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ABSCOND
to leave secretly
ABATE
to reduce in degree, amount or severity
ABSTAIN
to choose not to do something
ABYSS
an extremely deep hole
ADULTERATE
to make impure
Related words: unadulterated, adultery
ADVOCATE
to speak in favor of
Related words: advocacy
AESTHETIC
concerning the appreciation of beauty
Related words: aesthete- someone unusually sensitive to beauty, aesteticism
AGGRANDIZE
to increase in power, influence, and reputation
ALLEVIATE
to make more bearable
AMALGAMATE
to combine; to mix together
Related words: amalgam- a mixture, usually metals
AMBIGUOUS
doubtful or uncertain; able to be interpreted several ways
Related words: ambiguity
AMELIORATE
to make better; to improve
ANACHRONISM
something out of place in time