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Ahab in the Old Testament, a king of Israel and husband of Jezebel. [2 definitions]
a hard row to hoe a very difficult task or situation.
ahead in front of; in advance of. [6 definitions]
ahead of further toward the front than. [3 definitions]
ahead of time before the time of some event.
ahem a sound as of clearing the throat, used to attract notice, express doubt, or fill in a pause.
ahimsa (Sanskrit) the principle of nonviolence based on the belief in the sacredness of all living creatures, as held by Buddhists, Hindus, and others.
A horizon the uppermost layer of soil in a geological soil profile; topsoil.
ahoy a greeting to attract attention or hail a ship.
ahtomp in Wampanoag language and culture, a weapon used for shooting arrows; bow.
Ahura Mazda in Zoroastrianism, the supreme deity and creator of the world; Ormazd.
A.I. abbreviation of "artificial intelligence."
ai1 used as an expression of distress, pity, surprise, or the like.
ai2 a large three-toed sloth of Central and South America, whose coat has a greenish tinge from the algae that live in it.
aid to provide assistance, help, or relief to. [4 definitions]
aide a military officer who serves as confidential assistant to a commanding officer such as a general. [2 definitions]
aide-de-camp a military or naval officer serving as assistant to a general or admiral.
aidman an enlisted medical corpsman attached to a combat unit.
AIDS acronym of "acquired immune deficiency syndrome," a serious viral disease of the body's immune system, transferred through blood, sexual contact, contaminated hypodermic needles, or the like.
AIDS-related complex a condition characterized by enlargement of the lymph nodes that may be an early sign of AIDS.
aigrette a head ornament made of an upright tuft of egret tail feathers.