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Abase
To humiliate
Abate
To lessen
Abdicate
To give up power or responsibility
Abduct
To kidnap
Aberration
A deviation from the normal
Abet
To help
abhor
to hate
abide
to put up with, to continue to exist
abject
miserable
abjure
to reject
abnegation
self-denial
abort
to give up on before completion
abridge
to cut down, shorten
abrogate
to abolish by authority
abscond
to run away and hide, usually with a stolen object
absolve
to free from blame, guilt, or sin
abstain
to refrainfrom committing an action
abstruse
hard to understand
accede
to give in, agree
accentuate
to stress
acclaim
high praise
accommodating
helpful, polite
accord
an agreement
accost
to confront verbally
accretion
a slowgrowth
acerbic
bitter in tone or taste
acquiensce
to agree without protesting
acrimony
bitternes, discord
acumen
keen insight
acute
1. sharp, severe
2. having keen insight
adamant
impervious, unyielding
adept
skilled
adhere
1. to stick to
2. to follow devoutly
admonish
to caution or criticize
adorn
to decorate
adroit
skillful, dexterous
adulation
extremem praise
adverse
unfavorable, dangerous
advocate
1. to argue in favor of
2. one who argues in favor of
aesthetic
related to the appreciation of beauty
affable
friendly
affinity
a feeling of closeness
affluent
wealthy
aggrandize
to increase or make greater
aggregate
1. a whole or total
2. to increase or make greater
agile
quick, nimble
agnoxtic
believing that the existence of God cannot be proven or disproven
aisle
passage between rows of seats
alacrity
eagerness, speed, timeliness
alias
a false name or identity