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appendicitis a painful infection of the appendix.
appendix a section at the end of a book or magazine article that gives more information. [2 definitions]
appetite a desire to eat. [2 definitions]
appetizer a small amount of food or drink served before a meal.
appetizing pleasing to the appetite.
applaud to clap the hands in approval. [2 definitions]
applause the clapping of hands in approval. [2 definitions]
apple a firm, round fruit with juicy white flesh and red, green, or yellow skin. [2 definitions]
applesauce a sweet sauce made by cooking apples until they are soft.
appliance a device used for a particular purpose. Stoves, refrigerators, toasters, vacuum cleaners, and room heaters are some appliances used in the home. Most applicances use electricity.
applicable relevant or appropriate to a given situation; capable of being applied.
applicant a person who applies for something, such as a job.
application the act of putting to use. [4 definitions]
apply to make use of or put to use. [5 definitions]
appoint to name to a particular office or duty. [2 definitions]
appointment the act of choosing or naming for an office or duty. [3 definitions]
appraise to judge the quality or nature of. [2 definitions]
appreciate to be grateful for or to. [4 definitions]
appreciation a feeling of thanks. [3 definitions]
apprehend to catch and place under arrest. [2 definitions]
apprehension fear about what may happen. [3 definitions]