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abase
(v) To lower in position, estimation, or the like; degrade.
abbess
(n) The lady superior of a nunnery.
abbey
(n) The lady superior of a nunnery.
abbot
(n) The superior of a community of monks.
abdicate
(v) To give up (royal power or the like).
abdomen
(n) In mammals, the visceral cavity between the diaphragm and the pelvic floor; the belly.
abdominal
(n) Of, pertaining to, or situated on the abdomen.
abduction
(n) A carrying away of a person against his will, or illegally.
abed
(adv) In bed; on a bed.
aberration
(n) Deviation from a right, customary, or prescribed course.
abet
(v) To aid, promote, or encourage the commission of (an offense).
abeyance
(n) A state of suspension or temporary inaction.
abhorrence
(n) The act of detesting extremely.
abidance
(n) An abiding.
abject
(adj) Sunk to a low condition.
abject
(adj) Sunk to a low condition.
abjure
(v) To recant, renounce, repudiate under oath.
ablution
(n) A washing or cleansing, especially of the body.
abnegate
(v) To renounce (a right or privilege).
abnormal
(adj) Not conformed to the ordinary rule or standard.
abominable
(adj) Very hateful.
abominate
(v) To hate violently.
abomination
(n) A very detestable act or practice.
aboriginal
(adj) Primitive; unsophisticated.
aborigines
(n) The original of earliest known inhabitants of a country.
aboveboard
(adv) & (adj) Without concealment, fraud, or trickery.
abrade
(v) To wear away the surface or some part of by friction.
abrasion
(n) That which is rubbed off.
abridge
(v) To make shorter in words, keeping the essential features, leaning out minor particles.
abridgment
(n) A condensed form as of a book or play.
abrogate
(v) To abolish, repeal.
abrupt
(adj) Beginning, ending, or changing suddenly or with a break.
abscond
(v) To depart suddenly and secretly, as for the purpose of escaping arrest.
absence
(n) The fact of not being present or available.
absolution
(n) Forgiveness, or passing over of offenses.
absolve
(v) To free from sin or its penalties.
abstemious
(adj) Characterized by self denial or abstinence, as in the use of drink, food.
abstinence
(n) Self denial.
abstruse
(adj) Dealing with matters difficult to be understood.
abut
(v) To touch at the end or boundary line.