Part 1.

adamant
very hard native crystalline carbon valued as a gem
administration
the act of governing or exercising authority
adventurous
willing to undertake new and daring enterprises
aggressive
characteristic of an enemy or one eager to fight
agreeable
pleasing to one's own tastes, feelings, or nature
alchemist
one who tried to change ordinary metals into gold

 

Part 2.

ambitious
having a strong desire for success or achievement
amount
how much there is of something that you can quantify
apprentice
someone who works for an expert to learn a trade
aristocratic
belonging to or characteristic of the nobility
aside
placed or kept separate and distinct as for a purpose
auspicious
indicating favorable circumstances and good luck

 

Part 3.

basin
a bowl-shaped vessel used for holding food or liquids
bean
a leguminous plant grown for its edible seeds and pods
biographer
someone who writes an account of a person's life
bookkeeping
the activity of recording business transactions
brace
a support that steadies or strengthens something else
bracket
a punctuation mark used to enclose textual material

 

Part 4.

brine
a strong solution of salt and water used for pickling
by-product
a secondary and sometimes unexpected consequence
cabin
a small house built of wood; usually in a wooded area
capitalist
of an economic system based on private ownership
cause
events that provide the generative force of something
charitable
relating to or characterized by voluntary giving

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2020-04-17