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abase To lower in position, estimation, or the like; degrade.
To lower in position, estimation, or the like; degrade.
The lady superior of a nunnery
abbess
The group of buildings which collectively form the dwelling-place of a society of monks or nuns
abbey
The superior of a community of monks
abbot
To give up (royal power or the like).
abdicate
the belly
abdomen
Of, pertaining to, or situated on the abdomen
abdominal
A carrying away of a person against his will, or illegally.
abduction
In bed
abed
Deviation from a right, customary, or prescribed course.
aberration
To aid, promote, or encourage the commission of (an offense).
abet
A state of suspension or temporary inaction
abeyance
The act of detesting extremely
abhorrence
Very repugnant; hateful.
abhorrent
An abiding
abidance
abject
Sunk to a low condition
abjure
To recant, renounce, repudiate under oath
able-bodied
Competent for physical service
ablution
A washing or cleansing, especially of the body.
abnegate
To renounce (a right or privilege).
abnormal
Not conformed to the ordinary rule or standard.
abominable
Very hateful
abominate
To hate violently
abomination
A very detestable act or practice.
aboriginal
aborigines
aboveboard
Without concealment, fraud, or trickery.
abrade
To wear away the surface or some part of by friction
abrasion
That which is rubbed off