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Vocab 4.1 and 4.2

Vocab for 4.1 and 4.2

Abdicate formally remove oneself from; give up; relinquish; renounce; resign
abduct carry off or lead away by force; kidnap
abhor shrink from; detest; loathe; hate
abnormal deviating from the normal; unusual; irregular
abrasion scraping or wearing away of the skin by friction; irritation
abrupt broken off; sudden; unexpected
abscond steal off and hide; depart secretly; flee; escape
absolve 1 set free from some duty or responsibility; exempt; excuse 2 declare free from guilt or blame; exculpate; exonerate
absorbing fully taking away one's attention; extremely interesting; engrossing
abstain withhold oneself deliberately from doing something; refrain; desist
averse (literally, "turned from") opposed; disinclined; unwillingly
avert turn away; ward off; prevent; forestall
avocation occupation away from one's customary occupation; hobby
adapt 1. (literally, "fit to") adjust; suit; fit 2 make suitable for a different use; modify
addicted given over (to a habit); habituated; devoted
adequate equal to, or sufficient for, a specific need; enough; sufficient
adherent one who sticks to a leader, party, act.; follower; faithful supporter
adjacent lying bear; nearby; neighboring; bordering
adjoin be next to; be in contact with; border; abut
adjourn put off to another day
advent a"coming too"; arrival; approach
adversary person "turned toward" or facing another as an opponent; foe; antagonist
adverse in opposition to one's interests; hostile; unfavorable
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