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afar |əˈfɑːr| — (old-fashioned) at or from or to a great distance; far
affability |ˌæfəˈbɪlətɪ| — a disposition to be friendly and approachable (easy to talk to)
affable |ˈæfəbl| — diffusing warmth and friendliness
affably |ˈæfəblɪ| — in an affable manner
affair |əˈfer| — a vaguely specified concern
affaire |əˈfer| — a usually secretive or illicit sexual relationship
affairs |əˈferz| — matters of personal concern
affect |əˈfekt| — the conscious subjective aspect of feeling or emotion
affectation |ˌæfekˈteɪʃn| — a deliberate pretense or exaggerated display
affected |əˈfektɪd| — acted upon; influenced
affectedly |əˈfektɪdlɪ| — in an affected manner
affecting |əˈfektɪŋ| — arousing affect
affection |əˈfekʃn| — a positive feeling of liking
affectionate |əˈfekʃənət| — having or displaying warmth or affection
affectionately |əˈfekʃənətlɪ| — with affection
affectionateness |əˈfekʃənətnəs| — a positive feeling of liking
affective |əˈfektɪv| — characterized by emotion
affectivity — Ability to experience affects: feelings, emotions, judgement, motivations, etc.
affectless — Lacking or not showing emotion.
afferent |ˈaf(ə)rənt| — a nerve that passes impulses from receptors toward or to the central nervous system
affiance |əˈfaɪəns| — give to in marriage
affianced |əˈfaɪənst| — Simple past tense and past participle of affiance.
affiant |ˈæfɪənt| — a person who makes an affidavit
affidavit |ˌæfəˈdeɪvɪt| — written declaration made under oath; a written statement sworn to be true before someone legally authorized to administer an oath
affiliate |əˈfɪlɪeɪt| — a subordinate or subsidiary associate; a person who is affiliated with another or with an organization
affiliated |əˈfɪlɪeɪtɪd| — being joined in close association
affiliation |əˌfɪlɪˈeɪʃn| — a social or business relationship
affined |əˈfaɪnd| — closely related
affinity |əˈfɪnətɪ| — (immunology) the attraction between an antigen and an antibody
affirm |əˈfɜːrm| — establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts
affirmation |ˌæfərˈmeɪʃn| — a statement asserting the existence or the truth of something
affirmative |əˈfɜːrmətɪv| — a reply of affirmation
affirmatively |əˈfɜːmətɪvlɪ| — in an affirmative manner
affix |əˈfɪks| — a linguistic element added to a word to produce an inflected or derived form
affixation |æfɪkˈseɪʃən| — the result of adding an affix to a root word
affixed |əˈfɪkst| — firmly attached
afflated — simple past tense and past participle of afflate
afflatus |əˈfleɪtəs| — a strong creative impulse; divine inspiration
afflict |əˈflɪkt| — cause great unhappiness for; distress
afflicted |əˈflɪktəd| — grievously affected especially by disease
affliction |əˈflɪkʃn| — a state of great suffering and distress due to adversity
affluence |ˈæflʊəns| — abundant wealth
affluent |ˈæflʊənt| — an affluent person; a person who is financially well off
afflux |ˈaˌfləks| — an upward rush of fluid
afford |əˈfɔːrd| — be able to spare or give up
affordable |əˈfɔːrdəbl| — that you have the financial means for
afforest |əˈfɔːrɪst| — establish a forest on previously unforested land
afforestation |əˌfɒrɪˈsteɪʃən| — the conversion of bare or cultivated land into forest (originally for the purpose of hunting)
affranchise |əˈfræntʃaɪz| — grant freedom to; as from slavery or servitude
affranchisement — The act of freeing; enfranchisement.
affray |əˈfreɪ| — noisy quarrel
affreightment |əˈfreɪtmənt| — (nautical) The act of hiring, or the contract for use of, a vessel, or some part of it, to convey cargo.
affricate |ˈæfrɪkət| — a composite speech sound consisting of a stop and a fricative articulated at the same point (as `ch' in `chair' and `j' in `joy')
affright |əfraɪt| — an overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety
affront |əˈfrʌnt| — a deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of deliberate disrespect
affronter — Someone who affronts
affusion |əˈfjuːʒən| — the act of baptizing someone by pouring water on their head
Afghan |ˈæfɡæn| — a blanket knitted or crocheted in strips or squares; sometimes used as a shawl
afghani |æfˈɡɑːnɪ| — the basic unit of money in Afghanistan
aficionado |əˌfɪʃəˈnɑːdəʊ| — a fan of bull fighting
afield |əˈfiːld| — far away from home or one's usual surroundings
afire |əˈfaɪr| — lighted up by or as by fire or flame
aflame |əˈfleɪm| — keenly excited (especially sexually) or indicating excitement
aflat |əˈflæt| — (obsolete) Level with the ground; flat.
afloat |əˈfləʊt| — aimlessly drifting
aflower — (archaic, poetic) flowering, in bloom
aflutter |əˈflətər| — excited in anticipation
afoot |əˈfʊt| — on foot; walking
afore |əˈfɔːr| — (dialect) Before.
aforecited |əˈfɔːˌsaɪtɪd| — having been cited, quoted or named or quoted before or prior to the occurrence of the term.
aforegoing |əˈfɔːˌɡəʊɪŋ| — preceding, going before.
aforehand — (archaic or dialect) Beforehand; in advance; in anticipation.
aforementioned |əˌfɔːrˈmenʃənd| — being the one previously mentioned or spoken of
aforenamed |əˈfɔːneɪmd| — Named earlier in a document.
aforesaid |əˈfɔːrˌsed| — being the one previously mentioned or spoken of
aforethought |əˈfɔːrθɔːt| — with planning and intention
aforetime |əˈfɔːrˌtaɪm| — (archaic) In time past; in a former time; formerly.
afraid |əˈfreɪd| — filled with regret or concern; used often to soften an unpleasant statement
afreet |ˈæfriːt| — Alternative spelling of ifrit.
afresh |əˈfreʃ| — again but in a new or different way
African |ˈæfrɪkən| — a native or inhabitant of Africa
African-American |ˈafrəkən əˈmerəkən| — a person with African ancestry,
Africander |ˌæfrɪˈkændʌr| — tall large-horned humped cattle of South Africa; used for meat or draft
Afrikaans |ˌæfrɪˈkɑːns| — an official language of the Republic of South Africa; closely related to Dutch and Flemish
Afrikander |ˌafrəˈkandər| — a white native of Cape Province who is a descendant of Dutch settlers and who speaks Afrikaans
Afrikaner |ˌæfrɪˈkɑːnər| — a white native of Cape Province who is a descendant of Dutch settlers and who speaks Afrikaans
afrit |ˈæfriːt| — Alternative spelling of ifrit.
Afro-American |ˌæfrəʊ əˈmerɪkən| — pertaining to or characteristic of Americans of African ancestry
aft |æft| — (nautical, aeronautical) situated at or toward the stern or tail
after |ˈæftər| — happening at a time subsequent to a reference time
after-effect |ˈæftərəˌfekt| — An effect; especially, one that is experienced only after a delay, or only in the long term.
after-school — outside regular school hours
after-tax |ˈæftərˌtæks| — (finance) Remaining after tax has been deducted.
afterbirth |ˈæftərbɜːrθ| — the placenta and fetal membranes that are expelled from the uterus after the baby is born
afterburning |ˈæftərˌbɜːrnɪŋ| — The injection of extra fuel into a jet engine downstream of the turbines in order to achieve extra thrust
aftercare |ˈæftərker| — care and treatment of a convalescent patient
aftercastle — Alternative form of aftcastle.
aftercrop |ˈɑːftəkrɒp| — A second crop in the same year.
afterdamp |ˈaftərˌdamp| — a toxic mixture of gases (including carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide and nitrogen) after an explosion of firedamp in a mine
afterdeck |ˈaftərˌdek| — a deck abaft of midships
aftereffect |ˈæftərɪˌfekt| — any result that follows its cause after an interval
afterglow |ˈæftərɡləʊ| — a glow sometimes seen in the sky after sunset
aftergrass |ˈɑːftəɡrɑːs| — The grass that grows after the first crop has been mown; aftermath.
afterimage |ˈæftəˌrɪmɪdʒ| — an image (usually a negative image) that persists after stimulation has ceased
afterlife |ˈæftərlaɪf| — life after death
aftermath |ˈæftərmæθ| — the consequences of an event (especially a catastrophic event)
aftermost |ˈæftərməʊst| — located closest to the stern or tail
afternoon |ˌæftərˈnuːn| — the part of the day between noon and evening
afternoons |ˌæftərˈnuːnz| — plural form of afternoon
afterpiece |ˈæftərˌpiːs| — a brief dramatic piece (usually comic) presented after a play
afters |ˈæftərz| — a dish served as the last course of a meal
aftershock |ˈæftərʃɑːk| — a tremor (or one of a series of tremors) occurring after the main shock of an earthquake
aftertaste |ˈæftərteɪst| — an afterimage of a taste
afterthought |ˈæftərθɔːt| — thinking again about a choice previously made
aftertime — (dated) The future. A later time.
aftertouch — (music, uncountable) Pressure sensitivity on an electronic synthesizer, allowing the musician to change the tone or sound of a note after it is struck.
afterward |ˈæftərwərd| — happening at a time subsequent to a reference time
afterwards |ˈæftərwərdz| — happening at a time subsequent to a reference time
afterword |ˈæftərwɜːrd| — an epilogue.
afterworld |ˈaftərˌwərld| — the place where you are after you die