The Words You Should Know Pt. 1

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The Words You Should Know Pt. 1
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Vocabulary Words everyone should know
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  1. Abberation
    (ab-uh-RAY-shun) n.
    Diverging from a moral standard or expected course. Temporary departure from normal or expected.
  2. Abet
    (uh-BET) v.
    To encourage or assist a plan or activity.
  3. Abjure
    (ab-JOOR) v.
    To renounce, repudiate, or reject one's word or professed beliefs.
  4. Abnegate
    (AB-neg-ate) v.
    To renounce, surrender, or deny privilege to oneself.
  5. Aboriginal
    (ab-uh-RIDGE-ih-Nul) adj.
    Indigenous or native to an area
  6. Abrade
    v.
    To wear away or rub off
  7. Abrogate
    v.
    To nullify or cancel
  8. Abrogation
    an official action used to formally and unilaterally conclude an agreement or deed.
  9. Abstemious
    (ab-STEE-me-us) adj.
    Consuming food and drink in moderation.
  10. Accentuate
    (ak-SEN-choo-ate)v.
    To intensify or accent
  11. Accord
    (uh-CORD) n.
    A formal reaching of agreement
  12. Accrue
    (uh-CRUE)v.
    To accumulate or grow.
  13. Acquiesence
    (ak-wee-Ess-unce) n.
    The act of passive agreement or assent without objection.
  14. Acrimonious
    (ak-ri-MO-nee-us)adj.
    Mean-spirited, bitter, or ill-natured.
  15. Acume
    (ug-CUE-men) n.
    Keenness of judgment

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