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DIRECTIONS

FOR THE PRONUNCIATION OF WORDS.

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like gz.

like z.

The grave accent denotes the long sound of the

principal vowel in the accented syllable.
The acute accent marks the short sound.
Long, marks the long sound of unaccented

vowels.
Short, marks the short sound.

Broad, marks the broad sound of a, as, also, wär. ch' sound like k. ch? sound like sh. g; hard before e, i, and y. X4 ths the open sound of th as in thou. 86 ў at the end of words when sounded like e. Silent letters are printed in italics. A double accent denotes that the sound of the

succeeding consonant belongs to the syllable which precedes the accent; c and g, in such cases, being soft · as lo'' gic, a" cid ; pro

nounced loj' jic, as'sid. It is a general rule in the English language, that ti

before a vowel sound like sh; satiety claims

an exception. When these marks are insufficient, the word is repeated.

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A BAFT', ad. from the | Ab' bey, or Ab' by, n. a

forepart of the ship, monastry of religious towards the stern.

persons. A ban' don, v. to give up; Abbot, n. the chief of a

to forsake ; to desert. convent of men. A ban' don ed, pa. given Ab bre' vi ate, v. to shortup ; forsaken ; corrupt

ed in the highest degree. Ab brē vi à tion, n. the act A ban' don ment, n. the of shortening; a charac

act of abandoning: ter set for a word. A base', v. to bring low; Ab' di cate, v. to resign ; to humble; to cast down.

to give up. A base' ment, n. the state Ab er rà tion, n. the act of

of being brought low; deviating from the comdepression.

mon track. A bash', v. to make a. A bet', v. to encourage : shamed.

to assist. A bate', v. to lessen ; to A bet' ter, or A bet' tor, diminish ; to grow less.

n. he who assists or enA bate' ment, n. the sum

courages another. or quantity abated. Ab hor, v. to hate ; to Ab' bess, n. the superior of loathe. 2 punnery.

Ab hior' rence, n. batred ;

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dislike ; detestation. A bridg' ment, n. a work A bide', v. to dwell ; to shortened.

bear without aversion. Ab' ro gate, v. to repeal; Abject, a. mean ; worth- to annul. less.

Ab ro gà tion, n. the reAb jec' tion, n. meanness peal of a law. of mind ; servility.

Ab rupt', a. broken ; cragA bill i tý, n. power to do; gy; sudden ; hasty capacity.

AD' scess, n. a morbid cavAb jurè, v. to swear not ity in the body.

to do a thing ; to re- Ab scind', v. to cut off. cant.

Ab scis6' 6sion, n. the act Ab ju ra tion, n. quitting of cutting off. with an oath.

Ab scond', v. to hide one's Ab lo cà tion, n. a letting

self. out to hire.

Ab' sence, n. the state of Ab' lu ent, a. that which being absent ; inatten

has the power of cleans. tion. ing

Ab' sent, a. not present. Ab lù tion, n. the act of Ab sent', v. to withdraw ; cleansing

to forbear to come into A bodè, n. place of resi. presence. dence.

Ab sen teè, n. one who is A bolish, v. to destroy ;

absent. to put an end to.

Ab solve', v. to pardon ; Ab o li' tion, R. the act of to acquit. destroying

Ab so lute, a. not limitA bom' i na ble, a. hate- ed ; positive. ful ; detestable.

Ab go là tion, n. acquitA bom' i nate, v. to abhor ; tal; the remission of to detest.

sins ; penance. A bom i na tion, n. detest. Ab sôrb', v. to suck up ;

ation ; object of hatred. to swallow up. Ab o ri' gin ēsó, n. the Ab sôrp'tion, n. the act of

first inhabitants of a swallowing up. country

Ab stain'. v. to forbear ; Abôr' tiye, a. untimely ;

to keep from. yosuccessful.

Ab ste'mi ous, a. temperA bridge'; v. to shörten. ate i sober ; abstinent.

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n. great | Ac cede', v. to be added temperance.

to ; to come to. Ab stract', v. to take one Ac cel' e rate, v. to bastthing from another.

en; to quicken. Abstract, n. an epitome Ac cend', v. to kindle ; to

made by taking out the set on fire. principal parts.

Ac cen tu a' tion, n. the Ab stract' ed, pa. separa- act of placing the ac. ted.

cent. Ab strac' tion, n. the act Ac cept', v, to take with

of abstracting ; inatten- pleasure ; . to receive tion.

kindly. Ab struse', a. hidden ; dif. | Ac cept' a ble, a. grateful;

ficult; remote from con- pleasing ception.

Ac cep ta' tion, n. acceptAb surd', a. inconsistent ; ance ; the meaning of a contrary to reason.

word. Ab sur' di tý, n. unreason- Access', n. liberty to en. ableness ; folly.

ter, or come to a perA bun' dance, n. plenty ; son, or place. exuberance.

Ac ces sa ry, a. helping A bu' sive, a. practising forward.

abuse ; containing &. Acces'si ble, a. that which buse.

may be approached. A but' ment, n. that which Ac ces' sion, n. increase ;

joins to another thing, the act of coming to. as the solid part of a Ac ci dence, n. a little bridge next the land.

book containing the first A byss', n. a depth with.

rudiments of grammar. out bottom ; a great Ac' ci dent, n. casualty ; depth ; a gulf.

chance. Ac ci dent' al, a. happen:

ing by chance ; non-eslonging to an academy. sential. Ac a de' mi an, n. a schol. Ac cip' s ent, n. a receiver.

ar of an academy or Ac cla ma' tion, n. shouts university

of applause. A cad e mi" cian, n. the Ac cliv i ty, n. the ascent

member of an academy, of a hill.

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a. be.

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