Sentences Containing 'abbreviate'
But this intensity of his physical prostration did but so much the more abbreviate it.
Birders often abbreviate its name to "Med Gull".
More Vocab Wordsencumber - burden; N. encumbrance
prattle - talk idly; babble; N. CF. prate
despot - tyrant; harsh, authoritarian ruler; CF. despotism
levity - lack of seriousness or steadiness; frivolity; lightness of manner
nondescript - undistinctive; ordinary; ordinary-looking; Ex. nondescript fellow in a crowd
foster - rear; bring up (for a certain period only); encourage; promote the development of (feelings or ideas); Ex. help foster friendly relations; ADJ: giving parental care although not related by blood; Ex. foster parents
perpetrate - commit an offense; do (something wrong)
sojourn - temporary stay; V: stay for a time
preeminent - outstanding; superior
imperceptible - unnoticeable; impossible to perceive; undetectable