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abase
V

to humiliate, degrade

2

abate
V

to reduce, lessen

3

abdicate
V

to give up a position, usually one of leadership

4

abduct
V

to kidnap, take by force

5

aberration
N

something that differs from the norm

6

abet
V

to aid, help, or encourage

7

abhor
V

to hate, detest

8

abide
V

to put up with

9

abject
A

wretched, pitiful

10

abjure
V

to reject, renounce

11

abnegation
N

denial of comfort to oneself

12

abort
V

to give up on a half-finished project or effort

13

abridge
V

to cut down, or shorten

14

abrogate
V

to abolish usually by authority

15

abscond
V

to sneak away and hide

16

absolution
N

freedom from blame, guilt, sin

17

abstain
V

to freely choose not to commit an action

18

abstruse
A

hard to comprehend

19

accede
V

to agree

20

accentuate
V

to stress, highlight

21

accessible
A

obtainable, reachable

22

acclaim
N

high praise

23

accolade
N

high praise, special distinction

24

accommodating
A

helpful, obliging, polite

25

accord
N

an agreement

26

accost
V

to confront verbally

27

accretion
N

slow growth in size or ammount

28

acerbic
A

biting, bitter in tone or taste

29

acquiesce
V

to agree without protest

30

acrimony
N

bitterness, discord