14-letter words containing a, c, l, e

  • angelic doctor — an epithet of Saint Thomas Aquinas
  • angle of climb — the angle between the axis of motion of a climbing aircraft and the horizontal plane.
  • angle of pitch — the acute angle between the longitudinal axis of an aircraft or spacecraft and the direction of the wind relative to the vehicle.
  • anglo-american — of or relating to relations between England and the United States or their peoples
  • animal cracker — a sweet or savoury biscuit in the shape of an animal
  • anisyl acetate — a colorless liquid, the para form of C 10 H 12 O 3 , having a lilaclike odor, used chiefly as a scent in the manufacture of perfume.
  • ankle bracelet — an ornamental chain worn around the ankle
  • anne of cleves — 1515–57, the fourth wife of Henry VIII of England: their marriage (1540) was annulled after six months
  • antenatal care — the medical care that women receive when they are pregnant
  • anti-bacterial — destructive to or inhibiting the growth of bacteria.
  • anti-neuralgic — sharp and paroxysmal pain along the course of a nerve.
  • antiallergenic — not causing an allergic reaction
  • anticipatively — In an anticipative manner; expectantly.
  • anticommercial — opposed to profit-seeking or commercialism
  • anticonvulsive — preventing or alleviating convulsions
  • antihemophilic — That counteracts bleeding in hemophiliacs.
  • antilock brake — a brake fitted to some road vehicles that prevents skidding and improves control by sensing and compensating for overbraking
  • antilymphocyte — (immunology, of an antibody) That acts against lymphocytes.
  • antineoplastic — acting against tumours
  • antipathetical — Antipathetic, with antipathy, without caring.
  • antireflective — treated in some way to prevent reflection
  • antirepublican — opposed to the principles or practice of republicanism
  • antiseptically — with the aid of antiseptics.
  • antitechnology — opposed to technology or the use of technological devices
  • antithetically — in an antithetical way
  • antitubercular — acting against tuberculosis
  • antiulcerative — An antiulcerative is an agent that prevents the formation or promotes the healing of ulcers.
  • apico-alveolar — articulated with the apex of the tongue touching or near the alveolar ridge, as (t), (z), (n), and (l)
  • apocryphalness — the quality of being apocryphal
  • apologetically — containing an apology or excuse for a fault, failure, insult, injury, etc.: An apologetic letter to his creditors explained the delay.
  • apoplectically — of or relating to apoplexy or stroke.
  • aposematically — in an aposematic manner
  • apothegmatical — Relating to, or in the manner of, an apothegm; sententious; pithy.
  • applicableness — applying or capable of being applied; relevant; suitable; appropriate: an applicable rule; a solution that is applicable to the problem.
  • appreciational — gratitude; thankful recognition: They showed their appreciation by giving him a gold watch.
  • appreciatively — feeling or showing appreciation: an appreciative audience at the concert.
  • aquifoliaceous — related to the Aquifoliaceae family of plants, the only living genus of which is the holly (Ilex) genus
  • arabic numeral — one of the symbols 0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9 (opposed to Roman numerals)
  • arborsculpture — The art and craft technique of growing and shaping tree trunks.
  • archaeological — of or relating to archaeology.
  • archaeologists — Plural form of archaeologist.
  • archaeozoology — the analysis and interpretation of animal remains found at archaeological sites
  • archencephalon — the primitive forebrain region of the embryo, anterior to the notochord, that gives rise to the midbrain and forebrain.
  • archetypically — the original pattern or model from which all things of the same kind are copied or on which they are based; a model or first form; prototype.
  • archgenethliac — the person most proficient at casting horoscopes
  • archiepiscopal — of or associated with an archbishop
  • arctic redpoll — a finch, Carduelis hornemanni, of the family Fringillidae, which breeds in tundra birch forest
  • area pellucida — the translucent central area of the blastoderm of birds and reptiles within which the embryo develops.
  • area vasculosa — that part of the area opaca in which the blood cells and vessels are formed.
  • areal velocity — a measure of the velocity of one celestial body in orbit about another, equal to the area swept out per unit time by the vector joining the two bodies.
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