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abate
to lessen, to subside
abdication
giving up control or authority
abberation
straying away from what is normal
abet
help or encourage somebody in doing wrong
abeyance
suspended action
abhor
to hate or detest
abide
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
abtruse
difficult to comprehend, obscure
abut
border on
abysmal
bottomless extreme
acarpous
effete, no longer fertile, worn out
acclaimed
welcomed with shouts and approval
accolade
praise, approval
accretion
growing of separate things into one
accrue
accumulate
adamant
kind of stone, inflexible
admonitory
containing a warning
adorn
add beauty, decorate
adulteration
making unpure, poorer in quality
affable
polite and friendly
affinity
close connection or relationship
aggravate
make worse, irritate
agile
active, quick-moving
agog
eager, excited
ail
trouble, be ill
alacrity
eager and cheerful readiness