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Alsatian the British word for "German shepherd," a breed of large brown or black dogs that are often used as guard dogs and as guide dogs for blind people.
also besides; in addition; too.
altar a raised table or platform used for religious ceremonies.
altar girl a girl who is trained to help the priest during church worship services.
alter to make different in some way; change. [2 definitions]
alternate to take turns (usually followed by "with"). [7 definitions]
alternative one of two or more choices. [3 definitions]
although in spite of the fact that; even though; though.
altimeter a device that measures distance above the Earth's surface.
altitude the height of a thing above earth or above sea level.
alto the vocal range between tenor and soprano. Alto is the lowest range for the female voice and highest for the male. [4 definitions]
altogether completely; entirely. [3 definitions]
aluminium the British spelling of "aluminum," a strong, light, silver metal that does not easily rust.
aluminum a strong, light, silver metal that does not easily rust. Aluminum is a chemical element. (symbol: Al)
always at all times; without stopping; forever. [3 definitions]
am a form of the verb "be" that is present tense and used with the pronoun "I."
a.m. abbreviation of "ante meridiem," which means "before noon" in Latin; the time between midnight and noon.
amateur one who does something only for enjoyment rather than for money. [3 definitions]
amaze to surprise greatly or fill with wonder; astonish.
amazement wonder; great surprise.
amazing causing great surprise or wonder.