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abash
ashamed; embarrassed
aberration
abnormality; deviation
abet
to aid; to encourage
abeyance
a temporary postponement
abide (two meanings)
to remain; to put up with
abject
miserable; wretched
abjure
to give up (rights)
ablution
a washing; cleansing
abnegate
to deny; to reject
aborigine
original inhabitant
abortive
unsuccessful
abound
to be large in number
aboveboard
honest; frank; open
abrade
to wear away
abrogate
to abolish; to repeal
abscond
to leave secretly; to flee
absolve
to free from responsibility
abstemious
moderate or sparing in eating or drinking
abstract (two meanings)
a summary (n); to remove (v)
abstruse
hard to understand
abut
to touch; to rest on or against
abysmal
wretched; extremely bad
abyss
a bottomless pit; anything infinite
academic (two meanings)
pertaining to school; theoretical or unrealistic
accede
to agree to
accessible
easy to approach; open
access
approach; admittance
accessory
something additional
acclaim
to greet with approval
acclimate
to adapt; to get used to