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Adroit
Skillful in physical activity or in handling difficult situations
Affable
friendly; easygoing
Accolade
An award, or praise
Acclaim
praise; applaud
Abstruse
difficult to understand
Acquiescent
Reluctantly agreeable; complaint
Abstract
theoretical: not concrete
Advocate
Support; plead for; speak on behalf of
Adamant
Refusing to change; stubborn, unyielding
Acrimony
Words or behavior filled w/ harshness or anger
Alienate
to push someone away, or cause him to separate from people
Ambiguous
unclear; vague; having several possible interpretations
Amity
friendship
Altruistic
unselfish, caring
Aloof
detached; apart; indifferent
Ambivalence
indecision; feeling of being pulled in two directions
Amorphous
without form or shape
Ameliorate
to make an unpleasant situation better; to improve
Affirmation
Positive Statement; assertion; agreement
Ambidextrous
Able to use both hands with equal skill
Arbitrary
selected by random choice and without solid reason
Appease
calm; pacify
Apex
top; highest point; summit
Apathy
lack of interest or concern
Antithesis
opposite
Antiquated
to old to be useful; outdated; obsolete
Antagonistic
in hostile competition; opposing
Anathema
a religious curse, or the thing, or the person being cursed
Anarchy
A lack of order; chaos
Analogous
similar
Arcane
secret; mysterious
Archaic
old; antiquated
Arrogant
acting superior; obnoxious; smug; or rude
Articulate
able to speak clearly and effectively
Ascendance
domination; controlling power
Ascetic
A person who rejects physical comfort and luxury for self discipline
Asperity
roughness; harshness; irritability
Assail
attack w/ words or force
Assiduous
persistent; hard-working; diligent; attentive to detail
Assuage
relieve; ease; pacify
Astute
wise; insightfully clever; shrewd
Atrophy
waste away; wither
Audacious
brazen; brash; nervy
Augment
make larger; increase
Auspicious
taking place under promising conditions; likely to succeed
Austere
stern; plain; without luxuries
Avarice
greed
Averse
feeling repelled; wanting to avoid
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