Oh my God the dictionary!

I started reading it… and am wondering why I never did this before. It’s like walking through a treasure-filled cavern and snatching up any glinting piece that pulls my eye. So many words! I wish I had a randomized version of the dictionary so that all my new words wouldn’t start with A, but here are a few I never knew, and that I especially like:

ab·at·toir  (1820)    : SLAUGHTERHOUSE

abe·ce·dar·i·an  : one learning the rudiments of something (as the alphabet) abecedarian adj (1665)    1 a : of or relating to the alphabet  b : alphabetically arranged    2 : RUDIMENTARY

abu·lia  (ca. 1864)    : abnormal lack of ability to act or to make decisions — abu·lic \-lik\ adj

ace·dia (1607)    : APATHY, BOREDOM

And I’m only up to ‘ac’ 😮

What other discoveries await me?

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