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What word means to lower in position, estimation, or the like; degrade?
abase
What word means to give up royal power?
abdicate
What word means a carrying away of a person against his will or illegally?
abduction
What word means to aid, promote, or encourage the commission of an offense?
abet
What word means detesting extremely?
abhor
What word means sunk to a low condition?
abject
What word means to make shorter in words while keeping the essential features?
abridge
What word means the act of cutting off, as in a surgical operation?
abscission
What word means to depart suddenly and secretly, as for the purpose of avoiding arrest?
abscond
What word means to keep oneself back from doing or using something?
abstain
What word means inconsistent with reason or common sense?
absurd
What word means a bottomless gulf?
abyss
What word means to speak to?
accost
What word means a deviation from a right, customary, or prescribed course?
aberration
What word means to give credit or authority to?
accredit