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annoyed feeling somewhat angry or irritated.
annoying causing annoyance; irritating; bothersome.
annual happening once every year. [4 definitions]
annually once a year; yearly.
annual ring one of the concentric rings of wood visible in a cross section of a tree representing the layer of growth from one year.
annuitant a person receiving an annuity.
annuity a regular annual income paid at fixed intervals and produced by money invested or by an insurance contract. [2 definitions]
annul to make nonexistent or ineffective; cancel. [2 definitions]
annular ring-shaped.
annular eclipse an eclipse of the sun in which a ring-shaped portion of the sun remains visible around the moon.
annular ligament a ligament in the form of a circle, esp. around the ankle or wrist joint.
annulate consisting of or marked with rings.
annulet an encircling molding, as around the shaft of a column where it joins the capital.
annulment a court decree declaring a marriage to be invalid. [2 definitions]
annulus a ring-shaped part, structure, or area.
annunciate to announce.
annunciation the act of announcing. [2 definitions]
anode the negative terminal of a battery. (Cf. cathode.)
anodize to cover a metal surface with a protective oxide electrolytically, the surface acting as the anode.
anodyne a medication that reduces pain. [4 definitions]
anoint to put oil or ointment on, especially as part of a religious ritual that confers honor and sacredness. [2 definitions]