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abnegation

renounce upon oath

abrogate

abolish

absolve

pardon an offence

accoutre

equip

adjuration

solemn urging

aegis

support , protection

affix

attach, or fasten

allegory

symbols used as characters

allude

refer indirectly

amok,amuck

in a stage of rage

amulet

charm,talisman

ancillary

as an aid or accessory

annals

record,history

anodyne

drug that releives pain

animadversion

critical remark

antediluvian

antiquated

antic

extravagantly odd

aphasia

loss of speech due to injury or accident

aphorism

pithy maxim or saying

apologist

one who writes in defense or cause of institution

apostate

who has abandoned religious faith or political belief

apothecary

drug store

apprehensive

fearful, discerning

approbation

approval

argot

slang

aria

operatic solo

arrain

charge in court, indict

arroyo

gully

asperity

sharpness of temper

aspersion

slanderous remark

bastion

stronghold

bauble

trifle

bawdy

shameless

beatific

showing or producing joy, blissful

behoove

be necessary or proper for, be incumbent upon

belabor

explain excessively or go over to a ridiculous degree

bemused

confused,lost in thought, preoccupied

besmirch

soil,defile

betoken

indicate,signify

bigotry

stubborn intolerance

bilk

swindle, cheat

bland

soothing or mild, agreeable

blase

bored with pleasure or dissipation

blighted

suffering from a disease, destroyed

blithe

carefree and unconcerned

blowhard

talkative boaster

bludgeon

heavy headed weapon, club

bluff

rough but good natured, pretense of strength

bluster

blow in heavy gusts, threaten emptily

bohemian

unconventional

brawn

muscular strength, sturdiness

brindled

tawny or grayish with streaks or spots

broach

introduce, open up

brocade

rich,figured fabric

brook

tolerate,endure

browbeat

bully,intimidate

brusque

blunt,abrupt

bucolic

rustic,pastoral

buffet

slap.batter,knock about

buffoonery

clowning

bugaboo

bugbear

bulwark

earthwork or other strong defense, person who defends

burlesque

give an imitation that ridicules

burnish

make shiny by rubbing, polish

buttress

support,prop up

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