Published on: Wed Dec 03 2008Abscond The thief absconded with the silver candlestick. Abstemious The abstemious actress declined the offer of a martini and olive, preferring to watch her figure instead. Abstinent The thoughtless remark made in abstinent was really quite hurtful Abstruse The abstruse rubrics cube has stymied puzzle lovers for years. Accrete As the water dripped from the cave the accrete changes in the stalactite were captured using time-lapse photography. Admonish The mother admonished the child for trying to touch the fire. Adulation The adulation of the media soon went to the ruler’s head. Adulterate The pollution adulterated the formerly clean mountain stream.