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abate
to lessen in violence or intensity (verb)
When the windsabated, the helicopter was able to land
abet
to assist or encourage, especially in wrongdoing (verb)
"aiding and abetting a criminal"
abhor
to detest, to loathe, to hate strongly (verb)
The father warned his children to abhor lying.
acquit
to find not guilty of a gfault or crime (verb)The jury acquitted the man, and he was free to go.
acrimony
harsh temper or bitter feeling (noun)
Because of his acrimony, the old man found himself lonely and friendless.
adamant
unyielding, firm in opinion (adjective)
Despite the protests of the city council, the remain remained adamant.
adulation
excessive praise or admiration (noun)
She despised the adulation heaped on rock stars by young fans.
affable
friendly; courteous; agreeable in manner, easy to talk to (adjective)
The affable old man never wanted for visitors.
agnostic
one who believes that the existence of God is unknown or unknowable (noun)
He was not sure if there was a God, so he was an agnostic
agrarian
having to do with farms, farmers, or the use of land (agriculture)
[Think: agriculture]
abate
to lessen in violence or intensity (verb)
When the windsabated, the helicopter was able to land
abet
to assist or encourage, especially in wrongdoing (verb)
"aiding and abetting a criminal"
abhor
to detest, to loathe, to hate strongly (verb)
The father warned his children to abhor lying.
acquit
to find not guilty of a gfault or crime (verb)The jury acquitted the man, and he was free to go.
acrimony
harsh temper or bitter feeling (noun)
Because of his acrimony, the old man found himself lonely and friendless.
adamant
unyielding, firm in opinion (adjective)
Despite the protests of the city council, the remain remained adamant.
adulation
excessive praise or admiration (noun)
She despised the adulation heaped on rock stars by young fans.
affable
friendly; courteous; agreeable in manner, easy to talk to (adjective)
The affable old man never wanted for visitors.
agnostic
one who believes that the existence of God is unknown or unknowable (noun)
He was not sure if there was a God, so he was an agnostic
agrarian
having to do with farms, farmers, or the use of land (agriculture)
[Think: agriculture]
abate
to lessen in violence or intensity (verb)
When the windsabated, the helicopter was able to land
abet
to assist or encourage, especially in wrongdoing (verb)
"aiding and abetting a criminal"
abhor
to detest, to loathe, to hate strongly (verb)
The father warned his children to abhor lying.
acquit
to find not guilty of a gfault or crime (verb)The jury acquitted the man, and he was free to go.
acrimony
harsh temper or bitter feeling (noun)
Because of his acrimony, the old man found himself lonely and friendless.
adamant
unyielding, firm in opinion (adjective)
Despite the protests of the city council, the remain remained adamant.
adulation
excessive praise or admiration (noun)
She despised the adulation heaped on rock stars by young fans.
affable
friendly; courteous; agreeable in manner, easy to talk to (adjective)
The affable old man never wanted for visitors.
agnostic
one who believes that the existence of God is unknown or unknowable (noun)
He was not sure if there was a God, so he was an agnostic
agrarian
having to do with farms, farmers, or the use of land (agriculture)
[Think: agriculture]