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Abase
To Humiliate, Degrade
Abate
to reduce, lessen
Abdicate
To give up a position
Abduct
to kidnap
aberration
Abnormal, something that differs from the norm
Abet
to aid
Abhor
to hate, detest
Abide
To Put up with
Abject
Wretched, Pitiful
Abjure
To reject, renounce
Abnegation
Denial of Comfort to oneself
(The Holy Man slept on the floor, took only cold showers, and generally followed other practices of abnegation.
Abort-
To give up on an effort
Abridge
To cut down, shorten
Abrogate
To Abolish, cancel
Abscond
To Sneak away and hide
Absolution
Freedom from blame, guilt
Abstain
To freely choose not to commit an action
Abstruse
Hard to Comprehend
Accede
Agree
Accentuate
To stress, to highlight
Accessible
Obtainable, reachable
Acclaim
High Praise
Accolade
High Praise
Accommodating
Helpful, obliging
Accord
Agreement
Accost
To Confront Verbally (Thought Antoinette was normally quite calm, when the waiter spilled soup on her for the fout time in 15 minutes she stood up and accosted.
Accretion
Slow Growth in Size or amount
Acerbic
Bitter
Acquiesce
To agree, without protesting
Acrimony
Bitterness, discord
Acumen
Keen Insight
Acute
Sharp, Severe
Adamant
Impervious, immovable, unyielding
Adept
Extremelly Skilled
Adhere
To stick to something
Admonish
To caution, criticize
Adorn
To Decorate
Adroit
Skillful
Adulation
Extreme Praise
Adumbrate
To Sketch out in a vague way
(The Coach adumbrated a game plan, but non of the players knew precisely what to do.)
Adverse
Antagonistic, unfavorable
Advocate
To urge
Aerial
Somehow related to air
Aesthetic
Artistic
Affable
Friendly