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aberrant
Markedly different from an accepted norm
aberration
Deviation from a right, customary, or prescribed course
abet
To aid, promote, or encourage the commission of (an offense)
abeyance
A state of suspension or temporary inaction
abjure
To recant, renounce, repudiate under oath
ablution
A washing or cleansing, especially of the body
abrogate
To abolish, repeal
abscond
To depart suddenly and secretly, as for the purpose of escaping arrest
abstemious
Characterized by self denial or abstinence, as in the use of drink, food
abstruse
Dealing with matters difficult to be understood
vitiate
To contaminate
vituperate
To overwhelm with wordy abuse
vivify
To endue with life
vociferous
Making a loud outcry
volatile
Changeable
voluble
Having great fluency in speaking
wean
To transfer (the young) from dependence on mother's milk to another form of nourishment
whimsical
Capricious
visage
The face, countenance, or look of a person
winsome
Attractive