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Ab Ovo
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Abatis
a defensive obstacle formed by felled trees with sharpened branches facing the enemy
Abecedarian
of or relating to the alphabet; alphabetically arranged

rudimentary
Abeyance
suspension; temporary cessation.
to Abjure
to renounce upon oath; to reject solemnly

to abstain from; avoid
Ablation
· the process of ablating: as surgical removal
Ablution
· a : the washing of one's body or part of it (as in a religious rite) b plural: the act or action of bathing
Aborning
· while being born or produced
to Abrogate
· to annul or abolish by an authoritative act
· to put an end to; to do away with
Absinth
· wormwood; especially: a common European wormwood
· a green liqueur flavored with a wormwood or a substitute, anise, and other aromatics
Abstemious
· marked by restraint especially in the consumption of food or alcohol; also: reflecting such restraint
Abstruse
· difficult to comprehend
Abulia
· abnormal lack of ability to act or to make decisions
Accoutrement
· equipment, trappings
· an identifying and often superficial characteristic or device – usually used in plural (accoutrements)
Acedia
· apathy; boredom