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abase
lower
abash
embarrass
abdicate
renounce
abettor
encourager
abeyance
suspended action
abhor
detest; hate
abjure
renounce upon oath
ablution
washing
abominate
loathe; hate
aboriginal
being the first of its kind in a region; primitive; native
abortive
unsuccessful; fruitless
abrade
wear away by friction; errode
abrogate
abolish
abscond
depart secretly and hide
absolve
pardon (an offense)
abstemious
temperate; sparing in drink, etc.
abstinence
restraint from eating or drinking
abstruse
obscure; profound; difficult to understand
accelerate
move faster
accessory
additional object; useful but not essential thing
acclivity
sharp upslope of a hill
accolade
award of merit
accomplice
partner in crime
accord
agreement
accost
approach and speak first to a person
accoutre
equip
accretion
growth; increase
accure
come about by addition
acetic
vinegary
acidulous
slightly sour; sharp,caustic
acknowledge
recognize; admit
acme
top; pinnacle
acoustics
science of sound; quality that makes a room easy or hard to hear in
acquiescent
accepting passively
acquittal
deliverance from a charge
acrid
sharp; bitterly pungent
acrimonious
stinging; caustic
actuarial
calculating; pertaining to insurance statistics
actuate
motivate
acumen
mental keenness
adage
wise saying; proverb
adamant
hard; inflexible
adapt
alter; modify
addiction
compulsive, habitual need
addle
rotten; muddle; crazy
adduce
present as evidence
adept
expert at
adhere
stick fast to
adipose
fatty
adjuration
solemn urging
admonish
warn reprove
adroit
skillful
adulation
flattery; admiration
adulterate
make impure by mixing with baser substances
adumbration
foreshadowing; outlining
adventitious
accidental; casual
adverse
unfavorable; hostile
adversity
poverty; misfortune
advocate
urge; plead for
asthetic
artistic; dealing with or capable of appreciation of the beautiful
affected
artificial; pretended
affiliation
joining; associating with
affinity
kinship
affirmation
solemn pledge by one who refuses to take an oath
affluence
abundance; wealth
alimony
payment by a husband to his divorced wife
allay
calm; pacify
allege
state without proof
allegory
story in which characters are used as symbols; fable
affray
public braw
agape
openmouthed
agglomeration
collection; heap
aggrandize
increase or intensify
aggregate
sum; total
aghast
horrified
agility
nimbleness
agitate
stir up; disturb
agnostic
one who is skeptical of the existence of knowability of god or any ultimate reality
alacrity
cheerful promptness
albeit
although
alchemy
medieval chemistry
alias
an assumed name
alienate
make hostile; seperate
alimentary
supplying nourishment