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acronyms
a word formed from the initial letters or parts of a word
initialisms
the first letter of a word
linguist
a person who speaks several languages
dialect
the art or practice of arising at the truth by using conversation involving question and answer
devious
1. departing from the most direct way; circuitous; indirect: a devious course.
2. without definite course; vagrant: a devious current.
3. departing from the proper or accepted way; roundabout: a devious procedure.
4. not straightforward; shifty or crooked: a devious scheme to acquire wealth.
distraoght
distracted, deeply irritated
meager
deficient in quantity or quality
admonish
to caution advise or council agents something
advocate
a person who pleads for or in beleaf in another
abasement
to be lowered in ranks