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ageism discrimination on the basis of age, esp. against the elderly or middle-aged.
ageless not aging or showing the effects of aging. [2 definitions]
agelong lasting for an age or ages.
agemate one of approximately the same age as another; contemporary; peer.
agency an organization, franchise, or business that acts on behalf of others. [4 definitions]
agency shop an agreement, between an owner or manager and a union that requires employees who do not want to join the union to pay a fee. [2 definitions]
agenda a list of things to be done or discussed.
agendaless combined form of agenda.
agent a person with authority to perform certain actions on behalf of another. [5 definitions]
Agent Orange an extremely toxic defoliant widely used by U.S. armed forces during the Vietnam War and now believed to cause cancer and birth defects.
agent provocateur (French) a secret agent who incites other people to commit acts that will subject them to punishment or prosecution, or who incites others to acts of rebellion or subversion; troublemaker.
age of consent the age at which a person, usu. female, is legally considered to be competent to consent to sexual relations, used as a standard in determining whether statutory rape has occurred.
age of majority the age at which a person is granted by law the rights and responsibilities of an adult, such as liability under contract and the right to sue.
age-old as old as the ages; ancient.
ageratum any of various low-growing, cultivated American plants of the aster family, with violet-blue or white flowers.
aggie a playing marble made of, or made to resemble, agate.
agglomerate to gather into a heap or mass. [4 definitions]
agglutinant causing or producing a gluing or sticking together; adhesive. [2 definitions]
agglutinate to fuse or unite, as by glue. [4 definitions]
agglutination the act or process of gluing or sticking together, or causing to do so. [2 definitions]
aggrandize to increase in size or scope; enlarge; extend. [2 definitions]