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41 terms

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