adopt → advance adopt (accept or start to use or follow): I think it’s time to adopt a healthier lifestyle.
adore (love and respect someone very much): It’s obvious that Betty adores him.
adore informal (like or enjoy something very much): I adore strawberry ice cream.
adorn (make more beautiful): The trees were adorned with ribbons, bows, and bells.
adroit (very skillful or clever): She became also adroit at handling problems.
adult (a fully grown person or animal): Anyone over eighteen years of age counts as adult.
advance (move forward, go forward): The troops in fact advanced into the city.
advance: Medical technology also has advanced considerably over recent years.