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abase
lower or humiliate
abate
subside, decresease, lessen
aberrant
abnormal or deviant
abet
aid
abeyance
suspended action
abject
wretched; lacking pride
abjure
renounce upon oath
ablution
washing
abnegation
repudiation, self-sacrafice
abominable
detestable; extremely unpleasant
aboriginal
being the first of its kind in a region
abortive
unsuccessful; fruitless
abrade
wear away by friction
abrogate
to abolish
abscond
depart secretly and hide
absolve
pardon
abstemious
sparing in eating and drinking; temperate
abstuse
obscure, profound, difficult to understand
abut
border upon, adjoin
abysmal
bottomless
accede
agree
acclimate
adjust to climate
acclivity
sharp upslope of a hill
accord
agreement
accost
approach and speak to in person
accoutre
equip
accretion
growth, increase
acme
tope; innacle
acquiesce
assent; agree without protesting
acrid
sharp; bitterly pungent
acrimonious
bitter in words or manner
actuarial
calculating; pertaining to insurance statistics
acuate
motivate
acuity
sharpness
acumen
nemtal keeness
adage
wise saying; proverb
addendum
an addition or supplement
addle
muddle; drive crazy
adept
expert at`
adjunct
something added on or attached
admonish
warn; reprove
adroit
skillful
adulterate
make impure by adding inferior or tainted substances
advent
arrival
adventitious
accidental; casual
adversary
opponent
aerie
nest of large bird of prey
affected
artificial; pretended; assumed in order to impress
affinity
kinship
affliction
state of distress; cause of suffering
affront
insult; offense; intentional act of disrespect
agglomeration
collection; heap
aggrandize
increase or intensify
aggregate
gather; accumulate
agarian
pertaining to land or its cultivation
alacrity
cheerful promptness
alcove
nook; small; recessed section of a room
alimentary
supplying nourishment
allay
calm, pacify
allegory
story in which characters are used as symbols; fable
alloy
mix; make less pure
allure
entice, attract
aloft
upward
aloof
apart, reserved
amalgamate
combine; unite in one body
amble
moving at an easy pace
anbulatory
able to walk, not bedridden
ameliorate
improve
amenable
readily managed
amiss
wrong, faulty
amorous
moved by sexual love
amulet
charm; talisman
analgesic
causing insensitivity to pain
analogous
comparable