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abacus
a chinese device usdd to perform armithimetic equations by moving beads along rods.
abase
to degrade, to humilate
abash
to make ashamed or uneasy
abate
to reduce
abbess
a women. commonly called Mother Superior in the charge of convert nuns
abdicate
to step down from a powerful position
abduct
to carry off a person; usually by force; to kidnap
aberrant
straying from the correct or normal way
abet
to help someone do something illegal or wrong; to incite; encourage or aid especially wrong doing
abeyance
state of not being presently used; temporary suspension or cessation
abhor
to hate deeply, detest
abide
to remain;continue;stay;enduce
abut
border upon; to adjoin
abject
extremely sad; hopeless; defeated
abjure
to repudiate or renounce; to give up