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abeyance
Suspended action.
abut
To border on.
abraded
Rubbed off, worn away by friction.
abrogate
To abolish, do away with, or annul, especially by authority.
abscond
To leave quickly and secretly and hide oneself, often to avoid arrest or prosecution.
abstruse
Difficult to comprehend, obscure.
abjure
To renounce under oath; forswear.
ambivalent
Characterized by a mixture of opposite feelings or attitudes.
abdicate
To relinquish (power or responsibility) formally.
abysmal
Unfathomable, limitless, or very bad.
aberration
A deviation from the proper or expected course.
abate
To lessen, to subside.
accretion
The growing of separate things into one or increase in size by gradual addition.
accolade
Praise, approval.
ameliorate
To make or become better; improve.
alacrity
Cheerful willingness; eagerness.
amicable
Friendly.
amalgamate
To combine into a unified or integrated whole; unite.
admonitory
containing warning
amortize
To liquidate (a debt, such as a mortgage) by installment payments or payment into a sinking fund.
acarpous
Producing no fruit, sterile.