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Monday, March 20, 2006

Word for the Week: abject

adj 1: of the most contemptible kind; "abject cowardice"; "a low stunt to pull"; "a low-down sneak"; "his miserable treatment of his family"; "You miserable skunk!"; "a scummy rabble"; "a scurvy trick" [syn: low, low-down, miserable, scummy, scurvy] 2: most unfortunate or miserable; "the most abject slaves joined in the revolt"; "abject poverty" 3: showing utter resignation or hopelessness; "abject surrender" [syn: resigned, unhopeful] 4: showing humiliation or submissiveness; "an abject apology"

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