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  1. Aesthetic
  2. Acrimony
  3. Acidity
  4. Accidental
  5. Amenable
  1. a noun: sharpness, harshness, or bitterness of nature, speech, disposition, etc.: The speaker attacked him with great acrimony.
  2. b adj: concerning or characterized by an appreciation of beauty or good taste. Ex. "the aesthetic faculties"; "an aesthetic person"; "aesthetic feeling"; "the illustrations made the book an aesthetic success"
    noun: a philosophical theory or idea of what is aesthetically valid at a given time and place: the clean lines, bare surfaces, and sense of space that bespeak the machine-age aesthetic.
  3. c noun; the property of being sour or sharp
  4. d adj: without intention (especially resulting from heedless action) adjective Ex. "with an inadvertent gesture she swept the vase off the table"; "accidental poisoning"; "an accidental shooting"
    adj: nonessential; incidental; subsidiary
    N: a sign placed before a note indicating a chromatic alteration of its pitch.
  5. e adj: ready or willing to answer, act, agree, or yield; open to influence, persuasion, or advice; agreeable; submissive; tractable: an amenable servant.
    adj: disposed or willing to comply. Ex. "someone amenable to persuasion"; "the spirit indeed is willing but the flesh is weak"- Matthew 26:41
    adj: liable to be called to account; answerable; legally responsible. Ex: You are amenable for this debt.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. n: the most powerful members of a society
    n: a privileged class of people usually of high birth; the nobility
  2. (v.) to have ambitious hopes or plans, strive toward a higher goal, desire earnestly; to ascend
  3. vb: accept (someone) to be what is claimed or accept his power and authority, recognize authority. Ex. "The Crown Prince was acknowledged as the true heir to the throne"; "We do not recognize your gods"
    vb: accept as legally binding and valid, Ex. "acknowledge the deed"
    vb: to accept awareness of...
  4. noun: abundant wealth
    noun: an abundant supply, as of thoughts or words; profusion.
  5. adj: showing unselfish concern for the welfare of others
    noun form: the philosophical doctrine that right action is that which produces the greatest benefit to others
    noun form: the principle or practice of unselfish concern for the welfare of others

5 True/False questions

  1. Abstruseadj: difficult to penetrate. Ex. incomprehensible to one of ordinary understanding or knowledge; "the professor's lectures were so abstruse that students tended to avoid them"; "a deep metaphysical theory"; "some recondite problem in historiography"

    adj: difficult to understand. obscure.


  2. Abasement(v.) to declare or state as truth, maintain or defend, put forward forcefully. To insist, to declare with confidence.


  3. Adversenoun: arrival that has been awaited (especially of something momentous). Ex. "the advent of the computer"
    syn: onset, beginning, commencement, start.


  4. Alleviatevb: to expose to the action or effect of air or to cause air to circulate through. Ex: to aerate milk in order to remove odors.


  5. discomfitverb: frustrate; put to rout; defeat; disconcert; embarrass; perturb


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