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abbreviate - shorten
specious - seemingly reasonable but incorrect; misleading (often intentionally)
sojourn - temporary stay; V: stay for a time
shoddy - made of inferior material; sham; not genuine; inferior; dishonest; Ex. shoddy goods/trick
intrude - put or force in without being asked; trespass; enter as an uninvited person; Ex. intrude one's own opinion into the report; CF. thrust in
wince - move back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. She winced as she touched the cold body.
dearth - scarcity
turpitude - depravity; baseness; Ex. moral turpitude
adversity - great hardship or affliction; misfortune; calamitous event
accolade - award of merit; strong praise and approval