01-04-2012

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abase

to humiliate; to humble; to lower

abash

ashamed; embarrassed

abet

to aid; to encourage

abeyance

a temporary postponement

abject

miserable; wretched

abjure

to give up rights

ablution

a washing; cleansing

abnegate

to deny; to reject

abominate

to detest; to dislike strongly

abound

to be large in number

aboveboard

honest; frank; open

abrade

to wear away

abridge

to shorten

abrogate

to abolish; to repeal

abscond

to leave secretly; to flee

absolve

to free from responsibility

abstemious

moderate or sparing in eating or drinking

abstinence

self-denial; resisting tempting foods

abut

to touch; to rest on or against

abysmal

wretched; extremely bad

accede

to agree to

acclimate

to adapt; to get used to

acclivity

upward slope

accolade

honor; award; approval

accost

to approach and speak to

accoutrement

equipment; outfit

accretion

an increase; an addition

accrue

to gather; to accumulate

acerbic

sharp or bitter in smell or taste

acme

highest point; peak

acrid

bitter to the taste or smell; sarcastic

acrimonious

harsh in speech or behavior

acrophobia

scared of heights

actuate

to put into motion or action

adage

a familiar saying

adamant

stubborn; unyielding

addendum

something added as a supplement

addled

confused

adduce

to give an example in proving something

adept

highly skilled

adipose

fatty

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