Work Those Abs

Dignan, Jennifer
March 2005
Literary Cavalcade;Mar2005, Vol. 57 Issue 6, p26
The article presents information on developing one's vocabulary. The Latin prefix "ab" means "apart, away from, or out." Ab also appears as abs. Ab should not be confused with Greek prefix. The word "abdicate" is a verb to relinquish power or responsibility formally, especially a high office, dignity, or station. The word "aberration" is noun and is a derivation or departure from the proper, expected or normal. It also means a psychological disorder or abnormal alteration of one's mental state. Lastly it means a defect of focus, such as blurring an image.


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