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 Wordstitillate - tickle; excite pleasantly; Ex. not to titillate the audience but to enlighten it
scuffle - struggle confusedly; move off in a confused hurry; N. CF. scuffling twins ?
prudent - cautious; careful; prudential
adage - wise saying; proverb
vicarious - experienced as if one were taking part in the experience of another; done by a deputy for other people; acting as a substitute; Ex. vicarious thrill at the movies; Ex. the vicarious sufferings of Christ
herpetologist - one who studies reptiles; CF. herpetology: branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians
effulgent - shining brightly; brilliant
rankle - irritate; fester; annoy
pucker - gather into wrinkles or folds; N: wrinkle or fold
indentation - notch; deep recess; V. indent; CF. tooth