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abase
v. To lower in position.
aberration
n. Deviation from a right.
abet
v. To aid.
abeyance
n. A state of suspension or temporary inaction.
abhorrence
n. The act of detesting extremely.
abhorrent
adj. Very repugnant; hateful.
abject
adj. Sunk to a low condition.
abnegate
v. To renounce (a right or privilege).
abominable
adj. Very hateful.
abominate
v. To hate violently.
abomination
n. A very detestable act or practice.
aboveboard
adv. & adj. Without concealment.
abrade
v. To wear away the surface or some part of by friction.
abridge
v. To make shorter in words
abrogate
v. To abolish
abscond
v. To depart suddenly and secretly
absolution
n. Forgiveness
absolve
v. To free from sin or its penalties.
abstain
v. To keep oneself back (from doing or using something).
abstruse
adj. Dealing with matters difficult to be understood.
abut
v. To touch at the end or boundary line.
abyss
n. Bottomless gulf.
accede
v. To agree.
acclaim
v. To praise enthusiastically.
accomplice
n. An associate in wrong-doing.
accost
v. To speak to.
accredit
v. To give credit or authority to.
acerbity
n. Sourness
achromatic
adj. Colorless.
acme
n. The highest point
acquiesce
v. To agree without protesting.
acquiescence
n. Acceptance without protest.
acquit
v. To free or clear
acquittal
n. A discharge from accusation by judicial action.
acrid
adj. Harshly pungent or bitter.
acrimonious
adj. Full of bitterness.
acrimony
n. Sharpness or bitterness of speech or temper.
actuate
v. To move or incite to action.
acumen
n. Quickness of intellectual insight
acute
adj. Having fine and penetrating discernment.
addendum
n. Something added
adduce
v. To bring forward for consideration.
adjutant
adj. Auxiliary.
adoration
n. Profound devotion.
adroit
adj. Having skill in the use of the bodily or mental powers.
advent
n. The coming or arrival
adversity
n. Misfortune.
affable
adj. Easy to approach.
affix
v. To fasten.
affluence
n. A profuse or abundant supply of riches.