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abase
v. to humiliate, degrade
abate
v. to reduce, lessen
abdicate
v. to give up a postition
abet
v. to aid, support, especially a criminal
abject
adj. wretched, pitiful
abjure
v. to reject, renounce
abnegation
n. denial of comfort to oneself
abrogate
v. to abolish, usually by authority
abscond
v. to run away secretly
absolution
n. freedom from guilt or blame
accede
v. to agree
acclaim
n. a high praise
accolade
n. a high praise, a special distinction
accretion
n. slow growth in size or amount
acquiesce
v. to agree without protesting
acumen
n. keen insight
adulation
n. extreme praise
adumbrate
v. to outline vaguely
adverse
adj. unfavorable, dangerous
affront
n. an insult
aggregate
n. a whole or total unit
allege
v. to assert, usually without proof
altercatoin
n. a dispute, fight
amalgamate
v. to unite
amenable
adj. willing, compliant
annul
v. to make void or invalid
antagonism
n. hospitility
antediluvian
adj. ancient
apocryphal
adj. false, wrong, fictitious
appraise
v. to asses the worth or value of
approbation
n. a praise
ascribe
v. to give credit to
assiduous
adj. diligent
assuage
v. to ease, pacify
astute
adj. clever, crafty
atone
v. to make amends for
augment
v. to add to, expand
auspicious
adj. favorable, attended by favorable circumstances
aversoin
n. a particular dislike for something
bashful
adj. shy, excessively timid
bequeath
v. to pass on, give
bilk
v. to cheat, defraud
blandish
v. to coax by flattery
boon
n. a gift or blessing
burnish
v. to polish