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  1. abate
    to lessen in intensity
  2. abridge
    to reduce in length
  3. abstemious
    sparing in eatingĀ and drinking
  4. abstract
    to remove, a summary, not concrete
  5. abstruse
    difficult to understand
  6. accessible
    able to be reached
  7. acclaim
    announce with great approval
  8. accolade
    expression of approval
  9. acknowledge
    admit
  10. acquiesce
    agree without protesting
  11. acrid
    bitter in taste or odor
  12. acrimonious
    bitter in words or manner
  13. adherent
    someone who follows a leader
  14. adroit
    having skill in coping with situations
  15. adulation
    excessive admiration
  16. adversary
    someone who opposes
  17. adversity
    negatively-affecting force
  18. advocate
    speak in favor of
  19. aesthetic
    pertaining to beauty
  20. affable
    easy to talk to
  21. affirmation
    positive statement
  22. alacrity
    enthusiasm
  23. alleviate
    make more bearable
  24. allusion
    hinted reference
  25. aloof
    emotionally or physically distant
  26. altruistic
    unselfish
  27. ambiguous
    misleading
  28. ambivalence
    state of having conflicting emotions
  29. amorphous
    lacking shape or definition
  30. anachronism
    something out of place chronologically
  31. analogous
    showing a similarity
  32. anarchy
    political and social disorder; no leader
  33. anecdote
    brief summary of a supposedly interesting incident
  34. animosity
    hatred
  35. anomaly
    irregularity
  36. antagonism
    hostility
  37. antipathy
    deep-seated dislike
  38. apathy
    lack of concern
  39. appease
    soothe
  40. apprehension
    fear of future evil
  41. appropriate
    take possession of
  42. arbitrary
    biased
  43. archaic
    outdated
  44. ardent
    passionate
  45. articulate
    clear
  46. ascendancy
    position of dominance
  47. ascetic
    self-denying
  48. assiduous
    hardworking
  49. assuage
    put an end to
  50. assumption
    something taken for granted
  51. astute
    shrewd, clever
  52. atrophy
    wither, waste away
  53. attribute
    to explain by pointing out a cause
  54. augment
    increase
  55. austere
    stern
  56. autonomous
    independent
  57. banal
    lacking originality
  58. bane
    source of harm or ruin
  59. belie
    give a false impression
  60. belittle
    make something or someone seem less
  61. benevolent
    kind
  62. benign
    gentle
  63. bleak
    cheerless
  64. bolster
    reinforce
  65. brevity
    briefness
  66. buttress
    support
  67. cacophonous
    marked by harsh sound
  68. cajole
    persuade in the face of reluctance
  69. calculated
    intended
  70. candor
    open honesty
  71. capitulate
    surrender
  72. capricious
    unpredictable
  73. captivate
    fascinate, attract
  74. catalyst
    something that causes a change to occur
  75. censorious
    highly critical
  76. censure
    harshly criticize
  77. cliche
    overused term, worn-out expression
  78. coercion
    force, threat of violence
  79. cogent
    convincing, persuasive
  80. coherence
    consistency
  81. cohesion
    unity
  82. collaborate
    work together
  83. colloquial
    less formal, familiar
  84. commemorate
    honor the memory of
  85. compile
    gather together
  86. complacency
    self-satisfaction
  87. complement
    make something perfect
  88. compliance
    in accordance, meeting requirements
  89. composure
    mental calmness
  90. comprehensive
    thorough
  91. concede
    admit
  92. conciliatory
    reconciling
  93. concise
    brief
  94. concur
    agree
  95. condone
    treat as if harmless
  96. conflagration
    great fire
  97. confound
    confuse
  98. conjecture
    guess
  99. consensus
    majority agreement
  100. constraint
    limitation

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