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Abandon
total lack of inhibition

With her strict parents out of the way, Kelly danced all night with abandon.
Abase
to humble; disgrace

After his immature behavior, John was abased in my eyes.
Abate
decrease, reduce

As the hurricane's force abated, the winds dropped and the sea became calm.
Abdicate
to give up a position, right, or power

With the angry mob clamoring outside the palace, the king abdicated his throne and fled
Aberration
something different from the usual

Due to the bizarre aberrations in the author's behavior, her publicist decided that the less the public saw of her, the better.
Abet
to aid; act as accomplice

While Derwin robbed the bank, Marvin abetted his friend by pulling up the getaway car.
Abeyance
temporary supression or suspension

Michelle held her excitement in abeyance while the college review board considered her application.