Ancient

Adjective: belonging to the very distant past

Anecdote

Noun: a short and amusing story about a real incident or person

Anguish

Verb: to be extremely distressed about something

Announce

Verb: make a public declaration about a fact or intention

Antagonist

Noun: a person who actively opposes someone or something; an adversary

Anticipate

Verb: to regard as possible; predict

Anxiety

Noun: a feeling of worry

Appeal

Verb: to make a serious request; Noun: an urgent request

Appoint

Verb: assign a job or role to someone

Apprehensive

Adjective: anxious that something bad will happen

Approval

Noun: the action of accepting something as satisfactory

Architecture

Noun: the art or practice of designing and constructing buildings

Arid

Adjective: having little or no rain; too dry and barren

Arrogance

Noun: the quality of being arrogant

Artificial

Adjective: made by humans instead of occurring naturally

Assemble

Verb: to gather together in one place for a common purpose

Associate

Verb: to connect with something else; Noun: a partner or colleague

Assorted

Adjective: of various sorts put together

Assume

Verb: to suppose something to be the true, without proof

Attain

Verb: succeed in achieving

Audition

Noun: an interview for a particular job or role

Authority

Noun: the power or right to give orders; a person or organization with power

Avert

Verb: to turn away one’s eyes or thoughts; prevent or ward off

Avoidance

Noun: the act of avoiding

Awe

Noun: a feeling of respect and wonder

Awkward

Adjective: feeling embarrassment; causing difficulty

Barren

Adjective: bleak and lifeless

Beacon

Noun: a light set high in the sky to warn, signal, or celebrate

Beneficial

Adjective: favorable or advantageous

Blunder

Noun: a stupid, careless mistake

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