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annoyance the act of disturbing or irritating. [3 definitions]
annoyed feeling somewhat angry or irritated.
annual happening once every year. [3 definitions]
annually once a year; yearly.
annual ring one of the rings of wood on the inside of a tree that can be seen when the tree is cut into logs. Each ring represents a year of growth.
anoint to honor or make holy by applying oil as part of a religious ceremony.
anonymous having an unknown name or identity.
another being one more just like the others; an additional. [4 definitions]
answer a reply. [7 definitions]
-ant a suffix that means causing or doing an action. [3 definitions]
ant an insect that lives in large, organized groups called colonies. Most kinds of ants live in or on the ground. Ants are related to bees and wasps.
antacid a substance people take to settle an upset stomach. Antacids work by reducing the strength of the acids that cause the upset.
antagonism a state of being enemies, or a strong feeling against someone or something.
antagonist a person who fights against another; an enemy or competitor. [2 definitions]
antagonize to make an enemy of.
Antarctic the land or seas at or near the South Pole; Antarctica or the Antarctic Ocean (used with "the").
antarctic of or having to do with the South Pole.
Antarctica the continent that surrounds the South Pole.
Antarctic Ocean the waters surrounding Antarctica where the southern parts of the Pacific, Atlantic, and Indian Oceans meet.
anteater a mammal that uses its long, sticky tongue to eat ants and termites. True anteaters have no teeth, are furry, and live in Central or South America. They are related to armadillos and sloths. Other kinds of mammals that eat ants are also sometimes called anteaters, but they are not related to American anteaters.
antecedent the word or group of words that a pronoun refers to. In "The girls ate their dessert first," "girls" is the antecedent of "their."