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affairs public or business matters.
affect1 to influence, cause a change in, or have an impact on. [4 definitions]
affect2 to imitate, often in a pretentious manner; feign.
affectation falseness or superficiality of appearance or behavior; pretense. [2 definitions]
affected1 acted upon, influenced, or altered. [2 definitions]
affected2 assumed; simulated. [2 definitions]
affecting emotionally moving.
affection a feeling of warmth and fondness for someone or something. [2 definitions]
affectionate feeling or showing affection.
affectionless combined form of affection.
affective pertaining to or caused by emotions rather than reason.
afferent bearing or leading toward a central organ or part, as nerves that conduct impulses to the spinal column or as veins that carry blood to the heart.
affiance to promise or pledge (oneself) to marry; betroth.
affiant one who gives legal testimony in an affidavit; deponent.
affidavit a written statement that is sworn in the presence of an authorized official to be true, used as legal evidence.
affiliate to associate or connect (oneself) as a subordinate member or branch (usu. fol. by with). [4 definitions]
affiliation the condition or fact of being affiliated, esp. with an organization.
affinity a strong sense of liking; a natural attraction or sympathy. [5 definitions]
affirm to declare or maintain as true. [2 definitions]
affirmable combined form of affirm.
affirmation the act of affirming. [2 definitions]