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10/11/2012

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Term

ABASE

 

verb

(uh bays)

Definition
TO HUMBLE; TO DISGRACE
Term

 

 

ABATE

 

verb

(uh bayt)

Definition

 

 

TO REDUCE IN AMOUNT, DEGREE, OR SEVERITY

Term

 

 

ABDICATE

 

verb

(aab duh kayt)

 

Definition

 

 

TO GIVE UP POSITION, RIGHT OR POWER

Term

 

 

ABERRANT

 

adj

(uh ber unt)

Definition

 

 

DEVIATING FROM WHAT IS NORMAL OR EXPECTED

Term

 

 

ABEYANCE

 

adj

(uh bay uhns)

Definition

 

 

TEMPORARY SUPPRESSION OR SUSPENSION

Term

 

 

ABJURE

 

verb

(aab jur)

Definition

 

 

TO REJECT; TO ABANDON FORMALLY

Term

 

 

ABSCOND

 

verb

(aab skahnd)

Definition

 

 

TO LEAVE SECRETLY

Term

 

 

ABSTAIN

 

verb

(aab stayn)

Definition

 

 

TO CHOOSE NOT TO DO SOMETHING

Term

 

 

ABSTEMIOUS

 

adj

(aab stee me uhs)

Definition

 

 

MODERATE IN APPETITE

Term

 

 

ABYSS

 

noun

(uh bihs)

Definition

 

 

AN EXTREMELY DEEP HOLE

Term

 

 

ACCRETION

 

noun

(uh knee shuhn)

Definition

 

 

a gradual growth in size; an increase in amount

Term

 

 

ACCIDULOUS

 

adj

(uh si juh luhs)

Definition

 

 

SOUR IN TASTE OR MANNER

Term

 

 

ACME

 

noun

(aak mee)

Definition

 

 

THE HIGHEST POINT; THE SUMMIT;

THE HIGHEST LEVEL OR DEGREE ATTAINABLE

Term

 

 

ADULTERATE

 

verb

(uh duhl tuhr ayt)

Definition

 

 

TO MAKE IMPURE

Term

 

 

ADVOCATE

 

verb

(aad vuh kayt)

 

Definition

 

 

TO SPEAK IN FAVOR OF; TO SUPPORT PUBLICALLY

Term

 

 

AERIE

 

noun

(ary ee)

Definition

 

 

A NEST BUILT HIGH IN THE AIR; AN ELEVATED DWELLING

Term

 

 

ASETHETIC

 

adj

(ehs theh tihk)

Definition

 

 

CONCERNING THE APPRECIATION OF BEAUTY

Term

 

 

AFFECTED

 

adj

(uh fehk tihd)

Definition

 

 

PHONY; ARTIFICIAL

Term

 

 

AGGRADIZE

 

verb

(uh graan diez)

Definition

 

 

TO INCREASE IN POWER, INFLUENCES, AND REPUTATION

Term

 

 

ALACRITY

 

noun

(uh laak crih tee)

Definition

 

 

SPEED OR QUICKNESS

Term

 

 

ALLEVIATE

 

verb

(uh lee vee ayt)

 

Definition

 

 

TO MAKE MORE BEARABLE

Term

 

 

AMALGAMATE

 

verb

(uh maal guh mayt)

Definition

 

 

TO COMBINE; TO MIX TOGETHER

Term

 

 

AMBIGUOUS

 

adj

(aam bihg yoo uhs)

Definition

 

 

DOUBTFUL OR UNCERTAIN; CAN BE INTERPRETED IN SEVERAL WAYS

Term

 

AMELIORATE

 

verb

(uh meel yuhrayt)

Definition

 

 

TO MAKE BETTER; TO IMPROVE

Term

 

 

AMORITIZE

 

verb

(uh mohrtiez)

Definition

 

TO DIMINISH BY INSTALLMENT PAYMENTS

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