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Crossword Puzzle Solutions for: A???E?T

abluent

abluent
(a.) Washing away; carrying off impurities; detergent.
(n.) A detergent.

acquest

acquest
(n.) Acquisition; the thing gained.
(n.) Property acquired by purchase, gift, or otherwise than by inheritance.

ailment

ailment
(n.) Indisposition; morbid affection of the body; -- not applied ordinarily to acute diseases.

airiest

airiest
Not practical or realizable; speculative; "airy theories about socioeconomic improvement"; "visionary schemes for getting rich"
Open to or abounding in fresh air; "airy rooms"
Characterized by lightness and insubstantiality; as impalpable or intangible as air; "figures light and aeriform come unlooked for and melt away"- Thomas Carlyle; "aerial fancies"; "an airy apparition"; "physical rather than ethereal forms"
Having little or no perceptible weight; so light as to resemble air; "airy gauze curtains"

aliment

aliment
(n.) That which nourishes; food; nutriment; anything which feeds or adds to a substance in natural growth. Hence: The necessaries of life generally: sustenance; means of support.
(n.) An allowance for maintenance.
(v. t.) To nourish; to support.
(v. t.) To provide for the maintenance of.

ambient

ambient
(a.) Encompassing on all sides; circumfused; investing.
(n.) Something that surrounds or invests; as, air . . . being a perpetual ambient.

anapest

anapest
(n.) A metrical foot consisting of three syllables, the first two short, or unaccented, the last long, or accented (/ / -); the reverse of the dactyl. In Latin d/-/-tas, and in English in-ter-vene#, are examples of anapests.
(n.) A verse composed of such feet.

ancient

ancient
(a.) Old; that happened or existed in former times, usually at a great distance of time; belonging to times long past; specifically applied to the times before the fall of the Roman empire; -- opposed to modern; as, ancient authors, literature, history; ancient days.
(a.) Old; that has been of long duration; of long standing; of great age; as, an ancient forest; an ancient castle.
(a.) Known for a long time, or from early times; -- opposed to recent or new; as, the ancient continent.
(a.) Dignified, like an aged man; magisterial; venerable.
(a.) Experienced; versed.
(a.) Former; sometime.
(n.) Those who lived in former ages, as opposed to the moderns.
(n.) An aged man; a patriarch. Hence: A governor; a ruler; a person of influence.
(n.) A senior; an elder; a predecessor.
(n.) One of the senior members of the Inns of Court or of Chancery.
(n.) An ensign or flag.
(n.) The bearer of a flag; an ensign.

annuent

annuent
(a.) Nodding; as, annuent muscles (used in nodding).

apprest

apprest
(a.) Pressed close to, or lying against, something for its whole length, as against a stem,

audient

audient
(a.) Listening; paying attention; as, audient souls.
(n.) A hearer; especially a catechumen in the early church.

augment

augment
(n.) Enlargement by addition; increase.
(n.) A vowel prefixed, or a lengthening of the initial vowel, to mark past time, as in Greek and Sanskrit verbs.
(v. i.) To increase; to grow larger, stronger, or more intense; as, a stream augments by rain.
(v. t.) To enlarge or increase in size, amount, or degree; to swell; to make bigger; as, to augment an army by reeforcements; rain augments a stream; impatience augments an evil.
(v. t.) To add an augment to.