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anomalyze (verb) : to cause to appear irregular, peculiar, or deviant from the norm : to cause to appear anomalous

The government can use privacy and security measures to anomalyze the data with hash encryption.

Submitted by: Joan Cofer from Connecticut on Sep. 26, 2008 08:52


anonymize

(verb) : to cause to be anonymous

Submitted by: Debbie Leonard Lovejoy from Massachusetts on Apr. 09, 2014 22:16


(verb) : to make anonymous

Submitted by: John Dolbinski from Alaska on Sep. 03, 2010 09:49


anonymouse (noun) : what you call a mouse with no name

Submitted by: Anonymous on Feb. 17, 2009 19:01


anorakaconteur (noun) : Someone who is fond of the sound of their own voice; typically an imperious boss. (In British slang, an anorak is someone who delights in hobbies such as train or aircraft spotting.)

Don't invite my boss to give an after dinner speach, he's too much of an anorakaconteur.

Submitted by: Stanislav Panaskowski from United Kingdom on Dec. 20, 2007 15:42


Anorthoethosic (adjective) : To be habitually ill-refined or without proper, sophisticated behavior. Syllables: An-orth-o-e-THOS-ic Linguistics: The word has no relation to the French word anorthose. Instead, it comes from the Greek "ortho" and the word "ethos."

"He's quite anorthoethosic, he came to the meeting wearing fluorescent green instead of cornflower blue."

Submitted by: Mark Witmer from Maryland on Oct. 03, 2007 11:38


anosognosia (noun) : a condition in which a person who suffers disability due to brain injury seems unaware of or denies the existence of their handicap

Robert Frenkel, of the National Measurement Institute of Australia, has devised a crude numerical measure of anosognosia.

Submitted by: Anonymous on Jun. 19, 2007 10:23


ansatz (noun) : an educated guess

Submitted by: Anonymous on Jun. 20, 2011 10:18


antagonym

(noun) : a word that is its own antonym

The words "cleave" and "commencement" can be confusing because they are antagonyms.

Submitted by: Mr. B from Alabama on Nov. 24, 2014 18:23


Antarctican

(adjective) : frigid : intensely cold

Her Antarctican demeanor made it nearly impossible for anyone to get close to her.

Submitted by: K.A. Hoffa from Pennsylvania on Jul. 11, 2008 09:47


(noun) : one who lives in Antarctica

After nearly 20 years of study, the Antactican scientist was lauded for her many discoveries.

Submitted by: JJ Miller from Illinois on Jul. 10, 2008 00:26


antepunctual (adjective) : one who is so early (for an party, meeting, etc.) that it amounts to rudeness toward the host

He showed up 45 minuted before the invitation asked guests to arrive—so early that his hostess had barely gotten out of the shower when she heard the doorbell ring. How rude! How antepunctual!

Submitted by: Marsha Meckler on Apr. 20, 2008 17:24


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