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abbey a religious place or building where monks or nuns live.
abbreviate to shorten the time or length of. [2 definitions]
abbreviation a shortened form of a word or phrase used in writing.
abdicate to officially give up a position of power or a right.
abdomen the part of the body between the chest and the hips. The abdomen contains the stomach, intestines, and liver. [2 definitions]
abduct to carry off or lead away by force; kidnap.
abide to continue. [3 definitions]
abide by to obey; agree to.
ability the power to do something; the quality of being able. [2 definitions]
ablaze on fire. [2 definitions]
-able a suffix that means capable or worthy of being the object of a certain action. [3 definitions]
able having the skill or power needed to do a thing. [2 definitions]
abnormal not normal or usual.
aboard on or into a ship, plane, bus, or plane; on board. [2 definitions]
abolish to get rid of or do away with; end.
abolition the act of doing away with or putting an end to; the act of abolishing. [2 definitions]
abolitionism a movement in the United States in the 1800s whose goal was to free the people who were slaves and make slavery against the law.
abolitionist a person who supported Abolition, or the ending of slavery, before the Civil War.
abominable causing or deserving hate or disgust.
aborigine one of the first people to live in an area.
abound to be found in large numbers or amounts.