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arrest to slow down; block; stop. [4 definitions]
arrival the act of reaching a certain place or goal. [2 definitions]
arrive to reach a certain place or goal.
arrogance the condition or quality of being arrogant; having too much pride or belief in one's superiority. [2 definitions]
arrogant having or showing too much pride; behaving as though one is more important than others.
arrow a thin pointed rod that is shot from a bow. [2 definitions]
arrowhead the sharp, pointed part on the end of an arrow.
arroyo a steep ditch carved in a plain or desert by the force of running water. Arroyos are usually dry except after a heavy rainfall.
arsenal a building used for storing weapons and ammunition.
arsenic a poisonous substance that is one of the chemical elements. It can be either grayish white, yellow, or black. (symbol: As)
arson the crime of burning buildings on purpose.
art the creation of things whose purpose is to be beautiful or full of meaning. [4 definitions]
artefact another spelling of artifact.
artery a blood vessel that carries blood away from the heart. [2 definitions]
arthritis a disease of the joints in which they swell and become painful.
arthropod a large group of animals with hard shells on the outsides of their bodies, legs with joints, and no bones inside their bodies. Insects, spiders, centipedes, and crabs are arthropods.
artichoke a plant like a tall thistle with a flower head made up of thick leaves. The head of the artichoke is eaten as a vegetable.
article a single thing; one item out of a group of similar objects. [4 definitions]
articulate able to speak or express oneself in a clear way. [2 definitions]
articulated lorry a British word for a very large truck that consists of a cab where the driver sits and a trailer that carries goods over long distances. Articulated lorry often has the same meaning as tractor-trailer.
artifact any object made by human beings.