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Assyria an ancient empire in Southwest Asia between the Persian Gulf and the Mediterranean, with an extension into Egypt.
Assyrian of or pertaining to Assyria or its people, culture, language, or the like. [3 definitions]
Astarte in Semitic mythology, a goddess of love and fertility.
astatine a highly radioactive chemical element of the halogen group that has eighty-five protons in each nucleus. (symbol: At)
-aster one that is inferior or merely imitative.
aster any of a large family of plants whose white, pink, blue, or purple flowers consist of numerous narrow petals around a yellow center.
asterisk a sign (*) used to indicate a footnote, an omission, or a break in the text, and for various other purposes. [2 definitions]
asteriskless combined form of asterisk.
asterism in printing, three asterisks arranged in a triangle, used to call attention to a passage of text. [2 definitions]
astern behind a boat or aircraft. [2 definitions]
asteroid any of thousands of celestial bodies with diameters between one and five hundred miles that revolve around the sun in orbits that lie mostly between the orbits of Jupiter and Mars; planetoid.
as the crow flies in the straightest route.
asthenia loss or lack of physical strength; weakness; debility.
asthma a chronic respiratory disorder characterized by labored breathing, wheezing, and a feeling of tightness in the chest, often caused by an allergy.
asthmatic suffering from asthma. [3 definitions]
as though as if.
astigmatic pertaining to or having astigmatism. [3 definitions]
astigmatism an irregularity in the curvature of a lens, including that of the eye, that prevents rays of light from meeting in a single focal point, resulting in an indistinct or distorted image. [2 definitions]
astir in action; moving. [2 definitions]
as to with regard to; concerning. [2 definitions]
astonish to fill, suddenly, with great surprise or amazement.