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attraction the act or power of attracting. [4 definitions]
attractive having qualities that draw others; having the power of attraction. [2 definitions]
attribute to regard as the result of. [4 definitions]
attribution the act or fact of attributing.
attributive acting as or having the quality of an attribute or attribution. [3 definitions]
attrition a gradual wearing down or erosion as a result of friction. [3 definitions]
attune to adjust so as to be harmonious.
atty. abbreviation of "attorney," one whose profession is to give legal advice and to act as a representative in court during legal proceedings; lawyer; attorney-at-law.
ATV abbreviation of "all-terrain vehicle," a small motor vehicle, usu. with three or four wheels, that is designed for use on various types of terrain.
at war in a state of active hostility or conflict.
at will at one's discretion, wish, or pleasure.
at wits' end having exhausted every conceivable method or approach.
at worst under the worst possible circumstances; in the worst possible case or from the worst perspective.
at. wt. abbreviation of "atomic weight," the average weight of one atom of a given element, expressed in atomic mass units.
atypical not like others of the same type; not typical; unusual.
Au symbol of the chemical element gold.
aubergine (chiefly British) a plant cultivated for its fruit, or the dark purple, ovoid fruit itself, which is eaten as a vegetable; an eggplant. [2 definitions]
auburn a medium brown or reddish brown color.
au contraire (French) on the contrary. [2 definitions]
au courant in the current (French); knowledgeable about current events or other matters of the moment; up-to-date.
auction a public sale at which prospective buyers bid for goods and merchandise. [2 definitions]