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abdicate
to give up formally
abet
to encourage or assist
abhor
to regard with horror and loathing, to hate intensely
abject
wretched, miserable, degrading, humilating
absolve
to clear of guilt or blame
abstain
to refrain completely and voluntarily
accede
to yield to; to agree to
acclimate
to get used to
addiction
a habit-forming practice or pursuit, usually one that is bad for a person's health or morally objectionable; habitual use of, or devotion to, something
Prefix: ab, abs
away from, off
Prefix: ced
go or yield
Prefix: dic, dict
to say
Etymology
the study of where words come from and how they are formed or change
abduct
to lead away, to take away by force
abscond
to depart secretely
abrupt
sudden or hasty
abstract
to draw from, a brief summary or a shorter form of the original
concede
to grant or admit
secede
to break away from, to withdraw from membership in
recede
to go back, to withdraw
proceed
to go forward
antecedent
going before
procedure
the regular, definite order by which something is done
contradict
to oppose, to deny
valedictory
farewell
indict
to charge with guilt
interdict
to prohibit
dictum
an authoritative statement