abbreviation

  n.缩写,节略;缩写形式

  abbreviation for / of ...的缩写

  abide

  v.遵守,坚持;忍受,容忍(常用与否定或疑问句)

  Abide by your promise. 遵守你的诺言。

  She can’t abide that man. 她无法忍受那个人。

  [词组] abide by 遵守,坚持

  abolish

  vt. 依法废止、废除,革除

  There are many bad customs and laws that ought to be abolished .

  有很多不良的旧习惯和法律应予以废除。

  [反]establish

  absorption

  n. 吸收,吸收过程;专注

  Complete absorption in sport interfered with his studies.

  一心专注于体育运动妨碍了他的学业。

  absurd

  adj. 不合理的、荒唐的、可笑的、愚蠢的。

  It was absurd of you to suggest such a thing.

  你竟提出这样的一件事,真可笑。

  [同]ridiculous

  abundance

  n. 丰富,充裕

  live in abundance 过着丰衣足食的生活

  an abundance of good things 很多好东西