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aneurysm a dilation in a particular part of an artery caused by weakness in the vessel wall.
anew once again; afresh. [2 definitions]
a new lease on life an opportunity to live a happier life because of improved circumstances.
angary the legal right of a state or nation at war to seize, destroy, or otherwise use the property of a neutral state, provided proper compensation is made.
angel in certain theologies, a spiritual being acting as a servant or messenger of God, usu. represented as a human figure with wings and a halo. [3 definitions]
angelfish any of several types of related tropical fishes having bright colors, winglike fins, and short, circular bodies.
angel food cake a light white sponge cake made of beaten egg whites, cream of tartar, flour, and sugar.
angelic of, concerning, or consisting of an angel or angels. [2 definitions]
angelica any of several types of related plants having clusters of small flowers and a distinctive aroma, often used in cookery and medicine.
Angelus (often l.c.) a prayer recited by some Roman Catholics at morning, noon, and night in memory of the Annunciation. [2 definitions]
anger strong emotion characterized by indignation, dislike, and belligerence; rage; wrath. [4 definitions]
angerless combined form of anger.
angina a condition or disease marked by inflammation of the throat, spasmodic pain, and a sensation of suffocation. [2 definitions]
angina pectoris severe recurrent pain in the chest caused by a sudden decrease in the amount of blood flowing to the heart muscle.
angioma a tumor consisting mainly of blood vessels or lymph vessels.
angiosperm a flowering plant that holds its seeds within an ovary.
angle1 the geometric figure made by two lines extending out from a single point. [10 definitions]
angle2 to fish with hook and line. [2 definitions]
angle iron a piece of rolled iron or steel in the form of a right angle along its lengthwise dimension, used in construction for joining parts or as support.
angle of incidence the angle that the line of movement of a body or of radiation, meeting a surface, makes with a line that is at right angles to the surface at the point of meeting.
angle of repose the greatest angle of incline at which sand, stones, soil, or the like will not slide or roll downhill.