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Word: abbreviate

Definition: shorten


Sentences Containing 'abbreviate'

Birders often abbreviate its name to "Med Gull".
But this intensity of his physical prostration did but so much the more abbreviate it.

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::: predicament - difficult situation; tricky or dangerous situation; dilemma
::: atheistic - denying the existence of God; N. atheism
::: synthesis - combining parts or separate things into a whole; the whole so formed; PL. syntheses; V. synthesize
::: coddle - treat gently; indulge excessively; pamper; mollycoddle; baby; cook in water just below boiling point; Ex. coddled eggs
::: annihilate - destroy
::: discriminate - distinguish; make distinctions on the basis of preference
::: delve - dig; search deeply; investigate
::: avid - greedy; extremely eager for; Ex. avid learner; N. avidity