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abacus

n.算盘
an instrument for performing calculations by sliding counters along rods or in groovs

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abandon

vt.放任,放纵,放弃
to give(oneself) over unrestrainedly

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abase

v.使谦卑,贬低,降低地位,威望或尊严
to lower in rank,prestige,or esteem

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abbreviate

v.缩写,缩短,简化,简写成,缩写为

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abash

vt.使害羞,使局促不安,使窘迫
to desroy the self-possession or self-condifence of; disconcert

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abate

v.减轻,降低
to reduce in degree or intensity; moderate; to reduce in value or amount

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abdicate

v.退位,辞职
to relinquish(as sovereign power) formally

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aberrant

adj.脱离常规的,异常的,越轨的
deviation from the usual or natural type; atypical

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abet

v.教唆,协助(犯罪)
to assist or support in the achievement of a purpose

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abeyance

n.终止,搁置
temporary inactivity; suspension

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abhor

vt.憎恶,痛恨
to regard with extreme repugnance

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abiding

adj.永久的,持久的,不变的
to remain stable or fixed in a state

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abject

adj.极可怜的,卑鄙的
cast down in spirit

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adjure

v.发誓放弃,避免,公开放弃
to renounce upon oath

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abnegate

v.使无效,放弃
not to allow yourself to have(something, esp. something which gives you pleasure) or to give it up

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abolish

vt.废止,废除(法律,制度,习俗等)
to end the observance or effect of, annul

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abolitionism

n.废奴主义,废除主义
priciplles or measures fostering abolitiones pecially of slavery

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aboveboard

adj.光明正大的
be in a straight forward manner

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abrasion

n.磨损
a wearing,grinding or rubbing away by friction

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abridge

v.删减,缩短
to shorten by omission of words without sacrifice of sense; condense

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abscond

v.潜逃,避债
to depart secretly and hide onself

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abrogate

v.废除(法令等);取消
to abolish by authoritative action; annul

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absenteeism

n.旷工,旷课
habitual absence from work

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absolve

v.赦免,宣布免除
to set free from an obligation or the consequences of guilt

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abstemious

adj.有节制的,饮食有度的,节俭的
marked by restraint especially in the consumption of food or alcohol

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abstain

v.主动戒绝,自我抑制,禁绝,放弃
to refrain deliberately and often with ana effort of self denial from an action or practice

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abstract

vt.摘要,提炼,抽象化
adj.抽象的,深奥的,无法理解的
having only intrinsic form with little or no attempt at pictorial representation or narrative content

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abstruse

adj.奥妙的,深奥的
difficult to comprehend; recondite

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abysmal

adj.深不可测的,无底的
immeasurably low or wretched

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abuse

v.滥用,虐待,辱骂
to attack in words; revile