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Abrogate
verb
to aboblish, repeal, or nullify
do away with, or annul, especially by authority
-So why is Washington seeking to abrogate to ABM Treaty, to push ahead with its anti-ballistic missile Star Wars programme?
Chary
adjective
wary, cautious
not giving or expending freely, sparing
-Investors should be chary, however, for the returns are for from sizzling.
Abstruse
Adjective
difficult to understand
-Einstein's theories of relativity, so abstruse yet so disturbing in the popular press of the 1930s.
Abysmal
Adjective
extremely hopeless or wretched; bottomless
very profound; limitless
very bad
-"abysmal misery"; "abysmal stupidity"
Accolade
Noun
an award or honor
-People usually have to stick their necks out to earn accolades, and this is as it should be