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ad-lib to make up as one goes along; say or do something without practice or planning. [2 definitions]
administer to manage, take care of, or be in charge of. [3 definitions]
administration the act of being in charge of or managing something. [3 definitions]
administrator a person who manages, especially in business or public affairs.
admirable very good; worthy of praise; deserving of being admired.
admiral an officer in the United States Navy of the highest rank; the commander of a fleet of ships or military unit.
admiration a feeling of wonder, awe, or deep respect.
admire to have a high opinion of; respect. [2 definitions]
admission the act, process, or result of allowing to enter. [3 definitions]
admit to let in; allow to enter. [2 definitions]
admittance permission to enter; right of entry.
admonish to warn or caution. [2 definitions]
adobe a building material of clay mixed with straw that has been dried by the sun and made into bricks. [2 definitions]
adolescence the period in a person's life between childhood and adulthood.
adolescent having to do with the period when a person is changing from a child to an adult. [2 definitions]
adopt to become a parent of (a child) by law, or to accept an animal as a pet and become responsible for it. [3 definitions]
adoption the act of adopting a child or being adopted by law.
adorable very cute; lovable; deserving of being loved.
adore to honor and worship for being divine. [3 definitions]
adorn to add beauty to; decorate.
Adriatic Sea the part of the Mediterranean Sea that lies between Italy on the west and the Balkan Peninsula on the east. Some of the countries on the Balkan Peninsula that lie on the Adriatic Sea are Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Croatia.