2017 Pre-AP Vocabulary #2

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Acumen
Keen, quick, accurate insight or judgment
Adamant
refusing to be persuaded or to change one's mind
Admonish
warn or reprimand someone firmly
Adumbrate
to sketch out in a vague way
Adverse
Undesired, possibly harmful
Advocate
to recommend; to speak in favor of
Affluent
rich, wealthy
Aggrandize
to increase in greatness, power, or wealth
Alacrity
brisk and cheerful readiness, eagerness
Alias
an assumed name