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When pain and anguish wring the brow. Sir W. Scott.
7. (Numis.) An ancient gold coin of England, bearing the figure of the archangel Michael. It varied in value from 6s. 8d. to 10s.
Amer. Cyc.
5 Angel is sometimes used adjectively; as, angel grace; angel whiteness.
w bed, a bed without posts. P w fish. (Zol.) (a) A species of shark (Sq??tina angelus) from six to eight feet long, found on the coasts of Europe and North America. It takes its name from its pectoral fins, which are very large and extend horizontally like wings when spread. (b) One of several species of compressed, bright colored fishes warm seas, belonging to the family, Chtodontid. P w gold, standard gold. [Obs.] Fuller. P w shark. See Angel fish. P w shot (Mil.), a kind of chain shot. P w water, a perfumed liquid made at first chiefly from angelica; afterwards containing rose, myrtle, and orangePflower waters, with ambergris, etc. [Obs.]
An6gelOage (?), n. Existence or state of angels. An6gelOet (?), n. [OF. angelet.] A small gold coin formerly current in England; a half angel.
Eng. Cyc.
An6gel fish. See under Angel.
An6gelOhood (?), n. The state of being an angel; angelic nature.
Mrs. Browning.
{ AnOgel6ic (?), AnOgel6icOal (?), } a. [L. angelicus, Gr. ?: cf. F. anglique.] Belonging to, or proceeding from, angels; resembling, characteristic of, or partaking of the nature of, an angel; heavenly; divine. =Angelic harps.8 Thomson.=Angelical actions.8 Hooker.
The union of womanly tenderness and angelic patience. Macaulay.
Angelic Hymn, a very ancient hymn of the Christian Church; P so called from its beginning with the song of the heavenly host recorded in Luke ii. 14.
AnOgel6ic, a. [From Angelica.] (Chem.) Of or derived from angelica; as, angelic acid; angelic ether. w acid, an acid obtained from angelica and some other plants.
AnOgel6iOca (?), n. [NL. See Angelic.] (Bot.) 1. An aromatic umbelliferous plant (Archangelica officinalis or Angelica archangelica) the leaf stalks of which are sometimes candied and used in confectionery, and the roots and seeds as an aromatic tonic.
2. The candied leaf stalks of ~.
w tree, a thorny North American shrub (Aralia spinosa), called also Hercules’ club.
AnOgel6icOalOly (?), adv. Like an angel. AnOgel6icOalOness, n. The quality of being angelic; excellence more than human.
AnOgel6iOfy (?), v. t. To make like an angel; to angelize. [Obs.]
Farindon (1647).
An6gelOize (?), v. t. To raise to the state of an angel; to render angelic.
It ought not to be our object to angelize, nor to brutalize, but to humanize man.
W. Taylor.
An6gelOlike7 (?), a. & adv. Resembling an angel. An7gelOol6aOtry (?), n. [Gr. ? angel + ? service, worship.] Worship paid to angels.
An7gelOol6oOgy (?), n. [L. angelus, Gr. ? + Ology.] A discourse on angels, or a body of doctrines in regard to angels.
The same mythology commanded the general consent; the same angelology, demonology.
An7gelOoph6aOny (?), n. [Gr. ? angel + ? to appear.] The actual appearance of an angel to man.
An6geOlot (?), n. [F. angelot, LL. angelotus, angellotus, dim. of angelus. See Angel.] 1. A French gold coin of the reign of Louis XI., bearing the image of St. Michael; also, a piece coined at Paris by the English under Henry VI. [Obs.]
2. An instrument of music, of the lute kind, now disused. Johnson. R. Browning.
3. A sort of small, rich cheese, made in Normandy. X An6geOlus (?), n. [L.] (R. C. Ch.) (a) A form of devotion in which three Ave Marias are repeated. It is said at morning, noon, and evening, at the sound of a bell. (b) The Angelus bell.
An6ger (?), n. [OE. anger, angre, affliction, ~, fr. Icel. angr affliction, sorrow; akin to Dan. anger regret, Swed. nger regret, AS. ange oppressed, sad, L. angor a strangling, anguish, angere to strangle, Gr. ? to strangle, Skr. amhas pain, and to. anguish, anxious, quinsy, and perh. awe, ugly. The word seems to have orig. meant to choke, squeeze. ?.] 1. Trouble; vexation; also, physical pain or smart of a sore, etc. [Obs.]
I made the experiment, setting the moxa where… the greatest anger and soreness still continued. Temple.
2. A strong passion or emotion of displeasure or antagonism, excited by a real or supposed injury or insult to one’s self or others, or by the intent to do such injury. Anger is like
A full not horse, who being allowed his way, SelfPmettle tires him.
Syn. – Resentment; wrath; rage; fury; passion; ire gall; choler; indignation; displeasure; vexation; grudge; spleen. P Anger, Indignation, Resentment, Wrath, Ire, Rage, Fury. Anger is a feeling of keen displeasure (usually with a desire to punish) for what we regard as wrong toward ourselves or others. It may be excessive or misplaced, but is not necessarily criminal. Indignation is a generous outburst of ~ in view of things which are indigna, or unworthy to be done, involving what is mean, cruel, flagitious, etc., in character or conduct. Resentment is often a moody feeling, leading one to brood over his supposed personal wrongs with a deep and lasting ~. See Resentment. Wrath and ire (the last poetical) express the feelings of one who is bitterly provoked. Rage is a vehement ebullition of ~; and fury is an excess of rage, amounting almost to madness. Warmth of constitution often gives rise to anger; a high sense of honor creates indignation at crime; a man of quick sensibilities is apt to cherish resentment; the wrath and ire of men are often connected with a haughty and vindictive spirit; rage and fury are distempers of the soul to be regarded only with abhorrence. An6ger (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Angered (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Angering.] [Cf. Icel. angra.] 1. To make painful; to cause to smart; to inflame. [Obs.]
He… angereth malign ulcers.
2. To excite to ~; to enrage; to provoke. Taxes and impositions… which rather angered than grieved the people.
An6gerOly, adv. Angrily. [Obs.or Poetic] Why, how now, Hecate! you look angerly.
An6geOvine (?), a. [F. Angevin.] Of or pertaining to Anjou in France. P n. A native of Anjou.
X An7giOen6chyOma (?), n. [Gr. ? receptacle + ?. Formed like Parenchyma.] (Bot.) Vascular tissue of plants, consisting of spiral vessels, dotted, barred, and pitted ducts, and laticiferous vessels.
X AnOgi6na (?), n. [L., fr. angere to strangle, to choke. See Anger, n.] (Med.) Any inflammatory affection of the throat or faces, as the quinsy, malignant sore throat, croup, etc., especially such as tends to produce suffocation, choking, or shortness of breath. w pectoris (?), a peculiarly painful disease, so named from a sense of suffocating contraction or tightening of the lower part of the chest; P called also breast pang, spasm of the chest.
{ An6giOnous (?), An6giOnose7 (?), } a. (Med.) Pertaining to angina or angina pectoris.
An6giOoO (?). [Gr. ? vessel receptacle.] A prefix, or combining form, in numerous compounds, usually relating to seed or blood vessels, or to something contained in, or covered by, a vessel.
An7giOoOcar6pous (?), a. [AngioO + Gr. ? fruit.] (Bot.)(a) Having fruit inclosed within a covering that does not form a part of itself; as, the filbert covered by its husk, or the acorn seated in its cupule. Brande & C. (b) Having the seeds or spores covered, as in certain lichens. Gray.
An7giOof6raOphy (?), n. [AngioO + Ography: cf. F. angiographie.] (Anat.) A description of blood vessels and lymphatics.
An7giOol6oOgy (?), n. [AngioO + Ology.] (Anat.) That part of anatomy which treats of blood vessels and lymphatics. X An7giOo6ma (?), n. [AngioO + Ooma.] (Med.) A tumor composed chiefly of dilated blood vessels. An7giOoOmon7oOsper6mous (?), a. [AngioO + monospermous.] (Bot.) Producing one seed only in a seed pod. An6giOoOscope (?), n. [AngioO + Oscope.] An instrument for examining the capillary vessels of animals and plants. Morin.
An6giOoOsperm (?), n. [AngioO + Gr. ?, ?, seed.] (Bot.) A plant which has its seeds inclosed in a pericarp. 5 The term is restricted to exogenous plants, and applied to one of the two grand divisions of these species, the other division including gymnosperms, or those which have naked seeds. The oak, apple, beech, etc., are angiosperms, while the pines, spruce, hemlock, and the allied varieties, are gymnosperms.
An7giOoOsper6maOtous (?), a. (Bot.) Same as Angiospermous. An7giOoOsper6mous (?), a. (Bot.) Having seeds inclosed in a pod or other pericarp.
An7giOos6poOrous (?), a. [AngioO + spore.] (Bot.) Having spores contained in cells or thec, as in the case of some fungi.
An7giOos6toOmous (?), a. [AngioO + Gr. ? mouth.] (Zol.) With a narrow mouth, as the shell of certain gastropods. An7giOot6oOmy (?), n. [AngioO + Gr. ? a cutting.] (Anat.) Dissection of the blood vessels and lymphatics of the body. Dunglison.
An6gle (?), n. [F. angle, L. angulus angle, corner; akin to uncus hook, Gr. ? bent, crooked, angular, ? a bend or hollow, AS. angel hook, fishO

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hook, G. angel, and F. anchor.] 1. The inclosed space near the point where two lines; a corner; a nook. Into the utmost angle of the world.
To search the tenderest angles of the heart. Milton.
2. (Geom.) (a) The figure made by. two lines which meet. (b) The difference of direction of two lines. In the lines meet, the point of meeting is the vertex of the angle. 3. A projecting or sharp corner; an angular fragment. Though but an angle reached him of the stone. Dryden.
4. (Astrol.) A name given to four of the twelve astrological =houses.8 [Obs.]
5. [AS. angel.] A fishhook; tackle for catching fish, consisting of a line, hook, and bait, with or without a rod. Give me mine angle: we ‘ll to the river there. Shak.
A fisher next his trembling angle bears. Pope.
Acute angle, one less than a right angle, or less than 900. P Adjacent or Contiguous angles, such as have one leg common to both angles. P Alternate angles. See Alternate. P Angle bar. (a) (Carp.) An upright bar at the angle where two faces of a polygonal or bay window meet. Knight. (b) (Mach.) Same as Angle iron. P Angle bead (Arch.), a bead worked on or fixed to the angle of any architectural work, esp. for protecting an angle of a wall. P Angle brace, Angle tie (Carp.), a brace across an interior angle of a wooden frame, forming the hypothenuse and securing the two side pieces together. Knight. P Angle iron (Mach.), a rolled bar or plate of iron having one or more angles, used for forming the corners, or connecting or sustaining the sides of an iron structure to which it is riveted. P Angle leaf (Arch.), a detail in the form of a leaf, more or less conventionalized, used to decorate and sometimes to strengthen an angle. P Angle meter, an instrument for measuring angles, esp. for ascertaining the dip of strata. P Angle shaft (Arch.), an enriched angle bead, often having a capital or base, or both. P Curvilineal angle, one formed by two curved lines. P External angles, angles formed by the sides of any rightPlined figure, when the sides are produced or lengthened. P Facial angle. See under Facial. P Internal angles, those which are within any rightPlined figure. P Mixtilineal angle, one formed by a right line with a curved line. P Oblique angle, one acute or obtuse, in opposition to a right angle. P Obtuse angle, one greater than a right angle, or more than 900. P Optic angle. See under Optic. P Rectilineal or RightPlined angle, one formed by two right lines. P Right angle, one formed by a right line falling on another perpendicularly, or an angle of 900 (measured by a quarter circle). P Solid angle, the figure formed by the meeting of three or more plane angles at one point. P Spherical angle, one made by the meeting of two arcs of great circles, which mutually cut one another on the surface of a globe or sphere. P Visual angle, the angle formed by two rays of light, or two straight lines drawn from the extreme points of an object to the center of the eye. P For Angles of commutation, draught, incidence, reflection, refraction, position, repose, fraction, see Commutation, Draught, Incidence, Reflection, Refraction, etc. An6gle (?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Angled (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Angling (?).] 1. To fish with an angle (fishhook), or with hook and line.
2. To use some bait or artifice; to intrigue; to scheme; as, to angle for praise.
The hearts of all that he did angle for. Shak.
An6gle, v. t. To try to gain by some insinuating artifice; to allure. [Obs.] =He angled the people’s hearts.8 Sir P. Sidney.
An6gled (?), a. Having an angle or angles; P used in compounds; as, rightPangled, manyPangled, etc. The thrice threePangled beechnut shell.
Bp. Hall.
An6gleOme7ter (?), n. [Angle + Ometer.] An instrument to measure angles, esp. one used by geologists to measure the dip of strata.
An6gler (?), n. 1. One who angles.
2. (Zol.) A fish (Lophius piscatorius), of Europe and America, having a large, broad, and depressed head, with the mouth very large. Peculiar appendages on the head are said to be used to entice fishes within reach. Called also fishing frog, frogfish, toadfish, goosefish, allmouth, monkfish, etc.
An6gles (?), n. pl. [L. Angli. See Anglican.] (Ethnol.) An ancient Low German tribe, that settled in Britain, which came to be called EnglaPland (Angleland or England). The Angles probably came from the district of Angeln (now within the limits of Schleswig), and the country now Lower Hanover, etc.
An6gleOsite (?), n. [From the Isle of Anglesea.] (Min.) A native sulphate of lead. It occurs in white or yellowish transparent, prismatic crystals.
An6gleOwise7 (?), adv. [Angle + wise, OE. wise manner.] In an angular manner; angularly.
An6gleOworm7 (?), n. (Zol.) A earthworm of the genus Lumbricus, frequently used by anglers for bait. See Earthworm.
An6gliOan (?), a. Of or pertaining to the Angles. P n. One of the Angles.
An6glic (?), a. Anglian.
An6gliOcan (?), a. [Angli the Angles, a Germanic tribe in Lower Germany. Cf. English.] 1. English; of or pertaining to England or the English nation; especially, pertaining to, or connected with, the established church of England; as, the Anglican church, doctrine, orders, ritual, etc. 2. Pertaining to, characteristic of, or held by, the high church party of the Church of England.
An6gliOcan (?), n. 1. A member of the Church of England. Whether Catholics, Anglicans, or Calvinists. Burke.
2. In a restricted sense, a member of the High Church party, or of the more advanced ritualistic section, in the Church of England.
An6gliOcanOism (?), n. 1. Strong partiality to the principles and rites of the Church of England. 2. The principles of the established church of England; also, in a restricted sense, the doctrines held by the highPchurch party.
3. Attachment to England or English institutions. X An6gliOce (?), adv. [NL.] In English; in the English manner; as, Livorno, Anglice Leghorn.
AnOglic6iOfy (?), v. t. [NL. Anglicus English + Ofly.] To anglicize. [R.]
An6gliOcism (?), n. [Cf. F. anglicisme.] 1. An English idiom; a phrase or form language peculiar to the English. Dryden.
2. The quality of being English; an English characteristic, custom, or method.
AnOgic6iOty (?), n. The state or quality of being English. An7gliOciOza6tion (?), n. The act of anglicizing, or making English in character.
An6gliOcize (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Anglicized (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Anglicizing.] To make English; to English; to anglify; render conformable to the English idiom, or to English analogies.
An6gliOfy (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Anglified (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Anglifying.] [L. Angli + Ofly.] To convert into English; to anglicize.
Franklin. Darwin.
An6gling (?), n. The act of one who angles; the art of fishing with rod and line.
An6gloP (?). [NL. Anglus English. See Anglican.] A combining form meaning the same as English; or English and, or English conjoined with; as, AngloPTurkish treaty, AngloPGerman, AngloPIrish.
AngloPAmerican, a. Of or pertaining to the English and Americans, or to the descendants of Englishmen in America. P n. A descendant from English ancestors born in America, or the United States.
AngloPDanish, a. Of or pertaining to the English and Danes, or to the Danes who settled in England.
AngloPIndian, a. Of or pertaining to the English in India, or to the English and East Indian peoples or languages. P n. One of the ^ race born or resident in the East Indies. AngloPNorman, a. Of or pertaining to the ^ and Normans, or to the Normans who settled in England. P n. One of the ^ Normans, or the Normans who conquered England. AngloPSaxon. See AngloPSaxon in the Vocabulary. An6gloPCath6oOlic , a,. Of or pertaining to a church modeled on the English Reformation; Anglican; P sometimes restricted to the ritualistic or High Church section of the Church of England.
An6gloPCath6oOlic, n. A member of the Church of England who contends for its catholic character; more specifically, a High Churchman.
An6gloOma6niOa (?), n. [AngloO + mania.] A mania for, or an inordinate attachment to, English customs, institutions, etc.
An7gloOma6niOac, n. One affected with Anglomania. An7gloOpho6biOa (?), n. [AngloO + Gr. ? fear.] Intense dread of, or aversion to, England or the English. P An6gloOphobe (?), n.
An6gloOSax6on (?), n. [L. AngliPSaxones English Saxons.] 1. A Saxon of Britain, that is, an English Saxon, or one the Saxons who settled in England, as distinguished from a continental (or =Old8) Saxon.
2. pl. The Teutonic people (Angles, Saxons, Jutes) of England, or the English people, collectively, before the Norman Conquest.
It is quite correct to call thelstan =King of the AngloPSaxons,8 but to call this or that subject of thelstan =an AngloPSaxon8 is simply nonsense.
E. A. Freeman.
3. The language of the ^ people before the Conquest (sometimes called Old English). See Saxon. 4. One of the race or people who claim descent from the Saxons, Angles, or other Teutonic tribes who settled in England; a person of English descent in its broadest sense. An6gloPSax6on, a. Of or pertaining to the AngloPSaxons or their language.
An6gloPSax6onOdom (?), n. The AngloPSaxon domain (i. e., Great Britain and the United States, etc.); the AngloPSaxon race.
An6gloPSax6onOism (?), n. 1. A characteristic of the AngloPSaxon race; especially, a word or an idiom of the AngloPSaxon tongue.
M. Arnold.
2. The quality or sentiment of being AngloPSaxon, or ^ in its ethnological sense.
AnOgo6la (?), n. [A corruption of Angora.] A fabric made from the wool of the Angora goat.
AnOgo6la pea7 (?). (Bot.) A tropical plant (Cajanus indicus) and its edible seed, a kind of pulse; P so called from Angola in Western Africa. Called also pigeon pea and Congo pea.
X An6gor , n. [L. See Anger.] (Med.) Great anxiety accompanied by painful constriction at the upper part of the belly, often with palpitation and oppression. AnOgo6ra (?), n. A city of Asia Minor (or Anatolia) which has given its name to a goat, a cat, etc. w cat (Zol.), a variety of the domestic cat with very long and silky hair, generally of the brownish white color. Called also Angola cat. See Cat. P w goat(Zol.), a variety of the domestic goat, reared for its long silky hair, which is highly prized for manufacture.
An7gosOtu6ra bark6 (?). From Angostura, in Venezuela.] An aromatic bark used as a tonic, obtained from a South American of the rue family (Galipea cusparia, or officinalis).
U. S. Disp.
X An7gou7mois6 moth6 (?; 115). [So named from Angoumois in France.] (Zol.) A small moth (Gelechia cerealella) which is very destructive to wheat and other grain. The larva eats out the inferior of the grain, leaving only the shell. An6griOly (?), adv. In an angry manner; under the influence of anger.
An6griOness, n. The quality of being angry, or of being inclined to anger.
Such an angriness of humor that we take fire at everything. Whole Duty of Man.
An6gry (?), a. [Compar. Angrier (?); superl. Angriest.] [See Anger.] 1. Troublesome; vexatious; rigorous. [Obs.] God had provided a severe and angry education to chastise the forwardness of a young spirit.
Jer. Taylor.
2. Inflamed and painful, as a sore. 3. Touched with anger; under the emotion of anger; feeling resentment; enraged; P followed generally by with before a person, and at before a thing.
Be not grieved, nor angry with yourselves. Gen. xlv. 5.
Wherefore should God be angry at thy voice? Eccles. v. 6.
4. Showing anger; proceeding from anger; acting as if moved by anger; wearing the marks of anger; as, angry words or tones; an angry sky; angry waves. =An angry countenance.8 Prov. xxv. 23.
5. Red. [R.]
Sweet rose, whose hue, angry and brave. Herbert.
6. Sharp; keen; stimulated. [R.]
I never ate with angrier appetite.
Syn. – Passionate; resentful; irritated; irascible; indignant; provoked; enraged; incensed; exasperated; irate; hot; raging; furious; wrathful; wroth; choleric; inflamed; infuriated.
An6guiOform (?), a. [L. angius snake + Oform.] SnakePshaped. AnOguil6liOform (?), a. [L. anguilla eel (dim. of anguis snake) + Oform.] EelPshaped.
5 The =Anguillformes8 of Cuvier are fishes related to thee eel.
An6guine (?), a. [L. anguinus, fr. anguis snake.] Of, pertaining to, or resembling, a snake or serpent. =The anguine or snakelike reptiles.8
AnOquin6eOal (?), a. Anguineous.
AnOguin6eOous (?), a. [L. anguineus.] Snakelike. An6guish (?), n. [OE. anguishe, anguise, angoise, F. angoisse, fr. L. angustia narrowness, difficulty, distress, fr. angustus narrow, difficult, fr. angere to press together. See Anger.] Extreme pain, either of body or mind; excruciating distress.
But they hearkened not unto Moses for anguish of spirit, and for cruel bondage.
Ex. vi. 9.
Anguish as of her that bringeth forth her first child. Jer. iv. 31.
Rarely used in the plural: P
Ye miserable people, you must go to God in anguishes, and make your prayer to him.
Syn. – Agony; pang; torture; torment. See Agony. An6guish, v. t. [Cf. F. angoisser, fr. L. angustiare.] To distress with extreme pain or grief. [R.] Temple.
An6guOlar (?), a. [L. angularis, fr. angulus angle, corner. See Angle.] 1. Relating to an angle or to angles; having an angle or angles; forming an angle or corner; sharpPcornered; pointed; as, an angular figure.
2. Measured by an angle; as, angular distance. 3. Fig.: Lean; lank; rawPboned; ungraceful; sharp and stiff in character; as, remarkably angular in his habits and appearance; an angular female.
w aperture, w distance. See Aperture, Distance. P w motion, the motion of a body about a fixed point or fixed axis, as of a planet or pendulum. It is equal to the angle passed over at the point or axis by a line drawn to the body. P w point, the point at which the sides of the angle meet; the vertex. P w velocity, the ratio of ~ motion to the time employed in describing.
An6guOlar, n. (Anat.) A bone in the base of the lower jaw of many birds, reptiles, and fishes.
An7guOlar6iOty (?), n. The quality or state of being angular; angularness.
An6guOlarOly (?), adv. In an angular manner; with of at angles or corners.
B. Jonson.
An6guOlarOness, n. The quality of being angular. { An6guOlate (?), An6guOla7ted (?), } a. [L. angulatus, p. p. of angulare to make angular.] Having angles or corners; angled; as, angulate leaves.
An6guOlate (?), v. t. To make angular. An7guOla6tion (?), n. A making angular; angular formation. Huxley.
An6guOloPden6tate (?), a. [L. angulus angle + dens, dentis, tooth.] (Bot.) Angularly toothed, as certain leaves. An6guOlom6eOter (?), n. [L. angulus angle + Ometer.] An instrument for measuring external angles. An6guOlose7 (?), a. Angulous. [R.]
An7guOlos6iOty (?), n. A state of being angulous or angular. [Obs.]
An6guOlous (?), a. [L. angulosus: cf. F. anguleux.] Angular; having corners; hooked. [R.]
Held together by hooks and angulous involutions. Glanvill.
AnOgust6 (?), a. [L. angustus. See Anguish.] Narrow; strait. [Obs.]
AnOgus6tate (?), a. [L. angustatus, p. p. of angustare to make narrow.] Narrowed.
An7gusOta6tion (?), n. The act or making narrow; a straitening or contacting.

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{ AnOgus7tiOfo6liOate (?), AnOgus7tiOfo6liOous (?), } a. [L. angustus narrow (see Anguish) + folium leaf.] (Bot.) Having narrow leaves.
An7gusOtu6ra bark7 (?). See Angostura bark. X An7gwanOti6bo (?), n. (Zol.) A small lemuroid mammal (Arctocebus Calabarensis) of Africa. It has only a rudimentary tail.
AnOhang6 (?), v. t. [AS. onhangian.] To hang. [Obs.] Chaucer.
An7harOmon6ic (?), a. [F. anharmonique, fr. Gr. ? priv. + ? harmonic.] (Math.) Not harmonic.
The ~ function or ratio of four points abcd on a straight line is the quantity ? : ?, where the segments are to regarded as plus or minus, according to the order of the letters.
An7heOla6tion (?), n. [L. anhelatio, fr. anhelare to pant; an (perh. akin to E. on) + halare to breathe: cf. F. anhlation.] Short and rapid breathing; a panting; asthma. Glanvill.
AnOhele6 (?), v. i. [Cf. OF. aneler, anheler. See Anhelation.] To pant; to be breathlessly anxious or eager (for). [Obs.]
They anhele… for the fruit of our convocation. Latimer.
An6heOlose (?), a. Anhelous; panting. [R.] AnOhe6lous (?), a. [L. anhelus.] Short of breath; panting. X An6hiOma (?), n. [Brazilian name.] A South American aquatic bird; the horned screamer or kamichi (Palamedea cornuta). See Kamichi.
X AnOhin6ga (?), n. [Pg.] (Zol.) An aquatic bird of the southern United States (Platus anhinga); the darter, or snakebird.
AnOhis6tous (?), a. [Gr. ? priv. + ? web, tissue: cf. F. anhiste.] (Biol.) Without definite structure; as, an anhistous membrane.
AnOhun6gered (?), a. Ahungered; longing. [Archaic] AnOhy6dride (?), n. [See Anhydrous.] (Chem.) An oxide of a nonmetallic body or an organic radical, capable of forming an acid by uniting with the elements of water; P so called because it may be formed from an acid by the abstraction of water.
AnOhy6drite (?), n. [See Anhydrous.] (Min.) A mineral of a white a slightly bluish color, usually massive. It is anhydrous sulphate of lime, and differs from gypsum in not containing water (whence the name).
AnOhy6drous (?), a. [Gr. ? wanting water; ? priv. + ? water.] Destitute of water; as, anhydrous salts or acids. X A6ni (?) or X A6no (?), n. [Native name.] (Zol.) A black bird of tropical America, the West Indies and Florida (Crotophaga ani), allied to the cuckoos, and remarkable for communistic nesting.
X An6iOcut, X An6niOcut (?), n. [Tamil anai kattu dam building.] A dam or mole made in the course of a stream for the purpose of regulating the flow of a system of irrigation. [India]
Brande & C.
AnOid7iOmat6icOal (?), a. [Gr. ? priv. + E. idiomatical.] Not idiomatic. [R.]
{ An6iOent , An7iOen6tise (?), } v. t. [OF. anientir, F. anantir.] To frustrate; to bring to naught; to annihilate. [Obs.]
AOnigh6 (?), prep. & adv. [Pref. aO + nigh.] Nigh. [Archaic] { AOnight6 (?), AOnights6 (?), } adv. [OE. on night. [Archaic]
Does he hawk anights still?
An6il (?), n. [F. anil, Sp. anFl, or Pg. anil; all fr. Ar. anPnFl, for alPnFl the indigo plant, fr. Skr. nFla dark blue, nFlF indigo, indigo plant. Cf. Lilac.] (Bot.) A West Indian plant (Indigofera anil), one of the original sources of indigo; also, the indigo dye.
An6ile (?), a. [L. anilis, fr. anus an old woman.] OldPwomanish; imbecile. =Anile ideas.8
An6ileOness (?), n. Anility. [R.]
AnOil6ic (?), a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, or obtained from, anil; indigotic; P applied to an acid formed by the action of nitric acid on indigo. [R.]
An6iOlide (?), n. (Chem.) One of a class of compounds which may be regarded as amides in which more or less of the hydrogen has been replaced by phenyl.
An6iOline (?; 277), n. [See Anil.] (Chem.) An organic base belonging to the phenylamines. It may be regarded as ammonia in which one hydrogen atom has been replaced by the radical phenyl. It is a colorless, oily liquid, originally obtained from indigo by distillation, but now largely manufactured from coal tar or nitrobenzene as a base from which many brilliant dyes are made.
An6iOline, a. Made from, or of the nature of, ~. AOnil6iOty (?), n. [L. anilitas. See Anile.] The state of being and old woman; oldPwomanishness; dotage. =Marks of anility.8
An7iOmadOver6sal (?), n. The faculty of perceiving; a percipient. [Obs.]
Dr. H. More.
An7iOmadOver6sion (?), n. [L. animadversio, fr. animadvertere: cf. F. animadversion. See Animadvert.] 1. The act or power of perceiving or taking notice; direct or simple perception. [Obs.]
The soul is the sole percipient which hath animadversion and sense, properly so called.
2. Monition; warning. [Obs.]
3. Remarks by way of criticism and usually of censure; adverse criticism; reproof; blame.
He dismissed their commissioners with severe and sharp animadversions.
4. Judicial cognizance of an offense; chastisement; punishment. [Archaic] =Divine animadversions.8 Wesley.
Syn. – Stricture; criticism; censure; reproof; blame; comment.
An7iOmadOver6sive (?), a. Having the power of perceiving; percipient. [Archaic]
I do not mean there is a certain number of ideas glaring and shining to the animadversive faculty.
An7iOmadOvert6 (?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Animadverted; p. pr. & vb. n. Animadverting.] [L. animadvertere; animus mind + advertere to turn to; ad to + vertere to turn.] 1. To take notice; to observe; P commonly followed by that. Dr. H. More.
2. To consider or remark by way of criticism or censure; to express censure; P with on or upon.
I should not animadvert on him… if he had not used extreme severity in his judgment of the incomparable Shakespeare. Dryden.
3. To take cognizance judicially; to inflict punishment. [Archaic]
Syn. – To remark; comment; criticise; censure. An7iOmadOvert6er (?), n. One who animadverts; a censurer; also [Obs.], a chastiser.
An6iOmal (?), n. [L., fr. anima breath, soul: cf. F. animal. See Animate.] 1. An organized living being endowed with sensation and the power of voluntary motion, and also characterized by taking its food into an internal cavity or stomach for digestion; by giving carbonic acid to the air and taking oxygen in the process of respiration; and by increasing in motive power or active aggressive force with progress to maturity.
2. One of the lower animals; a brute or beast, as distinguished from man; as, men and animals. An6iOmal, a. [Cf. F. animal.] 1. Of or relating to animals; as, animal functions.
2. Pertaining to the merely sentient part of a creature, as distinguished from the intellectual, rational, or spiritual part; as, the animal passions or appetites. 3. Consisting of the flesh of animals; as, animal food. w magnetism. See Magnetism and Mesmerism. P w electricity, the electricity developed in some animals, as the electric eel, torpedo, etc. P w flower (Zol.), a name given to certain marine animals resembling a flower, as any species of actinia or sea anemone, and other Anthozoa, hydroids, starfishes, etc. P w heat (Physiol.), the heat generated in the body of a living ~, by means of which the ~ is kept at nearly a uniform temperature. P w spirits. See under Spirit. P w kingdom, the whole class of being endowed with ~ life. It embraces several subkingdoms, and under these there are Classes, Orders, Families, Genera, Species, and sometimes intermediate groupings, all in regular subordination, but variously arranged by different writers. The following are the grand divisions, or subkingdoms, and the principal classes under them, generally recognized at the present time: P
Vertebrata, including Mammalia or Mammals, Aves or Birds, Reptilia, Amphibia, Pisces or Fishes, Marsipobranchiata (Craniota); and Leptocardia (Acrania).
Tunicata, including the Thaliacea, and Ascidioidea or Ascidians.
Articulata or Annulosa, including Insecta, Myriapoda, Malacapoda, Arachnida, Pycnogonida, Merostomata, Crustacea (Arthropoda); and Annelida, Gehyrea (Anarthropoda). Helminthes or Vermes, including Rotifera, Chtognatha, Nematoidea, Acanthocephala, Nemertina, Turbellaria, Trematoda, Cestoidea, Mesozea.
Molluscoidea, including Brachiopoda and Bryozoa. Mollusca, including Cephalopoda, Gastropoda, Pteropoda, Scaphopoda, Lamellibranchiata or Acephala. Echinodermata, including Holothurioidea, Echinoidea, Asterioidea, Ophiuroidea, and Crinoidea. C?lenterata, including Anthozoa or Polyps, Ctenophora, and Hydrozoa or Acalephs.
Spongiozoa or Porifera, including the sponges. Protozoa, including Infusoria and Rhizopoda. For definitions, see these names in the Vocabulary. { An7iOmal6cuOlar (?), An7iOmal6cuOline (?), } a. Of, pertaining to, or resembling, animalcules. =Animalcular life.8
An7iOmal6cule (?), n. [As if fr. a L. animalculum, dim. of animal.] 1. A small animal, as a fly, spider, etc. [Obs.] Ray.
2. (Zol.) An animal, invisible, or nearly so, to the naked eye. See Infusoria.
5 Many of the soPcalled animalcules have been shown to be plants, having locomotive powers something like those of animals. Among these are Volvox, the Desmidiac, and the siliceous Diatomace.
Spermatic animalcules. See Spermatozoa. An7iOmal6cuOlism (?), n. [Cf. F. animalculisme.] (Biol.) The theory which seeks to explain certain physiological and pathological by means of animalcules.
An7iOmal6cuOlist (?), n. [Cf. F. animalculiste.] 1. One versed in the knowledge of animalcules.
2. A believer in the theory of animalculism. X An7iOmal6cuOlum (?), n.; pl. Animalcula (?). [NL. See Animalcule.] An animalcule.
5 Animalcul, as if from a Latin singular animalcula, is a barbarism.
An6iOmalOish (?), a. Like an animal. An6iOmalOism (?), n. [Cf. F. animalisme.] The state, activity, or enjoyment of animals; mere animal life without intellectual or moral qualities; sensuality. An7iOmal6iOty (?), n. [Cf. F. animalit.] Animal existence or nature.
An7OmalOiOza6tion (?), n. [Cf. F. animalisation.] 1. The act of animalizing; the giving of animal life, or endowing with animal properties.
2. Conversion into animal matter by the process of assimilation.
An6iOmalOize (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Animalized (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Animalizing.] [Cf. F. animaliser.] 1. To endow with the properties of an animal; to represent in animal form. Warburton.
2. To convert into animal matter by the processes of assimilation.
3. To render animal or sentient; to reduce to the state of a lower animal; to sensualize.
The unconscious irony of the Epicurean poet on the animalizing tendency of his own philosophy. Coleridge.
An6iOmalOly, adv. Physically.
G. Eliot.
An6iOmalOness, n. Animality. [R.]
An7iOmas6tic (?), a. [L. anima breath, life.] Pertaining to mind or spirit; spiritual.
An7iOmas6tic, n. Psychology. [Obs.] An6iOmate (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Animated; p. pr. & vb. n. Animating.] [L. animatus, p. p. of animare, fr. anima breath, soul; akin to animus soul, mind, Gr. ? wind, Skr. an to breathe, live, Goth. usPanan to expire (usO out), Icel. nd breath, anda to breathe, OHG. ando anger. Cf. Animal.] 1. To give natural life to; to make alive; to quicken; as, the soul animates the body.
2. To give powers to, or to heighten the powers or effect of; as, to animate a lyre.
3. To give spirit or vigor to; to stimulate or incite; to inspirit; to rouse; to enliven.
The more to animate the people, he stood on high… and cried unto them with a loud voice.
Syn. – To enliven; inspirit; stimulate; exhilarate; inspire; instigate; rouse; urge; cheer; prompt; incite; quicken; gladden.
An6iOmate (?), a. [L. animatus, p. p.] Endowed with life; alive; living; animated; lively.
The admirable structure of animate bodies. Bentley.
An6iOma7ted (?), a. Endowed with life; full of life or spirit; indicating animation; lively; vigorous. =Animated sounds.8 Pope. =Animated bust.8 Gray. =Animated descriptions.8 Lewis.
An6iOma7tedOly, adv. With animation. An6iOma7ter (?), n. One who animates.
De Quincey.
An6iOma6ting, a. Causing animation; lifePgiving; inspiriting; rousing. =Animating cries.8 Pope. P An6iOma7tingOly, adv.
An7iOma6tion (?), n. [L. animatio, fr. animare.] 1. The act of animating, or giving life or spirit; the state of being animate or alive.
The animation of the same soul quickening the whole frame. Bp. Hall.
Perhaps an inanimate thing supplies me, while I am speaking, with whatever I posses of animation.
2. The state of being lively, brisk, or full of spirit and vigor; vivacity; spiritedness; as, he recited the story with great animation.
Suspended ~, temporary suspension of the vital functions, as in persons nearly drowned.
Syn. – Liveliness; vivacity; spirit; buoyancy; airiness; sprightliness; promptitude; enthusiasm; ardor; earnestness; energy. See Liveliness.
An6iOmaOtive (?), aHaving the power of giving life or spirit.
An6iOma7tor (?), n. [L. animare.] One who, or that which, animates; an animater.
Sir T. Browne.
X A6niOme7 (?), a. [F., animated.] (Her.) Of a different tincture from the animal itself; P said of the eyes of a rapacious animal.
Brande & C.
X A6niOme (?), n. [F. anim animated (from the insects that are entrapped in it); or native name.] A resin exuding from a tropical American tree (Hymena courbaril), and much used by varnish makers.
An6iOmism (?), n. [Cf. F. animisme, fr. L. anima soul. See Animate.] 1. The doctrine, taught by Stahl, that the soul is the proper principle of life and development in the body. 2. The belief that inanimate objects and the phenomena of nature are endowed with personal life or a living soul; also, in an extended sense, the belief in the existence of soul or spirit apart from matter.
An6iOmist (?), n. [Cf. F. animiste.] One who maintains the doctrine of animism.
An7iOmis6tic (?), a. Of or pertaining to animism. Huxley. Tylor.
{ An7iOmose6 (?), An6iOmous (?), } a. [L. animosus, fr. animus soul, spirit, courage.] Full of spirit; hot; vehement; resolute. [Obs.]
An7iOmose6ness (?), n. Vehemence of temper. [Obs.] An7iOmos6iOty (?), n.; pl. Animosities (?). [F. animosit, fr. L. animositas. See Animose, Animate, v. t.] 1. Mere spiritedness or courage. [Obs.]
Such as give some proof of animosity, audacity, and execution, those she [the crocodile] loveth. Holland.
2. Violent hatred leading to active opposition; active enmity; energetic dislike.
Syn. – Enmity; hatred; opposition. P Animosity, Enmity. Enmity be dormant or concealed; animosity is active enmity, inflamed by collision and mutual injury between opposing parties. The animosities which were continually springing up among the clans in Scotland kept that kingdom in a state of turmoil and bloodshed for successive ages. The animosities which have been engendered among Christian sects have always been the reproach of the church.
Such [writings] s naturally conduce to inflame hatreds and make enmities irreconcilable.
[These] factions… never suspended their animosities till they ruined that unhappy government.
An6iOmus (?), n.; pl. Animi (?). [L., mind.] Animating spirit; intention; temper.
X w furandi [L.] (Law), intention of stealing. An6iOon (?), n. [Gr. ?, neut. ?, p. pr. of ? to go up; ? up + ? to go.] (Chem.)

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An electroPnegative element, or the element which, in electroPchemical decompositions, is evolved at the anode; P opposed to cation.
An6ise (?), n. [OE. anys, F. anis, L. anisum, anethum, fr. Gr. ?, ?.] 1. (Bot.) An umbelliferous plant (Pimpinella anisum) growing naturally in Egypt, and cultivated in Spain, Malta, etc., for its carminative and aromatic seeds. 2. The fruit or seeds of this plant.
An6iOseed (?), n. The seed of the anise; also, a cordial prepared from it. =Oil of aniseed.8
Brande & C.
X An7iOsette6 (?), n. [F.] A French cordial or liqueur flavored with anise seeds.
De Colange.
AOnis6ic (?), a. Of or derived from anise; as, anisic acid; anisic alcohol.
{ X An7iOsoOdac6tyOla (?), An7iOsoOdac6tyls (?), } n. pl. [NL. anisodactyla, fr. Gr. ? unequal (? priv. + ? equal) + ? finger.] (Zol.) (a) A group of herbivorous mammals characterized by having the hoofs in a single series around the foot, as the elephant, rhinoceros, etc. (b) A group of perching birds which are anisodactylous. An7iOsoOdac6tyOlous (?), (a) (Zol.) Characterized by unequal toes, three turned forward and one backward, as in most passerine birds.
An7iOsoOmer6ic (?), a. [Gr. ? unequal + ? part.] (Chem.) Not isomeric; not made of the same components in the same proportions.
An7iOsom6erOous (?), a. [See Anisomeric.] (Bot.) Having the number of floral organs unequal, as four petals and six stamens.
An7iOsoOmet6ric (?), a. [Gr. ? priv. + E. isometric.] Not isometric; having unsymmetrical parts; P said of crystals with three unequal axes.
An7iOsoOpet6alOous (?), a. [Gr. ? unequal + ? leaf.] (Bot.) Having unequal petals.
An7iOsoph6ylOlous (?), a. [Gr. ? unequal + ? leaf.] (Bot.) Having unequal leaves.
X An7iOsoOpleu6ra (?), n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? unequal + ? side.] (Zol.) A primary division of gastropods, including those having spiral shells. The two sides of the body are unequally developed.
X An7iOsop6oOda (?), n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? unequal + Opoda.] (Zol.) A division of Crustacea, which, in some its characteristics, is intermediate between Amphipoda and Isopoda.
An7iOsoOstem6oOnous (?), a. [Gr. ? unequal + ? warp, thread; ? to stand.] (Bot.) Having unequal stamens; having stamens different in number from the petals.
An7iOsoOsthen6ic (?), a. [Gr. ? unequal + ? strength.] Of unequal strength.
{ An6iOsoOtrope7 (?), An7iOsoOtrop6ic (?), } a. [Gr. ? unequal + ? a turning, ? to turn.] (Physics) Not isotropic; having different properties in different directions; thus, crystals of the isometric system are optically isotropic, but all other crystals are anisotropic.
An7iOsot6roOpous (?), a. Anisotropic. An6ker (?), n. [D. anker: cf. LL. anceria, ancheria.] A liquid measure in various countries of Europe. The Dutch anker, formerly also used in England, contained about 10 of the old wine gallons, or 8? imperial gallons. An6kerOite (?), n. [So called from Prof. Anker of Austria: cf. F. ankrite, G. ankerit.] (Min.) A mineral closely related to dolomite, but containing iron. An6kle (?), n. [OE. ancle, anclow, AS. ancleow; akin to Icel. kkla, kli, Dan. and Sw. ankel, D. enklaauw, enkel, G. enkel, and perh. OHG. encha, ancha thigh, shin: cf. Skr. anga limb, anguri finger. Cf. Haunch.] The joint which connects the foot with the leg; the tarsus. w bone, the bone of the ~; the astragalus. An6kled (?), a.Having ankles; P used in composition; as, wellPankled.
Beau. & Fl.
An6klet (?), n. An ornament or a fetter for the ankle; an ankle ring.
An6kyOlose (?), v. t. & i. Same as Anchylose. X An7kyOlo6sis (?), n. Same as Anchylosis. An6lace (?), n. [Origin unknown.] A broad dagger formerly worn at the girdle. [Written also anelace.] { Ann (?), An6nat (?), } n. [LL. annata income of a year, also, of half a year, fr. L. annus year: cf. F. annate annats.] (Scots Law) A half years’s stipend, over and above what is owing for the incumbency, due to a minister’s heirs after his decease.
X An6na (?), n. [Hindi >n>.] An East Indian money of account, the sixteenth of a rupee, or about 2? cents. An6nal (?), n. See Annals.
An6nalOist, n. [Cf. F. annaliste.] A writer of annals. The monks… were the only annalists in those ages. Hume.
An7nalOis6tic (?), a. Pertaining to, or after the manner of, an annalist; as, the dry annalistic style.=A stiff annalistic method.8
Sir G. C. Lewis.
An6nalOize (?), v. t. To record in annals. Sheldon.
An6nals (?), n. pl. [L. annalis (sc. liber), and more frequently in the pl. annales (sc. libri), chronicles, fr. annus year. Cf. Annual.] 1. A relation of events in chronological order, each event being recorded under the year in which it happened. =Annals the revolution.8 Macaulay. =The annals of our religion.8 Rogers. 2. Historical records; chronicles; history. The short and simple annals of the poor. Gray.
It was one of the most critical periods in our annals. Burke.
3. sing. The record of a single event or item. =In deathless annal.8
4. A periodic publication, containing records of discoveries, transactions of societies, etc.; =Annals of Science.8
Syn. – History. See History.
{ An6nats (?), An6nates (?), } n. pl. [See Ann.] (Eccl. Law) The first year’s profits of a spiritual preferment, anciently paid by the clergy to the pope; first fruits. In England, they now form a fund for the augmentation of poor livings.
AnOneal6 (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Annealed (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Annealing.] [OE. anelen to heat, burn, AS. an?lan; an on + ?lan to burn; also OE. anelen to enamel, prob. influenced by OF. neeler, nieler, to put a black enamel on gold or silver, F. nieller, fr. LL. nigellare to blacken, fr. L. nigellus blackish, dim. of niger black. Cf. Niello, Negro.] 1. To subject to great heat, and then cool slowly, as glass, cast iron, steel, or other metal, for the purpose of rendering it less brittle; to temper; to toughen. 2. To heat, as glass, tiles, or earthenware, in order to fix the colors laid on them.
AnOneal6er (?), n. One who, or that which, anneals. AnOneal6ing, n. 1. The process used to render glass, iron, etc., less brittle, performed by allowing them to cool very gradually from a high heat.
2. The burning of metallic colors into glass, earthenware, etc.
AnOnec6tent (?), a. [L. annectere to tie or bind to. See Annex.] Connecting; annexing.
{ An7neOlid (?), AnOnel6iOdan (?), } a. [F. annlide, fr. anneler to arrange in rings, OF. anel a ring, fr. L. anellus a ring, dim. of annulus a ring.] (Zol.) Of or pertaining to the Annelida. P n. One of the Annelida.
X AnOnel6iOda (?), n. pl. [NL. See Annelid.] (Zol.) A division of the Articulata, having the body formed of numerous rings or annular segments, and without jointed legs. The principal subdivisions are the Chtopoda, including the Oligochta or earthworms and Polychta or marine worms; and the Hirudinea or leeches. See Chtopoda. AnOnel6iOdous (?), a. (Zol.) Of the nature of an annelid. X An7nelOla6ta (?), n. pl. [NL.] (Zol.) See Annelida. An6neOloid (?), n. [F. annel ringed + Ooid.] (Zol.) An animal resembling an annelid.
AnOnex6 (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Annexed (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Annexing.] [F. annexer, fr. L. annexus, p. p. of annectere to tie or bind to; ad + nectere to tie, to fasten together, akin to Skr. nah to bind.] 1. To join or attach; usually to subjoin; to affix; to append; P followed by to. =He annexed a codicil to a will.8
2. To join or add, as a smaller thing to a greater. He annexed a province to his kingdom.
3. To attach or connect, as a consequence, condition, etc.; as, to annex a penalty to a prohibition, or punishment to guilt.
Syn. – To add; append; affix; unite; coalesce. See Add. AnOnex6, v. i. To join; to be united.
AnOnex6 (?), n. [F. annexe, L. annexus, neut. annexum, p. p. of annectere.] Something annexed or appended; as, an additional stipulation to a writing, a subsidiary building to a main building; a wing.
An7nexOa6tion (?), n. [Cf. F. annexation. See Annex, v. t.] 1. The act of annexing; process of attaching, adding, or appending; the act of connecting; union; as, the annexation of Texas to the United States, or of chattels to the freehold.
2. (a) (Law) The union of property with a freehold so as to become a fixture. Bouvier. (b) (Scots Law) The appropriation of lands or rents to the crown.
An7nexOa6tionOist, n. One who favors annexation. AnOnex6er (?), n. One who annexes.
AnOnex6ion (?), n. [L. annexio a tying to, connection: cf. F. annexion.] Annexation. [R.]
AnOnex6ionOist, n. An annexationist. [R.] AnOnex6ment (?), n. The act of annexing, or the thing annexed; appendage. [R.]
AnOni6hiOlaOble (?), a. Capable of being annihilated. AnOni6hiOlate (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Annihilated; p. pr. & vb. n. Annihilating.] [ L. annihilare; ad + nihilum, nihil, nothing, ne hilum (filum) not a thread, nothing at all. Cf. File, a row.] 1. To reduce to nothing or nonexistence; to destroy the existence of; to cause to cease to be. It impossible for any body to be utterly annihilated. Bacon.
2. To destroy the form or peculiar distinctive properties of, so that the specific thing no longer exists; as, to annihilate a forest by cutting down the trees. =To annihilate the army.8
3. To destroy or eradicate, as a property or attribute of a thing; to make of no effect; to destroy the force, etc., of; as, to annihilate an argument, law, rights, goodness. AnOni6hiOlate (?), a. Anhilated. [Archaic] Swift.
AnOni7hiOla6tion (?), n. [Cf. F. annihilation.] 1. The act of reducing to nothing, or nonexistence; or the act of destroying the form or combination of parts under which a thing exists, so that the name can no longer be applied to it; as, the annihilation of a corporation. 2. The state of being annihilated.
AnOni7hiOla6tionOist, n. (Theol.) One who believes that eternal punishment consists in annihilation or extinction of being; a destructionist.
AnOni6hiOlaOtive (?), a. Serving to annihilate; destructive. AnOni6hiOla7tor (?), n. One who, or that which, annihilates; as, a fire annihilator.
AnOni6hiOlaOtoOry (?), a. Annihilative. An7niOver6saOriOly (?), adv. Annually. [R.] Bp. Hall.
An7niOver6saOry (?), a. [L. anniversarius; annus year + vertere, versum, to turn: cf. F. anniversaire.] Returning with the year, at a stated time ? annual; yearly; as, an anniversary feast.
w day (R. C. Ch.). See Anniversary, n., 2. P w week, that week in the year in which the annual meetings of religious and benevolent societies are held in Boston and New York. [Eastern U. S.]
An7niOver6saOry, n. pl. Anniversaries (?). [Cf. F. anniversaire.] 1. The annual return of the day on which any notable event took place, or is wont to be celebrated; as, the anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. 2. (R. C. Ch.) The day on which Mass is said yearly for the soul of a deceased person; the commemoration of some sacred event, as the dedication of a church or the consecration of a pope.
3. The celebration which takes place on an anniversary day. Dryden.
An6niOverse (?), n. [L. anni versus the turning of a year.] Anniversary. [Obs.]

An6noOda7ted (?), a. [L. ad to + nodus a knot.] (Her.) Curved somewhat in the form of the letter S. Cussans.
X An6no Dom6iOni (?). [L., in the year of [our] Lord [Jesus Christ]; usually abbrev. a. d.] In the year of the Christian era; as, a. d. 1887.
AnOnom6iOnate (?), v. t. To name. [R.] AnOnom7iOna6tion (?), n. [L. annominatio. See Agnomination.] 1. Paronomasia; punning.
2. Alliteration. [Obs.]
An6noOtate (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Annotated; p. pr. & vb. n. Annotating.] [L. annotatus; p. p. of annotare to ~; ad + notare to mark, nota mark. See Note, n.] To explain or criticize by notes; as, to annotate the works of Bacon. An6noOtate, v. i. To make notes or comments; P with on or upon.
An7noOta6tion (?), n. [L. annotatio: cf. F. annotation.] A note, added by way of comment, or explanation; P usually in the plural; as, annotations on ancient authors, or on a word or a passage.
An7noOta6tionOist, n. An annotator. [R.] An6noOtaOtive (?), a. Characterized by annotations; of the nature of annotation.
An6noOta7tor (?), n. [L.] A writer of annotations; a commentator.
AnOno6taOtoOry (?), a. Pertaining to an annotator; containing annotations. [R.]
An6noOtine (?), n. [L. annotinus a year old.] (Zol.) A bird one year old, or that has once molted.
AnOnot6iOnous (?), a. [L. annotinus, fr. annus year.] (Bot.) A year old; in Yearly growths.
AnOnot6to (?), ArOnot6to (?), n. [Perh. the native name.] A red or yellowishPred dyeing material, prepared from the pulp surrounding the seeds of a tree (Bixa orellana) belonging to the tropical regions of America. It is used for coloring cheese, butter, etc. [Written also Anatto, Anatta, Annatto, Annotta, etc.]
AnOnounce6 (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Announced (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Announcing (?).] [OF. anoncier, F. annoncer, fr. L. annuntiare; ad + nuntiare to report, relate, nuntius messenger, bearer of news. See Nuncio, and cf. Annunciate.] 1. To give public notice, or first notice of; to make known; to publish; to proclaim.
Her [Q. Elizabeth’s] arrival was announced trough the country a peal of cannon from the ramparts. Gilpin.
2. To pronounce; to declare by judicial sentence. Publish laws, announce
Or life or death.
Syn. – To proclaim; publish; make known; herald; declare; promulgate. P To Publish, Announce, Proclaim, Promulgate. We publish what we give openly to the world, either by oral communication or by means of the press; as, to publish abroad the faults of our neighbors. We announce what we declare by anticipation, or make known for the first time; as, to announce the speedy publication of a book; to announce the approach or arrival of a distinguished personage. We proclaim anything to which we give the widest publicity; as, to proclaim the news of victory. We promulgate when we proclaim more widely what has before been known by some; as, to promulgate the gospel. AnOnounce6ment (?), n. The act of announcing, or giving notice; that which announces; proclamation; publication. AnOnoun6cer (?), n. One who announces.
AnOnoy6 (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Annoyed (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Annoying.] [OE. anoien, anuien, OF. anoier, anuier, F. ennuyer, fr. OF. anoi, anui, enui, annoyance, vexation, F. ennui. See Annoy,

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n.] To disturb or irritate, especially by continued or repeated acts; to tease; to ruffle in mind; to vex; as, I was annoyed by his remarks.
Say, what can more our tortured souls annoy Than to behold, admire, and lose our joy? Prior.
2. To molest, incommode, or harm; as, to annoy an army by impeding its march, or by a cannonade.
Syn. – To molest; vex; trouble; pester; embarrass; perplex; tease.
AnOnoy6 (?), n. [OE. anoi, anui, OF. anoi, anui, enui, fr. L. in odio hatred (esse alicui in odio, Cic.). See Ennui, Odium, Noisome, Noy.] A feeling of discomfort or vexation caused by what one dislike; also, whatever causes such a feeling; as, to work annoy.
Worse than Tantalus’ is her annoy.
AnOnoy6ance (?), n. [OF. anoiance, anuiance.] 1. The act of annoying, or the state of being annoyed; molestation; vexation; annoy.
A deep clay, giving much annoyance to passengers. Fuller.
For the further annoyance and terror of any besieged place, ? would throw into it dead bodies.
2. That which annoys.
A grain, a dust, a gnat, a wandering hair, Any annoyance in that precious sense.
AnOnoy6er (?), n. One who, or that which, annoys. AnOnoy6ful (?), a. Annoying. [Obs.]
AnOnoy6ing, a. That annoys; molesting; vexatious. P AnOnoy6ingOly, adv.
AnOnoy6ous (?), a. [OF. enuius, anoios.] Troublesome; annoying. [Obs.]
An6nuOal (?; 135), a. [OE. annuel, F. annuel, fr. L. annualis, fr. annus year. Cf. Annals.] 1. Of or pertaining to a year; returning every year; coming or happening once in the year; yearly.
The annual overflowing of the river [Nile]. Ray.
2. Performed or accomplished in a year; reckoned by the year; as, the annual motion of the earth. A thousand pound a year, annual support. Shak.
2. Lasting or continuing only one year or one growing season; requiring to be renewed every year; as, an annual plant; annual tickets.
An6nuOal, n. 1. A thing happening or returning yearly; esp. a literary work published once a year.
2. Anything, especially a plant, that lasts but one year or season; an ~ plant.
Oaths… in some sense almost annuals;… and I myself can remember about forty different sets.
3. (R. C. Ch.) A Mass for a deceased person or for some special object, said daily for a year or on the anniversary day.
An6nuOalOist, n. One who writers for, or who edits, an annual. [R.]
An6nuOalOly, adv. Yearly; year by year. An6nuOaOry (?), a. [Cf. F. annuaire.] Annual. [Obs.] P n. A yearbook.
An6nuOelOer (?), n. A priest employed in saying annuals, or anniversary Masses. [Obs.]
An6nuOent (?), a. [L. annuens, p. pr. of annuere; ad + nuere to nod.] Nodding; as, annuent muscles (used in nodding). AnOnu6iOtant (?), n. [See Annuity.] One who receives, or its entitled to receive, an annuity.
AnOnu6iOty (?), n.; pl. Annuities (?). [LL. annuitas, fr. L. annus year: cf. F. annuit.] A sum of money, payable yearly, to continue for a given number of years, for life, or forever; an annual allowance.
AnOnul6 (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Annulled (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Annulling.] [F. annuler, LL. annullare, annulare, fr. L. ad to + nullus none, nullum, neut., nothing. See Null, a.] 1. To reduce to nothing; to obliterate.
Light, the prime work of God, to me’s extinct. And all her various objects of delight
2. To make void or of no effect; to nullify; to abolish; to do away with; P used appropriately of laws, decrees, edicts, decisions of courts, or other established rules, permanent usages, and the like, which are made void by component authority.
Do they mean to annul laws of inestimable value to our liberties?
Syn. – To abolish; abrogate; repeal; cancel; reverse; rescind; revoke; nullify; destroy. See Abolish. An6nuOlar (?), a. [L. annularis, fr. annulis ring: cf. F. annulaire.] 1. Pertaining to, or having the form of, a ring; forming a ring; ringed; ringPshaped; as, annular fibers. 2. Banded or marked with circles.
w eclipse (Astron.), an eclipse of the sun in which the moon at the middle of the eclipse conceals the central part of the sun’s disk, leaving a complete ring of light around the border.
An7nuOlar6iOty (?), n. Annular condition or form; as, the annularity of a nebula.
J. Rogers.
An6nuOlarOry, adv. In an annular manner. An6nuOlaOry (?), a. [L. annularis. See Annular.] Having the form of a ring; annular.
X An7nuOla6ta (?), n. pl. [Neut. pl., fr. L. annulatus ringed.] (Zol.) A class of articulate animals, nearly equivalent to Annelida, including the marine annelids, earthworms, Gephyrea, Gymnotoma, leeches, etc. See Annelida. An6nuOlate (?), n. (Zol.) One of the Annulata. { An6nuOlate , An6nuOla7ted (?) } a. [L. annulatus.] 1. Furnished with, or composed of, rings; ringed; surrounded by rings of color.
2. (Zol.) Of or pertaining to the Annulata. An7nuOla6tion (?), n. A circular or ringlike formation; a ring or belt.
An6nuOlet (?), n. [Dim. of annulus.] 1. A little ring. Tennyson.
2. (Arch.) A small, flat fillet, encircling a column, etc., used by itself, or with other moldings. It is used, several times repeated, under the Doric capital. 3. (Her.) A little circle borne as a charge. 4. (Zol.) A narrow circle of some distinct color on a surface or round an organ.
AnOnul6laOble (?), a. That may be Annulled. AnOnul6ler (?), n. One who annulus. [R.] AnOnul6ment (?), n. [Cf. F. annulement.] The act of annulling; abolition; invalidation.
An6nuOloid (?), a.(Zol.) Of or pertaining to the Annuloida.
X An7nuOloid6a (?), n. pl. [NL., fr. L. annulus ring + Ooid.] (Zol.) A division of the Articulata, including the annelids and allie? groups; sometimes made to include also the helmint?s and echinoderms. [Written also Annuloidea.] X An6nuOlo6sa (?), n. pl. [NL.] (Zol.) A division of the Invertebrata, nearly equivalent to the Articulata. It includes the Arthoropoda and Anarthropoda. By some zologists it is applied to the former only. An7nuOlo6san (?), n. (Zol.) One of the Annulosa. An6nuOlose7 (?; 277), a. [L. annulus ring.] 1. Furnished with, or composed of, rings or ringlike segments; ringed. 2. (Zol.) Of or pertaining to the Annulosa. X An6nuOlus (?), n.; pl. Annuli (?). [L.] 1. A ring; a ringlike part or space.
2. (Geom.) (a) A space contained between the circumferences of two circles, one within the other. (b) The solid formed by a circle revolving around a line which is the plane of the circle but does not cut it.
3.(Zol.) RingPshaped structures or markings, found in, or upon, various animals.
AnOnu6merOate (?), v. t. [L. annumeratus, p. p. of annumerare. See Numerate.] To add on; to count in. [Obs.] Wollaston.
AnOnu7merOa6tion (?), n. [L. annumeratio.] Addition to a former number. [Obs.]
Sir T. Browne.
AnOnun6ciOaOble (?), a. That may be announced or declared; declarable. [R.]
AnOnun6ciOate (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Annunciated; p. pr. & vb. n. Annunciating.] [L. annuntiare. See Announce.] To announce.
AnOnun6ciOate (?), p. p. & a. Foretold; preannounced. [Obs.] Chaucer.
AnOnun7ciOa6tion (?; 277), n. [L. annuntiatio: cf. F. annonciation.] 1. The act of announcing; announcement; proclamation; as, the annunciation of peace. 2. (Eccl.) (a) The announcement of the incarnation, made by the angel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary. (b) The festival celebrated (March 25th) by the Church of England, of Rome, etc., in memory of the angel’s announcement, on that day; Lady Day.
AnOnun6ciOaOtive (?), a. Pertaining to annunciation; announcing. [R.]
Dr. H. More.
An nun6ciOa7tor (?), n. [L. annuntiator.] 1. One who announces. Specifically: An officer in the church of Constantinople, whose business it was to inform the people of the festivals to be celebrated.
2. An indicator (as in a hotel) which designates the room where attendance is wanted.
AnOnun6ciOaOtoOry (?), a. Pertaining to, or containing, announcement; making known. [R.]
X AOnoa6 (?), n. [Native name.] (Zol.) A small wild ox of Celebes (Anoa depressicornis), allied to the buffalo, but having long nearly straight horns.
An6ode (?), n. [Gr. ? up + ? way.] (Elec.) The positive pole of an electric battery, or more strictly the electrode by which the current enters the electrolyte on its way to the other pole; P opposed to cathode.
X An6oOdon (?), n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? toothless; ? priv. + ?, ?, a tooth.] (Zol.) A genus of freshPwater bivalves, having to teeth at the hinge. [Written also Anodonta.] An6oOdyne (?), a. [L. anodynus, Gr. ? free from pain, stilling pain; ? priv. + ? pain: cf. F. anodin.] Serving to assuage pain; soothing.
The anodyne draught of oblivion.
5 =The word [in a medical sense] in chiefly applied to the different preparations of opium, belladonna, hyoscyamus, and lettuce.8
Am. Cyc.
An6oOdyne, n. [L. anodyon. See Anodyne, a.] Any medicine which allays pain, as an opiate or narcotic; anything that soothes disturbed feelings.
An6oOdy7nous (?), a. Anodyne.
AOnoil6 (?), v. t. [OF. enoilier.] The anoint with oil. [Obs.]
AOnoint6 (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Anointed; p. pr. & vb. n. Anointing.] [OF. enoint, p. p. of enoindre, fr. L. inungere; in + ungere, unguere, to smear, anoint. See Ointment, Unguent.] 1. To smear or rub over with oil or an unctuous substance; also, to spread over, as oil. And fragrant oils the stiffened limbs anoint. Dryden.

He anointed the eyes of the blind man with the clay. John ix. 6.
2. To apply oil to or to pour oil upon, etc., as a sacred rite, especially for consecration.
Then shalt thou take the anointing oil, and pour it upon his [Aaron’s] head and anoint him.
Exod. xxix. 7.
Anoint Hazael to be king over Syria. 1 Kings xix. 15.
The Lord6s Anointed, Christ or the Messiah; also, a Jewish or other king by =divine right.8
1 Sam. xxvi. 9.
AOnoint6, p. p. Anointed. [Obs.]
AOnoit6er (?), n. One who anoints.
AOnoint6ment (?), n. The act of anointing, or state of being anointed; also, an ointment.
X AOno6lis (?), n. [In the Antilles, anoli, anoalli, a lizard.] (Zol.) A genus of lizards which belong to the family Iguanid. They take the place in the New World of the chameleons in the Old, and in America are often called chameleons.
AOnom6al (?), n. Anything anomalous. [R.] { AOnom6aOliOped (?)(?), AOnom6aOliOpede (?), } a. [L. anomalus irregular + pes, pedis, foot.] Having anomalous feet.
AOnom6aOliOped, n. (Zol.) One of a group of perching birds, having the middle toe more or less united to the outer and inner ones.
AOnom6aOlism (?), n. An anomaly; a deviation from rule. Hooker.
{ AOnom7aOlis6tic (?), AOnom7aOlis6ticOal (?), } a. [Cf. F. anomalistique.] 1. Irregular; departing from common or established rules.
2. (Astron.) Pertaining to the anomaly, or angular distance of a planet from its perihelion.
Anomalistic month. See under Month. P Anomalistic revolution, the period in which a planet or satellite goes through the complete cycles of its changes of anomaly, or from any point in its elliptic orbit to the same again. P Anomalistic, or Periodical year. See under Year. AOnom7aOlis6ticOalOly, adv. With irregularity. AOnom7aOloOflo6rous (?), a. [L. anomalus irregular + flos, floris, flower.] (Bot.)Having anomalous flowers. AOnom6aOlous (?), a [L. anomalus, Gr. ? uneven, irregular; ? priv. + ? even, ? same. See Same, and cf. Abnormal.] Deviating from a general rule, method, or analogy; abnormal; irregular; as, an anomalousproceeding.
AOnom6aOlousOly, adv. In an anomalous manner. AOnom6aOlousOness, n. Quality of being anomalous. AOnom6aOly (?), n.; pl. Anomalies (?). [L. anomalia, Gr. ?. See Anomalous.] 1. Deviation from the common rule; an irregularity; anything anomalous.
We are enabled to unite into a consistent whole the various anomalies and contending principles that are found in the minds and affairs of men.
As Professor Owen has remarked, there is no greater anomaly in nature than a bird that can no fly.
2. (Astron.) (a) The angular distance of a planet from its perihelion, as seen from the sun. This is the true ~. The eccentric ~ is a corresponding angle at the center of the elliptic orbit of the planet. The mean ~ is what the ~ would be if the planet’s angular motion were uniform. (b) The angle measuring apparent irregularities in the motion of a planet.
3. (Nat. Hist.) Any deviation from the essential characteristics of a specific type.
X AOno6miOa (?), n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? irregular; ? priv. + ? law.] (Zol.) A genus of bivalve shells, allied to the oyster, so called from their unequal valves, of which the lower is perforated for attachment.
An7oOmoph6ylOlous (?), a. [Gr. ? irregular + ? leaf.] (Bot.) Having leaves irregularly placed.
{ X An7oOmu6ra (?), X An7oOmou6ra (?), } n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? lawless + ? tail.] (Zol.) A group of decapod Crustacea, of which the hermit crab in an example. { An7oOmu6ral (?), An7oOmu6ran (?), } a. Irregular in the character of the tail or abdomen; as, the anomural crustaceans. [Written also anomoural, anomouran.] An7oOmu6ran, n. (Zol.) One of the Anomura. An6oOmy (?), n. [Gr. ?. See Anomia.] Disregard or violation of law. [R.]
AOnon6 (?), adv. [OE. anoon, anon, anan, lit., in one (moment), fr. AS. on in + >n one. See On and One.] 1. Straightway; at once. [Obs.]
The same is he that heareth the word, and ~anon with joy receiveth it.
Matt. xiii. 20.
2. Soon; in a little while.
As it shall better appear anon.
3. At another time; then; again.
Sometimes he trots,… anon he rears upright. Shak.
w right, at once; right off. [Obs.] Chaucer. P Ev?? and ~, now and then; frequently; often.
A pouncet box, which ever and anon
He gave his nose.
X AOno6na , n. [NL. Cf. Ananas.] (Bot.) A genus of tropical or subtropical plants of the natural order Anonace, including the soursop.
An7oOna6ceous , a. Pertaining to the order of plants including the soursop, custard apple, etc. An6oOnym (?), n. [F. anonyme. See Anonymous.] 1. One who is anonymous; also sometimes used for =pseudonym.8 2. A notion which has no name, or which can not be expressed by a single English word. [R.]
J. R. Seeley.
An7oOnym6iOty , n. The quality or state of being anonymous; anonymousness; also, that which anonymous. [R.] He rigorously insisted upon the rights of anonymity. Carlyle.
AOnon6yOmous , a. [Gr. ? without name; ? priv. + ?, Eol. for ? name. See Name.] Nameless; of unknown name; also, of unknown

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or unavowed authorship; as, an anonymous benefactor; on anonymous pamphlet or letter.
AOnon6yOmousOly (?), adv. In an anonymous manner; without a name.
AOnon6yOmousOness, n. The state or quality of being anonymous.
An6oOphyte (?), n. [Gr. ? upward (fr. ? up) + ? a plant, ? to grow.] (Bot.) A moss or mosslike plant which cellular stems, having usually an upward growth and distinct leaves. X An6oOpla (?), n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? unarmed.] (Zol.) One of the two orders of Nemerteans. See Nemertina. AnOop6loOthere (?), X An7oOploOthe6riOum (?), n. [From Gr. ? unarmed (? priv. + ? an implement, weapon) + ? beast.] (Paleon.) A genus of extinct quadrupeds of the order Ungulata, whose were first found in the gypsum quarries near Paris; characterized by the shortness and feebleness of their canine teeth (whence the name).
X An7oOplu6ra (?), n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? priv. + ? weapon, sting + ? tail.] (Zol.) A group of insects which includes the lice.
X AOnop6siOa (?), An6op7sy (?), } a. [Gr. ? priv. + ? sight.] (Med.) Want or defect of sight; blindness. X An7oOrex6iOa (?), An6oOrex7y (?) } n. [Gr. ?; ? priv. + ? desire, appetite, ? desire.] (Med.) Want of appetite, without a loathing of food.
AOnor6mal (?), a. [F. anormal. See Abnormal, Normal.] Not according to rule; abnormal. [Obs.]
AOnorn (?), v. t. [OF. arner, aurner, fr. L. adornare to adorn. The form aPourne was corrupted into anourne.] To adorn. [Obs.]
Bp. Watson.
AOnor6thic (?), a. [See Anorthite.] (Min.) Having unequal oblique axes; as, anorthic crystals.
AOnor6thite (?), n. [Gr. ? priv. + ? straight (? sc. ? right angle); not in a right angle.] A mineral of the feldspar family, commonly occurring in small glassy crystals, also a constituent of some igneous rocks. It is a lime feldspar. See Feldspar.
AOnor6thoOscope (?), n. [Gr. ? priv. + ? straight + Oscope.] (Physics) An optical toy for producing amusing figures or pictures by means of two revolving disks, on one of which distorted figures are painted.
X AOnos6miOa (?), n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? priv. + ? smell.] (Med.) Loss of the sense of smell.
AnOoth6er (?), pron. & a. [An a, one + other.] 1. One more, in addition to a former number; a second or additional one, similar in likeness or in effect.
Another yet! P a seventh! I ‘ll see no more. Shak.
Would serve to scale another Hero’s tower. Shak.
2. Not the same; different.
He winks, and turns his lips another way. Shak.
3. Any or some; any different person, indefinitely; any one else; some one else.
Let another man praise thee, and not thine own mouth. Prov. xxvii. 2.
While I am coming, another steppeth down before me. John v. 7.
5 As a pronoun another may have a possessive another’s, pl. others, poss. pl. other’. It is much used in opposition to one; as, one went one way, another another. It is also used with one, in a reciprocal sense; as, =love one another,8 that is, let each love the other or others. =These two imparadised in one another’s arms.8
AnOoth6erPgaines7 (?), a. [Corrupted fr. anotherPgates.] Of another kind. [Obs.]
Sir P. Sidney.
AnOoth6erPgates7 (?), a. [Another + gate, or gait, way. Cf. Algates.] Of another sort. [Obs.] =AnotherPgates adventure.8 Hudibras.
AnOoth6erPguess (?), a. [Corrupted fr. anotherPgates.] Of another sort. [Archaic]
It used to go in anotherPguess manner. Arbuthnot.
AOnot6ta (?), n. See Annotto.
AnOou6ra (?; 277), n. See Anura.
AnOou6rous (?), a. See Anurous.
X An6sa (?), n.; pl. Ans (?). [L., a handle.] (Astron.) A name given to either of the projecting ends of Saturn’s ring.
An6saOted (?), a. [L. ansatus, fr. ansa a handle.] Having a handle.
An6serOa7ted (?), a. (Her.) Having the extremities terminate in the heads of eagles, lions, etc.; as, an anserated cross. X An6seOres (?), n. pl. [L., geese.] (Zol.) A Linnan order of aquatic birds swimming by means of webbed feet, as the duck, or of lobed feet, as the grebe. In this order were included the geese, ducks, auks, divers, gulls, petrels, etc.
X An7seOriOfor6mes (?), n. pl. (Zol.) A division of birds including the geese, ducks, and closely allied forms. An6serOine (?), a [L. anserinus, fr. anser a goose.] 1. Pertaining to, or resembling, a goose, or the skin of a goose.
2. (Zol.) Pertaining to the Anseres. An6serOous (?), a. [L. anser a goose.] Resembling a goose; silly; simple.
Sydney Smith.
An6swer (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Answered (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Answering.] [OE. andswerien, AS. andswerian, andswarian, to ~, fr. andswaru, n., ~. See Answer, n.] 1. To speak in defense against; to reply to in defense; as, to answer a charge; to answer an accusation.
2. To speak or write in return to, as in return to a call or question, or to a speech, declaration, argument, or the like; to reply to (a question, remark, etc.); to respond to. She answers him as if she knew his mind. Shak.
So spake the apostate angel, though in pain: … And him thus answered soon his bold compeer. Milton.

3. To respond to satisfactorily; to meet successfully by way of explanation, argument, or justification, and the like; to refute.
No man was able to answer him a word. Matt. xxii. 46.
These shifts refuted, answer thine appellant. Milton.
The reasoning was not and could not be answered. Macaulay.
4. To be or act in return or response to. Hence: (a) To be or act in compliance with, in fulfillment or satisfaction of, as an order, obligation, demand; as, he answered my claim upon him; the servant answered the bell. This proud king… studies day and night To answer all the debts he owes unto you. Shak.
(b) To render account to or for.
I will… send him to answer thee.
(c) To atone; to be punished for.
And grievously hath Czar answered it. Shak.
(d) To be opposite to; to face.
The windows answering each other, we could just discern the glowing horizon them.
(e) To be or act an equivalent to, or as adequate or sufficient for; to serve for; to repay. [R.] Money answereth all things.
Eccles. x. 19.
(f) To be or act in accommodation, conformity, relation, or proportion to; to correspond to; to suit. Weapons must needs be dangerous things, if they answered the bulk of so prodigious a person.
An6swer, v. i. 1. To speak or write by way of return (originally, to a charge), or in reply; to make response. There was no voice, nor any that answered. 1 Kings xviii. 26.
2. To make a satisfactory response or return. Hence: To render account, or to be responsible; to be accountable; to make amends; as, the man must answer to his employer for the money intrusted to his care.
Let his neck answer for it, if there is any martial law. Shak.
3. To be or act in return. Hence: (a) To be or act by way of compliance, fulfillment, reciprocation, or satisfaction; to serve the purpose; as, gypsum answers as a manure on some soils.
Do the strings answer to thy noble hand? Dryden.
(b) To be opposite, or to act in opposition. (c) To be or act as an equivalent, or as adequate or sufficient; as, a very few will answer. (d) To be or act in conformity, or by way of accommodation, correspondence, relation, or proportion; to conform; to correspond; to suit; P usually with to.
That the time may have all shadow and silence in it, and the place answer to convenience.
If this but answer to my just belief, I ‘ll remember you.
As in water face answereth to face, so the heart of man to man.
Pro?. xxvii. 19.
An6swer, n. [OE. andsware, AS. andswaru; and against + swerian to swear. ?, ?. See AntiO, and Swear, and cf. 1st unO.] 1. A reply to a change; a defense. At my first answer no man stood with me. 2 Tim. iv. 16.
2. Something said or written in reply to a question, a call, an argument, an address, or the like; a reply. A soft answer turneth away wrath.
Prov. xv. 1.
I called him, but he gave me no answer. Cant. v. 6.
3. Something done in return for, or in consequence of, something else; a responsive action.
Great the slaughter is
Here made by the Roman; great the answer be Britons must take.
4. A solution, the result of a mathematical operation; as, the answer to a problem.
5. (Law) A counterPstatement of facts in a course of pleadings; a confutation of what the other party has alleged; a responsive declaration by a witness in reply to a question. In Equity, it is the usual form of defense to the complainant’s charges in his bill.
Syn. – Reply; rejoinder; response. See Reply. An6swerOaOble (?), a. 1. Obliged to answer; liable to be called to account; liable to pay, indemnify, or make good; accountable; amenable; responsible; as, an agent is answerable to his principal; to be answerable for a debt, or for damages.
Will any man argue that… he can not be justly punished, but is answerable only to God?
2. Capable of being answered or refuted; admitting a satisfactory answer.
The argument, though subtle, is yet answerable. Johnson.
3. Correspondent; conformable; hence, comparable. What wit and policy of man is answerable to their discreet and orderly course?
This revelation… was answerable to that of the apostle to the Thessalonians.
4. Proportionate; commensurate; suitable; as, an achievement answerable to the preparation for it.
5. Equal; equivalent; adequate. [Archaic] Had the valor of his soldiers been answerable, he had reached that year, as was thought, the utmost bounds of Britain.
An6swerOaObleOness, n. The quality of being answerable, liable, responsible, or correspondent.
An6swerOaObly (?), adv. In an answerable manner; in due proportion or correspondence; suitably.
An6swerOer (?), n. One who answers. An6swerOless (?), a. Having no answer, or impossible to be answered.
An ‘t (?). An it, that is, and it or if it. See An, conj. [Obs.]
An’t (?). A contraction for are and am not; also used for is not; P now usually written ain’t. [Colloq. & illiterate speech.]
AntO. See AntiO, prefix.
Oant. [F. Oant, fr. L. Oantem or Oentem, the pr. p. ending; also sometimes directly from L. Oantem.] A suffix sometimes marking the agent for action; as, merchant, covenant, servant, pleasant, etc. Cf. Oent.
Ant (?), n. [OE. ante, amete, emete, AS. mete akin to G. ameise. Cf. Emmet.] (Zol.) A hymenopterous insect of the Linnan genus Formica, which is now made a family of several genera; an emmet; a pismire.
5 Among ants, as among bees, there are neuter or working ants, besides the males and females; the former are without wings. Ants live together in swarms, usually raising hillocks of earth, variously chambered within, where they maintain a perfect system of order, store their provisions, and nurture their young. There are many species, with diverse habits, as agricultural ants, carpenter ants, honey ants, foraging ants, amazon ants, etc. The white ants or Termites belong to the Neuroptera.
w bird (Zol.), one of a very extensive group of South American birds (Formicariid), which live on ants. The family includes many species, some of which are called ant shrikes, ant thrushes, and ant wrens. P w rice (Bot.), a species of grass (Aristida oligantha) cultivated by the agricultural ants of Texas for the sake of its seed. X An6ta (?), n.; pl. Ant (?). [L.] (Arch.) A species of pier produced by thickening a wall at its termination, treated architecturally as a pilaster, with capital and base.
5 Porches, when columns stand between to, ant, are called in Latin in antis.
AntOac6id (?), n. [Pref. antiO + acid.] (Med.) A remedy for acidity of the stomach, as an alkali or absorbent. P a. Counteractive of acidity.
AntOac6rid (?), a. [Pref. antiO + acrid.] Corrective of acrimony of the humors.
AnOt6an (?), a. [Gr. ?.] Pertaining to Antus, a giant athlete slain by Hercules.
AnOtag6oOnism (?), n. [Gr. ?, fr. ? to struggle against; ? against + ? to contend or struggle, ? contest: cf. F. antagonisme. See Agony.] Opposition of action; counteraction or contrariety of things or principles.
5 We speak of antagonism between two things, to or against a thing, and sometimes with a thing.
AnOtag6oOnist (?), n. [L. antagonista, Gr. ?; ? against + ? combatant, champion, fr. ?: cf. F. antagoniste. See Antagonism.] 1. One who contends with another, especially in combat; an adversary; an opponent.
Antagonist of Heaven’s Almigthy King. Milton.
Our antagonists in these controversies. Hooker.
2. (Anat.) A muscle which acts in opposition to another; as a flexor, which bends a part, is the antagonist of an extensor, which extends it.
3. (Med.) A medicine which opposes the action of another medicine or of a poison when absorbed into the blood or tissues.
Syn. – Adversary; enemy; opponent; toe; competitor. See Adversary.
AnOtag6oOnist, a. Antagonistic; opposing; counteracting; as, antagonist schools of philosophy.
AnOtag7oOnis6tic (?), AnOtag7oOnis6ticOal (?), } a. Opposing in combat, combating; contending or acting against; as, antagonistic forces. P AnOtag7oOnis6ticOalOly, adv. They were distinct, adverse, even antagonistic. Milman.
AnOtag6oOnize (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Antagonized (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Antagonozing.] [Gr. ?. See Antagonism.] To contend with; to oppose actively; to counteract. AnOtag6oOnize, v. i. To act in opposition. AnOtag6oOny (?), n. [Gr. ?; ? + ? contest: cf. F. (16th century) antagonie. See Antagonism.] Contest; opposition; antagonism. [Obs.]
Antagony that is between Christ and Belial. Milton.
AnOtal6gic (?), a. [Pref. antiO + Gr. ? pain: cf. F. antalgique.] (Med.) Alleviating pain. P n. A medicine to alleviate pain; an anodyne. [R.]
AnOal6kaOli (?; 277), AntOal6kaOline (?), n. [Pref. antiO + alkali.] Anything that neutralizes, or that counteracts an alkaline tendency in the system.
AntOal6kaOline, a. Of power to counteract alkalies.

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AntOam7buOla6cral (?), a. (Zol.) Away from the ambulacral region.
X Ant7anOaOcla6sis (?), n. [Gr. ?; ? + ? a bending back and breaking. See Anaclastic.] (Rhet.) (a) A figure which consists in repeating the same word in a different sense; as, Learn some craft when young, that when old you may live without craft. (b) A repetition of words beginning a sentence, after a long parenthesis; as, Shall that heart (which not only feels them, but which has all motions of life placed in them), shall that heart, etc. X Ant7anOaOgo6ge (?), n. [Pref. antiO + anagoge.] (Rhet.) A figure which consists in answering the charge of an adversary, by a counter charge.
Ant7aphOroOdis6iOac (?), a. [Pref. antiO + aphrodisiac.] (Med.) Capable of blunting the venereal appetite. P n. Anything that quells the venereal appetite. Ant7aphOroOdit6ic (?), a. [Pref. antiO + Gr. ? Aphrodite: cf. F. antaphroditique.] (Med.)
1. Antaphrodisiac.
2. Antisyphilitic. [R.]
Ant7aphOroOdit6ic, n. An ~ medicine. Ant7apOoOplec6tic (?), a. [Pref. antiO + apoplectic.] (Med.) Good against apoplexy. P n. A medicine used against apoplexy.
AntOar6chism (?), n. [Pref. antiO + Gr. ? government.] Opposition to government in general. [R.] AntOar6chist (?), n. One who opposes all government. [R.] Ant7arOchis6tic (?), Ant7arOchis6ticOal (?), } a. Opposed to all human government. [R.]
AntOarc6tic (?), a. [OE. antartik, OF. antartique, F. antarctique, L. antarcticus, fr. Gr. ?; ? + ? bear. See Arctic.] Opposite to the northern or arctic pole; relating to the southern pole or to the region near it, and applied especially to a circle, distant from the pole 230 28?. Thus we say the antarctic pole, circle, ocean, region, current, etc.
X AnOta6res (?), n. [Gr. ?; ? similar to + ? Mars. It was thought to resemble Mars in color.] The principal star in Scorpio: P called also the Scorpion’s Heart. Ant7arOthrit6ic (?), a. [Pref. antiO + arthritic.] (Med.) Counteracting or alleviating gout. P n. A remedy against gout.
Ant7asthOmat6ic (?; see Asthma; 277), a. [Pref. antiO + asthmatic.] (Med.) Opposing, or fitted to relieve, asthma. P n. A remedy for asthma.
Ant6Pbear7 (?), n. (Zol.) An edentate animal of tropical America (the Tamanoir), living on ants. It belongs to the genus Myrmecophaga.
Ant6 bird (?), (Zol.) See Ant bird, under Ant, n. Ant6Pcat7tle (?), n. pl. (Zol.) Various kinds of plant lice or aphids tended by ants for the sake of the honeydew which they secrete. See Aphips.
An6teO (?). A Latin preposition and prefix; akin to Gr. ?, Skr. anti, Goth. andO, andaO (only in comp.), AS. andO, ondO, (only in comp.: cf. Answer, Along), G. antO, entO (in comp.). The Latin ante is generally used in the sense of before, in regard to position, order, or time, and the Gr. ? in that of opposite, or in the place of. An6te, n. (Poker Playing) Each player’s stake, which is put into the pool before (ante) the game begins. An6te, v. t. & i. To put up (an ante). An6teOact7 (?), n. A preceding act.
An6teOal (?), a. [L. antea, ante, before. Cf. Ancient.] Being before, or in front. [R.]
J. Fleming.
Ant6Peat7er (?), n. (Zol.) One of several species of edentates and monotremes that feed upon ants. See AntPbear, Pangolin, AardOvark, and Echidna.
An7teOceOda6neOous (?), a. [See Antecede.] Antecedent; preceding in time. =Capable of antecedaneous.8 Barrow.
An7teOcede6 (?), v. t. & i. [L. antecedere; ante + cedere to go. See Cede.] To go before in time or place; to precede; to surpass.
Sir M. Hale.
An7teOced6ence (?), n. 1. The act or state of going before in time; precedence.
H. Spenser.
2. (Astron.) An apparent motion of a planet toward the west; retrogradation.
An7teOced6enO?y (?), n. The state or condition of being antecedent; priority.
An7teOced6ent (?), a. [L. antecedens, Oentis, p. pr. of antecedere: cf. F. antcdent.] 1. Going before in time; prior; anterior; preceding; as, an event antecedent to the Deluge; an antecedent cause.
2. Presumptive; as, an antecedent improbability. Syn. – Prior; previous; foregoing.
An7teOced6ent, n. [Cf. F. antcdent.] 1. That which goes before in time; that which precedes.
The Homeric mythology, as well as the Homeric language, has surely its antecedents.