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abhor
to regard with intense loathing or horror; detest
acquit
to release or discharge a person from an obligation
absolve
to free from consequences, blame, or guilt
absurd
utterly senseless, illogical, or untrue; laughably foolish or false
acquiesce
to agree passively; comply; consent
accolade
award, honor or laudatory notice
abridge
to reduce or lessen in duration, scope, etc; diminish; curtail
accord
a compromise of conflicting opinions; concurrence; agreement
milestone
an important point in progress or development
demeanor
behavior toward others; outward manner (noun)
abstain
to refrain from casing one's vote
abominable
detestable; loathsome
access
a way of approaching or coming to a place
aberration
an imperfection in an optical lens or the blurring caused by such an imperfection
abuse
to use wrongly or improperly
mien
look, appearance, or manner expecially as showing mood or personality (noun)
acknowledge
to recognize the authority, validity, or claims of
catercorner
in a diagonal or oblique position
abound
to be rich or well supplied
abolish
to do away with; put an end to; make void
acuity
sharpness; acuteness; keeness
adulation
(n) high praise
assiduous
(adj) persistent, hard-working
clairvoyant
(adj) exceptionally insightful, able to foresee the future
convergence
(n) the state of separate elements joingin or coming together
enervating
(adj) weakening, tiring
ephemeral
(adj) momentary, transient, fleeting
evanescent
(adj) quickly fading, short-lived, esp. an image
extenuating
(adj) excusing, lessening the seriousness of guilt or crime, e.g., of mitigating factors
florid
(adj) red-colored, flushed; gaudy, ornate
fortuitous
(adj) happening by luck, fortunate
hackneyed
(adj) cliched, worn out by overuse
hedonist
(n)person who pursues pleasure as a goal
impetuous
(adj) rash, impulsive, acting without thinking
impute
(v) to attribut an action to a particular person or group
intrepid
(adj) fearless, adventurous