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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]
anointing of the sick a Catholic sacrament in which a priest anoints a person who is in danger of imminent death, while praying for recovery and remission of sins; last rites.
anole any lizard of the genus Anoli, in which the male has a throat flap and all individuals have the ability to change colors.
anomalistic tending to differ from the norm. [2 definitions]
anomalous differing from the norm, standard, or common type or rule; abnormal. [2 definitions]
anomaly an act or instance of differing from the usual pattern, form, or type; peculiarity; abnormality. [2 definitions]
anomie a breakdown or lack of values, norms, or structure in a society. [3 definitions]
anon soon. [2 definitions]
anon. abbreviation of "anonymous" or "anonymously."
anonym a false or assumed name; alias. [2 definitions]
anonymity the condition or quality of being anonymous.
anonymous of unknown identity, as an author or donor. [2 definitions]
anopheles a type of mosquito that sometimes transmits malaria.
anorectal pertaining to the anus and rectum.
anorexia a psychological disorder marked by the inability to eat or the persistent refusal of food; anorexia nervosa. (Cf. bulimarexia.)
another being one more just like the others; an additional. [5 definitions]
anoxia lack of oxygen in the body's tissues. [2 definitions]
Anschluss the annexation of Austria by Nazi Germany in March, 1938.
anserine of or belonging to the goose subfamily. [2 definitions]
answer a reply, or the information that is sought after. [9 definitions]