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Essential words in English

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abandon → aberration

abet → abject

abjure → abode

abolish → abroad

abrogate → absolution

absolve → abstract

abstruse → abysmal

abyss → accent

accentuate → accident

acclaim → accomplish

accomplishment → account

accredit → accuse

babble → backtalk

 

abase (to humble, degrade or humiliate): He had to abase himself before everyone to please them.
abnormal (unusual, not normal, especially in a way that is bad): The flight delay was due to abnormal weather conditions.
abort (to stop or fail something before it is completed): They decided to abort the pregnancy.

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abyss (a very deep or seemingly bottomless hole in the ground): He looked down into the abyss before deciding to jump.
abyss (a situation that brings trouble or destruction): She was standing on the edge of an abyss.
accede (to agree to a request or a demand): So far, they refuse to accede to any of the hijackers’ demands.
accent (a greater stress or force given to a syllable in a word): In the word “success” the accent is on the last syllable.

banal boring because it contains nothing new: They were having conversation about the most banal subjects.

calibrate to adjust a measuring device: We should calibrate our bathroom scale now and then to be sure it’s adjusted for exact weight.

daft stupid or silly: The idea seems a little daft to me.

abyss (a very deep or seemingly bottomless hole in the ground): He looked down into the abyss before deciding to jump.
abyss (a situation that brings trouble or destruction): She was standing on the edge of an abyss.
accede (to agree to a request or a demand): So far, they refuse to accede to any of the hijackers’ demands.

daft stupid or silly: The idea seems a little daft to me.
dainty small and delicate: I drank coffee out of a dainty porcelain cup.
dainty small and graceful: She took a dainty little bite of her sandwich.
dairy foods made from milk: I’m trying to eat less red meat and dairy.
damp slightly wet: She is wiping the surface with a damp cloth.

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