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a, an, the; noun markers +
a day's journey +
a disaster -
a liking for it +
a masterpiece +
a miracle +
a mystery +
a tragedy -
a year less one day +
A. Bell and the telephone, 1876 +
A. Bell, Brown, Terrett, and sildenafil, 1998 +
A. Fleming and penicillin, 1928 +
A. Freud and defense mechanisms, 1936 +
A. Hofmann and LSD, 1943 +
A. Smith and skywriting, 1915 +
A. Smith and the walking frame, 1970 +
abacus +
abandon, abandon, abandon -
abandon hope -
abandon my child -
abandon ship -
ABC network and Fantasy Island, 1977 +
ABC network and Good Morning America, 1975 +
ABC's of a subject, the +
ABC's of CPR: airway, breathing, and circulation +
abolish slavery +
abominable weather -
aboriginal inhabitants +
aboriginal plants +
abort, abort, abort -
abort my child -
abortive attempt -
above and below +
above reproach +
above the law -
abridged version of the novel, an +/-
absent from school -
absolute power +
absolute silence +
absorb fluid +
absorb food +
absorb knowledge +
abstract art +/-
Abu Musab al-Zarqawi and the ISIL, 1999 -
abundant in minerals +
abuse my authority -
AC, alternating current +
academic subjects +
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences +
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and the Oscars, 1929 +
accept liability for the accident +
accept the proposed changes +
accepted a check in lieu of cash +
accept the plan in principle but have certain reservations +
accounts receivable +
accustomed to it +
acetaminophen, an analgesic and anti-pyretic +
acid rain -
acid test +
Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, AIDS -
act of God +/-
act the fool -
acted in conjunction +
acted with discretion +
acted within his rights +
acted without regard to the safety of others -
acting contrary to instructions -
acting president of the group, the +
action potential, the propagation of nerve impulses +
active volcano, an -
active ingredients, the +
active voice +
activities of daily living +
actor's lines, an +
acupuncture +
acute pain -
acute shortage, an -
AD, anno domini, in the year of Our Lord +
Adam and Eve +
Adam's apple -
add sugar to taste +
add the finishing touches +
ADHD, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder -
adhere to my plan +
adj., adjective +
adjective, adj. +
adjust my clock +
Adler and Inferiority Complex, 1907 +
administer justice +
Adobe Systems and the PDF, 1993 +
adv., adverb +
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The; a novel +
adverb, adv. +
adverse report, an -
advertising campaign, an +
advisory committee, an +
advocate caution +
adware, an advertising-supported software +/-
aerosols +
Aesop and The Boy Who Cried Wolf, 620-564 BC +
Aesop and The Fox and the Grapes, 620-564 BC +
Aesop and The Hare and the Tortoise, 620-564 BC +
affirmative reply, an +
affluent society, the +
Africa and ostriches +
Africa and puff adders -
Africa and secretary birds +
Africa and tsetse flies -
Africa and zebras +
after a lap of one month -
after hours -
after my own heart +
after serious thought +
aftermath of war, the -
afternoon tea +
against my inclination -
against the stream +
age group +
age limit +
age of consent +
aged man, an -
aged ten +
aggressive salesman, an +/-
agree to that +
agree with you +
agree to disagree +
agreeable voice, an +
aggregation, a defense +
ahead of the times -
ahead of time +
AIDS, Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome -
aimed at the target +
air conditioning +
air embolism -
air guitar -
air hockey +
air mattress +
air piano -
air pollution -
air pump +
air raid -
airbag +
aircraft carrier +
airmail +
airplane and the bird, the -
airplane and the runway, the +
AK-47, a weapon +
all along +
all clear +
all comers +
all day long +
all in all +
all of a sudden -
all ready +
all right +
all the better +
all the same -
all things considered +
all together +
all told +
allay suspicion +
Allen wrench, a hex key +
allergic reaction, an -
allergic to MSG -
allergic to peanuts -
allergic to penicillin -
allergic to pollen -
allergic to shellfish -
alleviate pain +
alley cat -
allow for shrinkage +
alter a garment +
alternating current, AC +
alpha, the first letter of the Greek alphabet +
alpha and the omega, the +
alphabet in Hebrew, 22 +
alphabet in Latin, 23 +
alphabet in Portuguese, 23 +
aluminium foil +
always change my plans -
always come at the same hour +
always complaining -
always faithful +
always put self first -
always ready to help a friend +
Alzheimer and Alzheimer's disease, 1906 +
Alzheimer's disease, caused by plaques and tangles inside the nerve cells of the brain -
Alzheimer's disease, characterized by memory loss and disorientation -
am, ante meridiem +
am afraid of heights -
am down with flu -
am drunk -
am due to speak tonight +
am good at figures +
am in good form +
amassed a large fortune +
Amazing Grace, a confession song +
Amazon, an electronic commerce and cloud computing company +
Amazon and Cloud computing, 2006 +
Amazon rivers and angelfish +
Ambrose and the Apostles' Creed, 390 +
ambulance +
amend the law +
amended the agreement +
America and hickory nuts +
"America First", a policy +
American Dictionary of the English Language, An
American flag, the flag of the US +
American Standard Code for Information Interchange, ASCII +
American Standards Association and ASCII, 1963 +
Americans and country music, 1920s +
Americans and gospel music, early 1900s +
Americans and hip hop or rap music, 1970s +
Americans and jazz, 1920s +
Americans, and rock and roll, late 1940s-early 1950s +
Americans and soul music, late 1950s-early 1960s +
Americans, Britons, and rock music, 1950s-1960s +
Ames room, a perceptual distortion room +
Ames room, becoming a giant when standing in the far corner of a trapezoidal room +
Ames room, becoming a dwarf when standing in the near corner of a trapezoidal room -
Ames and the Ames room, 1938 +
amino acid, an organic compound +
amount of money, an +/-
ample evidence +
amplify sound +
amusement park +
amygdala, an almond-shaped structure +
amygdala, located at the head of the hippocampus +
amygdala; a site to differentiate good or bad, safe or dangerous +
an accident -
an emergency -
an order +
anatomically-correct doll +
and so on +
and the like +
anatomy and physiology +
anchors aweigh +
ancient Egypt and mummies +
Ancient Olympic Games +
and, or, not; Boolean operators +
And now! +
and so forth +
Andersen and The Little Mermaid, 1837 +
Andersen and The Red Shoes, 1845 +
Andersen and The Ugly Duckling, 1843 +
Ando and instant noodles, 1958 +
anesthetic +
angelfish, an aquarium fish +
Angus cattle; a hornless breed of beef cattle, usually black +
animal kingdom, the +
animal respiration, an oxygen intake and carbon dioxide output +
animal rights +
ankle joint +
annex territory -
annual income +
annual plants +
anonymous donor, an +/-
anonymous gift, an +/-
anonymous letter, an +/-
Antarctic and penguins +
Antarctic and king penguins +
Antarctic ozone hole -
ante meridiem, am +
antenna +
antiseptic +
antitrust legislation +
answer the door +
answer the following questions +
answering call of nature in public -
answering machine +
anxious moment, an -
ape gibbers, the (sound) +
ape swings, the +
Apostles' Creed, a Christian belief +
Apostles' Creed and I believe +
appealed to the umpire +
appeared before the judge +/-
appendix and cul-de-sac +
apple, a fruit +
Apple and iMac, 1998 +
Apple and iPhone, 2007 +
Apple Inc., a technology company +
applied for a vacant position +
applied mathematics +
applied science +
apply economic sanctions -
apply common sense to the problem +
apply for a job +
appoint a committee +
appoint a time for the next meeting +
appointment for ten o'clock, an +
approach the problem in a practical way +
approach my bank for a loan +
April Fools' Day, Apr. 1st +
April Fools' Day, a day for pranks and practical jokes +
April Fools' Day, 1392 +
aquatic plants +
aquatic sports +
Arabia and the solfege syllables +
Arabian horse: showing dished profile, arched neck, level croup, and high-carried tail +
Arabian Nights, The; eastern folktales +
Arabic, the language of religion +
Arabic names; did not have given/middle/family names, but a full chain of names +
Arad and the National September 11th Memorial, 2011 +
Araripe, Lemos, and automatic transmission, 1932 +
Archimedes and the eureka moment, c. 250 BC +
Arctic America and musk oxen +
Arctic and polar bears +
area rug +
Argentina and tango, 1880s +
argued with me -
arid regions -
Arizona and the Grand Canyon +
arm in arm +
armored car, an +
arms race -
Armstrong, Aldrin, Collins, and the first man on the moon, 1969 +
around the clock +/-
Around the World in Eighty Days, an adventure novel +
ARPANET and email, 1973 +
arrange a meeting +
arrange flowers +
arrange in alphabetical order +
arranged in an orderly manner +
arrayed his forces along the river +/-
arrayed in her party gown +
Arrhenius and global warming, 1896 +
arrest attention +
arrive at an agreement +
arrived one after the other +
Aristotle and logic, 384 BC-322 BC +
art gallery +
art of sailing, the +
art treasures +
arterial road +
artery and vein +
artificial chemical elements: 24 +
artificial flowers +/-
artificial intelligence +
artificial nuclear chain reaction +
artificial nuclear reactor and the sun, the -
artificial respiration +
artificial satellite +
artificial satellite and the moon, the -
artificial smile, an -
artist and the fans, the +
artistic temperament, the -
arts and culture +
as a last resort +
as a mark of respect +
as a rule +
as far as I am concerned +
as follows +
as innocent as a newborn baby -
as it stands +
as near as I can guess +
as one man +
as seen from within +
as seen from without +
as soon as possible +
as well +
ASCII, American Standard Code for Information Interchange +
Aserinsky, Dement, and REM sleep, 1955 +
Asia and glassfish +
Asia and tigers +
ask at the information desk +
"Ask not what your country can do for you", a challenge +
"Ask what you can do for your country", a challenge +
asked for her hand +
Aspdin and Portland cement, 1824 +
aspirin, an analgesic and anti-pyretic +
ass brays, the +
ass jogs, the (motion) +
assemble and read the instructions -
assembly line +
assistant manager, the +
associate with dishonest people -
assorted chocolates +
assume that I shall win +
assume the extra responsibility +
assure you there is no danger +
assure your success +
asteroid belt, located between Mars and Jupiter +
asterisk symbol +
astronomical sum of money, an -
at 4:30 pm +
at a crawl -
at a disadvantage -
at a discount +
at a premium +
at a price -
at all +
at all costs +
at all events +
at all levels +
at an inflated price -
at anchor +
at any rate +
at any time +
at close range +
at competitive prices +
at death's door -
at dinner +
at ease +
at every turn +
at fault -
at first +
at first hand +
at first sight +
at full blast +
at full speed +
at full tilt, at full speed +
at gunpoint -
at half cock -
at hand +
at heart +
at high water +
at home +
at intervals +
at its zenith +
at large +
at last +
at least +
at leisure +
at length -
at long last +
at midnight -
at most +
at my leisure +
at my disposal +
at my own risk -
at nine o'clock sharp +
at once +
at par, at face value -
at present +
at random +
at rest +
at right angles +
at sea +
at second hand -
at stake -
at the conclusion of my speech +
at the eleventh hour +
at the head +
at the helm +
at the moment +
at the most +
at the peak of her career +
at the ready +
at the right time +
at the same time +
at the scene +
at the source +
at the top +
at the top of my profession +
at the very end -
at the wheel +
at the wrong time -
at times, sometimes +
at top speed +
at war -
at will +
at work +
at worst -
at your convenience +
at your discretion +
at your earliest convenience +
at your pleasure +
athlete's foot -
ATM, automated teller machine +
atom bomb, a nuclear fission bomb -
Atomic Age, the +
atomism +
atomic clock +
attack of flu, an -
attempting the impossible +
attend school +
attended the ceremony +
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, ADHD -
attract attention +
auditory area, located in the temporal lobe of the brain +
Australia and black swans +
Australia and kangaroos +
Australia and koala bears +
Australia and platypuses +
Australia and polymer banknotes, 1988 +
Australia and the Sydney Opera House +
Australia and the Uluru +
autism, a neurodevelopmental disorder -
autism, characterized by impaired social interaction -
autism, characterized by repetitively stacking or lining up objects -
auto show +
automated teller machine, ATM +
automatic pistol, an -
automatic sliding door +
automatic toaster +
automatic transmission +
automatic wristwatch +
autumnal equinox, September 22nd +
auxiliary services +
avalanche area -
await your reply +
Awake!, an illustrated religious magazine -
awake to the possible danger +
awarded to winners irrespective of nationality +
aware of this possibility +
awful accident, an -
awkward moment, an -
Ay-ay-ay, an exclamation -
"Aye aye, sir", "Yes, sir" in naval language +
"Aye aye, sir", "I understand and will comply." +