|24 Jun 2015||admonition|
Gentle or friendly reproof; counseling against a fault or error; expression
of authoritative advice; friendly caution or warning.
|16 Mar 2014||adamant|
Not capable of being swayed by pleas, appeals, or reason; not susceptible to persuasion; unyielding.
|9 Jul 2017||adamant|
- Not capable of being swayed by pleas, appeals, or reason; not susceptible to persuasion; unyielding.
|3 Dec 2015||adage|
An old saying, which has obtained credit by long use; a proverb.
|12 Apr 2017||acumen|
- Quickness of perception or discernment; shrewdness shown by keen insight.
|15 Apr 2014||acumen|
Quickness of perception or discernment; shrewdness shown by keen insight.
|25 Aug 2016||acuity|
Acuteness of perception or vision; sharpness.
|7 Mar 2016||acrimony|
Bitter, harsh, or biting sharpness, as of language, disposition, or manners.
|1 May 2014||acrid|
- Sharp and harsh, or bitter to the taste or smell; pungent.
- Caustic in language or tone; bitter.
|24 Apr 2015||acquiesce|
- To rest satisfied, or apparently satisfied, or to rest without
opposition and discontent (usually implying previous opposition or
discontent); to accept or consent by silence or by omitting to object; -- usually followed by in, sometimes by to.
- To concur upon conviction; to assent to; usually, to concur, not heartily but so far as to forbear opposition.
|2 Nov 2015||acme|
The highest point of something; the highest level or degree attainable.
|3 Sep 2016||acerbic|
Sharp, biting, or acid in temper, expression, or tone.
|21 Oct 2015||acclimate|
To accustom or become accustomed to a new climate, environment, or situation; to acclimatize.
|23 Aug 2014||accede|
- To agree or assent, as to a proposition, or to terms proposed by another.
- To become a party, as to an agreement, treaty, convention, etc.
- To attain, as to an office or rank; to enter upon the duties of an office.
|4 Jan 2016||abulia|
Loss or impairment of the ability to act or to make decisions.
|6 Feb 2016||abstruse|
Difficult to comprehend or understand; recondite.
|26 Apr 2015||abstemious|
- Sparing in diet; refraining from a free use of food and strong drinks; temperate; abstinent; sparing in the indulgence of the appetite or passions.
- Sparingly used; used with temperance or moderation; as, an abstemious diet.
- Marked by, or spent in, abstinence; as, an abstemious life.
|19 Jul 2017||abstemious|
- 1. Sparing in eating and drinking; temperate; abstinent.
2. Sparingly used or consumed; used with temperance or moderation.
3. Marked by or spent in abstinence.
|19 Feb 2014||abscond|
To depart secretly; to steal away and hide oneself -- used especially of persons who withdraw to avoid arrest or prosecution.
|25 Jun 2015||abrogate|
- To annul by an authoritative act; to abolish by the authority of the maker or his successor; to repeal; -- applied to the repeal of laws, decrees, ordinances, the abolition of customs, etc.
- To put an end to; to do away with.
|13 Feb 2017||aborning|
While being produced or born.
|28 Nov 2013||abominate|
To hate in the highest degree; to detest intensely; to loathe; to abhor.
|14 Mar 2017||abnegate|
- To refuse or deny oneself; to reject; to renounce.
- To give up (rights, claims, etc.); to surrender; to relinquish.
|20 Apr 2014||ablution|
- The act of washing or cleansing; specifically, the washing of the body, or some part of it (as in a religious rite).
- The water used in cleansing.
|8 Mar 2014||abjure|
- To renounce under oath.
- To renounce or reject solemnly; to recant; to reject; repudiate.
- To abstain from; to shun.
|26 Jul 2017||abjure|
- 1. To renounce under oath.
2. To renounce or reject solemnly; to recant; to reject; repudiate.
3. To abstain from; to shun.
|21 Aug 2016||abeyance|
Suspension; temporary cessation.
|28 Jul 2017||aberrant|
- Markedly different from an accepted norm; Deviating from the ordinary or natural type; abnormal.
|10 Jan 2015||aberrant|
markedly different from an accepted norm; as, "aberrant behavior"
|11 Sep 2016||abed|
|30 Dec 2016||abecedarian|
- One who is learning the alphabet; hence, a beginner.
- One engaged in teaching the alphabet.
- Rudimentary; elementary.
|14 Mar 2016||abattoir|
|17 Jan 2017||ab ovo|