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Abstinent
abstaining
teetotaling
forbearing
refraining
ascetic
Accolade
Praise, distinction
praise
acclaim
approbation
commendation
kudos
Ambivilence
attitude of uncertainty;conflicting emotions
indecision, vacillation
Accrue
to accumulate, grow by addictions
augment
enlarge
expand
burgeon
wax
adage
old saying or proverb
apothem
aphorism
maxim
admonish
to caution or reprimand
reprove, chide, upbraid
berate
rebuke
adulation
high praise
admiration
flattery
accolade
aesthetic
pertaining to beauty or art
artistic, tasteful
allacrity
cheerful readiness, promptness in response
celerity
promptness
dispatch
enthusiasm
ambulatory
of, related to, or adapted to walking or moving from place to place
itinerant
nomadic
peripatetic
roving
vagabond
anachronistic
outdated
anomalous
inconsistent
inappropriate
ancillary
accessory; subordinate, helping
adjunct, additional, auxiliary, supplemental
anomaly
irregularity or deviation from the norm
oddity
aberration
deviance
peculiarity
abnormality
antipathy
dislike, hostility; extreme opposition or aversion
enmity
malice
antagonism
apocryphal
not genuine, fictional
erroneous
fictitious
fraudulent
false
appropriate (Verb)
to take possession of
usurp
arrogate
commandeer
arable
suitable for cultivation
farmable
fertile
Abate
decrease or reduce
dwindle, ebb, recede, flag, wane
Abet
To aid, act as an accomplice
help
succor
assist
abject
miserable or pitiful
pathetic
lamentable
sorry
Abstemious
marked by restraint especially in food or drink
moderate
temperate
sparing
Accede
to express approval
assent
acquiesce
consent
concur
Abstinent
abstaining
tetotaling
forbearing
refraining
ascetic
Accretion
growth in size or increase in amount
buildup
accumulation
accrual
Acerbic
bitter, sharp in taste or temper
tart, biting, caustic, cutting
acme
highest point, summit
apex
crown
peak
pinnacle
zenith
acquiesce
to agree, comply quietly
accede
consent
submit
acrid
harsh or bitter
sharp
pungent
caustic
acrimony
bitterness, animosity
choler
speen
rancor
asperity
antipathy
acumen
sharpness of insight
sagacity
discernment
shrewdness
adroit
skillful, accomplished, highly competent
deft
dexterous
proficient
accomplished
adept
adulterate
to corrupt or make unpure
contaminate, dilute
allusion
indirect reference
intimation
suggestion
altercation
noisy dispute
argument, clash
fight
quarrel
altruism
unselfish concern for other's welfare
benevolence
generosity
kindness
amalgamate
to mix or combine
integrate
assimilate
merge
incorporate
league
ameliorate
to make better or improve
amend
better
reform
amulet
ornament worn against evil spirits
talisman
fetish
anathema
ban, curse; something shunned or disliked
exercration, aversion, horror, abomination
anecdote
short, usually funny account of an event
story, joke
antediluvian
prehistoric, ancient beyond measure
old
archaic
antique
Antithesis
exact opposite or direct contrast
contrary
revers
rebuttal
apex
highest point, summit, zenith
acme, crown, zenith, peak, crest
aphorism
old saying or short, pithy
adage, apothegm, maxim, proverb, statement
apostate
one who renounces religious faith
renegade
turncoat
deserter
aquatic
belonging to or living in water
watery
maritime
pelagic
arcane
secret, obscure, known only by few
mysterious
esoteric
arch
mischievous, roguish
impish
waggish
saucy
ironic
archipelago
large group of islands
cluster
scattering
arrogate
to demand or claim arrogantly
appropriate
usurp
seize
commander
assume
Abash
To Embarrass
Disconcert, discomfit, faze, mortify
Abridge
To condense or shorten
abbreviate, cut, prune
Aberration
Different from the usual
anomaly
irregularity
abnormality
deviation
Abscond
to depart, secretly
flee
decamp
bolt
fly
Abstinent
abstaining
teetotaling
forbearing
refraining
ascetic