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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]
arquebus variant of harquebus.
arr.1 abbreviation of "arrival," the act of reaching a certain place or goal.
arr.2 abbreviation of "arrangement," the act of putting things in order, esp. the adaptation of a piece of music for a particular style of performance.
arrack in the Middle East and neighboring areas, any of various liquors distilled from materials such as fermented rice or molasses.
arraign to bring before a court of law to respond to a charge or indictment. [2 definitions]
arraignment an instance of being brought before a court of law to respond to a charge or indictment.