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abase

lower in rank, prestige, vitiate, take down

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abash

discomfit, disconcert, embarrass, destroy the self-confidence

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abet

assist, support, encourage, instigate

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abiding

lasting for a long time, enduring, perennial, perpetual, everlasting,

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abnegate

deny, renounce, abjure, repudiate, forswear, surrender, relinquish

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abominate

hate, loathe, abhor, despise, execrate, detest

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aboveboard

free from deceit, duplicity

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abrade

rub, wear away, wear down spiritually, chafe, excoriate

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abrogate

annul, abolish, rescind

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absolve

exculpate, exonerate, vindicate

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abstain

refrain from something

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abstruse

difficult to comprehend

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abut

adjacent

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acclimate

make suitable for new use, adjust,

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accost

approach and speak in aggressive way

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acme

highest point

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adjourn

suspend a session

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ad-lib

done without preparation

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affinity

attraction to something

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aggravate

make worse, more severe

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agog

show urgent desire or interest

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agonize

deep sadness or mental pain

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airtight

no flaw

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alibi

excuse intended to avert blame

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alienate

make unfriendly

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align

bring into line

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allegiance

loyalty, devotion

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allude

convey idea indirectly

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allure

attract or delight as if by magic

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ally

association

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amicable

friendly,affable

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amity

friendship, friendly relation

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amorphous

shapeless, unformed

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anathema

curse, execration, benison,

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ancillary

of secondary importance

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anemic

lacking vitality, spirit

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anesthetic

pain reliever

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animus

spiteful, malevolent ill will, enmity, rancor

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antic

clownish

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apocalyptic

prophetic, predictive, prognostic, turning point, unrestrained

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appall

overcome with consternation

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appreciable

perceptible

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apprehension

fear, arrestment, understand

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apt

exactly suitable, likely, intelligent

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archaic

antiquated

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arrhythmic

lacking regularity

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ascendant

dominant, superior, rising

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ascetic

self-denial

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asunder

into separate parts

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augur

one who predicts future

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autocracy

government in which a person possesses unlimited power

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aver

state

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awash

covered with water

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badger

harass, annoy persistently

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bale

woe, sorrow

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balk

check or stop by an obstacle, unwillingness to accept

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balloon

increase rapidly

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balm

sweet-smelling oil, pleasant smell

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bane

source of harm, ruin

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banish

require by authority to leave a country, force out