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goodeverlast
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Words
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2011-09-02 10:28:15
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  1. Aberrant
    adj. deviating from the norm

    Jim's aberrant behavior at the dance raised some eyebrows.
  2. Abjure
    v. to renounce or reject solemnly; to recant; to avoid
  3. Abrogate
    v. to abolish or annul by authority; put down
  4. Abscond
    v. to depart clandestinely; to steal off and hide
  5. Acumen
    n. quick, keen, or accurate knowledge or insight
  6. Admonish
    v. to reprove; to express warning of disapproval

    How many times has your roommate admonished you to put the toilet seat down?

    • * Admonition : a warning or a scolding
    • Admonitory : expressing warning or disapproval
  7. Adroit
    adj. adept, dexterous
  8. Adulation
    n. excessive praise; intense adoration
  9. Adumbrate
    v. to foreshadow vaguely, intimate, suggest, or outline sketchily

    The first volume of the trilogy only adumbrates the basics of the story that will be developed in the next two books.
  10. Alacrity
    n. eager and enthusiasitic willingness

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