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abase

verb
cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of; He humiliated his colleague by criticixing him in front of the boss
abet
1. To approve, encourage and support(an action or a plan of action); urge and help on.
2. To urge, encourage or help (a person)
abscond

intr. verb
To leave quickly and secretly and hide oneself, often to avoid arrest or prosecution
acquttal

noun
1. Judgment, as by a jury or judge, that a defendant is not guilty of a crime as charged.
2.The state of being found or proved not guilty.
acumen

noun
Quickness, accuracy, and keenness of judgment or insight.
adulation

noun
Excessive flattery or admiration
adverse

adj.
1.Acting or serving to oppose; antagonistic
2.Contrary to one's interests or welfare; harmful or unfavorable
3.Moving in an opposite or opposing direction.
advocate

tr. verb
To speak, plead or argue in favor of
advocate

noun
1.One that argues for a cause; a supporter or defender.
2.One that pleads in another's behalf; an intercessor
3.A lawyer
affiliation

noun
A social or business relationship; "a valuable financial affiliation"; "He was sorry he had to sever his ties with other members of the team";
agility

noun
The state or quality of being agile; nimbleness
alienate

tr. verb
1.To cause to become unfriendly or hostile; estrange
2.To cause to become withdrawn or unresponsive; isolate or dissociate emitionally
3.To cause to be transferred; turn away
4.Law to transfer property or right of ownership
altercation

noun
Noisy quarrel
amble

intr. verb
1.To walk slowly or leisurely; stroll
2.To move along at an easy gait
amble

noun
1.An unhurried or leisurely walk
2.An easy gait, expecially that of a horse