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abash
to disconcert, humiliate, or shame.
abate
to put an end to or reduce in intensity
abdicate
to formally give up a position or responsibility
aberration
diverging from a moral standard or expected course
abet
to encourage or assist a plan or activity
abhorrent
loathsome or contemptible
abide
to withstand, patiently wait for, or tolerate
abject
utter hopelessness, destitution, or resignation
abjure
to renounce, repudiate, or reject one's word or professed beliefs
ablution
washing or cleaning the body aa part of a religious rite, any cleansing, purification, or purging
abnegete
to renounce, surrender, or deny privilege to oneself.
aboriginal
indigenous or native to an area; the first of its kind in a region. usually pertains most commonly to the aborigines in australia
abortive
unsuccessful or fruition
abrade
to wear away or rub off; to wear down in spirit
abrogate
to nullify or cancel
abscond
to depart quickly and in secret, especially to avoid criminal charges
absolve
to formally pronounce guiltless or blameles.
abstemious
consuming food and drink in moderation
abstinence
voluntary foregoing the indulgence of an apetite
abstruse
complex and difficult to comprehend