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Abbess
Lady superior of a nunnery
Abbey
The group of buildings which collectively form the dwelling-place of a society of monks or nuns.
Abbot
The superior of a community of monks.
Aberration
Deviation from a right, customary, or prescribed course.
Abeyance
A state of suspension or temporary inaction.
Abidance
An abiding.
Abjure
To recant, renounce, repudiate under oath
Abnegate
To renounce (a right or privilege).
Aboveboard
Without concealment, fraud, or trickery.
Abrogate
To abolish, repeal.
Abscess
A Collection of pus in a cavity formed within some tissue of the body.
Abscond
To depart suddenly and secretly, as for the purpose of escaping arrest.
Absolve
To free from sin or its penalties.
Abstemious
Characterized by self denial or abstinence, as in the use of drink, food.
Abstruse
Dealing with matters difficult to be understood.