English Words and Their Background

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WORD INDEX
abate,228
abbreviate,203
abominable,188
abound,228
abridge,203
acorn,183
acquaintance,195, 198
acre,93
admission,200, 234
adulterate,286
adventure,189
advise,189
afghan,325
aggravate,408, 409
aggravating,245
agony,227
ail,198
alderman,335
allow,416
alpaca,325
alto,208
aluminum,307
ambition,236
among,256
analysis,419
ancient,262
anemone,224
anguish,237
aniline,332
anon,94, 282, 415
anxious,408, 409
apparition,262
apple,303
arcadian,353
Arctic,188
ardent,228
around,256
arrange,419
arras,325
arrive,252
Arthur,380
asparagus,182
aspirant,405, 407
ass,299
assassin,353
assault,189
assets,334
aster,224
astrakhan,325
astronomy,418
asylum,287
atheist,271
attic,200, 246, 315
attic (adj.),352
Auburn,199
auburn,208
auction,200
awful,196
awfully,255
awkward,213, 236
avenue,272
Avon,360
azure,331
bachelor's button,239
bad,204
balcony,318
ballot,295, 339
baluster,212, 320
bank,333, 341
barberry,184
barter,237, 291
base,281
basement,315
bashful,285
bask,200
basque,330
be,256
bead,237
beam,91, 238
bear,297-8
beautiful,276
bed,310, 319
beech,301, 312
behave,200
bellows,93
belly,93
bend,227
benignant,190
bereaved,262
berry,73, 303
bestir,416
best wishes,197
Big Bertha,356
bilious,336
bird,96, 236, 250
bishop,258
black,331
bleacher,225, 241
bleeding-heart,225
blouse,291, 330
blue-stocking,355
blunder,204
blunderbuss,183
board,91, 211, 321
boast,200
bobby,365

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