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artifact.noun,.plural.artifacts
any object made by human work

artificial.adjective
humanly contrived often on a natural model; man made (an artificial limb; artificial diamonds); lacking in natural or spontaneous quality (an artificial smile; an artificial excitement); imitation; sham (artificial flavor)
artificiality, artificialness-nouns
artificially.adverb

articulate.adjective
endowed with the power of speech; expressing oneself easily in clear and effective language (an articulate speaker); characterized by the use of clear, expressive language; composed of distinct, meaningful syllables or words, as human speech
articulate, articulated, articulating, articulates.verbs
transitive verb use.to pronounce.distinctly and carefully; enunciate; to utter.(a speech sound) by making the necessary movements of the speech organs (tongue, vocal cords); to express in coherent verbal form; give words to (could articulate the scene well)
intransitive verb use.to speak clearly and distinctly; to utter a speech sound
Anatomy:.to form a joint; be jointed (the thighbone articulates with the bones of the hip; an articulated transit bus)
articulately.adverb
articulateness.or.articulacy.noun
articulation.noun
the act of vocal expression; utterance or enunciation (an articulation of the group's sentiments; the act or manner of producing a speech sound; a jointing together or being jointed together as an articulated transit bus; the method or manner of jointing; a joint between two separable parts, as a leaf and a stem; a node or a space on a stem between two nodes
articulatory.or.articulative.adjective

accession.noun,.plural.accessions
the attainment of a dignity or rank (the queen's accession to the throne); something that has been acquired or added; an acquisition; an increase by means of something added; the addition to or increase in value of property by means of improvements or natural growth; the right of a proprietor to ownership of such addition or increase; agreement or assent; access; admittance; a sudden outburst
accession, accessioned, accessioning, accessions.transitive verbs
to record in the order of acquisition (a curator accessioning newly acquired paintings)
accessional.adjective

ascension.noun,.plural.ascensions
the act or process of ascending; ascent; in astronomy, the rising of a star above the horizon; the bodily rising of Emmanuel into heaven on the 40th day after his Resurrection.
ascensional.adjective
ascend, ascended, ascending, ascends.intransitive verbs
to climb; to go up; move upward; rise
transitive verb use.to move upward upon or along; climb (ascended the mountain); to succeed to; occupy (ascended the company chair after her father)
ascendable.or.ascendible.adjective
that can be ascended
ascendence or ascendance.noun
ascendancy
ascendency or ascendancy.noun
the quality or state of being in the ascendent; domination 
ascendent or ascendant.adjective
inclining or moving upward; ascending or rising; dominant in position or influence; superior
ascendent.noun
the position or state of being dominant or in control (a policy currently in the ascendant; an ancestor
ascending; rising
ascender.noun,.plural.ascenders
a person or thing that ascends
ascending.adjective
that ascends
ascent.noun,.plural.ascents
the act or process of rising or going upward; an upward slope or incline

assent, assented, assenting, assents.intransitive verbs
to agree to something especially after thoughtful consideration; concur
assent, assentor.or.assenter.nouns
agreement; concurrence (reached assent on a course of action); acquiescence; consent (gave my assent to the plan)
synonyms.consent, accede, acquiesce, agree, subscribe
assenter.or.assentor.noun
assentingly.adverb
assentive.adjective
assentiveness-noun

assertion.noun,.plural.assertions
declaration; positive statement
assert, asserted, asserting, asserts.transitive verbs
to state or express positively; affirm (asserted his innocence); to defend or maintain (one's rights, for example); to put (oneself) forward boldly or forcefully in an effort to make an opinion known, for example: 'I had to assert myself in the meeting in order to ensure acquisition of the new book'.
assertable or assertible.adjective
asserter or assertor.noun,.plural.asserters or assertors
assertive.adjective
inclined to bold or confident assertion; aggressively.self-assuredassertively.adverb
assertiveness.noun

ascertain, ascertained, ascertaining, ascertains.transitive verbs
to find out with certainty, as through examination or experimentation; to make certain in the mind; discover (questioned the children to ascertain what happened)
ascertainably.adverb
ascertainment.noun
ascertainable.adjective
ascertainableness, ascertainment.nouns

asceticism.noun
common in many eastern religions is practicing strict self denial as a measure of personal and especially spiritual discipline; austere in appearance, manner or attitude; severe
ascetic.noun,.plural.ascetics
ascetically.adverb
ascetic, ascetical.adjectives

ascribe, ascribed, ascribing, ascribes.transitive verbs
to impute, attribute to a specific cause (ascribed the good harvest to abundant sunshine and adequate rain); to put onto someone (the work we noticed was ascribed to you; ascribed his good deeds to another so the credit for them would be regarded as belonging to her); to regard as belonging as a quality or attribute; implies assignment to someone of something that may reasonably be deduced; to assign as a quality or characteristic
ascription.noun,.plural.ascriptions
the act of ascribing; a statement that ascribes
ascriptive.adjective

asexual.adjective
having no evident sex or sex organs; sexless; relating to, produced by or involving reproduction that occurs without the union of male and female gametes; lacking interest in or desire for sex
asexually.adverb
asexuality.noun

Ash Wednesday
the seventh Wednesday before Easter and the first day of Lent, on which many Catholic Christians receive a mark of ashes on the forehead as a token of penitence and mortality

aspect.noun,.plural.aspects
a way in which something can be viewed by the mind; view; the appearance of a thing as seen from a specific point

aspire, aspired, aspiring, aspires.intransitive verbs
to seek to attain or accomplish a particular goal (aspired to a career in a discipline that provides help to others); ascend, soar
aspiringly.adverb
aspirer.noun
aspiration.noun,.plural.aspirations
someone's aspirations are their desire to achieve things; strong desire for high achievement; an object of such desire; an ambition (he had aspiration to be an inventor); the act of breathing in; inhalation; a speech sound produced with an aspirate
aspirational.adjective
if you describe something or someone as aspirational, you mean that they have strong hopes of moving toward some ideal that would be an improvement (the couple had an aspirational goal of bringing their family closer together by more frequently having relatives over for dinner)
aspirationally.adverb

aspirate, aspirated, aspirating, aspirates.transitive verbs
to draw into the lungs; inhale
aspirate.noun
a speech sound followed by a puff of breath

adscititious.adjective.(pronounced 'ads suh tish is')
added or derived from an external source; additional; neither.inherent.nor.essential; added to supplement (adscititious remarks)
adscititiously.adverb

assiduous.adjective.(pronounce 'a sid you us')
constant in application or attention; diligent (an assiduous worker who strove for perfection); unceasing; persistent (assiduous research)
assiduously.adverb
assiduousness.noun
assiduity.noun,.plural.assiduities
persistent application or diligence; unflagging effort; often assiduities; constant personal attention and often obsequious.solicitude

assume, assumed, assuming, assumes.transitive verbs
assume has a somewhat positive implication; if you assume that something is true, you imagine.that it is true, sometimes wrongly (it is a misconception to assume that the two continents are similar; if mistakes occurred, they were assumed to be the fault of the guide on the trail); if someone assumes power or responsibility, they take power or responsibility (the new teacher will assume responsibility over the class for teaching as soon as she arrives); if something assumes a particular quality, it begins to have that quality (in his estimation, the mountains assumed enormous importance); you can use 'let us assume' or 'let's assume' when you are considering a possible situation or event, so that you can think about the consequences; to take upon oneself; to affect the appearance or possession of; feign; to seize; presume; usurp-(assume control); to take for granted; suppose.(supposed that the dictatorship was legal); to put on; compare presume
assumably.adverb
assumer.noun

assumptive.adjective
having the character of an assumption; presumptuous
assumption.noun,.plural.assumptions
anything taken for granted;supposition; presumption

aster.noun
a star shaped mathematical structure formed in the cytoplasm of a cell and having ray like fibers that surround the centrosome during mitosis

asteroid.noun,.plural.asteroids
Astronomy:.in astronomy, any of numerous small celestial bodies of rock that revolve around the Sun, with orbits lying chiefly between Mars and Jupiter and characteristic.diameters.between a few and several hundred kilometers; also called minor planet and planetoid
asteroidal.adjective
star-shaped; from the Greek 'asteroeides', meaning starlike and aster, meaning star

astonishment.noun
overpowering wonder or amazement
synonym.amazement
astonish.transitive verb
to strike with sudden amazement
astonishing.adjective
causing surprise
astonish, astonished, astonishing, astonishes.transitive verbs
to fill with sudden wonder or amazement
astonishingly.adverb
(astonishingly, he walked the tightrope over Niagara Falls)

astonied.adjective
being in a bewildered state; dazed

ail, ailed, ailing, ails.verbs
intransitive verb use.to feel ill or have pain
transitive verb use.to cause.physical or mental pain or uneasiness to; to trouble; from Middle English 'eilen' from the Old English 'eglian' from 'egle' meaning 'troublesome'
ailment.noun,.plural.ailments
a physical or mental disorder, such as a mild illness

anoint, anointed, anointing, anoints.transitive verbs
to apply oil, ointment or a similar substance to; to put oil on during a religious.ceremony as a sign of sanctification or consecration as in being anointed; to choose by or as if by guidance from the divine; Christians are designated as being anointed by the Holy Spirit, thus being placed into the family of God; is oil needed today for this?
anointment.noun,.plural.anointments
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