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ambidextrous able to use both the left and right hands with equal skill.
ambiguous having more than one possible meaning.
ambition a strong desire to become famous, rich, or to reach a goal. [2 definitions]
ambitious having or showing a strong desire to succeed; having ambition. [2 definitions]
amble to walk at a slow, easy pace.
ambulance a vehicle used to carry ill or injured people to a hospital.
ambush a surprise attack made from a hidden place. [3 definitions]
ameba another spelling of amoeba.
amen a word used at the end of a prayer or statement to mean "may it be so."
amend to change or add to a law, contract, or other document.
amendment an official change made to a bill, law, or other document.
amends (used with a singular or plural verb) something given or paid to make up for a wrong done to a person or group.
America the United States. [3 definitions]
American of or having to do with the United States, or its people or language. [5 definitions]
American English the English language as spoken and written in the United States.
American Indian a member of any of the native peoples of North America, Central America, South America, or the West Indies, except for Eskimos. American Indians are also called Native Americans.
American Revolution the war of 1775-83 in which the American colonies won their independence from Great Britain.
amethyst a purple gem used in jewelry. Amethyst is a kind of quartz.
amiable having or showing a friendly manner.
amid among or surrounded by.
amidst in the middle of; among; amid.