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abate
to lessen, to subside
abdication
giving up control, authority
aberration
straying away from what is normal
abet
help/encourage smb (in doing wrong)
abeyance
suspended action
abhor
to hate, to detest
abide
to be faithful, to endure
abjure
promise or swear to give up
abraded
rubbed off worn away by friction
abrogate
repeal or annul by authority
abscond
to go away suddenly ( to avoid arrest)
abstruse
difficult to comprehend, obscure
abut
border on
austere
Severe or stern in disposition or appearance; somber and grave: the austere figure of a Puritan minister.

Strict or severe in discipline; ascetic: a desert nomad's austere life.

Having no adornment or ornamentation; bare: an austere style.
emanate
To come or send forth, as from a source: light that emanated from a lamp; a stove that emanated a steady heat.
inculcate
To impress (something) upon the mind of another by frequent instruction or repetition; instill: inculcating sound principles.

To teach (others) by frequent instruction or repetition; indoctrinate: inculcate the young with a sense of duty.
probity
Complete and confirmed integrity; uprightness: “He was a gentlemanly Georgian, a person of early American probity”