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afforestation the process of planting a forest in an area that has not been forest before.
affray a noisy public quarrel or fight; brawl.
affricate a speech sound that results from a stoppage of breath followed by a release at the same point of articulation, such as the "ch" sound in "chip".
affright (archaic) to frighten. [3 definitions]
affront an openly insulting deed or remark. [4 definitions]
Afghan a native or citizen of Afghanistan, or a descendant thereof. [5 definitions]
afghani the chief monetary unit of Afghanistan, equaling one hundred puls.
Afghanistan an Asian country bordered by Iran, Pakistan, Turkmenistan, and Tajikistan.
aficionado an enthusiast or fan, as of an art, a sport, or a pastime.
afield off the familiar or desired track, as in speech or thought. [3 definitions]
afire burning, as a house. [2 definitions]
aflame on fire; blazing. [2 definitions]
aflatoxin any of a group of toxic compounds produced by certain molds, esp. those in the genus Aspergillus. Consumption of food contaminated with these molds can cause liver disease and cancer.
AFL-CIO abbreviation of "American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations."
afloat on the water; floating. [6 definitions]
aflutter excited and nervous; fluttering.
afoot on foot; walking. [2 definitions]
afore before. [3 definitions]
aforementioned mentioned or cited previously.
aforesaid mentioned or said earlier.
aforethought planned or thought of in advance; premeditated.