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Abase
Lower; Humiliate.

Queen Zenobia was forced to abase herself before the conquering Romans.
Abate
Subside; Decrease ;Lessen.
Aberration
Deviation from the expected or normal.
Abet
encourage; aid.
Abeyance
suspended action
Abrade
Wear away by friction ; Erode.
Abject
Hopeless and crushed.
Abscond
Depart secretly to avoid capture.
Abstruse
Obscure; difficult to understand.
Accolade
Award of merit.
Accolade
award of merit
Aquittal
Declaration of innocense.
Acumen
Mental keeness.
Adamant
Hard; Inflexible.
Adjudicate
Pass legal judgment on.
Admonish
Warn ; Scold
Adroit
Skillful; nimble
Adulation
Flattery; admiration
Affable
Easily approachable; warmly friendly
Affluence
Wealth; prosperity; abundance
Aggregate
Gather; Accumulate.
Alacrity
Cheerful promptness.
Alleviate
Relieve; Lessen.
Allude
Refer indirectly.
Aloof
Apart; Reserved; standoffish.
Altercation
Noisy quarrel; Heated dispute.
Altruistic
Unselfishly generous; Concerned for others.
Amalgam
Mixture of different elements; alloy.
Ambiguous
Unclear or doubtful in meaning.
Ambivalence
Having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes.
Ambulatory
Able to walk; not bedridden.
Ameliorate
Improve; Make more satisfactory.
Amenable
Readily managed; willing to give in; agreeable; submissive.
Amiable
agreeable; lovable; warmly friendly.
Amorphous
Formless, lacking shape and definition.
Anachronism
Something regarded as outmoded; Something or someone who is misplaced in time.
Anarchist
Person who seeks to overturn the established government.
Anarchy
Absence of governing body; State of disorder.
Ancillary
Serving as an aid or accessory; auxiliary.
Animosity
Active Enmity.