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Abate
To Lessen.
Abet
To encourage.

His courageous actions are abetted.
Abjure
To give up rights; to deny.

He abjured all of his treasures to his best friend.
Abnegate
To deny privilege to.

He abnegated all his rights to the house.
Abrade
To wear off or rub off; to wear down in spirit.

The silver surface was abraded after several thousand year being hidden in the cave.
Abrogate
TO cancel; to nullify.
Abscond
To depart secretly, especially to avoid criminal charges.
Accolade
A mark of acknowledgement or expression of praise.
Accrue
To be added to by growth.
Acerb
Acid; Sour
Adage
A short proverb or saying.
Addendum
somrthing additional; an item to be added on.
Adduce
To cite as an example or justification.
Adumbrate
Foreshadow.
Agnostic
One who says that man cannot understand the nature of man.
Allay
To lessen fear; put something to rest; to mitigate; to calm.
Alluvial
pertaining to mud left by running water.
Anathema
A curse; abomination
Androgynous
Showing both male and female characteristics.
Aphorism
A short saying that illustrates an important principle or saying.
Apocalyptic
having to do with relevation or prophecy.
Apocrphal
of dubious origin, ficitious
Appellation
Title or name.
Apropos
opportunely; as an apt point.
Arboreal
pertaining to trees.
Ardent
Intense;passionate;characterized by high emotion.
Asinine
Stupid or Silly.
Askance
Distrustfully.
Askew
Turned to one side.
Attrition
Grinding down; Wearing down.
Augury
Prediction
Aver
Assert
Avian
Related to Birds
Avert
To turn aside; to prevent.
Axiomatic
Self-Evident.