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Accessory muscles: The smaller muscles of the body producing^
Acclimated: Accustomed to a climate.
Accredited: Authorized; allowed; received with reputation.
Accrue: To arise; proceed; come; be added.
Achoppement syllabique: The accidental interchanging of con-
sonants or syllables.
Acoustic: Relating to sound or hearing.
Acquisition: The act of acquiring; the thing acquired.
Actuate: To put into action; move; incite.
Acumen: Intelligence; sagacity.
Adduce: To bring forward; offer; present; cite.
Adenoids: An abnormal growth at the back of the nose.
Adjacent: Near; adjoining; bordering.
Adjunct: Help; aid; addition; accessory.
Adjunctive: Joining; connecting.
Advent: Approach; arrival.
Adventitious: Accidental; casual.
Esthetic: Pertaining to good taste, etc.
Affect: To act upon; concern; touch. — To imitate.
Affection: Feeling; emotion. — A disease; a disturbance.
Agglomeration: Mass; cluster; collection.
Aggravant: Anything that aggravates or makes worse. *
Aggravate: To make worse.
Air-column: The breath exhaled under pressure.
Alias: A false name.
Allegory: A figure of speech with comparisons implied; a parable.
Alleviate: To lessen; relieve.
Alliteration: A phrase or sentence having many of the words
commencing with the same letter.