Sentences Containing 'abbreviate'
But this intensity of his physical prostration did but so much the more abbreviate it.
Birders often abbreviate its name to "Med Gull".
More Vocab Words::: credential - evidence concerning one's authority; written proof of a person's position; Ex. The new ambassador presented his credentials to the court.
::: ignominy - deep disgrace; shame or dishonor; ADJ. ignominious; Ex. ignominous defeat
::: labile - likely to change; unstable; Ex. emotionally labile; N. lability
::: compunction - remorse; strong uneasiness caused by guilt
::: trickster - person who cheats people
::: wistful - sadly thoughtful (because of desires or memories); sadly pensive; vaguely longing
::: caucus - private meeting of a group of people in a political party to select officers or determine policy; CF. the Caucus club of Boston
::: accommodate - oblige or help someone; adjust or bring into harmony; adapt; make enough space for; ADJ. accommodative; CF. accomodating: helpful and obliging
::: chortle - chuckle with delight; N.
::: disconsolate - hopelessly sad (at the loss of something)