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to yield; to give up
abdicate
abnormality; deviation
aberration
a temporary postponement
abeyance
miserable; wretched
abject
a washing; cleansing
ablution
to deny; to reject
abnegate
original inhabitant
aborigine
unsuccessful
abortive
to be large in number
abound
honest; frank; open
aboveboard
to wear away
abrade
to abolish; to repeal
abrogate
to leave secretly; to flee
abscond
moderate or sparing in eating or drinking
abstemious
hard to understand
abstruse
wretched; extremely bad
abysmal
upward slope
acclivity
to approach and speak to
accost
equipment; outfit
accountrement
an increas; an addition
accretion
sharp or bitter in smell or taste
acerbic
bitter to the taste or smell; sarcastic
acrid
harsh in speech or behavior
acrimonious
to put into motion or action
actuate
mental keenness; shrewdness
acumen
edlessly; forever
ad infintum
a familiar saying
adage
confused
addled
to give an example in proving something
adduce
fatty
adipose
to warn
admonish
fuss; trouble
ado
a very handsome man
adonis
skillful; clever
adroit
a shield; protection; sponsorship
aegis
pertaining to beauty
aesthetic
attraction to
affinity
to attach
affix
an insult
affront
to collect; to gather together
aggregate
shocked; terrified
aghast
one who doubts the existence of God
agnostic
a fever; plague
ague
liveliness; willingness
alacrity
a seadbird, a constant burden
albatross
rapid; quick
allegro
to lessen; to relieve
alleviate
pertaining to a deposit of sand formed by flowing water
alluvial
up in the air; high
aloft
unselfishness; concern for others
altruism
pleasing to the taste or smell
ambrosial
moving about; capable of walking
ambulatory
hidden or secret attack
ambuscade
able to live on both land and water
amogibious
a charm worn to keep evil away
amulet
something out place or time
anachornism
a curse; a person or thing to be avoided
anathema
helping; subordinate
ancillary
regarding; concerning
anent
without water
anhydrous