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Abstruse
(moose)

Hard to understand

2

Abridge
(bridge)

To shorten

3

Abhorred
(chores)

To hate very much

4

Accolade
(lemonade)

Award or praise

5

Abut
(butt)

Touching, to be right next to

6

Adjunct
(add junk)

Something connected or has been added, assistant

7

Affidavit
(after David)

A sworn written statement

8

Aftermath
(after math)

Events following some occurrence, a consequence of

9

Affinity
(fin tea)

A natural attraction too, or talent

10

Alienate
(alien ate)

To feel left out

11

Aggrandize
(grand eyes)

To make look bigger better

12

Ajar
(jar)

Open

13

Amenable
(mean bull)

Pleasant, kind, nice

14

Ambiance
(ambulance)

Atmosphere, mood, general feeling

15

Altercation
(alter)

A heated quarrel

16

Beleaguer
(big leaguer)

To harass

17

Balm
(palm)

Something that soothes

18

Ballistics
(lipstick)

The study of projectiles

19

Blather
(lather)

To talk nonsensically

20

Cache
(stash cash)

Hiding place or stash

21

Bucolic
(bulls frolic)

The country, rustic

22

Capacious
(cap spacious)

Spacious, roomy, holds a lot

23

Catharsis
(cats and horses)

Emotional or psychological cleansing

24

Cajole
(parole)

To persuade someone to do something they don't want to do