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Assent

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Meaning
agree; accept; N. assessment

Synonyms:
acceptance, accession, accord, approval

Antonyms:
dissent, rejection

Assent
Assert

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Meaning
state strongly or positively; demand recognition of (rights, claims, etc.); make a claim to (by forceful action); Ex. assert one’s

Synonyms:
advance, affirm, allege, argue

Antonyms:
deny, reject

Assert
Assimilate

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Meaning
absorb; take (food) into the body and digest it; understand (knowledge) completely and be able to use properly; cause to become homogeneous (the people of a country or race in the wasy of behaving or thinking)

Synonyms:
acetic, acrid, caustic, pungent

Antonyms:
bland, mild

Assimilate
Assuage

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Meaning
make less severe; ease or lessen (pain); satisfy (hunger); soothe (anger)

Synonyms:
allay, alleviate, conciliate, mitigate

Antonyms:
exacerbate, worsen

Assuage
Assumption

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Meaning
something taken for granted; the taking over or taking possession of; Ex. her assumption of power; V. assume

Synonyms:
acceptance, accepting, assuming, belief

Antonyms:
doubtful, unexpected

Assumption
Assurance

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Meaning
Freedom from doubt

Synonyms:
pledge, warrant, promise, assertion

Antonyms:
distrust, doubt

Assurance
Astigmatism

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Meaning
eye defect which prevents proper focus; OP. stigmatism

Synonyms:
amaurosis, myopia, prebyopia, cataracts

Antonyms:
sightedness, stigmatism

Astigmatism
Asteroid
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Meaning
small planet

Synonyms:
apple, globe, sphere, terrene

Asteroid
Astral

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Meaning
relating to the stars

Synonyms:
chimerical, calming, celestial, remote

Antonyms:
horrible, terrible

Astral
Astringent

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Meaning
binding; causing contraction (stopping bleeding); harsh or severe; stringent; Ex. astringent criticism

Synonyms:
acetic, acrid, caustic, pungent

Antonyms:
bland, mild

Astringent

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