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allude to refer to indirectly or in passing (usu. fol. by "to").
allure to attract by appealing to desires or wishes; tempt. [4 definitions]
alluring strongly attracting; tempting; enchanting.
allusion an indirect reference to or mention of something.
allusive referring to something implied or inferred; containing an allusion. [2 definitions]
alluvial of or pertaining to a flood plain or to sediment deposited by flowing water.
alluvium sand, soil, gravel, or the like deposited by moving water, as along a river bed. (Cf. eluvium.)
all wet completely wrong; mistaken.
ally to unite or connect in a formal alliance (usu. fol. by "to" or "with"). [5 definitions]
Alma-Ata the largest city of Kazakhstan and a former capital.
alma mater the school, college, or university at which one has studied. [2 definitions]
almanac a published collection of interesting and useful facts about many different subjects. [3 definitions]
almighty having absolute power; all-powerful, as a deity. [3 definitions]
almond a tree of the rose family that is native to warm temperate regions, closely related to the cherry. [6 definitions]
almoner one who distributes money or other gifts to the poor, esp. on behalf of an institution or royalty.
almost not quite all; nearly.
alms a charitable gift, esp. of money, given to the poor.
almshouse (old-fashioned) an institution financed from public funds that provides shelter to those in need; poorhouse. [2 definitions]
aloe any of a genus of mostly African plants that have thick, jagged leaves and bear red or yellow flowers. [2 definitions]
aloe vera a plant with spiky leaves that contain a juice thought to heal cuts and burns. [2 definitions]
aloft in or toward a high location.