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alkaloid any of various nitrogen-containing organic bases found in plants and from which drugs such as nicotine, quinine, and morphine are made.
alkalosis a pathological condition of the body fluids, characterized by a dangerously high alkali content.
alkane series the series of saturated hydrocarbons that includes methane and ethane; methane series; paraffin series.
Alkoran the Koran.
alkyd one of a group of sticky resins used in the manufacture of adhesives and paints.
all the total amount, extent, or number; every one. [12 definitions]
all- completely or exclusively. [4 definitions]
Allah in the religion of Islam, the name of the supreme deity.
all along from the beginning; the whole time.
all-American pertaining to an individual or group of players selected as the best in the United States in any particular sport. [5 definitions]
allargando gradually slower and broader, with more weight or power (used as a musical direction).
all-around able to do a variety of things; not specialized; versatile. [2 definitions]
allay to quiet or lay to rest (fears, doubts, and the like). [2 definitions]
all clear the signal that an air raid or disaster drill is over.
allegation an assertion made in the absence of positive proof. [3 definitions]
allege to state with certainty; declare. [3 definitions]
alleged supposed to be as described but not proven so.
allegedly according to what has been alleged.
allegiance devotion or loyalty to a person, country, or cause.
allegorical having to do with allegory. [2 definitions]
allegorist one who writes or uses allegory.