1. Alisma small genus of aquatic or semiaquatic plants
  2. Alismales an order of aquatic monocotyledonous herbaceous plants
  3. talisman a trinket thought to be a magical protection against evil
  4. alias a name that has been assumed temporarily
  5. elastase a pancreatic enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of elastin
  6. socialism a political theory advocating state ownership of industry
  7. Alismataceae perennial or annual aquatic or marsh plants
  8. Erasmus Dutch humanist and theologian who was the leading Renaissance scholar of northern Europe; although his criticisms of the Roman Catholic Church led to the Reformation, he opposed violence and condemned Martin Luther (1466-1536)
  9. abysmal exceptionally bad or displeasing
  10. Alcides a hero noted for his strength
  11. Alosa alosa European shad
  12. polysemous having many meanings
  13. plasma the watery fluid in which blood cells are suspended
  14. allspice aromatic West Indian tree that produces berries
  15. allosaurus late Jurassic carnivorous dinosaur
  16. salesman a man salesperson
  17. ice mass a large mass of ice
  18. trismus prolonged spasm of the jaw muscles
  19. dalesman a person who lives in the dales of northern England
  20. realism the attribute of accepting the facts of life