Word of the Week

Standard

Compress

(v.) to press together; to reduce in size or volume; (n.) a folded cloth or pad applied to an injury

The editor helped to COMPRESS my rambling 25-page mystery into an 8-page thriller.

A cold COMPRESS my soothe headache pain.

SYNONYMS: (v.) condense, shrink, shorten

ANTONYMS: (v.) expand, enlarge

Source: Vocabulary Workshop New Edition     SADLIER-OXFORD      Jerome Shostak   Level A

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