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1) to make (a report, story) shorter, especially by using fewer words (abridge)

2) a set of words put with a diagram, photograph etc (caption)

3) (to produce) prayer, words etc in a singing voice (chant)

4) an expression of admiration, approval etc, either in words or by action (compliment)

5) (of speech, a style of writing, a person etc) giving much information in few words (concise)

6) (of speech, words etc) showing bad behaviour, a bad quality etc or one's low opinion; damaging a good reputation (derogatory)

7) a book explaining the words of a language arranged in alphabetical order (dictionary)

8) the same (used in lists to avoid writing words again) (ditto)

9) the omission of one or more words in a sentence, as in 'a table and chair (for . . . a chair)' (ellipsis)

10) the scientific study of the origin and history of words (etymology)

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argument

a (serious) disagreement

verbal fight

blank verse

unrhymed verse (usually with 10 syllables in each line) used in poetry and drama

highly expressive, rhythmical literary piece

controversy

(a) strong argument, especially over social, moral or political matters

debate, dispute

debate

a formal discussion, e.g. at a public meeting, by a committee

discussion of issues; consideration

disagreement

the act of disagreement; the absence of agreement

dispute, quarrel

dispute

being argued about

argument

free-for-all

a disorganized quarrel in which everyone tries to give an opinion

battle, fight

gin

(a portion of) a kind of colourless alcoholic drink

verbal fight

haiku

a Japanese verse from using 17 syllables in 3 lines

highly expressive, rhythmical literary piece

poem

a piece of creative writing in a rhythmic (and often rhyming) form, usually designed to express deep feelings and thoughts

highly expressive, rhythmical literary piece

spat

of spit

dispute, quarrel

squabble

(to take part in) a small or noisy quarrel

argument

strife

an angry disagreement (between people or groups)

struggle, battle

terminology

(a system of) the words, meanings, expressions etc used in a particular profession, activity

wording

text

the printed words in a book; the original words of an author, apart from anything else in a book

subject matter of document

tiff

a slight quarrel

argument

utterance

a way of speaking; a spoken word or words

revelation

vocabulary

the total number of words that make up a language; (the range of) words known to, or used by, a person, profession etc

language of a person or people

voice

(the ability to produce) the sounds made when speaking or singing; an act of expressing an opinion etc

expression, language

wording

the way in which something is expressed; choice of words to express meaning

way of expressing a thought

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