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abbreviate
v
to shorten
He abbreviates the state names on his addresses.
a- lengthen
ablution
n
a bath or ceremonial washing
He performed his morning ablutions with cold water because the water heater had broken.
a- dirty, soil
abode
n
a home or place of residence
My abode is built in the Cape style of building design.
abound
v
to overflow, to have a lot of something
My three year old son abounds with energy.
a- depleted
abrupt
adj
short or terse
His abrupt speech gave me the feeling that he was angry with me.
a- tactful
absurd
adj
ridiculous
The clown shoes looked absurd on his tiny body.
a- normal
access
v
to gain admitance
n
entrance
He was denied access because he lacked a password.
a- exit
accumulate
v
to collect a large amount
I want to accumulate millions of dollars.
a- distribute
acrid
adj
a sharp or pungent odor
The acrid smell of smoke still filled the house after the fire.
a- perfumed
acute
adj
sharp, at the climax, angle less that 90 degrees
In geometry we're studying acute angles.
a- obtuse