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Abandon (n)
Total lack of inhibition
Abase
humble, disgrace
abash
embarrass
abatement
decrease, reduction
abdicate
give up position, right or power
aberrant
atypical
Aberration
something unusual or not normal
Abet
to aid, act as accomplice
abeyance
temporary suppression or suspension
abhor
detest, loath
abiding
enduring, continuing
abject
miserable, pitiful
abjure
to reject, abandon formally
ablution
act of cleansing
abnegate
to deny, renounce
abolitionist
person opposing slavery
abominate
hate
abortive
interrupted while incomplete
abridge
condensed, shorten
abbrogate
abolish/invalidate by authority
abrupt
sudden, unexpected
abscond
depart secretly
absolve
forgive, free from blame
abstain
refrain deliberately from something
abstemious
moderate appetite
abstract (adj)
theoretical: complex, difficult
abstruse
difficult to comprehend
abut
touch, be in contact with
abyss
extremely great depth
accede
to express approval, agree to
acessible
attainable, available, approchable
accessory
accessory, attachment, ornament, accomplice
acclaim
praise
accolade
praise, distinction
accommodating
helpful
accord
to reconcile, come to an agreement
accost
approach and speak to someone
accretion
growth in size or increase in amount
accure
accumulate, grow by additions
acerbic
bitter, sharp in taste/temper
acidulous
sour in taste/manner
acme
highest point, summit
acquiesce
to agree, comply queitly
acquittal
release from blame
acrid
harsh, bitter