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Amazon River a major river that flows from the Andes in Peru across northern Brazil to the Atlantic.
ambassador a high-ranking official sent by one nation to another either to carry out a specific diplomatic mission or to serve in residence there. [3 definitions]
amber a hard, translucent fossil resin that will develop an electric charge when rubbed. [4 definitions]
ambergris a gray, waxy substance from the intestines of sperm whales, used in making perfume.
amberjack any of various large game fishes of warm oceans; yellowtail.
ambi- both; two.
ambiance the distinctive character or mood of an environment; atmosphere. [2 definitions]
ambidextrous able to use both hands with equal skill.
ambience variant of ambiance.
ambient surrounding. [2 definitions]
ambiguity uncertainty or vagueness in meaning, intention, or the like. [3 definitions]
ambiguous having two or more possible meanings or interpretations. [2 definitions]
ambition a strong desire to reach a set goal or to be generally successful in life, esp. the desire to become famous, wealthy, or powerful. [2 definitions]
ambitionless combined form of ambition.
ambitious having or showing ambition. [2 definitions]
ambivalence the presence of conflicting feelings, such as love and hate, toward a person, thing, or situation. [2 definitions]
ambivalent of feelings and emotions, conflicting; pulling in opposite directions. [2 definitions]
amble to walk at an easy, leisurely pace; stroll. [2 definitions]
ambrosia in Greek and Roman mythology, the food or drink of the gods. [2 definitions]
ambulance a vehicle equipped to carry ill or injured people.
ambulance chaser (informal) a lawyer who persistently seeks accident victims as clients and tries to convince them to sue for damages.