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abdication
giving up control
amalgamate
combine
ambivalent
having both of two contrary meanings
aplomb
self-confidence
alacrity
eager and cheerful readiness
admonitory
containing warning
apotheosis
deification
abide
to be faithful/to endure
apartheid
brutal racial discrimination
abscond
to go away suddenly (to avoid arrest)
alloy
to debase by mixing with something inferior
acarpous
worn out; no longer fertile
agog
eager; excited
abjure
to swear to give up
abstruse
difficult to comprehend; obscure
amortize
end a debt by setting aside money
abysmal
bottomless
antithetical
directly opposing
apostate
one who abandons long-held religious or political convictions
aberration
straying from what is normal
affinity
close connection
abut
to border on
accolade
praise; approval
adulteration
making impure
affable
polite and friendly
abrogate
annul by authority
abeyance
suspended action
apprise
to give notice; to inform
abate
to lessen/subside
accretion
the growing of separate things into one