2 December 2016 - SOME DIFFICULT WORDS




SOME DIFFICULT WORDS

G'day folks,

Here are some words and their meanings that you might find tricky, courtesy of Vocabulary.com. To learn more, right click on the word.


  abject

of the most contemptible kind



  aberration

a state or condition markedly different from the norm



  abjure

formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief



  abnegation

the denial and rejection of a doctrine or belief



  abrogate

revoke formally



  abscond

run away, often taking something or somebody along



  abstruse

difficult to penetrate



  accede

yield to another's wish or opinion



  accost

speak to someone



  accretion

an increase by natural growth or addition



  acumen

shrewdness shown by keen insight



  adamant

impervious to pleas, persuasion, requests, reason



  admonish

scold or reprimand; take to task



  adumbrate

describe roughly or give the main points or summary of


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