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armour a spelling of "armor" used in Canada and Britain. See "armor" for more information.
armoury a spelling of "armory" used in Canada and Britain. See "armory" for more information.
armpit the hollow formed beneath the arm where it joins the body.
armrest a support for the arm, as found on chairs, theater seating, and the like.
arm-twisting (informal) the use of unrelenting or unethical pressure in an effort to persuade someone to do something.
arm-wrestle to engage in arm wrestling.
arm wrestling a contest in which each of two opponents places either the right or the left elbow on a table with the forearm vertical, clasps the opponent's hand, and tries to force the opponent's hand back until it touches the table; Indian wrestling.
army (sometimes cap.) the military land force of a nation. [3 definitions]
army ant any of various carnivorous, mostly tropical ants that travel about in great numbers.
armyworm any of various caterpillars that travel about in great numbers, usu. inflicting heavy damage on crops and grass.
arnica a medicinal plant of the aster family, having bright yellow, rayed blossoms. [2 definitions]
aroma a pleasant odor, such as that of spices, herbs, or food; fragrance. [3 definitions]
aromatic of or having an aroma, esp. a fragrant or sweet one. [3 definitions]
aromatize to cause to be fragrant or aromatic.
a roof over one's head a place to live; home; shelter.
arose past tense of arise.
around in a circle or part of a circle. [13 definitions]
around the bend (informal) crazy; insane.
around the clock through all twenty-four hours; without stopping; tirelessly.
arouse to awaken (a person or animal) from sleep. [4 definitions]
arpeggio the playing of each note in a musical chord rapidly, one after the other rather than simultaneously. [2 definitions]