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30 Cards in this Set

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Abase
(v) To humiliate, degrade
Abate
(v) To reduce, lessen
Abdicate
(v) To give up a position, usually one of leadership
Abduct
(v) To kidnap, take by force
Aberration
(n) Something that differs from the norm
Abet
(v) To aid, help, encourage
Abhor
(v) To hate, detest
Abide
(v) 1. To put up with; 2. To remain
Abject
(adj) Wretched, pitiful
Abjure
(v) To reject, renounce
Abnegation
(n) Denial of comfort to oneself
Abort
(v) To give up on a half-finished project or effort
Abridge
1. (v) To cut down, shorten; 2. (adj) Shortened
Abrogate
(v) To abolish, usually by authority
Abscond
(v) To sneak away and hide
Absolution
(n) Freedom from guilt, blame, sin
Abstain
(v) To freely choose not to commit an action
Abstruse
(adj) Hard to comprehend
Accede
(v) To agree
Accentuate
(v) To stress, highlight
Accessible
(adj) Obtainable, reachable
Acclaim
(n) High praise
Accolade
(n) High praise, special distintion
Accommodating
(adj) Helpful, obliging, polite
Accord
(n) An agreement
Accost
(v) To confront verbally
Accretion
(n) Slow growth in size or amount
Acerbic
(adj) Biting, bitter in taste or tone
Aquiesce
(v) To agree without protesting
Acrimony
(n) Bitterness, discord