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Word Meaning with Alphabet "A"

  • Abdicate - Verb - To renounce or relinquish a throne, right, power, claim, responsibility, or the like, especially in a formal manner: The aging founder of the firm decided to abdicate.
  • Abjure - Verb - To renounce, repudiate, or retract, especially with formal solemnity; recant: to abjure one's errors.
  • Accept - Verb - To take or receive (something offered); receive with approval or favor: to accept a present; to accept a proposal.
  • Accolades - Noun - Any award, honor, or laudatory notice: The play received accolades from the press.
  • Active - Adjective - Engaged in action; characterized by energetic work, participation, etc.; busy: an active life.
  • Adage - Noun - A traditional saying expressing a common experience or observation; proverb.
  • Adept - Adjective - Very skilled; proficient; expert: an adept juggler.
  • Admonish - Verb - To caution, advise, or counsel against something.
  • Adulation - Noun - Excessive devotion to someone; servile flattery.
  • Affirming - Verb - To state or assert positively; maintain as true: to affirm one's loyalty to one's country; He affirmed that all was well.
  • Affront - Noun - A personally offensive act or word; deliberate act or display of disrespect; intentional slight; insult: an affront to the king.
  • Agility - Noun - The power of moving quickly and easily; nimbleness: exercises demanding agility.
  • Alacrity - Noun - Cheerful readiness, promptness, or willingness: We accepted the invitation with alacrity.
  • Alleviate - Verb - To make easier to endure; lessen; mitigate: to alleviate sorrow; to alleviate pain.
  • Altruistic - Adjective - Unselfishly concerned for or devoted to the welfare of others ( opposed to egoistic).
  • Aphorism - Noun - A terse saying embodying a general truth.
  • Apothegm - Noun - A short, pithy, instructive saying; a terse remark or aphorism.
  • Appease - Verb - To bring to a state of peace, quiet, ease, calm, or contentment; pacify; soothe: to appease an angry king.
  • Approbation - Noun - Approval; commendation.
  • Arduous - Adjective - Requiring great exertion; laborious; difficult: an arduous undertaking.
  • Arrogant - Adjective - Making claims or pretensions to superior importance or rights; overbearingly assuming; insolently proud: an arrogant public official.
  • Artless - Adjective - Free from deceit, cunning, or craftiness; ingenuous: an artless child.
  • Asinine - Adjective - Foolish, unintelligent, or silly; stupid: It is surprising that supposedly intelligent people can make such asinine statements.
  • Aspersion - Noun - A damaging or derogatory remark or criticism; slander: casting aspersions on a campaign rival.
  • Assiduous - Adjective - Constant; unremitting: assiduous reading.
  • Assuage - Verb - To make milder or less severe; relieve; ease; mitigate: to assuage one's grief; to assuage one's pain.
  • Astute - Adjective - Of keen penetration or discernment; sagacious: an astute analysis.
  • Audacious - Adjective - Extremely bold or daring; recklessly brave; fearless: an audacious explorer.
  • Augury - Noun - The art or practice of an augur; divination.
  • Authoritarianism - Adjective - Favoring complete obedience or subjection to authority as opposed to individual freedom: authoritarian principles; authoritarian attitudes.
  • Autonomy - Noun - Independence or freedom, as of the will or one's actions: the autonomy of the individual.
  • Avarice - Noun - Insatiable greed for riches; inordinate, miserly desire to gain and hoard wealth.

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Astute - adjective - of keen penetration or discernment; sagacious: an astute analysis.

Burlesque - Noun - An artistic composition, especially literary or dramatic, that, for the sake of laughter, vulgarizes lofty material or treats ordinary material with mock dignity.

Cloying - Adjective - Overly ingratiating or sentimental.

Demure - Adjective - characterized by shyness and modesty; reserved.

Expurgate - Verb - to purge or cleanse of moral offensiveness.

Fawning - Noun - a young deer, especially an unweaned one.

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