1. obduracy resoluteness by virtue of being unyielding and inflexible
  2. apterous (of insects) without wings
  3. epidermis the outer layer of skin covering the body surface
  4. obdurate stubbornly persistent in wrongdoing
  5. Asteraceae plants with heads composed of many florets: aster
  6. Apodemus Old World field mice
  7. apteral (of insects) without wings
  8. apotheosis model of excellence or perfection of a kind
  9. epidural regional anesthesia resulting from injection of an anesthetic into the epidural space of the spinal cord; sensation is lost in the abdominal and genital and pelvic areas; used in childbirth and gynecological surgery
  10. apteryx nocturnal flightless bird of New Zealand having a long neck and stout legs; only surviving representative of the order Apterygiformes
  11. Amaterasu central deity of Shinto
  12. powderize become powder or dust
  13. powderise become powder or dust
  14. undersea beneath the surface of the sea
  15. apotheosize glorify or elevate to god-like status
  16. apodous (of snakes and eels) naturally footless
  17. Apatura large Old World butterflies
  18. apotheosise deify or glorify
  19. epidemic a widespread outbreak of an infectious disease
  20. illiteracy an inability to read