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abase
v. To lower in position- estimation- or the like; degrade.
abbess
n. The lady superior of a nunnery.
abbey
n. The group of buildings which collectively form the dwelling-place of a society of monks or nuns.
abbot
n. The superior of a community of monks.
abdicate
v. To give up (royal power or the like).
abdomen
n. In mammals- the visceral cavity between the diaphragm and the pelvic floor; the belly.
abdominal
n. Of- pertaining to- or situated on the abdomen.
abduction
n. A carrying away of a person against his will- or illegally.
abed
adv. In bed; on a bed.
aberration
n. Deviation from a right- customary- or prescribed course.
abet
v. To aid- promote- or encourage the commission of (an offense).
abeyance
n. A state of suspension or temporary inaction.
abhorrence
n. The act of detesting extremely.
abhorrent
adj. Very repugnant; hateful.
abidance
n. An abiding.
abject
adj. Sunk to a low condition.
abjure
v. To recant- renounce- repudiate under oath / take back or reject
able-bodied
adj. Competent for physical service.
ablution
n. A washing or cleansing- especially of the body.
abnegate
v. To renounce (a right or privilege) / the denial (staying away) and rejection of a doctrine or belief
abnormal
adj. Not conformed to the ordinary rule or standard.
abominable
adj. Very hateful.
abominate
v. To hate violently.
abomination
n. A very detestable act or practice.
aboriginal
adj. Primitive; unsophisticated.
aborigines
n. The original of earliest known inhabitants of a country.
aboveboard
adv. adj. Without concealment- fraud- or trickery.
abrade
v. To wear away the surface or some part of by friction.
abrasion
n. That which is rubbed off.
abridge
v. To make shorter in words- keeping the essential features- leaning out minor particles.
abridgment
n. A condensed form as of a book or play.
abrogate
v. To abolish- repeal / to officially end a legal agreement, practice etc
abrupt
adj. Beginning- ending- or changing suddenly or with a break.
abscess
n. A Collection of pus in a cavity formed within some tissue of the body.