2 December 2016 - 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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