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amorous
  • s  inclined toward or displaying love
    feeling amorous
  • s  expressive of or exciting sexual love or romance
    amorous glances
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amorphous
  • s  having no definite form or distinct shape
    amorphous clouds of insects
  • s  lacking the system or structure characteristic of living bodies
  • s  without real or apparent crystalline form
    an amorphous mineral
    amorphous structure
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amphibian
  • n  a flat-bottomed motor vehicle that can travel on land or water
  • n  an airplane designed to take off and land on water
  • n  cold-blooded vertebrate typically living on land but breeding in water; aquatic larvae undergo metamorphosis into adult form
  • a  relating to or characteristic of animals of the class Amphibia
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amphibiotic
  • s  having an aquatic early or larval form and a terrestrial adult form
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amphibious
  • a  relating to or characteristic of animals of the class Amphibia
  • a  operating or living on land and in water
    amphibious vehicles
    amphibious operations
    amphibious troops
    frogs are amphibious animals
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amphiprostylar
  • s  marked by columniation having free columns in porticoes either at both ends or at both sides of a structure
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amphiprostyle
  • s  marked by columniation having free columns in porticoes either at both ends or at both sides of a structure
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amphiprotic
  • a  having characteristics of both an acid and a base and capable of reacting as either
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amphistylar
  • s  having columns either at both ends or at both sides
  • s  marked by columniation having free columns in porticoes either at both ends or at both sides of a structure
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amphitropous
  • a  (of a plant ovule) partly inverted; turned back 90 degrees on its stalk
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amphoric
  • a  the sound heard in auscultation resembling the hollow sound made by blowing across the mouth of a bottle
    amphoric breathing indicates a cavity in the lung
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amphoteric
  • a  having characteristics of both an acid and a base and capable of reacting as either
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ample
  • a  more than enough in size or scope or capacity
    had ample food for the party
    an ample supply
  • s  affording an abundant supply
    had ample food for the party
  • s  fairly large
    an ample waistline
    of ample proportions
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amuck
  • s  frenzied as if possessed by a demon
    the soldier was completely amuck
  • r  wildly; without self-control
    when the restaurant caught fire the patrons ran amuck, blocking the exit
  • r  in a murderous frenzy
    rioters running amuck and throwing sticks and bottles and stones
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amused
  • v  occupy in an agreeable, entertaining or pleasant fashion
    The play amused the ladies
  • v  make (somebody) laugh
    The clown amused the children
  • s  pleasantly occupied
    We are not amused" -Queen Victoria
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