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abandon
total lack of inhibition
abate
to decrease, to reduce
abet
to aid; to act as an accomplice
abjure
to renounce under oath; to abandon forever; to abstain from
abnegate
to give up; to deny to oneself
abortive
ending without results
abrogate
to annul; to abolish by authoritative action
abscond
to leave quickly in secret
abstemious
done sparingly; consuming in moderation
accede
to express approval; to agree to
acclivity
an incline or upward slope, the ascending side of a hill
accretion
a growth in size; an increase in amount
acme
the highest level or degree attainable
actuate
to put into motion, to activate; to motivate or influence to activity
acuity
sharp vision or perception characterized by the ability to resolve fine detail
acumen
sharpness of insight, mind, and understandings; shrewd judgment
adamant
stubbornly unyielding
adept
extremely skilled
adjudicate
to hear and settle a matter; to act as a judge
adjure
to appeal to