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GRE A-Words Part 10

GRE A Words Part 10 of 19. Divided into 20-25 word stacks for easier learning

amass collect (gradually, in a very large amount)
anodyne drug that relieves pain or trouble; opiate
arcipelago group of closely located islands
adamant hard; inflexible
agnostic one who is skeptical of the existence or knowability of a god or any ultimate reality
alacrity cheerful promptness without reluctance
alleviate relieve (pain)
addendum addition; appendix to book; something that is added (as at the end of a speech or book)
amnesty pardon (allowed by government to political criminals)
amazon female warrior
apothegm (apophthegm) pithy, compact saying
assimilate absorb
asute wise; shrewd; keen; seeing quickly something that is to one's advantage
adulterate make impure or of poorer quality by adding inferior or tainted (contaminated) substances
adulation flattery; admiration that is more than is necessary or deserved
allude refer indirectly
ambrosia food of the gods
amiable agreeable; lovable; warmly friendly
amphitheater oval building with tiers of seats
abstinence restraint from pleasant things
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