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abase
v. lower; humiliate.

abasement, n.
abate
v. subside; decrease, lessen.

abatement, n.
aberrant
n. abnormal or deviant
abeyance
n. suspended action.
abject
adj. wretched; lacking pride.
abjure
v. renounce upon oath.

abjuration, n.
abnegation
n. repudiation; self-sacrifice.
abortive
adj. unsuccessful; fruitless.

abort, v.
abrade
v. wear away by friction; scrape; erode.
abrogate
adj. abolish.
abscond
v. depart secretly and hide.
absolve
v. pardon (an offense).

absolution, n.
abstemious
adj. sparing in eating and drinking.
abstruse
adj. obscure; profound; difficult to understand.
abut
v. border upon; adjoin.
accede
v. agree.
acclivity
n. sharp upslope of a hill.
accolade
n. award of merit.
accost
v. approach and speak first to a person.
accoutre
v. equip.
accretion
n. growth; increase.
accrue
v. come about by addition.
acidulous
adj. slightly sour; sharp, caustic.
acme
n. top, pinnacle.
*acquiesce*
v. assent; agree without protesting.

acquiescence, n.
acquiescent, adj.
acrid
adj. sharp; bitterly pungent.
*acrimonious*
adj. bitter in words or manner.

acrimony, n.
acrophobia
n. fear of heights.
actuarial
adj. calculating; pertaining to insurance statistics.
actuate
v. motivate.
adherent
n. supporter; follower.
admonish
v. warn; reprove.

admonition, n.
admonition
n. warning.
adroit
adj. skillful.