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word or phrase to add to your army.
Abecedarian (ay-bee-see-dare-ee-in) is one of those fun words that in its same form can be either an adjective (describing a noun--person, place, or thing) or a noun itself. Another interesting thing is that it's pronounciation kind of gives you a clue to it's meanings. Say it out loud.
"A B C DARIAN"
Abecedarian as an adjective means simply in order, such as in alphabetical order. See what I mean? In A-B-C-D order.
As this giphy shows, an abecedarian artist grew up to be an architect, or someone who designs buildings and houses.
This pyramid of blocks is in abecedarian order, from top to bottom, reading left to right.
I am Becky Lyn Rickman. I am a writer because I love words almost as much as I love the people in my life. I want to fill the world with magnificent words and then jump in and splash around in them. I live with Mr. Bingley and Mr. Darcy, my cats, but the only words they really love are "meat" and "gravy."