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Asymptomatic (ey-simp-tuh–mat-ik): presenting no symptoms or evidence of illness or abnormality.
Origin: First recorded in 1930–35
Acquit (uh–kwit): to relieve of a charge of fault or crime; declare not guilty
Origin: First recorded in 1200–50; Middle English aquiten, from Anglo-French, Old French a(c)quiter, derivative, with a(c)- “toward” (see ac-), from quite “free of obligations,” from Medieval Latin quit(t)us
Unprecedented (uhn-pres-i-den-tid): without previous instance; never before known or experienced; unexampled or unparalleled.
Origin: First recorded in 1615–25