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abandon to allow (oneself) to be taken over completely by emotions or impulses. [1/6 definitions]
absolute power complete control over someone or something, esp. of a government or ruler over his citizens.
accrue to grow or accumulate over time, esp. as something of benefit.
ace to outdo or gain an advantage over (often fol. by "out"). [1/7 definitions]
acquire to come to possess, esp. gradually over time. [1/2 definitions]
across so as to pass over at an angle; in or to a crosswise position. [1/6 definitions]
acute of a mark over vowels, indicating a certain stress or pronunciation. (See acute accent.) [1/7 definitions]
acute accent a diacritical mark (), placed over a vowel to indicate length or high pitch, or to indicate primary stress of a syllable. (Cf. grave accent.)
adaptation in biology, the process of change in an organism, over time, resulting in it being better able to survive and multiply. [1/4 definitions]
admiralty the department or office having jurisdiction over naval affairs. [1/3 definitions]
aeolian harp a musical instrument consisting of an open box with gut strings stretched across it that produce rising and falling sounds when wind passes over them.
after-school occurring after school hours, esp. from the time school is over until the end of the work day.
aftertaste the feeling that lingers after an experience, esp. an unpleasant one, is over. [1/2 definitions]
agitation the stirring up of public unrest or controversy over some social or political issue. [1/3 definitions]
air taxi a small aircraft that carries passengers or cargo over short distances, esp. to places not served by regular airlines.
all clear the signal that an air raid or disaster drill is over.
allover covering, or repeated over, an entire surface.
all over with completely finished; over.
amortize to deduct (expenditures) by fixed amounts over a period of time. [2 definitions]
anaconda any of several large nonvenomous constrictor snakes, esp. a certain South American tree snake that can grow to over twenty feet in length.
anal-retentive in psychoanalysis, having or showing unusual obstinacy, frugality, or an excessive concern with trivial details that supposedly results from conflict over toilet training in childhood. [1/2 definitions]