absolve → abstract absolve (make free someone from guilt, blame or responsibility): I absolve you soon from this responsibility.
absorb (take in, suck up): Plants use their roots to absorb nutrients from the soil.
absorb (understand completely): He also has the capacity to absorb information quickly.
abstain (to not do something you enjoy): Most of pregnant women drink only moderately or abstain completely.
abstain (to decide not to use your vote): In fact 33 members voted in favor, 7 against and 10 abstained.
abstract (distract): Do not any how abstract my attention from my work.