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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.
abuse to use in a way that is wrong or bad; misuse. [6 definitions]
abyss a vast pit, too deep to be measured.
academic having to do with a school. [3 definitions]
academy a private school or a school that offers special training.
accelerate to increase the speed or rate of. [2 definitions]
acceleration the act or process of accelerating or increasing speed.
accelerator a mechanical device that controls the speed of something, especially the gas pedal of a car.
accent the stress a speaker gives to one syllable in a word. [5 definitions]
accentuate to give more emphasis to; draw attention to.
accept to take when given; receive willingly. [4 definitions]
acceptable good enough to be accepted or approved of.
acceptance the act of accepting something that is given. [2 definitions]
access a way of approaching or coming to a place. [4 definitions]
accessible able to be entered. [2 definitions]
accessory an item added on to something else to make it prettier, more complete, or more useful. [2 definitions]
accident reasons or causes that are not planned by anyone. [2 definitions]
accidental happening by chance; not planned or expected.