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abandoned hope
abandoned hope
abated pride
abated pride
abbreviated visit
abbreviated visit
abhorred thralldom
thralldom = enslaved or in bondage
abiding romance
abiding romance
abject submission
abject submission
abjured ambition
abjured ambition
able strategist
able strategist
abnormal talents
abnormal talents
abominably perverse
abominably perverse
abounding happiness
abounding happiness
abridged statement
abridged statement
abrogated law
abrogated law
abrupt transition
abrupt transition
absolutely irrevocable
absolutely irrevocable
absorbed reverie
absorbed reverie
abstemious diet
abstemious diet
abstract character
abstract character
abstruse reasoning
abstruse reasoning
absurdly dangerous
absurdly dangerous
abundant opportunity
abundant opportunity
abusive epithet
abusive epithet
abysmally apologetic
abysmally apologetic
academic rigor
academic rigor
accelerated progress
accelerated progress
accentuated playfulness
accentuated playfulness
accepted littleness
accepted littleness
accessible pleasures
accessible pleasures
accessory circumstances
accessory circumstances
accidental lapse
accidental lapse
accommodating temper
accommodating temper
accomplished ease
accomplished ease
accredited agent
accredited agent
accumulated burden
accumulated burden
accurate appraisement
accurate appraisement
accursed enemy
accursed enemy
accusing glance
accusing glance
accustomed lucidity
accustomed lucidity
aching desire
aching desire
acknowledged authority
acknowledged authority
acoustical effects
acoustical effects
acquired timidity
acquired timidity
acrid controversy
acrid controversy
acrimonious warfare
acrimonious warfare
actively zealous
actively zealous
actualized ideals
actualized ideals
acutely conscious
acutely conscious
adamantine rigidity
adamantine rigidity
adaptive wit
adaptive wit
adduced facts
adduce = cite as an example
adequate execution
adequate execution
adhesive quality
adhesive quality
administered rebuke
administered rebuke
admirable reserve
admirable reserve
admissible evidence
admissible evidence
admittedly inferior
admittedly inferior
admonitory gesture
admonitory gesture
adolescent youth
adolescent youth
adorable vanity
adorable vanity
adroit flatterer
adroit flatterer
adulated stranger
adulate = praise, flatter
adventitious way
adventitious = not inherent, added extrinsically
adventurous mind
adventurous mind
adverse experience
adverse experience
affably accommodating
affably accommodating
affected indifference
affected indifference
affectionate approval
affectionate approval
affianced lady
affianced lady
affirmative attitude
affirmative attitude
affluent language
affluent language
affrighted slave
affright = frighten
aggravated faults
aggravated faults
aggregate body
aggregate body
aggressive selfishness
aggressive selfishness
agile mind
agile mind
agitated imagination
agitated imagination
agonizing appeal
agonizing appeal
agreeable frankness
agreeable frankness
aimless confusion
aimless confusion
airy splendor
airy splendor
alarming rapidity
alarming rapidity
alert acceptance
alert acceptance
algebraic brevity
algebraic brevity
alien splendor
alien splendor
alleged reluctance
alleged reluctance
allegorical vein
allegory = a representation of an abstract or spiritual meaning through concrete or material forms; figurative treatment of one subject under the guise of another.
allied subjects
allied subjects
alliterative suggestion
alliterative suggestion
all-pervading influence
all-pervading influence
alluring idleness
alluring idleness
alternating opinion
alternate = to interchange repeatedly and regularly with one another in time or place; rotate
altogether dissimilar
altogether dissimilar
altruistic ideal
altruistic ideal
amatory effusions
effusion = pouring out
amazing artifice
amazing artifice
ambidextrous assistant
ambidextrous assistant
ambiguous grimace
ambiguous grimace
ambitious project
ambitious project
ambling pedestrian
ambling pedestrian
ambrosial essence
ambrosial essence
amiable solicitude
amiable solicitude
amicable arrangement
amicable arrangement
amorous youth
amorous youth
ample culture
ample = fully sufficient or more than adequate for the purpose or needs; plentiful; enough:
amusing artlessness
amusing artlessness
analogous example
analogous example
analytical survey
analytical survey
ancestral creed
ancestral creed
ancient garb
garb = a fashion or mode of dress, especially of a distinctive, uniform kind: in the garb of a monk
angelic softness
angelic softness
angry protestations
angry protestations
anguished entreaty
anguished entreaty
angular features
angular features
animated eloquence
animated eloquence
annoying complications
annoying complications
anomalous appearance
anomalous appearance
anonymous benefactor
anonymous benefactor
answering response
answer = to solve or present a solution of.
antagonistic views
antagonistic views
antecedent facts
antecedent facts
anticipated attention
anticipated attention
antiquated prudery
prudery = excessive propriety or modesty in speech, conduct, etc.
anxious misgiving
misgiving = a feeling of doubt, distrust, or apprehension.
apathetic greeting
apathetic greeting
aphoristic wit
aphoristic wit
apish agility
apish = 1.
having the qualities, appearance, or ways of an ape.
2.
slavishly imitative.
3.
foolishly affected; silly.
apocalyptic vision
apocalyptic vision
apocryphal lodger
apocryphal = questionable authenticity; lodger = a person who lives in rented quarters in another's house; roomer.
apologetic explanation
apologetic explanation
apostrophic dignity
apostrophe 1. '
2. a digression in the form of an address to someone not present, or to a personified object or idea, as “O Death, where is thy sting?”
appalling dignity
appalling dignity
apparent significance
apparent significance
appealing picture
appealing picture
appointed function
appointed function
apposite illustration
apposite illustration
appreciable relief
appreciable relief
appreciative fervor
appreciative fervor
apprehensive dread
apprehensive dread
apprentice touch
apprentice touch
appropriate designation
appropriate designation
approving smile
approving smile
approximately correct
approximately correct
aptly suggested
aptly suggested
arbitrarily imposed
arbitrarily imposed
arch conspirator
arch conspirator
arched embrasure
embrasure = flared opening for a gun in a wall or parapet
archaeological pursuits
archaeological pursuits
architectural grandeur
architectural grandeur
ardent protest
ardent protest
arduous quest
arduous quest
arid formula
arid formula