a substance that abrades or wears down
Many people find my personality abrasive
To be plentiful
The only thing that seems to abound in my life is drama
depart secretly and hide
To abscond would be a truly detestable act
to regard with horror or loathing; to hate deeply
I abhor all drama, it is useless
using or consuming sparingly
careful about what one says or does; prudent
I always prefer to practice discretion
learn or discover with certainty
Have you ascertained the source of Wikileaks from the White House?
to see clearly, recognize
I can't discern a purpose your constant interruption of my reading.
a breaking of a law or obligation
To forget ones homework is a small infraction.
the right to vote
For some reason Congress felt repealing Prohibition was more important than women's suffrage.
The drum created a reverberating sound
a phenol, first disinfectant used to try to curb infection
The doctor had nothing but carbolic acid to treat the infection and he prayed it would be enough.
a soft suede leather formerly from the sheep of the chamois antelope but now from sheepskin
A wonder what chamois feels like.
Sensation of dizziness usually caused by a height
I only get vertigo if my feet aren't planted on something solid, otherwise I'm fine.
causing nervousness or fear
I tend to find the opposite gender rather unnerving.