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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.
allegorize to make an allegory of or treat as an allegory. [3 definitions]
allegory a device in art or literature by which abstract moral or spiritual qualities are represented by concrete characters, things, and events. [2 definitions]
allegretto light, graceful, and quick in tempo, but slower than allegro (used as a musical direction). [2 definitions]
allegro fast and brisk in tempo (used as a musical direction). [2 definitions]
allele one of several forms of a gene responsible for hereditary variations, usu. produced by mutation.
alleluia praise the Lord. [2 definitions]
allergen any substance capable of causing an allergic reaction.
allergic of or pertaining to a state or condition of allergy. [3 definitions]
allergist a medical doctor whose specialty is treating allergies.
allergy a pathological state of extreme sensitivity to certain substances, causing respiratory difficulties, skin rashes, and other problems.
alleviate to make more bearable; ease.