← ACT/SAT prep Export Options Alphabetize Word-Def Delimiter Tab Comma Custom Def-Word Delimiter New Line Semicolon Custom Data Copy and paste the text below. It is read-only. Select All Apprehensive ADJ Apprehension(n) Tension; worry I apprehensively stood up to the bully at lunch. Apprehensive at the thought of attending the festival. Arbitrary ADJ Arbitrarily(adv) Decision w/o reason; done randomly My boss made an arbitrary decision to reassign me to another division without any explanation about why. Arbitrary executions, cruel or degrading treatment and reprisals are prohibited. Archaic ADJ Out-dated; very old The word "thou" is archaic for "you". Articulate ADJ/V Articulation(n) Speaks with precision She Expressed her complicated feelings in a very articulate way; i knew exactly what she meant. Clare Benedict, the highly articulate hen, holds the stage. Artisan N Artisan(ADJ) Skilled Craftsman The Artisan bread tastes unique, as if made by an Artisan. Most of our products are hand mae by Artisans, using local organic ingredients when possible. Ascend V Ascension(n) To rise above He ascended the company's ranks to vice-president. I felt as though the clouds lifted me up as i ascended into heaven. Ascetic ADJ -ally (adv) One choosing to live w/o material wealth She has very few house decorations and wears only a few outfits because she lives an ascetic lifestyle. Most monks who have given their lives to the church live a completly ascetic lifestyle. Aspire V Aspiration(n) To reach for a goal Bixie aspires to be a singer and performer. Aspire to become the most powerful man in the world. Astute ADJ -ly(adv) Witty; intelligent; apt Trinko made an astute comment about how the women's rights movement changed American culture. People who take out these loans are not financially astute. Ardent ADJ -ly(adv) Intense, strong belief There are many ardent Buckeye fans in columbus. I am still an ardent member of the society and an equally ardent follower of events at brooklands, albeit from afar. Augment V -ation(n) To raise in strength; to increase, enlarge His part-time job augmented his total salary by $10,000. Augmented by various donations. Austere ADJ Austerity(n) W/o fancy decoration; sever appearance; strict, serious manner The austerity of the prison cell and the general environment sent a clear message that this was not play time and no prisoner was allowed to show his personal stye. Austere in some ways, aloof in others.