Thursday, May 21, 2015

10 Words Beginning With the Letter 'A' That You Can Discover Just By Reading Stuff

ablative: a grammatical case used in the Latin language.
accoucherka: a midwife.
abseil: descend a steep faced rock-face using a double rope coiled round the body.
advowson: one who appoints a clergyman to receive a benefice.
agapanthus: an African lily.
alopecia: baldness.
Amitabha: The Buddha of Immeasurable Life and Light.
anhedonia: the sudden inability to derive pleasure from anything.
apotropaic: supposedly capable of turning away evil or misfortune by use of an unknown power.
autochthonous: aboriginal, earliest inhabitant.

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