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Diminution in amount, degree, or intensity; moderation.
abatement
To reduce the length of (a written text); condense.
abridge
A great or plentiful amount.
abundance
Occurring unexpectedly, unintentionally, or by chance
accidentally
Agreement; conformity: in accordance with your instructions
accordance
In accordance; correspondingly.
accordingly
One that keeps, audits, and inspects the financial records of individuals or business concerns and prepares financial and tax reports.
acountant
To familiarize, as by constant practice, use, or habit:
accustom
To perform or carry out with success; accomplish. See synonyms at perform.
achieve
The act of admitting or owning to something.
acknowledgment
Any of the words belonging to this part of speech, such as white in the phrase a white house.
adjective
To suspend until a later stated time.
adjourn
A feeling of pleasure, wonder, and approval. See synonyms at regard.
admiration
An unusual or exciting experience: an adventure in dining.
adventure
To act on the emotions of; touch or move.
affect
Having or showing fond feelings or affection; loving and tender.
affectionately
A written declaration made under oath before a notary public or other authorized officer.
affidavit
The suffering of intense physical or mental pain.
agony
An arrangement between parties regarding a course of action; a covenant.
agreement
A passageway between rows of seats, as in an auditorium or an airplane.
aisle
Any of a series of hydroxyl compounds, the simplest of which are derived from saturated hydrocarbons, have the general formula CnH2n+1OH, and include ethanol and methanol.
alcohol
The repetition of the same sounds or of the same kinds of sounds at the beginning of words or in stressed syllables, as in “on scrolls of silver snowy sentences” (Hart Crane). Modern alliteration is predominantly consonantal; certain literary traditions, such as Old English verse, also alliterate using vowel sounds.
alliteration
Something added that lowers value or purity.
alloy
In proper or satisfactory operational or working order: checked to see if the tires were all right.
all right
Having absolute power; all-powerful: almighty God
Almighty