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Glossary of Gruber's SAT vocabulary group 8 amorous - ape

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amorous
loving; showing of feeling
amorphous
shapeless
amphibious
able to live on both land and water
ample
roomy;abundant
amplify
to make larger or greater
amulet
a charm worn to keep evil away
anachronism
something out of place or time
analgesic
drug that relieves pain
analogy
similarity or comparison
anarchy
absence of government; lawlessness
anathema
a person or thing to be avoided; object of intense dislike
(anathematize=curse)
ancillary
helping; subordinate
anecdote
a short, entertaining story
anent
regarding; concerning
anguish
great suffering or grief
anhydrous
w/o water
animadversion
critical remark
animate
give life to
animosity
hatred; hostility
animus
hostile feeling
annals
historical records
anneal
to heat and then cool again; to lessen brittleness and toughen by heating and cooling
annihilate
to totally destroy
annuity
specified income payable at stated intervals
annul
to cancel to do away with
anaomalous
abormal; inconsistent
anon
soon
anoxia
lack of oxygen
antecedent
that which goes before something else
andediluvian
very old-fashioned; primitive; very old
anterior
located in the front or foward
anteroom
a lobby or waiting room
anthem
song of praise
anthology
collection of literary works
antropoid
resembling man
anthrpomorphic
attributing human form to objects,gods, ect.
antic
playful or silly act; prank
anticlimax
something unimportant coming after something important
antidote
a remedy; a counteractive
DON'T CONFUSE with ANTECDOTE
antipathy
intense dislike
antipodes
opposite sides of the earth
antiquated
ancient; extremely old
antithesis
antithetical
direct opposite
directly opposing
apathy
indifference; lack of feeling
ape (v)
to imitate or to mimic

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