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abridge
v. to cut down, shorten (The publisher thought the dictionary was too long and abridged it.)
abstemious
. sparing in eating and drinking
(Concerned whether her vegetarian son’s abstemious diet provided him with sufficient protein, the worried mother pressed food on him)
abstract
adj. theoretical; not concrete
(To him, hunger was an abstract concept; he had never missed a meal)
abstruse
adj. theoretical; not concrete
(To him, hunger was an abstract concept; he had never missed a meal)
accessible
adj. theoretical; not concrete
(To him, hunger was an abstract concept; he had never missed a meal)
acclaim
n. high praise
(Greg’s excellent poem won the acclaim of his friends.)