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Afghanistan an Asian country bordered by Iran, Pakistan, Turkmenistan, and Tajikistan.
aficionado an enthusiast or fan, as of an art, a sport, or a pastime.
afield off the familiar or desired track, as in speech or thought. [3 definitions]
afire burning, as a house. [2 definitions]
aflame on fire; blazing. [2 definitions]
aflatoxin any of a group of toxic compounds produced by certain molds, esp. those in the genus Aspergillus. Consumption of food contaminated with these molds can cause liver disease and cancer.
AFL-CIO abbreviation of "American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations."
afloat on the water; floating. [6 definitions]
aflutter excited and nervous; fluttering.
afoot on foot; walking. [2 definitions]
afore before. [3 definitions]
aforementioned mentioned or cited previously.
aforesaid mentioned or said earlier.
aforethought planned or thought of in advance; premeditated.
a fortiori (Latin) for a strong reason; all the more so.
afoul entangled, in collision, or in conflict.
afraid feeling fear or apprehension. [3 definitions]
A-frame an upright supporting frame in the shape of an "A," or a house constructed with one or more such frames as its main structural supports.
afresh once again; anew.
Africa a continent of the Eastern Hemisphere south of Europe, between the Atlantic and Indian Oceans.
African of or having to do with Africa, or its people or languages. [2 definitions]