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abridged


adjective


shortened, usually in reference to a written or spoken work.

many books on tape are ________ versions of the originals

browse


verb

to look over reading material, sampling different parts.



to look at in a leisurely and casual manner.

we _______ through the racks of clothes, hoping to find a bargain.

citation


noun

a reference to or a quotation from an authority



an official award for honorable behavior



an official order stating that one must appear in court.

the soldier received a ________ for bravery.

compendium


noun

a short but complete written summary



a collection that includes a variety of written works

the book is a __________of children's poetry.

entry


noun

in a reference book, a subject or word and information about it



the means or place by which to come in

the student gained _____ to the computer lab by using the teacher's key.

etymology


noun

the origin and history of a word

the _________ of the word salary can be traced to the latin word salt.

gazetteer


noun

a dictionary of geographical places, including names and information

lakshmi consulted a _________ to find a list a of cities, counties, lakes, and mountain ranges in colorado.

homonym


noun

a word having the same pronunciation as another word but a different meaning from that word

allowed and aloud are ________.

lexicon


noun

a dictionary



the vocabulary of a particular subject or group

legal _______ includes terms such as bequest and writ.

phonetics


noun

the study of the sound of a language

_________ research shows that the pronunciation of the letter r varies in different languages.