Advertisement Upgrade to remove ads

1-50 abase - altrustic

abase

lower, humiliate

aberrant

abnormal or deviant

abet

aid, encourage

abeyance

suspend action

abjure

renounce upon oath

ablution

washing

abnegation

repudiation, self-sacrifice

abominable

detestable, extremely unpleasant, very bad

aboriginal

first of its kind

abortive

unsuccessful; fruitless

abrogate

abolish

abscond

depart secretly and hide

abstemious

sparing in eating and drinking; temperate

abstruse

obscure; profound; difficult to understand

abut

border upon; adjoin

accede

agree

acclivity

sharp upslope of a hill

accolade

award of merit

accord

agreement

accoutre

equip

accretion

growth in size or increase in amount

accrue

come about by addition

acme

top; pinnacle

acquiesce

assent; agree without protesting

acrimonious

bitter in words or manner

acrophobia

fear of heights

actuarial

calculating; pertaining to insurance statistics

actuate

motivate

acuity

sharpness

acumen

mental keenness

addendum

an addition or supplement

addle

muddle; drive crazy; become rotten

address

direct a speech to; speak to; deal with or discuss; direct one's efforts or attention to;

admonish

warn; reprove

admonition

warning

adroit

skillful

adventitious

accidental; casual;

aerie

nest of a large bird of prey

affected

artificial; pretended; assumed in order to impress

affidavit

written statement made under oath

affix

fasten; attach; add on

affront

insult; offense; intentional act of disrespect;

agglomeration

collection; heap;

alacrity

cheerful promptness

allay

calm; pacify

altercation

noisy quarrel; heated dispute

altruistic

unselfishly generous; concerned for others

Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.

Having trouble? Click here for help.

We can’t access your microphone!

Click the icon above to update your browser permissions above and try again

Example:

Reload the page to try again!

Reload

Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom

Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom

It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.

Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.

For more help, see our troubleshooting page.

Your microphone is muted

For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.

Star this term

You can study starred terms together

NEW! Voice Recording

Create Set