Vocab #6

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  1. Verb: To shorten by omissions while retaining the basic contents

    Abridge: (Verb)
  2. Verb: To reduce or lessen in duration, scope, authority, etc.; diminish; curtail
    Abridge: (Verb)
  3. Verb: To deprive; cut off


    Abridge: (Verb)
  4. Verb: To cut short; cut off a part of; abridge; reduce; diminish
    Curtail: (Verb)
  5. Noun: a correction or change, as of a text
    Emendation: (Noun)
  6. Noun: the act of emending
    Emendation: (Noun)
  7. Verb: to edit or change (a text)
    Emending: (Verb)
  8. Verb: to free from faults or errors; correct
    Emending: (Verb)
  9. Noun: the state quality, or fact of being final; conclusiveness or decisiveness
    Finality: (Noun)
  10. Noun: something that is final; an ultimate act, utterance, belief, etc.
    Finality: (Noun)
  11. Adj.: excessively talkative in a rambling, roundabout manner, especially about trivial matters
    Garrulous: (Adj.)
  12. Adj.: wordy or diffuse
    Garrulous: (Adj.)
  13. Adj.: made or done without previous preparation
    Impromptu: (Adj., Adverb, Noun)
  14. Adj.: Suddenly or hastily prepared, made, etc.
    Impromptu: (Adj., Adverb, Noun)
  15. Adj.: improvised; having the character of an improvisation
    Impromptu: (Adj., Adverb, Noun)
  16. Adv: without preparation
    Impromptu: (Adj., Adverb, Noun)
  17. Noun: something impromptu; an impromptu speech, musical composition, performance, etc.
    Impromptu: (Adj., Adverb, Noun)
  18. Noun: a character piece for piano common in the 19th century and having, despite its title, a clear-cut form
    Impromptu: (Adj., Adverb, Noun)
  19. Verb: to call for with earnest desire; make supplication or pray for
    Invoke: (Verb)
  20. Verb: to call on (a deity, Muse, etc.), as in prayer or supplication
    Invoke: (Verb)
  21. Verb: to declare to be binding or in effect
    Invoke: (Verb)
  22. Verb: to appeal to, as for confirmation
    Invoke: (Verb)
  23. Verb: to petition or call on for help or aid
    Invoke: (Verb)
  24. Adj.: profitable; moneymaking; remuneratie
    Lucrative: (Adj.)
  25. Noun: a woman of violent temper and speech; termagant
    Shrew: (Noun)
  26. Noun: any of several small, mouselike insectivores of the genus Sorex and related genera, having a long, sharp snout
    Shrew: Noun
  27. Adj.: haughtily disdainful or contemptuous, as a person or a facial expression
    Supercilious: (Adj.)
  28. Adj.: characterized by the use of many or too many words; wordy
    Verbose: (Adj.)
  29. Noun: a long, often cylindrical, cushion or pillow for a bed, sofa, etc.
    Bolster: (Noun, Verb)
  30. Noun: anything resembling this in form or in use as a support
    Bolster: (Noun, Verb)
  31. Noun: any pillow, cushion, or pad
    Bolster: (Noun, Verb)
  32. Noun: a structural member on which one end of a bridge truss rests
    Bolster: (Noun, Verb)
  33. Verb: to support with or as with pillow or cushion
    Bolster: (Noun, Verb)
  34. Verb: to add to, support, or uphold (sometimes followed by up)
    Bolster: (Noun, Verb)
  35. Noun: an interjectory word or expression, frequently profane; an exclamatory oath
    Expletive: (Noun, Adj.)
  36. Noun: a syllable, word, or phrase serving to fill out
    Expletive: (Noun, Adj.)
  37. Noun: Grammar. A word considered as regularly filling the syntactic position of another, as it in It is his duty to go, or there in There is nothing here
    Expletive: (Noun, Adj.)
  38. Adj.: added to merely to fill out a sentence or line, give emphasis, etc.
    Expletive: (Noun, Adj.)
  39. Adj.: of or pertaining to syntax
    Syntactic: (Adj.)
  40. Adj.: consisting of or nothing morphemes that are combined in the same order as they would be if they were separate words in a corresponding construction
    Syntactic: (Adj.)
  41. Noun: Linguistics. The study of the rules for the formation of grammatical sentences in a language
    Syntax: (Noun)
  42. Noun: Logic. That branch of modern logic that studies the various kinds of signs that occur in a system and the possible arrangements of those signs, complete abstraction being made of the meaning of the signs
    Syntax: (Noun)
  43. Noun: a system or orderly arrangement
    Syntax: (Noun)
  44. Noun: a general outburst of enthusiasm, excitement, controversy, or the like
    Furor: (Noun)
  45. Noun: a prevailing fad, mania, or craze
    Furor: (Noun)
  46. Noun: fury; rage; madness
    Furor: (Noun)
  47. Adj.: peculiar to or characteristic of a particular language or dialect
    Idiomatic: (Adj.)
  48. Adj.: containing or using many idioms
    Idiomatic: (Adj.)
  49. Adj.: having a distinct style or character, especially in the arts
    Idiomatic: (Adj.)
  50. Adj.: not tangible; incapable of being perceived by the sense of touch, as incorporeal or inmmaterial things; impalpable
    Intangible: (Adj., Noun)
  51. Adj.: Not define or clear to the mind
    intangible: (Adj., Noun)
  52. Adj.: (of an asset) existing only in connection with something else, as the goodwill of a business
    Intangible: (Adj. and Noun)
  53. Noun: something intangible, especially an intangible asset
    Intangible: (Adj., Noun)
  54. Verb: to give, feel, etc., in return
    Reciprocate: (Verb)
  55. Verb: to give and receive reciprocally; interchange
    Reciprocate: (Verb)
  56. Verb: to cause to move alternately backward and forward
    Reciprocate: (Verb)
  57. Verb: to make a return, as for something given
    Reciprocate: (Verb)
  58. Verb: to make interchange
    Reciprocate: (Verb)
  59. Verb: to be correspondent
    Reciprocate: (Verb)
  60. Verb: to move alternately backward and forward
    Reciprocate: (Verb)
  61. Noun: an artifice or expedient used to evade a rule, escape a consequence, hide something
    Subterfuge: (Noun)
  62. Noun: a clever trick or stratagem; cunning, crafty device or expedient;wile
    Artifice: (Noun)
  63. Adj.: tending to promote some proposed or desired object; fit or suitable for the purpose; proper under the circumstances
    Expedient: (Adj., Noun)
  64. Noun: a means to an end
    Expedient: (Adj., Noun)
  65. Adj.: (of finery, trappings, etc.) gaudy; showy and cheap
    Tawdry: (Adj., Noun)
  66. Adj.: low or mean; base
    Tawdry: (Adj., Noun)
  67. Noun: cheap, gaudy apparel
    Tawdry: (Adj., Noun)
  68. Adj.: characterized by melancholy; longing; yearning
    Wistful: (Adj.)
  69. Adj.: pensive, especially in a melancholy way
    Wistful: (Adj.)
  70. Adj.: using few words; expressing much in few words; concise
    Laconic: (Adj.)

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