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aquatic

(adj) relating to water

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arable

(adj) suitable for growing crops

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arbiter

(n) one who can resolve a dispute, make and decision

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arbitrary

(adj) based of factors that appear random

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arbitration

(n) the process or act of resolving a dispute

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arboreal

(adj) of or relating to trees

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arcane

(adj) obscure, secret, known only by a few

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archaic

(adj) of or related to an earlier period or time, outdated

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archetypal

(adj) the most representative or typical example of something

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ardor

(n) extreme vigor, energy, enthusiasm

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arid

(adj) excessively dry

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arrogate

(v) to take without justification

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artifact

(n) a remaining piece from an extinct culture or place

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artisan

(n) a craftsman

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ascertain

(v) to perceive, learn

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ascetic

(adj) practicing restraint as a means of self-discipline, usually religious

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ascribe

(v) to assign, credit, attribute to

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aspersion

(n) a curse, expression of ill-will

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aspire

(v) to long for, aim toward

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assail

(v) to attack

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assess

(v) to evaluate

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assiduous

(adj) hard working, diligent

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assuage

(v) to ease, pacify

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astute

(adj) very clever, crafty

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asylum

(n) a place of refuge, protection, a sanctuary

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(n) an institution in which the insane are kept

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atone

(v) to repent, make amends

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atrophy

(v) to wither away, to decay

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attain

(v) to achieve, arrive at

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attribute

(v) to credit, assign

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(n) a facet or trait

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atypical

(adj) not typical, unusual

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audacious

(adj) extremely bold

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audible

(adj) able to be heard

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augment

(v) to add to, expand

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auspicious

(adj) favorable, indicative of good things

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austere

(adj) very bare, bleak

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avarice

(n) excessive greed

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avenge

(v) to seek revenge

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aversion

(n) a particular dislike for something

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balk

(v) to stop, block abruptly

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ballad

(n) a love song

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banal

(adj) dull, commonplace

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bane

(n) a burden

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