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5-letter Words that Start with A

Here is a list of 5-letter words that start with 'A.' This is useful for any word game, but especially Keyword because you have to get at least one 5-letter or longer word in each level to reach the bonus round.

NOTE: This list is still under construction. I am adding to it as I can in between getting the house ready for company.

Terms

undefined, object
copy deck
addle
to confuse
aahed
exclaimed in pleasure, satisfaction, surprise, or great joy
abyss
an immeasurably deep chasm, depth or void
aedes
a variety of mosquitoes
adoze
dozing, napping
aecia
the fruiting bodies of rust fungi
abysm
abyss
abate
to reduce in amount, degree, intensity, etc.
aboma
a large South American serpent
abbot
a man who is the head or superior, usually elected, of a monastery
adage
a saying expression a common experience or observation in metaphorical form
adits
nearly horizontal openings by which a mine is entered, drained, or ventilated
aalii
a bushy shrub of Australia, Hawaii, Africa, and tropical America, having sticky foliage
adept
highly skilled
acerb
sour or bitter tasting, acid
aback
toward the back, by surprise
added
joined, annexed, combined, performed addition
abets
urges, encourages or helps
acock
in a cocked position
adorn
to decorate with external ornamentation
adown
down
abaka
alternate spelling for abaca
admix
mingle, mix, blend, often followed by 'with'
adust
dried up with heat
abode
a place in which a person resides
abler
more able
ackee
a tropical western African evergreen tree
abase
to reduce or lower, as in rank, office or reputation
abohm
a unit of measurement in electricity
acids
a substance that is characterized by a sour taste, the ability to turn blue litmus red, and the ability to react with bases and certain metals to form salts
abamp
abampere, a term used in measuring electricity
ached
hurt
adult
fully mature, grown up
afore
before
achoo
sound made by a sneeze
abyes
makes amends for
aerie
the nest of a bird (as an eagle or hawk) on a cliff or a mountaintop
acidy
having the characteristics of an acid
acnes
breaks out with pimples or pustules
aargh
a word used to express frustration
affix
to attach
abeam
directly abreast the middle of a ship's side
adapt
to make suitable, to adjust to conditions
acred
having acreage
abort
to terminate prematurely
adzes
cutting tools that have a thin arched blade sharpened on the concave side and set at right angles to the handle
abuse
to use wrongly or improperly, misuse
acyls
a radical derived from an organic acid by removal of the hydroxyl from all acid groups
acmes
high points of achievement or development
acrid
unpleasantly sharp, pungent, or bitter to the taste or smell
adobo
a Philippine dish of fish or meat usually marinated in a sauce containing vinegar and garlic, browned in fat, and simmered in the marinade
abaci
plural of abacus
acorn
the nut of an oak tree
acted
pretended, played a role
admen
people who write, sell or place advertisements
abuzz
filled with or as if with a buzzing sound
aeons
immeasurably or indefinitely long periods of time
abide
to remain; continue; stay
abbey
a monastery under the supervision of an abbot or a convent under the supervision of an abbess
adman
someone who writes, sells or places advertisements
afoot
on foot
aceta
vinegars or solutions of aromatic ingredients in a mixture of acetic acid
acute
extremely sharp or severe, intense
adyta
the innermost sanctuaries or shrines in ancient temples
ables
enables
abaca
a Philippine plant
adore
to worship with profound reverence, to be extremely fond of
adopt
to take up or accept, to voluntarily take an unrelated child as one's own
abmho
a unit of electrical measurement
adeem
to revoke or satisfy
about
nearly, almost, near, relating to
abele
a white poplar tree
aboon
above
abhor
detest utterly; loathe; abominate
abaft
to the rear of, aft of, toward the stern
acini
the small saclike dilations composing a compound gland
adios
used to express farewell (Spanish)
adder
the common viper of Europe
actin
a protein found in muscle
addax
a large light-colored antelope of North Africa, Arabia, and Syria
afire
on fire
adieu
used to express farewell (French)
actor
a person who plays a role in a theatrical presentation
adobe
a brick of sun-dried earth and straw, a house or other structure made of such bricks
abris
shelters made by digging out a cavity on a hillside
aches
hurts
afars
great distances
acned
marked by the eruption of pimples or pustules
abuts
is adjacent to, borders
aegis
a shield or breastplate emblematic of majesty that was originally associated chiefly with the god Zeus
abbes
members of the secular clergy
above
over or higher than
acmic
relating to an acme
abbas
bishops and patriarchs in some Christian churches of Egypt, Syria and Ethiopia
acari
mites of the genus Acarus
aboil
boiling, in a state of excited activity
admit
to accept something as true, to allow entrance or access
acing
performing with distinction, getting an A
abash
to destroy the self-confidence, poise, or self-possession of
acold
cold
acres
measurements of land

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