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argument from particular to general, of an a posteriori , empirical , inductive , pedagogical
16th century sect of Anabaptists centered in Germany who had an absolute disdain for human knowledge Abecedarian
(psychology) an urge to withdraw or avoid a situation or an object abience
destroy and put an end to abolish
action that is vicious or vile; an action that arouses disgust or abhorrence abomination
originating in an area or environment aboriginal , autochthonous , indigenous
act of abrogating; an official or legal cancellation abrogation , annulment , repeal
act or practice of refraining from indulging an appetite abstinence
recognition for an accomplishment accolade
perform an accompinement accompany
in an appropriate manner accordingly
(law) an increase in a beneficiary's share in an estate (as when a co-beneficiary dies or fails to meet some condition or rejects the inheritance) accretion
analgesic for mild pain; also used as an antipyretic; (Datril, Tylenol, Panadol, Phenaphen, Tempra, and Anacin III are trademarks of brands of acetaminophen tablets) acetaminophen , Anacin III , Datril , Panadol , Phenaphen , Tempra , Tylenol
white crystalline compound used as an analgesic and also as an antipyretic acetanilid , acetanilide , acetophenetidin , acetphenetidin , phenacetin , phenylacetamide
acetylated derivative of salicylic acid; used as an analgesic anti-inflammatory drug (trade names Bayer and Empirin) usually taken in tablet form; used as an antipyretic; slows clotting of the blood by poisoning platelets acetylsalicylic acid , aspirin , Bayer , Empirin , St. Joseph
absence of the pupil in an eye acorea
immunity to a particular disease that is not innate but has been acquired during life; immunity can be acquired by the development of antibodies after an attack of an infectious disease or by a pregnant mother passing antibodies through the placenta to a acquired immunity
energy that an atomic system must acquire before a process (such as an emission or reaction) can occur activation energy , energy of activation
sickening to an extreme ad nauseum
American Revolutionary leader and patriot; an organizer of the Boston Tea Party and signer of the Declaration of Independence (1722-1803) Adams , Sam Adams , Samuel Adams
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