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