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ancient
  • n  a very old person
  • n  a person who lived in ancient times
  • s  belonging to times long past especially of the historical period before the fall of the Western Roman Empire
    ancient history
    ancient civilizations such as those of the Etruscans and Sumerians
    ancient Greece
  • s  very old
    an ancient mariner
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ancillary
  • s  furnishing added support
    an ancillary pump
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andante
  • n  a moderately slow tempo (a walking pace)
  • n  a musical composition or musical passage to be performed moderately slow
  • s  (of tempo) moderately slow
  • r  at a moderately slow tempo
    this passage must be played andante
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andorran
  • n  a native or inhabitant of Andorra
  • a  of or relating to or characteristic of Andorra or its people
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androgynous
  • a  relating to or exhibiting both female and male sex organs but with a predominantly female appearance
  • a  having both male and female characteristics
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ane
  • s  used of a single unit or thing; not two or more
    `ane' is Scottish
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anecdotal
  • a  having the character of an anecdote
    anecdotal evidence
  • s  characterized by or given to telling anecdotes
    anecdotal conversation
    an anecdotal history of jazz
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anecdotic
  • s  characterized by or given to telling anecdotes
    he was at his anecdotic best
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anechoic
  • s  not having or producing echoes; sound-absorbent
    an anechoic chamber
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anemic
  • s  lacking vigor or energy
    an anemic attempt to hit the baseball
  • a  relating to anemia or suffering from anemia
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anemographic
  • a  pertaining to the recording of wind measurements
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anemometric
  • a  pertaining to the measurement of wind speed and direction
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anemometrical
  • a  pertaining to the measurement of wind speed and direction
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