Tutoring English, vocabulary is always interesting. The tutor mentions putative. putative: generally thought: commonly supposed. Christ’s putative birthday is December 25. Source: Mish, Frederick C (editor). Merriam-Webster Dictionary. Springfield: Merriam-Webster, 2004.

Tutoring English, vocabulary is always interesting. The tutor mentions abate. abate: to lessen or cease. Please abate your morning latenesses. Source: Mish, Frederick C. Merriam-Webster Dictionary. Springfield: Merriam-Webster, 2004.