GRE Word List


condense or shorten

The meaning of the word abridge is condense or shorten.

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blisscomplete happiness; ADJ. blissful
inasmuch_assince; owing to the fact that
abortiveunsuccessful; fruitless
beliecontradict; give a false impression; disguise; Ex. The poor sales belied our high hopes; Ex. Her smile belies her true feeling of displeasure.
rationalefundamental reason or principle (on which a system or principle is based); fundamental reason or justification; grounds for an action
bucolicrustic; pastoral
bidcommand; utter (a greeting); offer as a price; N: offer of a price; amount offered; earnest effort to gain something; Ex. bid for freedom
transcendentexceeding ordinary limits; superior; surpassing; V. transcend: go beyond; exceed; surpass; N. transcendancy
flagrantconspicuously wicked, bad, or offensive; blatant; outrageous