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ABANDON
(n.) total lack of inhibition
ABASE
to humble; disgrace
ABATE
decrease, reduce
ABDICATE
to give up a position, right or power
ABERRATION
something different from the usual
ABET
to aid; act as accomplice
ABEYANCE
temporary supression or suspension
ABHOR
to loate, detest
ABJECT
miserable, pitiful
ABJURE
to reject, abandon formally
ABLUTION
act of cleansing
ABNEGATE
to deny; renounce
ABOLITIONIST
one who opposes the practice of slavery
ABORTIVE
interrupted while incomplete
ABRIDGE
to condense, shorten
ABROGATE
to put an end to, abolish by authority
ABSCOND
to depart secretly
ABSOLVE
to forgive, free from blame
ABSTAIN
to choose not to do something
ABSTRACT
(adj.) theoretical; complex, difficult
ABSTRUSE
difficult to comprehend
ACCEDE
to express approval; agree to
ACCESSIBLE
attainable, available; approachable
ACCESSORY
attachment, ornament; accomplice, partner
ACCOLADE
praise, distinction
ACCOST
to approach and speak to someone
ACCRETION
growth in size or increase in amount
ACCRUE
to accumulate, grow by additions
ACERBIC
bitter, sharp in taste or temper
ACME
highest point, summit