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16 terms

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abduct
to take someone away by force
abrupt
a sudden break away from something; unexpected change
absent
away from a location; not present; gone
absolve
to set free away from guilt or obligation
absorb
to take moisture away from
abstain
to refrain from; to stay away from participating
abstract
away from common thinking; not obvious
absurd
ridiculous; unbelievable; away from reality
adapt
to change for a new purpose; to move toward survival by changing
adhere
to stick; to connect one thing to another; to move toward following rules or plans
adhesive
easily attached to something else; sticky
adjacent
near; toward something else; next to
admission
right to enter; access
advance
to move toward something
address
to send toward; to direct the efforts or attention to something
adjourn
to move an event or session to another place and time