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Can you identify the 'A' words, given their definitions?

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A skilled performer of gymnastic feats, as walking on a tightrope or swinging on a trapeze
A specially equipped motor vehicle for carrying sick or injured people, usually to a hospital
Every time; on every occasion; without exception
Any of numerous black, red, brown, or yellow social insects of the family Formicidae, of worldwide distribution especially in warm climates
The science, art, or occupation concerned with cultivating land, raising crops, and feeding, breeding, and raising livestock
A passenger vehicle designed for operation on ordinary roads and typically having four wheels and a gasoline or diesel internal-combustion engine
A person engaged in or trained for spaceflight
A person trained or gifted in exercises or contests involving physical agility, stamina, or strength
Any member of a class of words that modify nouns and pronouns, primarily by describing a particular quality of the word they are modifying
A domesticated South American ruminant, Lama pacos, having long, soft, silky fleece, related to the llama and believed to be a variety of the guanaco
An instrument with a bladed head on a handle or helve, used for hewing, cleaving, chopping, etc.
A compound usually having a sour taste and capable of neutralizing alkalis and reddening blue litmus paper
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Any of various devices dropped by a chain, cable, or rope to the bottom of a body of water for preventing or restricting the motion of a vessel or other floating object
A mixture of nitrogen, oxygen, and minute amounts of other gases that surrounds the earth and forms its atmosphere
The typically ovoid fruit or nut of an oak, enclosed at the base by a cupule
A device for making arithmetic calculations, consisting of a frame set with rods on which balls or beads are moved
The letters of a language in their customary order
A slender, straight, generally pointed missile or weapon made to be shot from a bow and equipped with feathers at the end of the shaft near the nock, for controlling flight
To unite or join so as to increase the number, quantity, size, or importance
A paid announcement, as of goods for sale, in newspapers or magazines, on radio or television, etc.
The upper limb of the human body, especially the part extending from the shoulder to the wrist
One of a class of spiritual beings; a celestial attendant of God
Any of the thousands of small bodies of from 480 miles to less than one mile in diameter that revolve about the sun in orbits lying mostly between those of Mars and Jupiter
Any of a group of anthropoid primates characterized by long arms, a broad chest, and the absence of a tail
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The usually round, red or yellow, edible fruit of a small tree, Malus sylvestris, of the rose family
The quality, production, expression, or realm, according to aesthetic principles, of what is beautiful, appealing, or of more than ordinary significance
A pale yellow, sometimes reddish or brownish, fossil resin of vegetable origin
A heavier-than-air craft kept aloft by the upward thrust exerted by the passing air on its fixed wings and driven by propellers, jet propulsion, etc.
A large cage or a house or enclosure in which birds are kept
The smallest component of an element having the chemical properties of the element, consisting of a nucleus containing combinations of neutrons and protons
Any of several burrowing, chiefly nocturnal mammals constituting the family Dasypodidae, ranging from the southern US through South America
A person who shoots with a bow and arrow
Something done or performed
A garment covering part of the front of the body and tied at the waist, for protecting the wearer's clothing
Either of two broad-snouted crocodilians of the southeastern US and eastern China

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