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abacus
A chinese device used to perform arithmetic equations by moving beads along rods.
abase
to degrade; to humiliate
abash
to make ashamed or uneasy
abate
to reduce
abbess
woman; commonly called mother superior in charge of a convent of 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 in wrongdoing
abet
to help someone do something illegal or wrong; to incite, encourage, or aid, especially in wrongdoing
abet
to help someone do something illegal or wrong; to incite, encourage, or aid, especially in wrongdoing
abeyance
a state of not being presently used; temporary suspension or cessation
abhor
to hate deeply; detest
abide
to remain, continue, stay, and endure
abut
border upon, to adjoin
abject
extremely sad; hopeless; defeated