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::: retrench - cut down; cut down expenses; economize
::: beatific - giving or showing bliss; blissful
::: reprieve - postponement or cancelation of a punishment; temporary stay; V: postpone or cancel the punishment of
::: predecessor - former occupant of a post
::: cascade - small waterfall
::: penury - extreme poverty; stinginess; ADJ. penurious: very poor; stingy
::: dilapidated - falling to pieces; in a bad condition; ruined because of neglect; Ex. dilapidated old car/castle; N. dilapidation
::: preternatural - beyond what is normal in nature; supernatural; Ex. preternatural strength/forces
::: conclave - private secret meeting
::: inveterate - deep-rooted; habitual; CF. grow old