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asymmetrical
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a. unbalanced; uneven;  having parts on either side or half that do not match  
The attraction of asymmetrical balance to artists is its lack of formula.
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athlete
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n. a sportsman; one who contended for a prize in public games
Our goal is to help the athlete get the best performance.
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atomization
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n. act of reducing to atoms, or very minute particles
Atomization is the conversion of bulk liquid into a spray or mist, often by passing the liquid through a nozzle.
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atrophy
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n. wasting away; decrease in size; reduction in the functionality of an organ caused by disease
It confirms earlier research showing a link between brain atrophy and low levels of B12.
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attempt
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n. the action of trying at something
I also want to claim that this attempt is a romantic one.
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audience
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n. a group of people within hearing; crowd seeing a stage performance
You should have a clear idea about who your audience is and how you can exploit your product through the correct platform.
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aurora
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n. a natural appearance of coloured light in the sky, that is usually seen nearest the Arctic or Antarctic
When I was young, I was lucky enough to see a display of the northern lights or the aurora.
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autonomous
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a. self-governing; not controlled by others or by outside forces; independent
Although the University of California at Berkeley is just one part of the state university system, it is autonomous in many ways.
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avenue
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n. way or opening for entrance or exit place; passage by which a place may be reached; broad street
The procession moved along the main avenue some three-quarters of a mile.
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average
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a. typical; mean; achieve or reach on average
Other scientists predict that the average human life span will grow to 130 years.
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averse
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a. reluctant; disinclined; turned away or backward; unwilling
The reporter was averse to revealing the sources of his information.
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aviator
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n. someone who operates an aircraft
We did not hear very much about the 'Red Wing' in the United States because the aviator was a Canadian.
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avoid
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v. shield away from; prevent
If you are the press secretary to the President of the United States, the main thing to avoid is becoming the story yourself.
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axis
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n. the center around which something rotates; pivot
Then Tehran was bracketed, along with its old enemy Iraq, and North Korea, in President Bush's evil axis.
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bachelor
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n. unmarried men; the first or lowest academic degree conferred by universities and colleges
A soon-to-be-married man's friends throw him the ultimate bachelor party.
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backbone
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n. support; mainstay; vertebrate spine or spinal column
The people will have to put the bone back in the backbone for state leaders.
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balloonist
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n. someone who flies a balloon
Steve Fossett achieves his goal of becoming the first solo balloonist to circle the globe.
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bankruptcy
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n. state of being unable to pay your debts
That holding company has been in bankruptcy proceedings since last June.
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bar
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n. a counter where you can obtain food or drink; cafe; strip; stick
For low-paid male workers the cafeterias are a social focus: the equivalent of a bar or pub in non-Muslim countries, a place to meet friends and workmates.
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barb
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n. sharp projection from fishhook; openly cutting remark
If you were a politician, would you prefer being caught on the barb of a fishhook?
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