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attaint, attainted, attainting, attaints.transitive verbs
to impart.stigma to; disgrace ("No breath of calumny ever attainted the personal purity of Savonarola"....Henry Hart Milman); to pass a sentence of attainder against; to infect or corrupt, as with illness or vice; to accuse
attaint.noun,.plural.attaints
attainder; a disgrace; from Middle English 'attainten' and from Old French 'ataint' and 'ataindre' meaning 'to affect'
attainder.noun,.plural.attainders
in the ancient.common law, the position into which an offender was placed when a sentence against him for a capital offense was handed down; dishonor; from Middle English 'atteindre' meaning the 'act of attainting' and from Old French 'ataindre' meaning 'to convict', 'affect', 'attainder'

adjutant.noun,.plural.adjutants
an administrative.assistant responsible especially for correspondence (the army general chose the major as his adjutant)
adjutant.adjective
adjutancy.noun,.plural.adjutancies

allomorph.noun,.plural.allomorphs
one of a set of forms that a morpheme may take in different contexts; any of the variant forms of a morpheme, for example, the phonetic 's' of cats, 'z' of dogs and 'iz' of horses and the 'en' of oxen are allomorphs of the English plural morpheme; see paramorph
allomorphic.adjective
allomorphism.noun,.plural.allomorphisms

adrenal.adjective
at, near or on the kidneys; of or relating to the adrenal glands or their secretions
adrenal.noun,.plural.adrenals
adrenalize, adrenalized, adrenalizing, adrenalizes.transitive verbs
to stir up and spur to action, such as what the adrenal gland does when it's activated
adrenally.adverb
adrenaline.noun,.plural.adrenalines
is another name for epinephrine; of, relating.to.or.derived from the adrenal glands or their secretions, such as adrenal steroids; word initiated 1882 
adrenaline.adjective
of or produced by the adrenal glands; situated near or on the kidneys; suprarenal
adrenal gland.noun,.plural.adrenal glands
also called suprarenal gland; either of two small, dissimilarly.shaped.endocrine.glands, one located above each kidney, consisting of the cortex, which secretes several.steroid.hormones and the medulla, which secretes epinephrine
adrenal medulla.noun,.plural.adrenal medullas
the inner, reddish-brown portion of the adrenal glands that synthesizes, stores and releases epinephrine and norepinephrine

amicus curiae.noun,.plural.amici curiae
Law:.in law, a party that is not involved in a particular.litigation but that is allowed by the court to advise it on a matter of law directly affecting the litigation; 'amicus curiae' is from date 1612, New Latin, meaning, literally, friend of the court

aluminum.noun,.plural.aluminums, in England.aluminium
symbol Al; aluminum is a silvery-white, ductile.metallic.element, the most abundant in the Earth's crust but found only in combination, chiefly in bauxite; having good conductive and thermal.properties, it is used to form many hard, light, corrosion.resistant.alloys; atomic number 13; atomic weight 26.98; melting point 660.2°C; boiling point 2,467°C; specific gravity 2.69; valence 3

arm.noun,.plural.arms
the symbols of a particular family, state, etc.; a coat of arms; arms are also weapons.considered.collectively, individually being guns of all types, like firearms, also materiel, munitions, instruments of war, ordnance
arm, armed, arming, arms.verbs
intransitive verb use.to supply or equip oneself with weaponry; to prepare a weapon for use or operation, as by releasing a safety device
armer.noun,.plural.armers
up in arms.idiom
upset; indignant
armament.noun,.plural.armaments
the weapons and supplies with which a military.unit is equipped for combat; often refers to all the military.forces and equipment of a country used in war

armor.noun,.plural.armors
a defensive covering, such as chain.mail, worn to protect the body against weapons; a tough, protective covering, such as the bony scales covering certain animals or the metallic.plates on tanks or warships; a safeguard or protection such as faith (use the armor of God in your life:.Ephesians 6:13-20); the combat arm, that being a division of the military that deploys armored vehicles such as tanks
armor, armored, armoring, armors.transitive verbs
to cover with armor
armory.noun,.plural.armories
a storehouse for arms; an arsenal; a building.for storing arms and military.equipment

Alexander Graham Bell, 1847-1922. Scottish-born American inventor of the telephone. The first demonstration of electrical transmission of speech by his apparatus took place in 1876. Bell also invented an early hearing aid he called the audiometer. Today, still called an audiometer, it's a different device used in completely inaccurate estimating of frequencies for very poor fitting of hearing aids. Bell also improved the phonograph. His quotes 1, 2.

armada.noun,.plural.armadas
a large group of moving things (an armada of ants crossing the lawn; a fleet of warships, such as the historical.event of the Spanish Armada)

armistice.noun
an armistice is an agreement between countries who are at war with one another to stop fighting and to discuss ways of making peace; a temporary.cessation of fighting by mutual.consent; a truce

arsenal.noun,.plural.arsenals
a governmental establishment for the storing, development, manufacturing, testing or repairing of arms, ammunition and other war materiel; a stock of weapons; a store.or.supply

anthem.noun,.plural.anthems
a hymn of praise or loyalty; a sacred.composition set to words from the Bible; a modern ballad accompanied by rock music instrumentation; a song that a particular group of people consider to be very important, such as the song by The Rolling Stones, called Satisfaction, which is an anthem for a generation whose freedoms have been eroded; word is from 900-1000 A.D..Middle English 'anteme' from Old English 'antefn' leading to 'sounding in answer by voice'

afterglow.noun,.plural.afterglows
the atmospheric glow that remains for a short time after sunset; the light emitted after removal of a source of energy, especially, the glow of an incandescent.metal as it cools; the emission of light from a phosphor after removal of excitation; you can refer to the good feeling or effects that remain after an event as the afterglow (basking in the afterglow of winning the hockey game); the comfortable feeling following a pleasant.experience; a lingering.impression of past glory or success

Achilles' heel.noun
a weak part of someone's character, which could cause them to fail at something (his anger his Achilles' heel); from the story that the ancient Greek hero Achilles was dipped as a baby into the river Styx to protect him, but the part of his heel he was held by did not get wet and so remained unprotected
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