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advanced level of a subject taken in school (usually two years after O level) A level
elementary stages of any subject (usually plural) ABC , ABC's , ABCs , alphabet , first principle , first rudiment , rudiment
(election) a ballot that is cast while absent (usually mailed in prior to election day) absentee ballot
(education) a program of education in liberal arts and sciences (usually in preparation for higher education) academic program
embellishing note usually written in smaller size acciaccatura , appoggiatura , grace note
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
dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain ache , aching
any of various usually poisonous plants of the genus Aconitum having tuberous roots and palmately lobed leaves and blue or white flowers aconite
genus of herbs and shrubs of Australia and South Africa: everlasting flower; most species usually placed in genus Helipterum Acroclinium , genus Acroclinium
instrument for measuring the intensity of electromagnetic radiation (usually by the photochemical effect) actinometer
common form of acute encephalitis caused by herpes simplex 1; usually affects the temporal and frontal lobes acute inclusion body encephalitis , herpes encephalitis , herpes simplex encephalitis
announcement that usually advises or warns the public of some threat advisory
dispenser that holds a substance under pressure and that can release it as a fine spray (usually by means of a propellant gas) aerosol , aerosol bomb , aerosol can , aerosol container , spray can
African plant with bright green evergreen leaves and umbels of many usually deep violet-blue flowers African lily , African tulip , Agapanthus africanus , blue African lily
image (usually a negative image) that persists after stimulation has ceased afterimage , aftersensation
brief dramatic piece (usually comic) presented after a play afterpiece
cord (usually of goat's hair) that Arabs (especially Bedouins) wind around their heads to hold down the kaffiyeh agal
coalescing of small particles that are suspended in solution; these larger masses are then (usually) precipitated agglutinating activity , agglutination
act of agitating something; causing it to move around (usually vigorously) agitation
disturbance usually in protest agitation , excitement , hullabaloo , turmoil , upheaval
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