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1. abhomināble adj.

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Of a thing, a sight, a disease, an action, etc.: physically loathsome, disgusting, repulsive; abhominable to the stomak, nauseating.

2. ablā̆tī̆f, -ī̆ve adj. & n.

Additional spellings: ablative
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(a) The ablative (case) of Latin; a noun or adjective in the ablative case; (b) in a pun (with ref. to L ablātiō a taking away & ablāt-um taken away, stolen): carried off, stolen; ablatif cas, the…

3. āble adj.

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(a) Of persons: capable of doing something, expert in an art or science, qualified to practice a trade or profession, skilful, competent; able maister, able werkman; of a woman: old enough to marry…

4. ablūtī̆f adj.

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Cleansing.

5. abǒund adj.

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(a) Existing in great quantity, overflowing; (b) possessing in quantity, rich (in gold, etc.); -- with of; (c) full (of mercy, blossoms, etc.); -- with of or with; (d) bountiful, generous.

6. abǒundāble adj.

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Ample, sufficient.

7. abǒundaunt adj.

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(a) Present or existing in great number or quantity, many, much, abounding; also, overabundant, excessive; of shot: thick, fast; of waters: overflowing; (b) of fruitfulness, gifts, grace, mercy…

8. absent adj. (& n.)

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(a) Not in a particular place, not present, absent; -- often with fro, from; (b) of things, qualities, etc.: absent, lacking, non-existent.

9. abstersīve adj.

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Of medicines: able to remove pus or other impurities from a wound or sore; cleansing, detergent.

10. abstractī̆f adj.

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Gram. Of nouns: abstract (as opposed to concrete).

11. acceptāble adj.

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(a) Of things, actions, ideas, etc.: agreeable, pleasing -- often with to, tofore, unto; acceptable in the sight of, pleasing in the sight of, agreeable to (sb.); (b) appropriate, suitable; time

12. accessī̆ble adj.

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Capable of being approached, accessible.

13. accō̆rdāble adj.

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Consonant, harmonious, conforming; fitting, proper.

14. accō̆rdaunt adj.

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(a) Conforming (to sth.); in accordance or in agreement (with sth.); -- with to; (b) compatible; harmonious; (c) mus. harmonious; hence, pleasing; (d) similar (to sth.); alike.

15. accǒunta(u)nt adj. & n.

Additional spellings: accountaunt
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(a) Liable to render account; (b) charged with accounting; officer accountant; (c) as noun: an accounting officer.

16. ac(c)ūsatīf adj. & n.

Additional spellings: accusatif
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(a) Accusing, self-accusing [note the play on the word cas in GRom.]; (b) gram. accustif (cas).

17. actī̆f, -ī̆ve adj.

Additional spellings: active
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Of human actions: done (as opposed to suffered), voluntary; actif cursing, self-excommunication.

18. actūā̆l, -ē̆l adj.

Additional spellings: actuel
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(a) Of things, conditions, emotions, qualities: existing in fact, real; of actions: really done; (b) surg. real (as opposed to potential); actual cauterie, a cauterizing operation involving the…

19. acū adj.

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Acute (fever).

20. acūtīves adj. (plural) as n.

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Medicines for sharpening or improving (the hearing).