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|anonymity|| n. remain nameless, unknown|
I asked the teacher for anonymity when she read my story.
|anticipate|| v. to expect|
Pastor Frank anticipates a big birthday party.
|appease|| v. to satisfy, calm down|
The boss appeased the employees with a raise.
|apprehensive|| adj. anxious, worried|
The storm made the town apprehensive.
|arbitrary|| adj. based on one's own preferences|
My dad makes arbitrary decisions that I do not like.
|ardent|| adj. enthusiastic|
The NFL fans are ardent for their team.
|armored|| adj. possessing a defensive cover|
The armored truck advanced slowly through the gate.
|articulate|| v. to clearly express|
In class she articulated her speech well.
|artless|| adj. simple, not street-smart|
With no training, the young model was very artless.
|aspired|| v. wanted to achieve something|
He aspired to be president.
|austere|| adj. harsh, in its simplest form|
The poor man lived an austere lifestyle in the woods.
|barren|| adj. deserted. |
The desert was barren in the hot weather.
|blithe|| adj. cheerful|
The partygoers were blithe when the guest of honor arrived.
|bounds|| v. leaps forward|
The frog bounds across the road in the dark.
|brandished|| v. move something in a threatening manner|
The soldier brandished a knife in the assault.