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abase
to reduce or lower, as in rank
abatement
a deduction from the full amount of a tax, the state of being abated
abhor
to regard with extreme aversion
abject
utterly hopeless, miserable, humiliating
abridge
to shorten by omissions while retaining the basic contents
abrupt
sudden or unexpected
abstemious
sparing or moderate in eating or drinking
abstinent
forbearance from any indulgence of appetite
abysmal
immeasurely deep or great, of or like an abyss
a cappella
without instrumental accompaniment
Acclivity
an upward slope
accredited
officially recognized as meeting the essential requirements
acrid
sharp or biting to the taste or smell
amorphous
having no specific shape
anthropomorphic
human form or attributes to a being or thing not human
aqueduct
a conduct or artificial channel for conducting water from a distance
arpeggio
the sounding of the notes of a chord in rapid succession instead of simultaneously
arthropod
any of a phylum
audiophile
a person who is especially interested in high-fidelity sound reproduction
anomalous
inconsistent with or deviating from what is usual, normal, or expected