abandon → aberration abandon (leave, give up): We finally abandoned the ship.
abase (to humble, degrade or humiliate): He had to abase himself before everyone to please them.
abate (to become smaller or less strong): We also are waiting for the storm to abate.
abbreviate (shorten (a name, word or phrase)): It is rarely acceptable to abbreviate words in formal writing.
abdicate (stop controlling or managing a duty): He also abdicated his responsibility.
abdomen (the part of the body where the stomach and intestines are): He has pain in the lower chest or upper abdomen.