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Abhor
Find Repugnant
abominable
Bad or displeasing
abort
Terminate before completion
abortion
abridge
Reduce while retaining essential elements
absolve
let off the hook
abstain
Refrain
absurd
Bad common sense
abysmal
limitless, unmeasurable
acquiesce
agree
acquit
not guilty
acrimonius
strong resentment
acuity
sharpness of vision
adament
not capable of being swayed
admonish
warn strongly
adroit
clumsy, quick or skillful
adulation
Servile flattery
adversary
offer opposition
advocate
push for something
affable
warmth and friendliness
agnostic
doubts truth of religion
agrarian
relating to agricultural or rural matters
allege
Report or maintain
allegory
a short moral story
alleviate
relief from pain, make easier
allusion
passing reference
altercation
noisy quarrel
altruism
concern for the welfare of others
amorous
displaying love
ample
fairly large
anachronism
belongs to another time
ancillary
something that is added but is not essential
animosity
a feeling of ill will
annals
a chronological account of events
annex
attach to
antagonism
a state of ill will
antecedent
preceding in time or order
anthropology
social science studies human beings
anticipate
realize beforehand
apathy
absence of emotion
apocalyptic
devastation or doom
appease
make peace with
apprehensive
on edge, nervous, scared
arable
farmed productively
arbitrary
based on or subject to idividual discretion
archaic
extremely old
archipelago
a group of islands
ardent
passionate
arduous
difficult ot accomplish
arrogant
feeling of unwarranted importance
arsenal
military structure, equipment is stored
articulate
express or state clearly
ascend
to rise
assassinate
murder
assert
to say firmly
assess
to evaluate
astute
keen of mind or judgement
atheist
denies the existence of god
atone
make amends for
attribute
a quality of a person or thing
audacity
boldness
augment
grow or intensify
auspicious
likely to succeed
austere
severely simple, forbidding in aspect, self-denial
autonomy
personal independence
banal
obvious and dull
barren
not fertile or productive
beckon
sign to tell come to you
belie
represent falsly, fake
belittle
lesen the authority
bemoan
regret strongly
benefactor
person who helps people
benevolence
act intending or showing kindness and good will
benign
not dangerous to health
bequeath
leave will after ones death
bias
a prejudiced view
blatant
completly obvious
bludgeon
overcome using a heavy club
bombastic
being wordy or talking too much
bondage
under the control of another person
blatant
completly obvious
bludgeon
overcome using a heavy club
bombastic
being wordy or talking too much
bondage
under the control of another person