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Abstruse
(moose)

Hard to understand
-Adjective

2

Abridge
(bridge)

Shorten
-verb

3

Abhor
(chore)

Hate

4

Accolades
(lemonade)

Award or praise
-noun

5

Abut
(butt)

Touching or to be right next to
-verb

6

Adjunct
(add junk)

Something that has been added
-Noun

7

Affidavit
(after David)

A written swarm statement
-noun

8

Aftermath
(after math)

What happens after
-noun

9

Affinity
(fin tea)

A natural attraction to or a natural talent
-noun

10

Alienate
(Allen ate)

To feel left out
-verb

11

Ajar
(jar)

Open
-noun

12

Aggrandize
(grand eyes)

To make bigger and better
-verb

13

Amenable
(mean bull)

Pleasant, nice
-adjective

14

Ambiance
(ambulance)

Mood, felling or the general atmosphere
-noun

15

Altercation
(alter)

Fight
-noun

16

Beleaguered
(big Leaguer)

Harass
-verb

17

Balm
(palm)

Soothes
-noun

18

Ballistic
(lipstick)

Study of projectiles
-noun

19

Blather
(lather)

To talk on and on
-verb

20

Cache
(stash)

Hiding place
-noun

21

Bucolic
(bulls frolic)

Country
-noun

22

Capacious
(cap spacious)

Roomy, holds a lot
-adjective

23

Catharsis
(cats and horses)

Emotional cleansing
-noun

24

Cajole
(parole)

Persuade someone to do something they don't want to do.
-verb