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  1. abrogation
    to abolish by formal or official means
  2. abysmal
    of or like an abyss; immeasurably deep or great.

    • Ex.
    • "Abysmal, I felt like I've fallen into a ditch."
  3. accede
    to give consent, approval or adherence;agree, assent
  4. absorption
    state or process of being absorbed
  5. abstentions
    an act or instance of abstaining
  6. absolve
    to free from guilt or blame or their consequences
  7. abettor
    to assist or encourage, esp. in a crime or wrongdoing.

    ex. "Crystal was an abettor to the robbery."
  8. abscess
    localized collection of puss in the tissue of the body, often accompanied by swelling or inflammation
  9. acronym
    a word formed from the initial letters of a name, such as W.A.C. for Womens' Army Corps.
  10. acoustic
    of or relating to sound or sense of hearing, or the science of sound
  11. acrimony
    bitterness or ill feelings
  12. adage
    tradition saying that is accepted by many as true or partially true; proverb.
  13. acknowledgement
    recognition or favorable notice of an act or achievement
  14. aberration
    the act of departing from the right, normal or usual course

    Ex. "His outburst in court seems an aberration considering his usual calm demeanor."
  15. accommodate
    fit in with the wishes and needs of
  16. abjure
    to renounce, repudiate or retract, especially with formal solemnity

    • Ex.
    • "She abjured her beliefs."
  17. abridgement
    a shortened or condensed form of the book or speech that still retains the basic contents

    • Ex.
    • "This is the abridgment of the history of Israel's provications in the wilderness and the wrath of God against them for their provication."
  18. analogous
    similar or alike in such a way as to permit the drawing of an analogy
  19. ajoining
    being in contact, connecting, or neighboring
  20. ademption
    the failure or gift of personal property-a bequest- or of real property
  21. adjuster
    a person or thing that adjusts
  22. adjudge
    to judge or decide by judicial procedure
  23. admissibility
    that can be accepted, allowable; abmissible evidence
  24. adolescent
    growing to manhood or womanhood; youthful
  25. adrenaline
    hormone produced in high stressed situations
  26. advertence
    the quality or practice of being advertent; heedfulness
  27. affix
    to fasten, join or attach
  28. aluminum
    a silvery white, light metallic element that is ductile, maaleable and resistant to corrosion
  29. amateur
    somebody with limited skill or knowledge of an activity
  30. ambidexterous
    using both hands with equal ease
  31. aplomb
    poise
  32. appellant
    one who appeals to a hire court
  33. apologize
    to express regret for a fault
  34. antitoxin
    serum that counteracts a disease
  35. ancillary
    auxillary
  36. aneurysm
    sac formed by swelling in an artery wall
  37. anonymous
    with name unknown or withheld
  38. anesthetic
    drug, gas which produce anesthesia
  39. annunciate
    to announce
  40. ante
    before
  41. antidote
    remedy to counteract a poison or evil
  42. anecdote
    brief story
  43. arrested
    to seize by legal authority or warrant
  44. ascend
    to move, climb, or go upward; rise
  45. askance
    with suspicion, mistrust, or dissaproval

    • Ex.
    • "He looked askance at my offer."
  46. athlete
    a person trained or giftd in exercises or contests involving physical agility, stamina or strength
  47. baccalaureate
    a bachelor's degree
  48. axiom
    a self-evident or universally recognized truth; a maxim
  49. bachelor
    an unmarried man
  50. bailiff
    A court attendant entrusted with duties such as the maintenance of order in the courtroom during a trial
  51. attorneys
    a person legally appointed by another to act as his or her agnt in the transaction of business
  52. audit
    an official examination and verification of accounts and records
  53. attenuation
    the act of thinning or weakening as the alteration of virulence of a pathogenic
  54. atrophy
    partial or complete wasting away of the body
  55. benign
    not malignet
  56. biscuit
    a kind of bread, in small soft cakes, raised with baking powder or soda, or sometimes with yeast
  57. bludgeon
    short heavy club. to club
  58. boisterous
    rough, noisey, lively
  59. blamable
    deserving blame, culpable
  60. bibliography
    a list of works of a specific author or publisher
  61. besiege
    lay siege on. close into; overwhelm harass
  62. beneficence
    kindness. kindness act or gift
  63. benfited
    help or advantage
  64. borough
    in some states, self governing town
  65. boullion
    clear broth
  66. bandanna
    is a large usually colorful, kerchief, usually worn about the head or neck
  67. barrage
    an overwhelming quantity or explosion,as or words, blows or criticism
  68. bilingual
    usimg or able to use two languages especially with equal or nearly equal influence
  69. biopsy
    the removal and examiantion of a sample of tissue forom a living body of diagnostic purposes
  70. barrel
    a cylandrical wooden container with slightly bulging sides made of staves hooped together, and with flat parrallel ends
  71. basically
    in a basic way fundimentally or essentially
  72. bemuse
    to make confused: puzzle, bewilder
  73. blemish
    injure, defect, fault
  74. Bullion
    gold or silver considered with respect to quantity rather than value
  75. Bouyancy
    the power to float or rise in a fluid; relative lightness
  76. accede
    to five, consent approval or adherence, agree, assent
  77. calendar
    a table or register with the days of each month and weeks in a year
  78. bulimia
    abnormal voracious appetite or unnaturally constant hunger
  79. Bureaucracry
    government by many bureaus, administers and petty officials
  80. burial
    the act or ceremony of burying
  81. buses
    a large motor vehicle having a long body, equipped with seats or benches for passengers
  82. bystanders
    a person present but not involved; chance spectator, onlooker
  83. byte
    adjacent bits, usually eight, processed by a computer as a unit
  84. caffeine
    a white crystalline bitter alkaloid, usually derived from coffee or tea
  85. caliber
    the diameter of something of circular section, especially that of the inside of a tube.
  86. colossal
    extrordinarily great in size, extent or degree; gigantic huge.
  87. colloquy
  88. cerebral
    of or penetrating to the cerebrum or the brain
  89. chauvinism
    biased devotion to any group, attitude or cause
  90. canceled
    to make void, revoke, annual
  91. cauterize
    to burn with a hot iron electric crrent fire or a caustic, especially for curative purposes
  92. canopy
    a covering usually of fabric supported on poles or suspended above a bed throne exalted personage or sacred object
  93. cartilage
    a firm elastic flexible type of connective tissue of a translucent whitish or yellow color; gristle
  94. carburator
    a device for moving vaporized fuel with air to produce a combustible or explosive mixture, as for an internal-combstion engine
  95. buses
    a arge motor vehicle having a long body equipped with seats or benches for passengers
  96. burial
    the act of ceremony or burying
  97. coercion
    use of force or intimidation to obtain compliance
  98. chauffeur
    a person employed to drive a private automobile or limousine for the owner
  99. chlorophyll
    the green coloring matter of leaves and plants essential to the production of carbohydrates by potosynthesis, and occurring in a blue and black form
  100. clientele
    the clients of customers as of a professional person or shop considered collectively. A group or body of clients
  101. clique
    a small, exclusive group of people
  102. clemency
    an act or deed showing mercy or leniency
  103. circa
    about, used especially in approximate dates
  104. candor
    the state or quality of being frnak, open, and sincere in speech or expresssion; candidness
  105. collusion
    a secret understanding betweeen two or more persons to gain something ilegally, to defraud another of his or her rights or to appear as adversaries through agreement
  106. column
    a rigid relatively slender, upright support, composed of relatively few pieces
  107. commingle
    to mix or mingle together
  108. commission
    an authorative order, charge or direction
  109. commitment
    the act of committing
  110. committed
    to give in, trust or charge, consign
  111. compel
    to force or drive, especially to a course or action
  112. commiserate
    to feel or express sorrow or sympathy for; empathize with

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