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abase lower; degrade; humiliate; make humble; make (oneself) lose self-respect abash embarrass abate subside or moderate abbreviate shorten abdicate renounce; give up (position, right, or responsibility) aberrant abnormal or deviant aberration deviation from the normal; mental disorder abet assist usually in doing something wrong; encourage abeyance suspended action abhor detest; hate abide dwell; abide by: comply with; put up with; tolerate; Ex. abide by the rules; Ex. I can't abide rude people. abject (of a condition) wretched; as low as possible; lacking pride; very humble; showing lack of self-respect; Ex. abject apology abjure renounce upon oath ablution washing abnegation renunciation; self-sacrifice; self-abnegation abode dwelling place; home abolish cancel; put an end to abominable detestable; extremely unpleasant abominate loathe; hate aboriginal being the first of its kind in a region; primitive; native; indigenous; N. aborigine abortive unsuccessful; fruitless abrasive rubbing away; tending to grind down abridge condense or shorten abrogate abolish abscission cutting off; separation abscond depart secretly and hide absolute complete; totally unlimited; having complete power; certain; not relative; Ex. absolute honesty/ruler; CF. absolutism absolve pardon (an offense) abstain refrain; withhold from participation; intentionally not use one's vote; abstemious sparing in eating and drinking; temperate abstinence restraint from pleasant things, esp. eating or drinking; CF. abstention: act of abstaining from vote abstract theoretical; not concrete; nonrepresentational…...

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