GRE Word List

ABBREVIATE

shorten

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360 English Vocabulary Compilation Words - English for Beginners (Part 2)

The meaning of the word abbreviate is shorten.

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WordMeaning
lunaticinsane; Ex. lunatic asylum
staidserious and sedate; sober; Ex. staid during the funeral ceremony
crusthard outer covering (as of earth or snow)
historicimportant in history; Ex. historic battle
raveoverwhelmingly favorable review; V: talk wildly as if mad; Ex. raving lunatic
compatibleharmonious; in harmony with; able to exist together
palimpsestparchment or piece of writing material used for second time after original writing has been erased
optometristone who fits glasses to remedy visual defects
bastardillegitimate child
satiatesatisfy fully (physical needs such as hunger); sate; N. satiety: condition of being satiated