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acronyms
A word formed from the initial letters of a name, such as WAC for Women's Army Corps, or by combining initial letters or parts of a series of words, such as radar for radio detecting and ranging.
initialisms
An abbreviation consisting of the first letter or letters of words in a phrase , syllables or components of a word or a combination of words and syllables and pronounced by spelling out the letters one by one rather than as a solid word.
linguist
A person who speaks several languages fluently.
benign
having a kindly disposition; gracious:
benefactor
a person who confers a benefit; kindly helper.
agriculture
the production of crops, livestock, or poultry.
agrochemical
A chemical, such as a hormone, fungicide, or insecticide, that improves the production of crops.
admonish
to caution, advise, or counsel against something.
advocate
to speak or write in favor of; support or urge by argument; recommend publicly: He advocated higher salaries for teachers.
abasement
to reduce or lower, as in rank, office, reputation, or estimation; humble; degrade