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Crossword Solutions for: A?A?E

abase

abase
(a.) To lower or depress; to throw or cast down; as, to abase the eye.
(a.) To cast down or reduce low or lower, as in rank, office, condition in life, or estimation of worthiness; to depress; to humble; to degrade.

abate

abate
(n.) Abatement.
(v. t.) To beat down; to overthrow.
(v. t.) To bring down or reduce from a higher to a lower state, number, or degree; to lessen; to diminish; to contract; to moderate; to cut short; as, to abate a demand; to abate pride, zeal, hope.
(v. t.) To deduct; to omit; as, to abate something from a price.
(v. t.) To blunt.
(v. t.) To reduce in estimation; to deprive.
(v. t.) To bring entirely down or put an end to; to do away with; as, to abate a nuisance, to abate a writ.
(v. t.) To diminish; to reduce. Legacies are liable to be abated entirely or in proportion, upon a deficiency of assets.
(v. t.) To decrease, or become less in strength or violence; as, pain abates, a storm abates.
(v. t.) To be defeated, or come to naught; to fall through; to fail; as, a writ abates.

adage

adage
(n.) An old saying, which has obtained credit by long use; a proverb.

agape

agape
(adv. & a.) Gaping, as with wonder, expectation, or eager attention.
(n.) The love feast of the primitive Christians, being a meal partaken of in connection with the communion.

agate

agate
(adv.) On the way; agoing; as, to be agate; to set the bells agate.
(n.) A semipellucid, uncrystallized variety of quartz, presenting various tints in the same specimen. Its colors are delicately arranged in stripes or bands, or blended in clouds.
(n.) A kind of type, larger than pearl and smaller than nonpareil; in England called ruby.
(n.) A diminutive person; so called in allusion to the small figures cut in agate for rings and seals.
(n.) A tool used by gold-wire drawers, bookbinders, etc.; -- so called from the agate fixed in it for burnishing.

agave

agave
(n.) A genus of plants (order Amaryllidaceae) of which the chief species is the maguey or century plant (A. Americana), wrongly called Aloe. It is from ten to seventy years, according to climate, in attaining maturity, when it produces a gigantic flower stem, sometimes forty feet in height, and perishes. The fermented juice is the pulque of the Mexicans; distilled, it yields mescal. A strong thread and a tough paper are made from the leaves, and the wood has many uses.

alate

alate
(a.) Alt. of Alated
(adv.) Lately; of late.

amate

amate
(v. t.) To dismay; to dishearten; to daunt.
(v. t.) To be a mate to; to match.

amaze

amaze
(v. i.) To be astounded.
(v. t.) To bewilder; to stupefy; to bring into a maze.
(v. t.) To confound, as by fear, wonder, extreme surprise; to overwhelm with wonder; to astound; to astonish greatly.
(v. t.) Bewilderment, arising from fear, surprise, or wonder; amazement.

apace

apace
(adv.) With a quick pace; quick; fast; speedily.

arace

arace
(v. t.) To tear up by the roots; to draw away.

atake

atake
(v. t.) To overtake.

avale

avale
(v. t. & i.) To cause to descend; to lower; to let fall; to doff.
(v. t. & i.) To bring low; to abase.
(v. t. & i.) To descend; to fall; to dismount.

awake

awake
(a.) Not sleeping or lethargic; roused from sleep; in a state of vigilance or action.
(v. i.) To cease to sleep; to come out of a state of natural sleep; and, figuratively, out of a state resembling sleep, as inaction or death.
(v. t.) To rouse from sleep; to wake; to awaken.
(v. t.) To rouse from a state resembling sleep, as from death, stupidity., or inaction; to put into action; to give new life to; to stir up; as, to awake the dead; to awake the dormant faculties.

aware

aware
(a.) Watchful; vigilant or on one's guard against danger or difficulty.
(a.) Apprised; informed; cognizant; conscious; as, he was aware of the enemy's designs.