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/ə'brɪdʒ/ v. Syn. condense; shorten
condense; shorten; reduce length of written text


Spelling Word: abridge
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/'ækjʊmɛn, ə'kju:mɛn/ n. Syn. acuteness; insight
mental keenness; quickness of perception


Spelling Word: acumen
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/'ædvəsərɪ/ n. Syn. opponent; contestant
opponent in contest; someone who offers opposition


Spelling Word: adversary
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/ə'lu:ʒ(ə)n/ n. Syn. metaphor
indirect reference; symbolical reference or comparison; metaphor


Spelling Word: allusion
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/æm'bɪgjʊəs/ a.
unclear or doubtful in meaning


Spelling Word: ambiguous
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/'ænəkɪ/ n. Syn. lawlessness; disorder
absence of governing body; state of disorder; political disorder and confusion


Spelling Word: anarchy
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/æprɪ'hɛnsɪv/ a.
capable of apprehending; knowing; conscious; relating to the faculty of apprehension; sensible; feeling; perceptive


Spelling Word: apprehensive
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/ɔ:g'mɛnt/ v. Syn. increase
make greater, as in size, extent, or quantity


Spelling Word: augment
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/bɪ'nɛvələnt/ a. Syn. generous; charitable
generous in providing aid to others; charitable


Spelling Word: benevolent
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/bɪ'zɑr(r)/ a. Syn. fantastic
fantastic; violently contrasting; strangely unconventional in style or appearance


Spelling Word: bizarre