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Adrenalin trademark for the synthesized or extracted form of epinephrine.
adrenaline the hormone secreted by the adrenal glands; epinephrine.
adrenocorticotropic able to stimulate the cortex of the adrenal glands.
Adriatic Sea an extension of the Mediterranean between Italy, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Croatia.
adrift not anchored, as a boat; drifting. [4 definitions]
adroit skillful with the hands; dextrous. [2 definitions]
a drop in the bucket a small amount compared to what is needed.
adsorb to gather (a gas or liquid) to a surface. (Cf. absorb.)
adsorbable combined form of adsorb.
adsorption the condensation or adhesion of a gas, vapor, liquid, or dissolved substance on the surface of a solid or liquid. (Cf. absorption.)
adulate to flatter or admire excessively.
adulation extreme or excessive praise.
adult having grown to maturity. [6 definitions]
adult education a noncredit course of study for adults that offers instruction in a variety of subjects, typically offered by a university or college extension or by a community-based organization.
adulterant something that, when added to a substance, makes the substance impure or inferior. [2 definitions]
adulterate to make worse or impure by adding unnecessary or inferior ingredients. [3 definitions]
adulteration the act or process of adulterating, or making worse or impure by adding unnecessary or inferior ingredients. [3 definitions]
adulterer one, esp. a man, who commits adultery.
adulteress a woman who commits adultery.
adulterous pertaining to, in the nature of, characterized by, or inclined toward adultery.
adultery willing sexual intercourse between a married person and another who is not his or her spouse.