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abacus (noun) a tablet placed horizontally on top of the capital of a column as an aid in supporting the architrave
(noun) a calculator that performs arithmetic functions by manually sliding counters on rods or in grooves
abatis (noun) a line of defense consisting of a barrier of felled or live trees with branches (sharpened or with barbed wire entwined) pointed toward the enemy Synonyms: abattis
abattis (noun) a line of defense consisting of a barrier of felled or live trees with branches (sharpened or with barbed wire entwined) pointed toward the enemy Synonyms: abatis
abbess (noun) the superior of a group of nuns Synonyms: mother superior, prioress
abdominocentesis (noun) centesis of the belly to remove fluid for diagnosis Synonyms: paracentesis
abdominous (adjective) having a large belly Synonyms: paunchy, potbellied
abdominousness (noun) the bodily property of a protruding belly Synonyms: paunchiness
abducens (noun) a small motor nerve supplying the lateral rectus muscle of the eye Synonyms: nervus abducens, sixth cranial nerve, abducens nerve, abducent, abducent nerve
abecedarius (noun) a poem having lines beginning with letters of the alphabet in regular order
abiogenesis (noun) a hypothetical organic phenomenon by which living organisms are created from nonliving matter Synonyms: spontaneous generation, autogenesis, autogeny
abortus (noun) a human fetus whose weight is less than 0.5 kilogram when removed or expelled from the mother's body
abranchious (adjective) having no gills Synonyms: gill-less, abranchial, abranchiate
abrasiveness (noun) the roughness of a substance that causes abrasions Synonyms: harshness, scratchiness
(noun) the quality of being sharply disagreeable
abruptness (noun) an abrupt discourteous manner Synonyms: gruffness, shortness, curtness, brusqueness
(noun) the property possessed by a slope that is very steep Synonyms: precipitousness, steepness
(noun) the quality of happening with headlong haste or without warning Synonyms: precipitance, precipitancy, precipitateness, precipitousness, suddenness
abscess (noun) symptom consisting of a localized collection of pus surrounded by inflamed tissue
absentmindedness (noun) preoccupation so great that the ordinary demands on attention are ignored
absoluteness (noun) the quality of being complete or utter or extreme Synonyms: utterness, starkness
(noun) the quality of being absolute
abstemious (adjective) sparing in consumption of especially food and drink
(adjective) marked by temperance in indulgence Synonyms: light
abstemiousness (noun) restricted to bare necessities
(noun) moderation in eating and drinking
abstentious (adjective) self-restraining; not indulging an appetite especially for food or drink Synonyms: abstinent
abstractedness (noun) preoccupation with something to the exclusion of all else Synonyms: abstraction
abstractness (noun) the quality of being considered apart from a specific instance or object
abstruseness (noun) the quality of being unclear or abstruse and hard to understand Synonyms: reconditeness, obscureness, obscurity
(noun) wisdom that is recondite and abstruse and profound Synonyms: reconditeness, profoundness, profundity, abstrusity
absurdness (noun) a message whose content is at variance with reason Synonyms: ridiculousness, absurdity
abyss (noun) a bottomless gulf or pit; any unfathomable (or apparently unfathomable) cavity or chasm or void extending below (often used figuratively) Synonyms: abysm
acanthocytosis (noun) the presence of acanthocytes in the blood stream (as in abetalipoproteinemia)
acantholysis (noun) a breakdown of a cell layer in the epidermis (as in pemphigus)
acanthosis (noun) an abnormal but benign thickening of the prickle-cell layer of the skin (as in psoriasis)
acanthous (adjective) shaped like a spine or thorn Synonyms: spinous, acanthoid
acanthus (noun) any plant of the genus Acanthus having large spiny leaves and spikes or white or purplish flowers; native to Mediterranean region but widely cultivated
acariasis (noun) infestation with itch mites Synonyms: acaridiasis, acariosis
acaridiasis (noun) infestation with itch mites Synonyms: acariasis, acariosis
acariosis (noun) infestation with itch mites Synonyms: acariasis, acaridiasis
acarpellous (adjective) having no carpels Synonyms: acarpelous
acarpelous (adjective) having no carpels Synonyms: acarpellous
acarpous (adjective) producing no fruit
acarus (noun) any of several mites of the order Acarina Synonyms: genus Acarus
acathexis (noun) (psychoanalysis) a lack of cathexis; a condition in which significant objects or memories arouse no emotion in an individual
acceptableness (noun) satisfactoriness by virtue of conforming to approved standards Synonyms: acceptability
access (verb) obtain or retrieve from a storage device; as of information on a computer
(verb) reach or gain access to Synonyms: get at
(noun) the right to enter Synonyms: entree, accession, admission, admittance
(noun) the right to obtain or make use of or take advantage of something (as services or membership)
(noun) a way of entering or leaving Synonyms: approach
(noun) a code (a series of characters or digits) that must be entered in some way (typed or dialed or spoken) to get the use of something (a telephone line or a computer or a local area network etc.) Synonyms: access code
(noun) (computer science) the operation of reading or writing stored information Synonyms: memory access
(noun) the act of approaching or entering
acclivitous (adjective) sloping upward Synonyms: rising, uphill
accroides (noun) an alcohol-soluble resin from Australian trees; used in varnishes and in manufacturing paper Synonyms: gum accroides, acaroid resin, accaroid resin, accroides gum, accroides resin
acephalous (adjective) lacking a head or a clearly defined head
acervulus (noun) small asexual fruiting body resembling a cushion or blister consisting of a mat of hyphae that is produced on a host by some fungi
acetous (adjective) tasting or smelling like vinegar Synonyms: vinegarish, vinegary, acetose
achimenes (noun) any plant of the genus Achimenes having showy bell-shaped flowers that resemble gloxinias Synonyms: hot water plant
achlamydeous (adjective) not having a floral envelope or perianth
achromatous (adjective) having little or inadequate color
achromous (adjective) having no color Synonyms: achromic
acidophilous (adjective) especially of some bacteria; growing well in an acid medium Synonyms: acidophilic, aciduric
acidophilus (noun) a bacterium that is used to make yogurt and to supplement probiotics Synonyms: Lactobacillus acidophilus
acidosis (noun) abnormally high acidity (excess hydrogen-ion concentration) of the blood and other body tissues
acidulous (adjective) being sour to the taste Synonyms: acid, acidic, acidulent
acidulousness (noun) the taste experience when something acidic is taken into the mouth Synonyms: acidity
acinous (adjective) pertaining to one of the small sacs (as in a compound gland) Synonyms: acinar, acinic, acinose
acinus (noun) one of the small drupes making up an aggregate or multiple fruit like a blackberry
(noun) one of the small sacs or saclike dilations in a compound gland
acoustics (noun) the study of the physical properties of sound
acquisitiveness (noun) strong desire to acquire and possess
acres (noun) extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use Synonyms: demesne, land, estate, landed estate
acridness (noun) extreme bitterness Synonyms: acridity
(noun) the quality of being sharply disagreeable in language or tone Synonyms: acridity
acrimonious (adjective) marked by strong resentment or cynicism Synonyms: bitter
acrobatics (noun) the gymnastic moves of an acrobat Synonyms: tumbling
(noun) the performance of stunts while in flight in an aircraft Synonyms: stunt flying, stunting, aerobatics
acrocarpous (adjective) (of mosses) having the archegonia at the top of the stem
acrocyanosis (noun) cyanosis of the extremities; can occur when a spasm of the blood vessels is caused by exposure to cold or by strong emotion Synonyms: Raynaud's sign
acrogenous (adjective) pertaining to flowerless plants (ferns or mosses) in which growth occurs only at the tip of the main stem Synonyms: acrogenic
acromphalus (noun) abnormal protrusion of the navel; sometimes the start of umbilical hernia
acronymous (adjective) characterized by the use of acronyms Synonyms: acronymic
acropolis (noun) the citadel in ancient Greek towns
across (adverb) to the opposite side
(adverb) transversely Synonyms: crossways, crosswise
actinomorphous (adjective) capable of division into symmetrical halves by any longitudinal plane passing through the axis Synonyms: actinomorphic
actinomyces (noun) soil-inhabiting saprophytes and disease-producing plant and animal parasites
actinomycetous (adjective) of or belonging to the actinomycetes Synonyms: actinomycetal
actinomycosis (noun) disease of cattle that can be transmitted to humans; results from infection with actinomycetes; characterized by hard swellings that exude pus through long sinuses
activeness (noun) the state of being active Synonyms: action, activity
(noun) the trait of being active; moving or acting rapidly and energetically Synonyms: activity
actress (noun) a female actor
aculeus (noun) a stiff sharp-pointed plant process
(noun) a sharp-pointed process especially a sting of a hymenopterous insect
acuteness (noun) a sensitivity that is keen and highly developed
(noun) a quick and penetrating intelligence Synonyms: keenness, sharpness, acuity
(noun) the quality of having a sharp edge or point
adactylous (adjective) without fingers and/or toes
address (noun) (computer science) the code that identifies where a piece of information is stored Synonyms: reference, computer address
(noun) the place where a person or organization can be found or communicated with
(noun) the act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience Synonyms: speech
(noun) the manner of speaking to another individual
(noun) a sign in front of a house or business carrying the conventional form by which its location is described
(noun) written directions for finding some location; written on letters or packages that are to be delivered to that location Synonyms: destination, name and address
(noun) the stance assumed by a golfer in preparation for hitting a golf ball
(noun) the ability to do or say what is appropriate for the occasion Synonyms: savoir-faire
(verb) speak to Synonyms: turn to
(verb) give a speech to Synonyms: speak
(verb) put an address on (an envelope) Synonyms: direct
(verb) direct a question at someone
(verb) address or apply oneself to something, direct one's efforts towards something, such as a question
(verb) greet, as with a prescribed form, title, or name Synonyms: call
(verb) access or locate by address
(verb) act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression Synonyms: deal, treat, plow, cover, handle
(verb) speak to someone Synonyms: come up to, accost
(verb) adjust and aim (a golf ball) at in preparation of hitting
adenitis (noun) inflammation of a gland or lymph node
adenocarcinomatous (adjective) of or pertaining to adenocarcinoma
adenohypophysis (noun) the anterior lobe of the pituitary body; primarily glandular in nature Synonyms: anterior pituitary, anterior pituitary gland
adenomyosis (noun) the presence of endometrium elsewhere than in the lining of the uterus; causes premenstrual pain and dysmenorrhea Synonyms: endometriosis
adenosis (noun) a disorder of the glands of the body Synonyms: gland disease, glandular disease, glandular disorder
adenovirus (noun) any of a group of viruses including those that in humans cause upper respiratory infections or infectious pinkeye
adeptness (noun) skillful performance or ability without difficulty Synonyms: facility, deftness, quickness, adroitness
adequateness (noun) the quality of being able to meet a need satisfactorily: Synonyms: adequacy
adhesiveness (noun) the property of sticking together (as of glue and wood) or the joining of surfaces of different composition Synonyms: bond, adherence, adhesion
adios (noun) a farewell remark Synonyms: good day, good-by, good-bye, goodby, goodbye, sayonara, so long, cheerio, adieu, arrivederci, au revoir, auf wiedersehen, bye, bye-bye
adiposeness (noun) having the property of containing fat Synonyms: adiposity, fattiness
adiposis (noun) the property of excessive fatness Synonyms: overweight, stoutness, corpulence
admass (noun) the segment of the public that is easily influenced by mass media (chiefly British)
admirableness (noun) admirable excellence Synonyms: wonderfulness, admirability
adonis (noun) any handsome young man
adorableness (noun) extreme attractiveness Synonyms: adorability
adroitness (noun) skillful performance or ability without difficulty Synonyms: facility, deftness, quickness, adeptness
adscititious (adjective) added or derived from something outside; not inherent
(adjective) supplemental; not part of the real or essential nature of a thing
adulteress (noun) a woman adulterer Synonyms: jade, hussy, slut, strumpet, fornicatress, trollop, loose woman
adulterous (adjective) characterized by adultery Synonyms: extracurricular, extramarital
(adjective) not faithful to a spouse or lover Synonyms: cheating, two-timing
adulterousness (noun) The quality of being adulterous, involving sexual intercourse by a married person with someone other than their spouse.

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