lower; degrade; humiliate
subside or moderate
shorten verb Ex. 'New York' and write 'NY'"
give up, such as power, as of monarchs and emperors, or duties and obligations, verb .
abnormal or deviant
assist or encourage, usually in some wrongdoing
to hate, detest
most miserable; wretched
to reject, renounce
(n.) denial of comfort to oneself (The holy man slept on the ﬂoor, took only cold showers, and generally followed other practices of ___.
cancel, put an end to
exceptionally bad or displeasing, "atrocious taste"
being the first of its kind in a region; primitive; native
(adj.) causing irritation, harsh; grinding or wearing down; (n.) a substance used to smooth or polish
condense or shorten
removal by cutting off, as in surgery; separation
run away, Ex. usually includes taking something or somebody along
complete; totally unlimited; certain
pardon (an offense)
refrain; withhold from participation; intentionally not use one's vote
sparing in eating and drinking; temperate
A penitential practice, consisting in abstaining from the use of certain kinds of food. Also refraining from sexual activity either before marriage or within marriage for certain periods of time as part of a program of natural family planning.
theoretical; not concrete; nonrepresentational
obscure; profound; difficult to understand
adj. coarsely insulting; physically harmful
border upon; to adjoin
A bottomless gulf or pit
adj. related to a school; not practical or directly useful
easy to approach
additional object; useful but not essential thing
v. applaud; announce with great approval
v. adjust to climate or environment
N. sharp upslope of a hill
n. award or merit
v. oblige or help someone; adjust or bring into harmony; adapt
n. partner in crime
v. approach and speak first to a person
n. bitterness of speech and temper