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admonish, admonished, admonishing, admonishes.transitive verbs
to warn someone because you care to keep them on a pathway of love; if you admonish someone, you tell them by explaining in a manner that is informative to them that they have done something that needs to be corrected (they admonished him for taking risks with his safety; she admonished him gently that he should rest and not talk so much); to indicate duties or obligations to; looking at so as to learn from; to warn of; reprove (some of the Psalms were sung to music and had words to alert others to the concerns of the Creator, so the people singing would have these points in mind); to set down leading towards a particular way of thinking; to express warning or disapprovalto especially in a gentle, earnest or solicitous manner; to give friendly.earnest.advice or encouragement to; providing.consideration for sober, calm and impartial.judgment
admonishment, admonisher.nouns
admonishingly.adverb
admonition.noun,.plural.admonitions
exhortation; mild, kind, yet earnest teaching or reproof; cautionary.advice or warning
admonitory.adjective
expressing admonition

ADP.noun
an ester of adenosine, C10H15N5O10P2, that is converted to ATP for the storage of energy (adenosine diphosphate)

advantage.noun,.plural.advantages
a favorable or beneficial-circumstance, event, etc.; superiority
advantageous.adjective
favorable; useful; profitable; having an advantage; beneficial
advantageously.adverb
advantageousness.noun
take advantage of.idiom
to put to good use; avail oneself of (take advantage of available education); to profit selfishly by; exploit (took advantage of a customer's lack of knowledge)
to advantage.idiom
to good effect; favorably (roses were displayed on the table to advantage of those entering the home)

adversary.noun,.plural.adversaries
an opponent; an enemy

adverse.adjective
contrary to one's interests or welfare; harmful or unfavorable (adverse circumstances); opposed; contrary in direction; hostile; antagonistic.(adverse criticism); moving in an opposite or opposing direction (adverse currents)
adversely.adverb
adverseness.noun

adversarial.adjective
relating to or characteristic of an adversary; involving.antagonistic.elements

adversity.noun,.plural.adversities
a state of hardship or affliction; misfortune; a calamitous.event; misfortune

affable.adjective
easy to approach and talk to; pleasant, courteous; likeable; friendly; having a pleasant disposition; amiable
affability.noun
affably.adverb

affiliate, affiliated, affiliating, affiliates.verbs
transitive verb senses or use-to bring or receive into close connection as a member (church members are affiliates of one another); to associate as a member (affiliates herself with the local club); to trace the origin of 
intransitive verb senses or use.to connect or associate oneself; combine
affiliation.noun,.plural.affiliations
the connection or involvement that someone or something has; a rapport

affinity.noun,.plural.affinities
natural attraction; close relationship; connection; if you have an affinity with someone or something, you feel that you are similar to them or that you know and comprehend them very well (he has a close affinity with the landscape he knew when he was growing up); a natural liking (he has an affinity for hockey); common.origin; a mutual attraction between a man and a woman

agitate, agitated, agitates, agitated,agitating.verbs.(pronunciation 'ad-juh-tate')
transitive verb use.to excite and often trouble the mind or feelings of, disturb; to give motion to; to move with an irregular, rapid or violent action (the storm agitated the sea); to discuss excitedly and earnestly; to stir up public discussion of
intransitive verb use.to attempt to arouse public feeling (agitated for better education) 
synonyms.shake, discompose
agitatedly.adverb
agitation.noun
agitative, agitational.adjectives

agglomerate.transitive and.intransitive verb
to gather into a cluster; gathering of mass; a conglomeration
agglomerative adjective
agglomeration noun

aggregate.adjective
constituting or amounting to a whole; total (aggregate sales in that market); crowded or massed into a dense cluster; composed of a mixture of minerals separable by mechanical means
aggregate.noun, plural.aggregates
a total considered with reference to its constituent parts; a gross amount (an automobile is an aggregate of its many components); an empire is the aggregate of many states under one common; the mineral materials, such as sand or stone, used in making concrete
aggregate, aggregated, aggregating, aggregates.transitive verbs
to gather into a mass, sum or whole; to amount to; total
in the aggregate.idiom
taken into account as a whole (unit sales for December amounted in the aggregate to 100,000)
aggregately.adverb
aggregation.noun
a group or mass of distinct things
aggregator.noun
aggregative.adjective

agnostic.noun
one who believes that there can be no proof of the existence of God but does not deny the possibility that God exists
agnostic.adjective
relating to or being an agnostic; noncommittal
agnostically.adverb

alacrity.noun
cheerful willingness; eagerness; speed or quickness; celerity
alacritous.adjective

alga.noun, plural.algae.(pronounced 'al guh' and 'al g', as in the alphabet letter)
a group of one celled photosynthetic plants (eukaryotic) containing chlorophyl, found in water or damp places; pond scum; algae were once considered to be plants but are now classified separately because they lack true roots, stems, leaves and embryos

annoy, annoyed, annoying, annoys.transitive verbs
to cause slight irritation to another by troublesome, often repeated acts; to harass or disturb by repeated attacks; to acerbate
intransitive verb use.to be annoying
annoying.adjective
causing.vexation or irritation; troublesome (an annoying cough) annoyingly.adverb
annoyance.noun,.plural.annoyances
the act of annoying or the state of being annoyed; a cause of irritation or vexation; a nuisance

achieve, achieved, achieving, achieves.verbs
transitive verb use.to perform or carry out with success; accomplish; perform; to attain with effort or despite.difficulty; reach (he reached a milestone in his maturity when he learned to think before speaking instead of saying the first thing that comes to mind)
intransitive verb use.to accomplish something successfully
achievable.adjective
achiever.noun

achievement.noun,.plural.achievements
the act of accomplishing or finishing; something accomplished successfully, especially by means of exertion, skill, practice or perseverance; feat

art.noun,.plural.arts
skill arising from the exercise of intuitive.faculties (the art of human relations); skill that is attained by study, practice or observation (the art of the baker; the blacksmith's art; human effort to imitate, supplement, alter; the conscious production or arrangement of sounds, colors, forms, movements or other elements in a manner that affects the sense of beauty, specifically the production of the beautiful in a graphic or plastic medium; the study of these activities; the product of these activities; human works of beauty considered as a group; high quality of conception or execution, as found in works of beauty; aesthetic value; a field or category of art, such as music, ballet, or literature; a nonscientific branch of learning; one of the liberal arts; a system of principles and methods employed in the performance of a set of activities (the art of building); a trade or craft that applies such a system of principles and methods (the art of the lexicographer {writing or compiling a dictionary})
artful.adjective
exhibiting art or skill; sklllful in accomplishing a purpose
artfully.adverb
artfulness.noun
artistic.adjective
of.or.relating.to art or artists (the artistic community); sensitive to or appreciative.of art or beauty (an artistic temperament); showing imagination and skill (an artistic design)
artistically.adverb

artless.adjective
having or displaying no guile, cunning or deceit; naive; free of artificiality; natural (artless charm); simple in beauty; unsophisticated (she was devoid of the phony.sophistication and overtone of superiority seen in many girls brought up in an elitist.environment)
artlessly.adverb
artlessness.noun

fine art.noun,.plural.fine arts
art produced or intended.primarily for beauty rather than utility; any of the art forms, such as sculpture, painting and music, that are used to create this art; something requiring highly developed techniques and skills (the fine art of teaching; example); a liberal arts college course)

accurate.adjective
conforming.exactly to fact; errorless; deviating only slightly or within acceptable limits from a standard; capable of providing a correct reading or measurement (an accurate scale)
accurately.adverb
accurateness.noun
accuracy.noun
conformity to fact; precision; exactness

antedate, antedated, antedating, antedates.transitive verbs
to be of an earlier date than; precede in time

adapt, adapted, adapting, adapts.verb
transitive verb use.to make suitable to or fit for a specific use or situation
intransitive verb use.to become adapted (a species that has adapted well to winter climes); accommodate, adjust, conform, fit, reconcile, the central meaning shared by these verbs is 'to make suitable to or consistent with a particular situation or use'
adapted.themselves to city life
well adapted or well-adapted.adjective
accommodated.himself to the new requirements
adjusting.their behavior to the rules
conforming.her life to accord with her moral principles
fitting.herself into the little dress took some effort made the punishment fit the crime
reconciling the opposites is a job for each of us 
antonym.unfit

adaptable.adjective
capable of adapting or of being adapted
adaptability.or.adaptableness.noun

adaptive.adjective
tending to, designed for, suitable for or having a capacity for adaptation (created adaptive clothing for children and young adults with special needs)
adaptively.adverb
adaptiveness.noun

adapter.or.adaptor.noun
one that adapts, such as a device used to effect operative compatibility between different parts of one or more pieces of apparatus

adaption.or.adaptation.noun
adaption is the same thing as resonance with the environment; adaption is a modification that makes a species better able to survive in a particular habitat; see 'microevolution'

accustomed.adjective
frequently practiced, used or experienced; customary (spoke with her accustomed friendly manner); usual; being in the habit of (I am accustomed to getting up early); having been adapted to the existing environment and conditions (eyes not accustomed to desert sun)
accustom, accustomed, accustoming, accustoms.transitive verbs
to familiarize, as by constant practice, use or habit (I have accustomed myself to eating the main meal around noon)

ardor.noun
fiery intensity of feeling; passion; strong enthusiasm or devotion; zeal
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