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anvil a heavy metal block with a flat top on which heated metal objects are hammered into shapes.
anxiety a feeling of being worried, nervous, or afraid that something will happen.
anxious feeling worried, nervous, or afraid about something uncertain. [2 definitions]
any one or some, no matter which or how many. [5 definitions]
anybody any person; anyone.
anyhow in any way at all. [2 definitions]
anymore any longer.
anyone any person; anybody.
anyplace in or to any place; anywhere.
anything any thing, happening, or subject whatever. [3 definitions]
anytime at any moment, hour, or day; whenever.
anyway in any case; anyhow; no matter what happens.
anywhere to or in any place or direction; at any place.
aorta the main artery of the body. The aorta carries blood from the left side of the heart to all parts of the body except the lungs.
Apache a member of a North American Indian people living mostly in the southwestern United States and northern Mexico.
apart away from each other in time or space; at or to a distance; separated. [2 definitions]
apartheid a policy of keeping people of different races separate and unequal in a society.
apartment a room or set of rooms used as living space.
apartment building a building in which there are a number of individual apartments.
apathy lack of interest or feeling.
apatosaur another name for brontosaur. This animal was also called apatosaurus.