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abase
belittle, debase, degrade
abate
educe, lessen, decrease
abdicate
resign, abandon, renounce
abduct
kidnap, snatch
abhor
hate, detest, despise
abject
miserable
abnormal
irregular, odd
abolish
cancel, eliminate
abort
give up
abridge
abbreviate, curtail, reduce
abrupt
sudden, hasty, curt
absent
away
absolve
forgive, exempt, release
abstain
avoid, refrain
abstract
summary, abridgement
abuse
maltreat, misuse
accede
agree to, assent to
accentuate
deepen, emphasize, strengthen
access
approach
accompany
follow, coincide
accord
agreement
account
accountant,accountable
accredit
attribute, give credit to
accustom
habituate, familiarize
acquire
achieve, attain, obtain
acquit
forgive, pardon
actual
actually,activate
actuate
provoke, motiva
acumen
keenness, quickness
acute
keen, astute
addict
be addicted to
additive
additional , in addition to
adequate
sufficient, enough
adhere
stick, cling
adjoin
be next to, be close to)
adjourn
suspend, postpone
adjunct
accessory, appendix
adjust
adapt, regulate
administer
manage, govern, supervise
admire
revere, adore, appreciate, esteem
admonish
reprove
adopt
accept, take on
adore
idolize, worship, admire
adorn
decorate, garnish
adverse
opposite, conflicting
advertise
display, announce
advocate
urge, preach
aerate
aerated water
aerial
aerial view
aero
an aero club
affable
friendly, sociable
afflict
disturb, bother, plague
affluent
wealthy, abundant, rich
afford
pay, risk
affront
irritate, offend, insult
aggressive
enterprising, powerful
aggression
invasion, offense
aghast
afraid, amazed, astonished
ailment
illness, sickness
airborne
aloft, flying, in the air
akin
alike, similar
alien
foreign, different
alienate
estrange
allege
declare, state
allergy
allergic adj.
alliance
union, association
allocate
allocation n.
allot
allocate, assign
alloy
Brass is an alloy of copper and zinc.
ally
unite, combine
aloft
airborne, in flight
altitude
height, elevation
aluminum
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amalgamate
amalgamation n.
amass
accumulate, gather, collect
amateur
nonprofessional, inexpert
amaze
surprise, astonish, astound
ambience
atmosphere, environment
ambiguous
ambivalent, obscure
ambivalent
conflict, confusing
amenity
comforts, agreeability
amiable
lovable, charming
amicable
friendly, kind
amnesia
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ample
adequate, spacious, plenty
amplify
enlarge, expand
amuse
delight, entertain
anatomy
dissection
ancestor
forefather, forebear
ancient
old
animate
vitalize
ankle
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annex
join, attach, append, add
annihilate
abolish, destroy, extinguish