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2154 Words That End With A

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a (noun) the 1st letter of the Roman alphabet Synonyms: A
aa (noun) a dry form of lava resembling clinkers
aba (noun) a loose sleeveless outer garment made from aba cloth; worn by Arabs
(noun) a fabric woven from goat hair and camel hair
abaca (noun) a kind of hemp obtained from the abaca plant in the Philippines Synonyms: Manila hemp, Manilla hemp
(noun) Philippine banana tree having leafstalks that yield Manila hemp used for rope and paper etc Synonyms: Manila hemp, Musa textilis
abasia (noun) inability to walk
abaya (noun) (Arabic) a loose black robe from head to toe; traditionally worn by Muslim women
abelia (noun) any of various deciduous or evergreen ornamental shrubs of the genus Abelia having opposite simple leaves and cymes of small white or pink or purplish flowers; Asia and Mexico
abetalipoproteinemia (noun) a rare inherited disorder of fat metabolism; characterized by severe deficiency of beta-lipoproteins and abnormal red blood cells (acanthocytes) and abnormally low cholesterol levels
ablepharia (noun) a congenital absence of eyelids (partial or complete)
aboulia (noun) a loss of will power Synonyms: abulia
abracadabra (noun) gibberish and nonsense
abrachia (noun) the condition of having no arms
abscissa (noun) the value of a coordinate on the horizontal axis
abulia (noun) a loss of will power Synonyms: aboulia
acacia (noun) any of various spiny trees or shrubs of the genus Acacia
academia (noun) the academic world Synonyms: academe
acantha (noun) any sharply pointed projection Synonyms: spine, spur
acanthoma (noun) a neoplasm originating in the epidermis Synonyms: skin tumor
acapnia (noun) a state in which the level of carbon dioxide in the blood is lower than normal; can result from deep or rapid breathing Synonyms: hypocapnia
acardia (noun) congenital absence of the heart (as in the development of some monsters)
acarophobia (noun) a morbid fear of small insects and mites and worms
acataphasia (noun) a disorder in which a lesion to the central nervous system leaves you unable to formulate a statement or to express yourself in an organized manner
acathexia (noun) an inability to retain bodily secretions
acciaccatura (noun) an embellishing note usually written in smaller size Synonyms: grace note, appoggiatura
acedia (noun) apathy and inactivity in the practice of virtue (personified as one of the deadly sins) Synonyms: sloth, laziness
acephalia (noun) absence of the head (as in the development of some monsters) Synonyms: acephalism, acephaly
acerola (noun) tropical American shrub bearing edible acid red fruit resembling cherries Synonyms: West Indian cherry, barbados cherry, Malpighia glabra, Surinam cherry
(noun) acid red or yellow cherry-like fruit of a tropical American shrub very rich in vitamin C Synonyms: West Indian cherry, surinam cherry, barbados cherry
acetonemia (noun) an abnormal increase of ketone bodies in the blood as in diabetes mellitus Synonyms: ketonemia, ketosis
acetonuria (noun) excessive amounts of ketone bodies in the urine as in diabetes mellitus or starvation Synonyms: ketoaciduria, ketonuria
achillea (noun) any of several plants of the genus Achillea native to Europe and having small white flowers in flat-topped flower heads
achira (noun) canna grown especially for its edible rootstock from which arrowroot starch is obtained Synonyms: arrowroot, indian shot, Canna edulis, Canna indica
achlorhydria (noun) an abnormal deficiency or absence of free hydrochloric acid in the gastric juice; often associated with severe anemias and cancer of the stomach
acholia (noun) a condition in which little or no bile is secreted or the flow of bile into the digestive tract is obstructed Synonyms: cholestasis
achondroplasia (noun) an inherited skeletal disorder beginning before birth; cartilage is converted to bone resulting in dwarfism Synonyms: osteosclerosis congenita, chondrodystrophy, achondroplasty
achromasia (noun) unnatural lack of color in the skin (as from bruising or sickness or emotional distress) Synonyms: luridness, paleness, pallidness, pallor, wanness, lividity, lividness
achromia (noun) an absence of normal pigmentation especially in the skin (as in albinism) or in red blood cells
achylia (noun) absence of gastric juices (partial or complete) Synonyms: achylia gastrica
acicula (noun) a needlelike part or structure of a plant or animal or crystal; as a spine or bristle or crystal
acidemia (noun) a blood disorder characterized by an increased concentration of hydrogen ions in the blood (which falls below 7 on the pH scale)
acorea (noun) absence of the pupil in an eye
acousma (noun) illusory auditory perception of strange nonverbal sounds Synonyms: auditory hallucination
acousticophobia (noun) a morbid fear of sounds including your own voice Synonyms: phonophobia
acroanaesthesia (noun) loss of sensation in the extremities Synonyms: acroanesthesia
acroanesthesia (noun) loss of sensation in the extremities Synonyms: acroanaesthesia
acromegalia (noun) enlargement of bones of hands and feet and face; often accompanied by headache and muscle pain and emotional disturbances; caused by overproduction of growth hormone by the anterior pituitary gland (due to a tumor) Synonyms: acromegaly
acromicria (noun) abnormally small extremities (underdeveloped fingers and toes) Synonyms: acromikria
acromikria (noun) abnormally small extremities (underdeveloped fingers and toes) Synonyms: acromicria
acromyotonia (noun) myotonia of the extremities only; causes spastic deformity of the hand or foot
acrophobia (noun) a morbid fear of great heights
actinia (noun) any sea anemone or related animal Synonyms: actinian, actiniarian
aculea (noun) small spiny outgrowth on the wings of certain insects
adactylia (noun) congenital absence of fingers and/or toes Synonyms: adactylism, adactyly
adenocarcinoma (noun) malignant tumor originating in glandular epithelium Synonyms: glandular cancer, glandular carcinoma
adenoma (noun) a benign epithelial tumor of glandular origin
adenomyosarcoma (noun) malignant renal tumor of young children characterized by hypertension and blood in the urine and the presence of a palpable mass Synonyms: nephroblastoma, embryoma of the kidney, Wilms tumour, Wilms' tumor
administrivia (noun) the tiresome but essential details that must be taken care of and tasks that must be performed in running an organization
adnexa (noun) accessory or adjoining anatomical parts or appendages to an organ (especially of the embryo) Synonyms: annexa
adventitia (noun) an enveloping or covering membrane or layer of body tissue Synonyms: tunic, tunica
adynamia (noun) lack of strength or vigor (especially from illness)
aerodontalgia (noun) pain in the teeth that results from a change in air pressure (as in flying or mountain climbing)
aerophagia (noun) swallowing air (usually followed by belching and discomfort and flatulence)
aesthesia (noun) mental responsiveness and awareness Synonyms: esthesia, sensibility
affluenza (noun) an inability to understand the consequences of one's actions because of financial privilege
afibrinogenemia (noun) the absence of fibrinogen in the plasma leading to prolonged bleeding
agalactia (noun) a condition in which milk is not secreted in the mother's breasts after her child has been delivered Synonyms: agalactosis
agama (noun) small terrestrial lizard of warm regions of the Old World
agammaglobulinemia (noun) a rare immunological disorder characterized by the virtual absence of gamma globulin in the blood and consequent susceptibility to infection
agenda (noun) a temporally organized plan for matters to be attended to Synonyms: docket, schedule
(noun) a list of matters to be taken up (as at a meeting) Synonyms: order of business, agendum
agenesia (noun) imperfect development; nondevelopment of a part Synonyms: agenesis
agerasia (noun) youthful appearance in an old person
agnosia (noun) inability to recognize objects by use of the senses
agora (noun) the marketplace in ancient Greece
(noun) a place of assembly for the people in ancient Greece Synonyms: public square
(noun) 100 agorot equal 1 shekel in Israel
agoraphobia (noun) a morbid fear of open spaces (as fear of being caught alone in some public place)
agrapha (noun) sayings of Jesus not recorded in the canonical Gospels
agraphia (noun) a loss of the ability to write or to express thoughts in writing because of a brain lesion Synonyms: anorthography, logagraphia
agrimonia (noun) a plant of the genus Agrimonia having spikelike clusters of small yellow flowers Synonyms: agrimony
agromania (noun) an intense desire to be alone or out in the open
agrypnia (noun) a vigil before certain feasts (as e.g. Easter)
agua (noun) largest known toad species; native to Central America; valuable destroyer of insect pests Synonyms: agua toad, Bufo marinus
ahimsa (noun) a Buddhist and Hindu and especially Jainist doctrine holding that all forms of life are sacred and urging the avoidance of violence
ailurophobia (noun) a morbid fear of cats
akinesia (noun) motionlessness attributable to a temporary paralysis Synonyms: akinesis
ala (noun) a flat wing-shaped process or winglike part of an organism
(noun) a wing of an insect
alalia (noun) paralysis of the vocal cords resulting in an inability to speak
albizia (noun) any of numerous trees of the genus Albizia Synonyms: albizzia
albizzia (noun) any of numerous trees of the genus Albizia Synonyms: albizia
albuca (noun) any of various plants of the genus Albuca having large clusters of pale yellow flowers; South Africa
albuginea (noun) whitish tunic
albuminuria (noun) the presence of excessive protein (chiefly albumin but also globulin) in the urine; usually a symptom of kidney disorder Synonyms: proteinuria
alcaptonuria (noun) a rare recessive metabolic anomaly marked by ochronosis and the presence of alkapton in the urine Synonyms: alkaptonuria
alexia (noun) inability to perceive written words Synonyms: word blindness, visual aphasia
alfalfa (noun) important European leguminous forage plant with trifoliate leaves and blue-violet flowers grown widely as a pasture and hay crop Synonyms: Medicago sativa, lucerne
(noun) leguminous plant grown for hay or forage
alfilaria (noun) European weed naturalized in southwestern United States and Mexico having reddish decumbent stems with small fernlike leaves and small deep reddish-lavender flowers followed by slender fruits that stick straight up; often grown for forage Synonyms: redstem storksbill, pin clover, pin grass, Erodium cicutarium, clocks, alfileria, filaree, filaria
alfileria (noun) European weed naturalized in southwestern United States and Mexico having reddish decumbent stems with small fernlike leaves and small deep reddish-lavender flowers followed by slender fruits that stick straight up; often grown for forage Synonyms: redstem storksbill, pin clover, pin grass, Erodium cicutarium, clocks, alfilaria, filaree, filaria
alga (noun) primitive chlorophyll-containing mainly aquatic eukaryotic organisms lacking true stems and roots and leaves Synonyms: algae
algarobilla (noun) mesquite pod used in tanning and dyeing Synonyms: algarroba, algarrobilla
algarroba (noun) long pod containing small beans and sweetish edible pulp; used as animal feed and source of a chocolate substitute Synonyms: carob, carob bean, algarroba bean, locust bean, locust pod
(noun) evergreen Mediterranean tree with edible pods; the biblical carob Synonyms: carob, Ceratonia siliqua, carob bean tree, carob tree
(noun) mesquite pod used in tanning and dyeing Synonyms: algarobilla, algarrobilla
(noun) mesquite of Gulf Coast and Caribbean Islands from Mexico to Venezuela Synonyms: Prosopis juliflora, Prosopis juliiflora
algarrobilla (noun) mesquite pod used in tanning and dyeing Synonyms: algarobilla, algarroba
algebra (noun) the mathematics of generalized arithmetical operations
algolagnia (noun) sexual pleasure derived from inflicting or experiencing pain Synonyms: algophilia

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