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abscission
n. The act of cutting off- as in a surgical operation.
abscond
v. To depart suddenly and secretly- as for the purpose of escaping arrest.
absence
n. The fact of not being present or available.
absent-minded
adj. Lacking in attention to immediate surroundings or business.
absolution
n. Forgiveness- or passing over of offenses.
absolve
v. To free from sin or its penalties.
absorb
v. To drink in or suck up- as a sponge absorbs water.
absorption
n. The act or process of absorbing.
abstain
v. To keep oneself back (from doing or using something).
abstemious
adj. Characterized by self denial or abstinence- as in the use of drink- food.
abstinence
n. Self denial.
abstruse
adj. Dealing with matters difficult to be understood.
absurd
adj. Inconsistent with reason or common sense.
abundant
adj. Plentiful.
abusive
adj. Employing harsh words or ill treatment.
abut
v. To touch at the end or boundary line.
abyss
n. Bottomless gulf.
academic
adj. Of or pertaining to an academy- college- or university.
academician
n. A member of an academy of literature- art- or science.
academy
n. Any institution where the higher branches of learning are taught.
accede
v. To agree.
accelerate
v. To move faster.
accept
v. To take when offered.
access
n. A way of approach or entrance; passage.
accessible
adj. Approachable.
accession
n. Induction or elevation- as to dignity- office- or government.
accessory
n. A person or thing that aids the principal agent.
acclaim
v. To utter with a shout. // n. enthusiastic approval v. 1. praise vociferously 2. clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval
accommodate
v. To furnish something as a kindness or favor.
accompaniment
n. A subordinate part or parts- enriching or supporting the leading part.
accompanist
n. One who or that which accompanies.
accompany
v. To go with- or be associated with- as a companion.
accomplice
n. An associate in wrong-doing.
accomplish
v. To bring to pass.