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abjure
to renounce upon oath (give up on a solemn promise esp. to the public)
abrogate
to abolish by authoritative action, to treat as nonexistent
abstemious
allowing to only a little food, drink, or pleasure (restraint from the amount of food or alcohol consumed)
acumen
keenness and depth of perception (ability to think and judge quickly and well)
antebellum
existing before a war (existing before civil war)
auspicious
giving, promising, or showing signs of future success
belie
to give a false idea of
bellicose
ready to quarrel or fight
bowdlerize
to remove parts that are considered rude or shocking from a book, play, etc
chicanery
deception; dishonest and deceitiful practice