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abandon
(noun)
total lack of inhibition
abate
(verb)
to decrease, to reduce
abet
(verb)
to aid; to act as an accomplice
abjure
(verb)
to renounce under oath; to abandon forever; to abstain from
abnegate
(verb)
to give up; to deny to oneself
abortive
(adj)
ending without result
abrogate
(verb)
to annul; to abolish by authoritative action
abscond
(verb)
to leave quickly in secret
abstemious
(adjective)
done sparingly; consuming in moderation
accede
(verb)
to express approval, to agree to
acclivity
(noun)
an incline or upward slope, the ascending side of a hill
accretion
(noun)
a growth in size, an increase in amount
acme
(noun)
the highest level or degree attainable
actuate
(verb)
to put into motion, to activate; to motivate or influence to activity
acuity
(noun)
sharp vision or perception characterized by the ability to resolve final detail
acumen
(noun)
sharpness of insight, mind, and understanding; shrewd judgment
adamant
(adjective)
stubbornly unyielding
adept
(adjective)
extremely skilled
adjudicate
(verb)
to hear and settle a matter; to act as a judge
adjure
(verb)
to appeal to
admonish
(verb)
to caution or warn gently in order to correct something
adroit
(adjective)
skillful; accomplished; highly competent
adulation
(noun)
excessive flattery or admiration
adumbrate
(verb)
to give a hint or indication of something to come
aerie
(noun)
a nest built high in the air; an elevated, often secluded, dwelling