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#86495 - 11/10/02 05:15 PM abient
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Spelling bee word again.
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Abient

Tendency to avoid or move away from the stimulus.



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#86496 - 11/10/02 08:31 PM Re: abient
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Not to be confused with "ambient," in the immediate vicinity ("within one's ambit").

Is there "adient" also, meaning tending to move toward the stimulus?

Just think of the Anagrams possibilities:
--adient + s + r = strained
--adient + o + i = ideation
--adient + e + l = entailed
--adient + g + r + h = threading




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#86497 - 11/10/02 08:59 PM Re: abient
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I thought "abient" was a stage direction, similar to "exeunt".


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