English dictionary


again |əˈɡen| — anew

agamic |əˈɡæmɪk| — (of reproduction) not involving the fusion of male and female gametes in reproduction

agape |əˈɡeɪp| — (Christian theology) the love of God or Christ for mankind

agar |ˈeɪɡɑːr| — any culture medium that uses agar as the gelling agent

agaric |ˈæɡərɪk| — fungus used in the preparation of punk for fuses

agate |ˈæɡət| — an impure form of quartz consisting of banded chalcedony; used as a gemstone and for making mortars and pestles

agave |əˈɡɑːvi| — tropical American plants with basal rosettes of fibrous sword-shaped leaves and flowers in tall spikes; some cultivated for ornament or for fiber

agaze |əˈɡeɪz| — (used of eyes) open and fixed as if in fear or wonder

age |eɪdʒ| — how long something has existed

age-old |ˌeɪdʒˈoʊld| — belonging to or lasting from times long ago

age-related  — changing (increasing or decreasing) as an individual's age increases

aged |eɪdʒd| — people who are old collectively

ageing |ˈeɪdʒɪŋ| — acquiring desirable qualities by being left undisturbed for some time

ageless |ˈeɪdʒləs| — continuing forever or indefinitely

agelong |ˈeɪdʒˌlɔːŋ| — lasting through all time

agency |ˈeɪdʒənsi| — an administrative unit of government

agenda |əˈdʒendə| — a temporally organized plan for matters to be attended to

agent |ˈeɪdʒənt| — an active and efficient cause; capable of producing a certain effect

agential |eɪˈdʒenʃəl| — of or relating to an agent or agency

agglomerate |əˈɡlɑːməreɪt| — volcanic rock consisting of large fragments fused together

agglomerated |əˈɡlɒməreɪtɪd| — clustered together but not coherent

agglomeration |əˌɡlɑːməˈreɪʃn| — a jumbled collection or mass

agglutinate |əˈɡluːtəˌnet| — string together (morphemes in an agglutinating language)

agglutination |əˌɡluːtɪˈneɪʃən| — a clumping of bacteria or red cells when held together by antibodies (agglutinins)

agglutinative |əˈɡluːtɪnətɪv| — forming derivative or compound words by putting together constituents each of which expresses a single definite meaning

aggrandize |əˈɡrænˌdaɪz| — add details to

aggrandizement |ˈæɡrənˌdaɪzmənt| — the act of increasing the wealth or prestige or power or scope of something

aggravate |ˈæɡrəveɪt| — make worse

aggravated |ˈæɡrəveɪtɪd| — made more severe or intense especially in law

aggravating |ˈæɡrəˌvetɪŋ| — making worse

aggravation |ˌæɡrəˈveɪʃn| — an exasperated feeling of annoyance

aggravator  — an unpleasant person who is annoying or exasperating

aggregate |ˈæɡrɪɡət| — the whole amount

aggregated |ˈæɡrəˌɡetəd| — formed of separate units gathered into a mass or whole

aggregation |ˌæɡrɪˈɡeɪʃn| — several things grouped together or considered as a whole

aggregative  — formed of separate units gathered into a mass or whole

aggression |əˈɡreʃn| — a disposition to behave aggressively

aggressive |əˈɡresɪv| — tending to spread quickly

aggressively |əˈɡresɪvli| — in an aggressive manner

aggressiveness |əˈɡresɪvnəs| — the quality of being bold and enterprising

aggressor |əˈɡresər| — someone who attacks

aggrieve |əˈɡriːv| — infringe on the rights of

aggro |ˈæɡroʊ| — (informal British usage) aggravation or aggression

aghast |əˈɡæst| — struck with fear, dread, or consternation

agile |ˈædʒl| — moving quickly and lightly

agility |əˈdʒɪləti| — the gracefulness of a person or animal that is quick and nimble

aging |ˈeɪdʒɪŋ| — acquiring desirable qualities by being left undisturbed for some time

agio |ˈædʒioʊ| — a fee charged for exchanging currencies

agiotage |ˈædʒiːətɪdʒ| — a fee charged for exchanging currencies

agitate |ˈædʒɪteɪt| — try to stir up public opinion

agitated |ˈædʒɪteɪtɪd| — troubled emotionally and usually deeply

agitation |ˌædʒɪˈteɪʃn| — a mental state of extreme emotional disturbance

agitator |ˈædʒɪteɪtər| — one who agitates; a political troublemaker

agleam |əˈɡliːm| — bright with a steady but subdued shining

aglet |ˈaɡlət| — metal or plastic sheath over the end of a shoelace or ribbon

aglitter |əˈɡlɪtər| — having brief brilliant points or flashes of light

aglow |əˈɡloʊ| — softly bright or radiant

agnail |ˈæɡneɪl| — a loose narrow strip of skin near the base of a fingernail; tearing it produces a painful sore that is easily infected

agnate |ˈæɡneɪt| — one related on the father's side

agnation |æɡˈneɪʃən| — line of descent traced through the paternal side of the family

agnostic |æɡˈnɑːstɪk| — someone who is doubtful or noncommittal about something

agnosticism |ægˈnɒstɪˌsɪzəm| — a religious orientation of doubt; a denial of ultimate knowledge of the existence of God

ago |əˈɡoʊ| — in the past

agog |əˈɡɑːɡ| — highly excited by eagerness, curiosity, etc.

agonal  — pertaining to or associated with agony (especially death agonies)

agonistic |ˌaɡəˈnistik| — striving to overcome in argument

agonize |ˈæɡənaɪz| — cause to agonize

agonized |ˈæɡənaɪzd| — expressing pain or agony

agonizing |ˈæɡənaɪzɪŋ| — extremely painful

agony |ˈæɡəni| — intense feelings of suffering; acute mental or physical pain

agoraphobia |ˌæɡərəˈfoʊbiə| — a morbid fear of open spaces (as fear of being caught alone in some public place)

agrarian |əˈɡreriən| — relating to farming or agriculture

agree |əˈɡriː| — be in accord; be in agreement

agreeable |əˈɡriːəbl| — in keeping

agreeably |əˈɡriːəbli| — in an enjoyable manner

agreed |əˈɡriːd| — united by being of the same opinion

agreement |əˈɡriːmənt| — the statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises

agrestic |əˈɡrestik| — characteristic of the fields or country

agribusiness |ˈæɡrɪbɪznəs| — a large-scale farming enterprise

agricultural |ˌæɡrɪˈkʌltʃərəl| — relating to farming or agriculture

agriculturalist |ˌæɡrəˈkəltʃərələst| — someone concerned with the science or art or business of cultivating the soil

agriculture |ˈæɡrɪkʌltʃər| — a large-scale farming enterprise

agriculturist |ˌæɡrəˈkʌltʃərɪst| — someone concerned with the science or art or business of cultivating the soil

agrimony |ˈæɡrɪməni| — a plant of the genus Agrimonia having spikelike clusters of small yellow flowers

agrobiological |ˈæɡrəʊˌbaɪəʊˈlɒdʒɪkəl| — of or pertaining to agrobiology

agrobiology |ˌæɡroʊbaɪˈɑːlədʒiː| — the study of plant nutrition and growth especially as a way to increase crop yield

agrology |əˈɡrɒlədʒi| — science of soils in relation to crops

agronomic |æɡrəˈnɑːmɪk| — of or relating to or promoting agronomy

agronomical |ˌæɡrəˈnɑːmɪkəl| — of or relating to or promoting agronomy

agronomist |əˈɡrɑːnəməst| — an expert in soil management and field-crop production

agronomy |əˈɡrɑːnəmi| — the application of soil and plant sciences to land management and crop production

aground |əˈɡraʊnd| — stuck in a place where a ship can no longer float

ague |ˈeɪɡjuː| — a fit of shivering or shaking

aguish |ˈeɪɡjuːɪʃ| — affected by ague