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abjures
Discaims; refuses; renounces.--"One of the underlying causes of the tragedy is, that if a man abjures love, if he bases his career on hate, he can seize great power."--Deems Taylor.
accentuate
Emphasize; place a stress on.--"Occasional tables and ornaments that accentuate the yellow, coral or blue are an addition."--Emily Post
acerbated
Embittered; made sharp or bitter; irritated; exasperated.--"Though there have been differences of opinion between us, they have never been acerbated by hard words."--Neville Chamberlain.
acclaim
To shout applause; to proclaim by acclamation.--"These are the very institutions whose excellence it continues to acclaim."--Nicholas Murray Butler.
activated
Made active or set in motion.--"Every thought and deed of Napoleon was activated by a burning ambition."--Donald G. Cooley.