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Alchemy a medieval science, witchcraft, black magic, pseudo science
Alloy to commingle; to debase by mixing with something inferior
Amalgamate to combine several elements into a whole
Ameliorate to make better or more tolerable
Amenable agreeable; responsive to question
Anachronism something or someone out of place in terms of historical or chronological context
Anathema a solemn or ecclesiastical (religious) curse; accursed or thoroughly loathed person or thing (haraal)
Anodyne soothing
Antipathy aversion (jigshil, zevuutsel)
Antithetical directly opposite or opposed
Apogee the highest point in the development of something; the climax or culmination. "the White House is considered the _________ of American achievement"
Apostate one who abandons long held religious or political convictions
Apotheosis deification, gloryfication
Apposite appropriate
Apprise give notice to
Approbation an expression of approval or praise
Arabesque complex
Arcane mysterious
Arrant complete, utter.
Ascetic characterized by or suggesting the practice of severe self-discipline and abstention from all forms of indulgence, typically for religious reasons. "an ________ life of prayer, fasting, and manual labor
Asperity harshness; bad tempered
Aspersion verbal exhibition of bad temper
Assiduous diligent; hard -working; (meriimtgii, hicheengui)
Astringent 1. having a tightening effect on living tissue 2. harsh or severe in manner or style
Attenuate weaken; constrict; debilitate
Augury a sign of what will happen in the future; an omen (merge tolog, mergeleh)
August dignified, noble
Auspice omen, patronage (zon sovin)
Auspicious favorable, encouraging
Austere severe in manner, stringent
Avarice greed, extreme greed for wealth or material gain (shunal, haramch)
Aver to say (something) in a very strong and definite way (batlah)
Axiom principle: generally accepted or common saying but mostly true
Baleful threatening harm, menacing
Bane cause of great distress or annoyances
Beatify to bless
Bedizen to adorn or dress in a slowly or tasteless manner
Belie to give false impression of (hudal setgegdel toruuleh)
Bellicose demonstrating aggression and willingness to fight (turemgii, baildaanch baidal gargah)
Blandish coax (someone) with kind words or flattery (zusardah, byalduuchlah)
Blithe showing a casual and cheerful indifference considered to be callous or improper. syn: casual, indifferent
Boisterous (of a person, event, or behavior) noisy, energetic, and cheerful; rowdy.
Bombastic pompous, high-sounding but with little meaning; inflated.
Boor a rude or intensive person, an unrefined, ill-mannered person
Broach bring up or raise (a sensitive or difficult subject) for discussion
Brook 1. endure, accept 2. stream of water
Bucolic of or relating to the pleasant aspects of the countryside and country life
Burnish polish (something, especially metal) by rubbing
Cadge 1. ask for or obtain (something to which one is not strictly entitled) 2. 2. a padded wooden frame on which hooded hawks are carried to the field
Cajole attempt to coax; flatter. Synonym: deceive, tantalize
Calumniate to slander or to make false and defamatory statement about
Bigot intolerant, prejudiced person
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