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anecdote.noun
a short account of an interesting or humorous incident
plural-anecdotes or anecdota
secret or hitherto undivulged particulars of history or biography
anecdotal.or.anecdotic.adjective
of, characterized by, or full of anecdotes
anecdotalist.noun
anecdotally.adverb

albeit.conjunctive
even though; although; notwithstanding-(clear, albeit cold weather)

adjunct.noun
something attached to another in a dependent or subordinate position; appendage
Grammar a clause or phrase added to a sentence that, while not essential to the sentence's structure, amplifies its meaning, such as for several hours in 'we waited for several hours'
adjunction.noun
adjunctive.adjective

afterall also after all.adverb
in spite of everything to the contrary; nevertheless (we chose to take a plane afterall); everything else having been considered; ultimately (afterall, the fed still is in debt)

askance also askant.adverb
with disapproval, suspicion, or distrust; with a sideways glance; obliquely

acquainted.adjective
known by or familiar with another; informed or familiar (are you fully acquainted with the facts?)
acquaint, acquainted, acquainting, acquaints.transitive verbs
to cause to come to know personally (let me acquaint you with my family); to make familiar (acquainted myself with the controls); to inform (please acquaint us with your plans)

acquaintance.noun
knowledge of a person acquired by a relationship less intimate than friendship; a person whom one knows; knowledge or information about something or someone
acquaintanceship.noun

assay.noun
an analysis or examination; qualitative or quantitative analysis of a substance
assay, assayed, assaying, assays.verbs
transitive verb use.to subject to chemical analysis; to examine by trial or experiment; put to a test (assay one's ability to speak Chinese); to evaluate; assess (assayed the situation before taking action); estimate
intransitive verb use.to be shown by analysis to contain a certain proportion of usually precious metal.
assayable.adjective
assayer.noun

assess, assessed, assessing, assesses.transitive verbs
to determine the value, significance, or extent of; appraise; estimate
assessable.adjective
assessment.noun
the act of assessing; appraisal

asset.noun
a useful or valuable.quality, person, or thing; an advantage or a resource (an agreeable personality is a great asset; proved herself an asset to the company); a valuable item that is owned

anarchy.noun, plural.anarchies
absence of any form of political authority; absence of any cohesive principle, such as a common standard or purpose; political disorder and confusion

avert, averted, averting, averts.transitive verbs
to turn away (avert one's eyes); to ward off (something about to happen); prevent (averted an accident by turning sharply); prevent
avertible or avertable.adjective

adduce, adduced, adducing, adduces.transitive verbs
to cite as an example or means of proof in an argument
adduceable or adducible.adjective

adjure, adjured, adjuring, adjures.transitive verbs
to command or enjoin
adjurer.or.adjuror.noun

address, addressed, addressing, addresses.transitive verbs
to speak to (addressed me in low tones); to direct the efforts or attention of oneself (address oneself to a task); to make a formal speech to; to direct a spoken or written message to the attention of (address a point of concern to the owner; address a letter); to deal with (addressed the issue of lack of snow removal)
address.noun
a formal spoken or written communication (used the proper address for a for his rank); a formal speech; the written or printed directions on mail or other deliverable items indicating destination; the location at which a particular organization or person may be found or reached; the manner or bearing of a person, especially in conversation (his friendly address was appreciated by the audience)
Computer Administration.-.a number used in information storage or retrieval that is assigned to a specific memory location

armament(s).noun
the weapons and supplies of war; all the military forces and war equipment of a country

avoid, avoided, avoiding, avoids.transitive verbs
to stay clear of; shun; to keep from happening (avoid illness with rest and a balanced diet)
avoidable.adjective
avoidably.adverb
avoider.noun

avoidance.noun
the act of shunning or avoiding

alimentary.adjective
concerned with food, nutrition, or digestion as the mouth, taste buds, esophagus, stomach, intestines; providing nourishment

at arm's length
distancing from scrutiny

alienate, alienated, alienating, alienates.transitive verbs
to cause to become unfriendly or hostile; estrange; to cause to become withdrawn or unresponsive; isolate or dissociate emotionally (unfair and unnecessary taxation alienates); turn away; turned off of
alienator.noun

alien.adjective
owing political allegiance to another country; foreign (alien residents); belonging to, characteristic of, or constituting another and very different place, society, or person; strange
alien.noun
an unnaturalized foreign resident of a country; noncitizen; a person from another and very different family, people, or place; an outsider; a creature from outer space (science fiction about an aliens)
alien, aliened, aliening, aliens.transitive verbs
alienate

adscititious.adjective.(pronounced 'ad suh tisch us')
not inherent or essential; derived from something outside

all told.adverb
with everything considered; in all (all told, we won the game)
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