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abrasive something rough used to wear away or polish a surface. [2 definitions]
abreast side by side. [2 definitions]
abridge to make shorter.
abroad in or to a country that is not one's own.
abrupt sudden and not expected. [2 definitions]
abscess a sore that forms within the tissues of the body and is filled with pus. Abscesses can be caused by an infection.
absence the fact or condition of being away or not present. [3 definitions]
absent not present; away from where one usually is.
absentee a person who is absent from work, school, or other duty.
absent-minded tending to not pay attention to a task or event because one is thinking about other things.
absolute precise; exact. [4 definitions]
absolutely precisely; exactly. [2 definitions]
absorb to take in or soak up. [2 definitions]
absorbent able to soak up liquid or moisture. [2 definitions]
absorption the act of soaking up or absorbing. [2 definitions]
abstain to choose not to do something. [2 definitions]
abstract existing without physical shape or substance. [3 definitions]
absurd silly; foolish; not true.
absurdity the condition or quality of being absurd, of being completely contrary to logic or the normal order of things. [2 definitions]
abundance a very large amount; plentiful supply.
abundant large in amount or number; more than enough.