In short voter apathy should have come top of the list by a country mile, not bottom.
|appease|| v. to make calm, soothe; to relieve, satisfy; to yield to|
*He is more affectionate, less screechy and much more easily appeased with a cuddle.
|apprehension|| N. fearful expectation or anticipation|
*However, initial apprehension is soon overcome by the children's excitement.
|arbitrary|| ADJ. unreasonable; based on one's wishes or whims without regard for reason or fairness|
*It's a seemingly arbitrary list that has little in the way of logic - like a lot of things you encounter in here.