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to decrease or lessen
Ex: I waited for my mom's anger to abate before asking her again.
to renounce or give up
Ex: He chose to abdicate his CEO position because he realize the mistakes he made.
Ex: They gain their autonomy after beating their rivals.
profound or difficult to understand
Ex: the class lectures were abstruse that students tend to avoid it.
bottomless or outrageous (neg. meaning)
Ex: Our teacher was disappointment with students' abysmal tests score.
to announce with great approval
Ex: They cheered loudly to acclaim the new king.
an award of merit or value
Ex: She received an accolade for her hard work.
the top or pinnacle
Ex: The empire was at the acme of their power until they were invaded.
to give in or to agree passively
Ex: I didn't to do my chores but i acquiesced so I won't get grounded.
to warn or to scold
Ex: My mom admonished me for failing a class.