Card Set Information
All the words that start with A
To lessen in intensity or degree
"We realized with great relief that the storm had
before breaking through the sea wall."
Deviating from the norm
behavior at the dance raised some eyebrows; he was certainly the only one who spent the night walking on his hands."
To renounce or reject solemnly; to recant; to avoid
"Steve had to
all indulgence when he entered the training camp."
To abolish or annul by authority
his responsibility to the paper when he went on vacation without submitting his article before the deadline."
Act of cutting off or removing
"Dr. Carter recommended an immediate a
of the abscess in order to minimize any further infection."
To depart clandestinely; to steal off and hide
"Doug was left penniless when the two con men
with his life savings."
To refrain from an activity
"Sheryl (Krupa) chose to
from eating chocolate, her favorite treat, for the season of Lent."
An expression of praise; an award
"The diva (TayTay) received her
graciously, blowing kisses to her adoring fans."
Growth, increase by successive addition, building up
"Limestone is formed by the
of tiny particles from objects such as shells and coral over a very, very long time."