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aesthetic having to do with beauty or art, including literature, dance, music, painting, drawing, and sculpture.
afar at, to, or from a distance; far off.
a far cry a long way; quite different.
a few a small number of things or people.
affable pleasant to talk to and be with; friendly; likeable.
affair an event, matter, or happening. [5 definitions]
affect1 to cause a change in; influence. [2 definitions]
affect2 to imitate or pretend to have.
affection a friendly feeling of liking or loving someone or something.
affectionate feeling or showing love or affection.
affiliate to join as a member or smaller branch of (usually followed by "with"). [2 definitions]
affirm to state or declare as true.
affirmative saying yes; affirming.
affirmative action a policy to make sure certain groups of people are given a fair chance for jobs and education. In particular, this policy is for minority groups and women who were not given these opportunities in the past. Regulations made by the U.S. government support affirmative action.
affix to attach or join physically (usually used with "to"). [2 definitions]
afflict to cause pain or suffering to.
affliction a condition of pain or suffering, or the cause of such a state.
affluent having a lot of money; rich; wealthy.
afford to have enough money to buy; be able to pay for. [3 definitions]
affordable able to be obtained without excessive sacrifice of money or without incurring serious consequences.
affront something that is said or done on purpose to be rude or mean. [2 definitions]