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Abel according to the Old Testament, the second son of Adam and Eve, who was murdered by his brother Cain.
Aberdeen Angus any of various hornless beef cattle originating in Scotland and having a smooth black coat.
aberrant straying from what is normal or usual; atypical; anomalous. [2 definitions]
aberration a deviation from what is considered normal or right; irregularity. [3 definitions]
Abe Saperstein U.S. creator, owner, and promoter of the renowned basketball team the Harlem Globetrotters; born in London, England (b.1902--d.1966).
abet to incite, encourage, or aid, esp. in wrongdoing.
abeyance temporary suspension or cessation. [2 definitions]
abhor to regard with intense loathing or horror; detest.
abhorrence a feeling of complete loathing, repulsion, or horror.
abhorrent causing feelings of extreme loathing or horror; abominable. [3 definitions]
abide to stay; remain. [6 definitions]
abide by to comply with; agree to.
abiding unchanging; enduring.
Abidjan the seaport capital of the Ivory Coast.
-ability capacity or fitness for (such) a state, use, or action.
ability the capacity or power to do something; quality of being able. [2 definitions]
abiogenesis the production of living organisms from nonliving matter; spontaneous generation.
abiotic characterized by an absence of living organisms; without life.
abject of the lowest or most wretched kind. [3 definitions]
abjure to repudiate or renounce solemnly, as under oath; forswear.
ablactation the act or process of weaning a baby.