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abase
lower
degrade
humiliate
2
abash
embarrass
34
abbreviate
shorten
5
abdicate
renounce
67
mental disorder
8
encourage
9
10
abhor
detest
hate
11
abide
dwell
abide by: comply with
put up with
12
as low as possible
lacking pride
13
14
ablution
washing
15
abnegation
renunciationself-sacrifice
self-abnegation
16
abode
dwelling placehome
17
abolish
cancel
put an end to
18
abominable
detestable
extremely unpleasant
19
abominate
loathe
hate
20
primitive
native
21
abortive
unsuccessful
fruitless
22
abrasive
rubbing awaytending to grind down
23
24
abrogate
abolish
English Words
and Meanings
abate
subside or
moderate
give up (position, right, or
responsibility)
aberrant
abnormal or
deviant
aberration
deviation from
the normal
abet
assist usually in
doing something wrong
abeyance
suspended
action
abject
(of a condition)
wretched
abjure
renounce upon
oath
aboriginal
being the first
of its kind in a region
abridge
condense or
shorten
25
abscission
cutting off
separation
26
27
absolute
complete
totally unlimited

having complete power
28
29

abstain
refrain
withhold from participation
30
temperate
31
32
abstract
theoretical
not concrete
nonrepresentational
33
abstruse
obscure
profound
difficult to understand
34
physically harmful
35
abut
border upon
adjoin
36
abysmal
bottomless
37
vast bottomless pit
38
39
accede
agree
40
accelerate
move faster
41
obtainable
42
43
acclaim
applaud
praise
greet with great approval
44
adapt
45
OP. declivity
46
accolade
award of merit
47
adapt
48
49
accord
agreement
50
51
accoutre
equip
N. accoutrement
52
growth
increase
53
accumulate over time
come about by addition
abscond
depart
secretly and hide
absolve
pardon (an
offense)
intentionally not use one's
vote
abstemious
sparing in
eating and drinking
abstinence

restraint from
pleasant things, esp. eating
or drinking

CF. abstention: act of
abstaining from vote
abusive
coarsely
insulting
abyss
enormous
chasm
academic
related to a
school
not practical or directly
useful
accessible
easy to
approach
accessory
additional
object
useful but not essential
thing
acclimate
adjust to
climate or environment
acclivity
sharp upslope
of a hill
strong praise and
approval
accommodate
oblige or
help someone
adjust or bring into
harmony
accomplice
partner in
crime
accost
approach and
speak first to a person
accretion

growth or
increase in size by gradual
addition

accrue
come to one as
a gain
54
ADJ. acerbic: bitter
55
acetic
vinegary
56
sharp
caustic
57
acknowledge
recognize
admit
58
acme
peak
pinnacle
highest point
59
60
61
acquiesce
assent
agree passively
comply without protest
62
discharge from a duty
63
sharp
bitterly pungent
64
acrimonious
stinging
caustic
bitter in words or manner
65
66
actuarial
calculating
67
68
actuate
motivate
activate
cause to act
69
70
sharpness of judgment
71
quickly perceptive
keen
72
adage
wise saying
proverb
73
adamant
hard
inflexible
74
alter
modify
75
addendum
addition

appendix to book
76
77

muddle
drive crazy
78
speak to
deal with or discuss
79
adept
expert at
very skilled
80
adhere
stick fast
be a devotd follower
N. adhesion: adhering
81
adherent
supporter
follower
82
adjacent
adjoining
neighboring
close by
83
adjoin
be next to
acerbity
bitterness of
speech and temper
acrid (in taste, manner, or
tone)
acidulous
slightly sour
(in taste or manner)
acne
skin disease (on
the face)
acoustics
science of
sound
quality that makes a room
easy or hard to hear in
acquittal
deliverance
from a charge
V. acquit: free from a
charge or accusation
acrid
bitter (to the
taste or smell)
acrophobia
fear of
heights
pertaining to insurance
statistics
actuary
someone who
advises insurance companies
acuity

sharpness (of
mind or senses of sight or
hearing)

acumen
mental
keenness
ability to judge quickly and
well
acute
(of the senses)
sharp
adapt

make or
become suitable for a
specific use

something that is added (as
at the end of a speech or
book)

addiction
compulsive
habitual need
addle
make or
become confused
address
direct a speech
to

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