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Flashcards in 1-20 Deck (20):
1

To cease; subside; to reduce

Abate

2

To give up a position of power

Abdicate

3

Continuing; lasting

Abiding

4

Not able to be completed

Abortive

5

To secretly run away with and hide

Abscond

6

To free from blame, sin, or responsibility

Absolve

7

To voluntarily hold back; to refrain from doing something

Abstain

8

Difficult to understand

Abstruse

9

Utterly hopeless; totally and profoundly terrible

Abysmal

10

To approach boldly

Accost

11

To give in, surrender; to go quietly

Acquiesce

12

Harsh, sharp, offensive; pungent

Acrid

13

Intense fear of heights

Acrophobia

14

Sharp insight; keenness of mind

Acumen

15

Sharp, keen; pointed; severe

Acute

16

Follower; believer; disciple

Adherent

17

To decide by judicial procedure; to settle a case in court

Adjudicate

18

To reprimand; to scold gently; to warn strongly

Admonish

19

Adept (often under pressing conditions)

Adroit

20

To shame; to embarrass

Abash