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abjure
v/ to reject, renounce
abrogate
v/abolish, usually by authority
acerbic
adj/biting,bitter in tone or taste
acrimony
n/ bitterness, discord
acumen
n/ keen insight
adumbrate
v/ to sketch out in a vague way
alacrity
n/ eagerness, speed
anathema
n/ a cursed, detested person
antipathy
n/ a stong dislike, pepugnance
approbation
n/ praise
arrogate
v/ take without justification
ascetic
adj/ practicing restraint as a means of self-discipline, usually religious
aspersion
n/ a curse, expression of ill-will
assiduous
adj/ hard-working, diligent
blandish
v/ coax by using flattery
boon
gift or blessing
brusque
adj/ short, abrupt, dismissive
buffet
n/ an arrangement of food set on a table
burnish
v/ to polish, shine
buttress
v/ something that offers support