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affectionate feeling or showing affection.
affectionless lacking 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 firmly declare (something), or to state or maintain (something) as true. [2 definitions]
affirmable combined form of affirm.
affirmation the act of affirming. [2 definitions]
affirmative affirming. [4 definitions]
affirmative action a policy or program, supported by U. S. government regulations, to give equal opportunity in employment, college admissions, and the like to those considered previously disadvantaged, such as women and certain racial minority groups.
affix to attach or join physically (usu. fol. by "to"). [5 definitions]
affixable combined form of affix.
afflatus creative impulse; inspiration.
afflict to cause physical or mental suffering to.
af flicted suffering from a disease or from harm caused by another.
affliction a condition of pain or suffering, or the cause of such a state.