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abloom in flower; blooming.
ablution a washing or cleansing of oneself, esp. as part of a religious observance or ritual. [2 definitions]
-ably in a manner that indicates the capability of or tendency toward performing, or being the object of, (such) an action.
ably in a competent or skillful manner.
ABM abbreviation of "antiballistic missile," a missile designed to meet and destroy a ballistic missile in flight.
abnegate to surrender (a right or privilege); renounce. [2 definitions]
abnegation the act of relinquishing or abandoning, as a right, role, or good.
abnormal different from the normal or usual; not typical. (Cf. irregular.)
abnormality a deviant or atypical thing, event, or phenomenon; anomaly; aberration. [2 definitions]
abnormal psychology the branch of psychology that is concerned with patterns of behavior, thought, and feeling that deviate greatly from average patterns.
aboard on or into a ship, plane, train, or the like; on board. [2 definitions]
abode1 a residence or dwelling; home. [2 definitions]
abode2 a past tense and past participle of abide.
abolish to do away with; put a stop to; end. [2 definitions]
abolishable combined form of abolish.
abolition the act of abolishing or state of being abolished. [2 definitions]
abolitionism advocacy of or legal movement toward abolition, esp. of slavery in the United States.
abolitionist of or pertaining to Abolition. [2 definitions]
abomasum the fourth stomach chamber of cud-chewing mammals such as cows, in which food is digested.
A-bomb an atomic bomb.
abominable deserving of disgust; hateful. [2 definitions]