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  1. Abase
    to humble; disgrace
  2. Abate
    to reduce in amount, degree, or severity
  3. Abdicate
    to give up a position, right, or powe
  4. Aberrant
    deviating from what is normal or expected
  5. Abeyance
    temporary suppression or supension
  6. Abjure
    to reject; abandon formally
  7. Abscond
    to leave secretly
  8. Abstain
    to chose not to do something
  9. Abstemious
    moderate in appetite
  10. Accretion
    a growth in size; increase in amount
  11. Acidulous
    sour in taste or manner
  12. Acme
    highest point; summit; the highest level or degree attainable
  13. Adulterate
    to make impure
  14. Advocate
    to speak in favor of
  15. Aerie
    a nest built high in the air; an elevated, often secluded, dwelling
  16. Aesthetic
    concerning the appreciation of beauty
  17. Affected
    phony; artificial
  18. Aggrandize
    to increase in power, influence, and reputation
  19. Alacrity
    speed or quickness
  20. Alleviate
    to make more bearable
  21. Amalgamate
    to combine; to mix together
  22. Ambiguous
    doubtful or uncertain; can be interpreted several ways
  23. Ameliorate
    to make better; to improve
  24. Amortize
    to diminish by installment payments
  25. Amulet
    ornament worn as a charm against evil spirits
  26. Anachronism
    something out of place in time
  27. Analgesia
    a lessening of pain without loss of consciousness
  28. Analogous
    similar or alike insome way; equivalent to
  29. Anodyne
    something that calms or soothes pain
  30. Anomaly
    deviation from what is normal
  31. Antagonize
    to annoy or provoke to anger
  32. Antipathy
    extreme dislike
  33. Apathy
    lack of interest or emotion
  34. Apocryphal
    of questionable authority or authenticity
  35. Apostate
    one who renounces a religious faith
  36. Approbation
    approval and praise
  37. Arbitrary
    determined by chance or impulse
  38. Arbitrate
    to judge a dispute between two opposing parties
  39. Archaic
    ancient; old-fashioned
  40. Ardor
    intense and passionate feeling
  41. Arrogate
    to claim without justification; to claim for oneself without right
  42. Articulate
    able to speak clearly and expressively
  43. Assail
    to attack; assault
  44. Assuage
    to make something unpleasant less severe
  45. Attenuate
    to reduce in force or degree; weaken
  46. Audacious
    fearless and daring
  47. Augury
    prophecy; prediction of events
  48. August
    Respected and impressive.
  49. Austere
    severe or stern in appearance; undecorated
  50. Axiom
    premise; postulate; self-evident truth
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