Words starting with a

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Meaning of Abate

abate means: make less active or intense

Meaning of Abatement

abatement means: the act of abating

Meaning of Abatement

abatement means: an interruption in the intensity or amount of something

Meaning of Abatement of a nuisance

abatement of a nuisance means: (law) the removal or termination or destruction of something that has been found to be a nuisance

Meaning of Abatic

abatic means: of or relating to abasia (inability to walk)

Meaning of Abatis

abatis means: 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

Meaning of Abator

abator means: a person who abates a nuisance

Meaning of Abattis

abattis means: 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

Meaning of Abattoir

abattoir means: a building where animals are butchered

Meaning of Abaxial

abaxial means: facing away from the axis of an organ or organism

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Meaning of Allegretto

allegretto means: a musical composition or musical passage to be performed at a somewhat quicker tempo than andante but not as fast as allegro

Meaning of Allegretto

allegretto means: a quicker tempo than andante but not as fast as allegro

Meaning of Allegretto

allegretto means: (of tempo) faster than allegro

Meaning of Allegretto

allegretto means: in a moderately quick tempo

Meaning of Anticlimax

anticlimax means: a change from a serious subject to a disappointing one

Meaning of Anticlimax

anticlimax means: a disappointing decline after a previous rise

Meaning of Barbara tuchman

barbara tuchman means: United States historian (1912-1989)

Meaning of Beaten-up

beaten-up means: damaged by blows or hard usage

Meaning of Chrysophyllum cainito

chrysophyllum cainito means: evergreen tree of West Indies and Central America having edible purple fruit star-shaped in cross section and dark green leaves with golden silky undersides

Meaning of Exuvial

exuvial means: of or relating to the cast-off skins or cuticles of various animals

Meaning of Hippeastrum

hippeastrum means: amaryllis of tropical America often cultivated as a houseplant for its showy white to red flowers

Meaning of Homelike

homelike means: having a feeling of home; cozy and comfortable

Meaning of Inconclusiveness

inconclusiveness means: the quality of being inconclusive

Meaning of John

john means: a room or building equipped with one or more toilets

Meaning of John

john means: the last of the four Gospels in the New Testament

Meaning of John

john means: a prostitute's customer

Meaning of John

john means: (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; traditionally said to be the author of the 4th Gospel and three epistles and the book of Revelation

Meaning of John

john means: youngest son of Henry II; King of England from 1199 to 1216; succeeded to the throne on the death of his brother Richard I; lost his French possessions; in 1215 John was compelled by the barons to sign the Magna Carta (1167-1216)

Meaning of Maldive islands

maldive islands means: a group of about 1,200 small coral islands (about 220 inhabited) in the Indian ocean

Meaning of Mv

mv means: a unit of potential equal to one thousandth of a volt

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