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Abate
To reduce in amount, degree or severity.
Similar Words: Ebb, moderate, subside, lapse, relent, wane, let up, slacken
SP:Apaciguarse; amainar
Abscond
To leave secretly.
Similar Words: Flee, decamp, escape
SP:Huir; fugarse
Abstain
To choose not to do something
Similar Words: Forbear, refrain, withhold
SP: Abstenerse
Abyss
An extremely deep hole
Similar Words: Chasm, void
SP:Abismo; extremo
Adulterate
To make impure
Similar Words: Doctor
SP: Adulterar
Advocate
To speak in favor of
Similar words: Back, champion, support
SP:Abogado; Defensor
Aesthetic
Concerning the appreciation of beauty
Similar words: Artistic, tasteful
SP:Estetico
Aggrandize
To increase in power, influence and reputation
Similar words: Amplify, magnify, swell, augment
SP:Aumentar, agrandar, ampliar
Alleviate
To make more bearable
Similar words: Allay, ease, mitigate, assuage, lessen, palliate, comfort lighten, relieve
SP:Aliviar, mitigar, paliar
Amalgamate
To combine; to mix together
Similar words: Admix, commingle, fuse, merge, combine, mingle, compound
SP:Fusionar, amalgamar
Ambiguous
Doubtful or uncertain; interpreted in several ways
Similar words: Cloudy, equivocal, obscure, unclear, dubious, vague
SP: Ambiguo, equivoco
Ameliorate
To make better; to improve
Similar words: Amend, pacify, better, upgrade, improve
SP: Mejorar, aliviar
Anachronism
Something out of place in time
Similar words: Archaism, incongruity
SP:Anacronismo
Analogous
Similar or alike in some way; equivalent to
Similar words: Alike, equivalent, similar, comparable, homogeneous, corresponding, parallel
SP: Analogo
Anomaly
Deviation from what is normal
Similar words: Aberrance, deviance, aberration, abnormality, irregularity
SP:Anomalia