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abase
v- to degrade; humiliate; disgrace
aberration
n- a departure from what is right, true, correct
abeyance
n- a state of temporary suspension
abhor
v- to hate
abominate
v- to loathe; to hate
absolve
v- to forgive; to acquit
abstemious
adj- sparingly used or used with temperance
abstinence
n- the act or practice of voluntarily refraining from any action
abstain
abstract
adj- not easy to understand; theoretical
abstruse
adj- 1. hidden, concealed; 2. difficult to be comprehended
acclaim
n- load approval; applause
accolade
n- approving or prasing mention
accomplice
n-co-conspirator; a partner; a partner-in-crime
accretion
n-growth in size by addition or accumulation
accrue
v- to collect; to build up
acquiesce
v-to agree or consent to an opinion
Because he was "dared" by his friends, joesph acquiesced to kissing the teacher.
acrid
adj- sharp;bitter;foul smelling
adamant
adj-not yielding; firm
adversary
n-an enemy or foe
advocate
1v-to plead in favor of; 2.n- supporter; defender
aesthetic
adj- showing good tast;artistic
aghast
adj-1.astonished;amazed; 2. horrified;terrified;appalled
alacrity
n-1. enthusiasm; fervor 2. liveliness; sprightliness
alleviate
v- to lessen or make easier
allocate
v-set aside; designate; assign
allusion
n- an indirect refernce to something
aloof
adj- distant in interest; reserved; cool
altercation
n- controversy; dispute
altruistic
adj- unselfish
amass
v- to collect together; accumulate