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adored
  • v  love intensely
    he just adored his wife
  • s  regarded with deep or rapturous love (especially as if for a god)
    adored grandchildren
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adoring
  • v  love intensely
  • s  showing adoration
  • s  extravagantly or foolishly loving and indulgent
    adoring grandparents
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adorned
  • v  make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.
  • v  be beautiful to look at
    Flowers adorned the tables everywhere
  • v  furnish with power or authority; of kings or emperors
  • a  provided with something intended to increase its beauty or distinction
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adpressed
  • s  pressed close to or lying flat against something
    adpressed hairs along the plant's stem
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adrenal
  • n  either of a pair of complex endocrine glands situated near the kidney
  • a  of or pertaining to the adrenal glands or their secretions
  • a  near the kidneys
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adrenergic
  • n  drug that has the effects of epinephrine
  • a  relating to epinephrine (its release or action)
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adrenocortical
  • a  of or derived from the cortex of the adrenal glands
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adrenocorticotrophic
  • s  stimulating or acting on the adrenal cortex
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adrenocorticotropic
  • s  stimulating or acting on the adrenal cortex
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adrift
  • s  aimlessly drifting
  • s  afloat on the surface of a body of water
    after the storm the boats were adrift
  • r  floating freely; not anchored
    the boat wasset adrift
  • r  off course, wandering aimlessly
    there was a search for beauty that had somehow gone adrift
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adroit
  • a  quick or skillful or adept in action or thought
    an exceptionally adroit pianist
    an adroit technician
    his adroit replies to hecklers won him many followers
    an adroit negotiator
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adscititious
  • s  added or derived from something outside; not inherent
    an adscititious habit rather than an inherent taste
  • s  supplemental; not part of the real or essential nature of a thing
    adscititious vowels
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adscript
  • a  written or printed immediately following another character and aligned with it
  • s  (used of persons) bound to a tract of land; hence their service is transferable from owner to owner
    an adscript serf
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adscripted
  • s  (used of persons) bound to a tract of land; hence their service is transferable from owner to owner
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adsorbable
  • a  capable of being adsorbed or accumulated on a surface of a solid
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adsorbate
  • n  a material that has been or is capable of being adsorbed
  • a  capable of being adsorbed or accumulated on a surface of a solid
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adsorbent
  • n  a material having capacity or tendency to adsorb another substance
  • a  having capacity or tendency to adsorb or cause to accumulate on a surface
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adsorptive
  • a  having capacity or tendency to adsorb or cause to accumulate on a surface
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