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humble, degrade
abase
to decrease in amount or degree
abate
to give up(as a throne) formally
abdicate
incite, encourage, assist
abet
a condition of suspended activity
abeyance
to hate
abhor
loathe, detest
abominate
original inhabitants or a region
aborigine
to wear away by friction
abrade
annul, revoke, to abolish
abrogate
to depart secretly to avoid capture or legal prosecution
abscond
to pardon
absolve
summary
abstract
hard to understand
abstruse
to touch along a border
abut
an expression of praise: award
accolade
to accumulate
accrue
sourness, bitterness
acerbity
the highest point
acme
sharpness of language or feeling
acrimony
inflexible, unyielding
adamant
to settle judicially
adjudicate
something additional-appendage, appendix
adjunct
to warn gently, reprimand
admonish
dexterous with one's hand, skillful
adroit
to flatter or admire excessively
adulate
to plead in favor of
advocate
to appreciate beauty
aesthetic
friendly; courteous
affable
attraction, sympathy
affinity
abundant supply, wealth
affluence
insult
affront
to enlarge
aggrandize
able to move quickly and easily
agile
one who questions the existence of God
agnostic
cheerful readiness, liveliness
alacrity
to calm, reduce intensity
allay
a story in which people, things, and events have a hidden meaning
allegory
allot, assign
allocate
to refer indirectly
allude
a noisy or angry dispute
altercation
unselfish interest in the welfare of others
altruism
to make grow, improve
ameliorate
pleasant, kind
amiable
granting a pardon to a group of individuals
amnesty
an ornament worn as a charm against evil
amulet
one that is chronologically out of place
anachronism
absence of government or law and order
anarchy
a solemn curse or ban
anathema
ill will, resentment
animosity