1. Ararat the mountain peak that Noah's ark landed on as the waters of the great flood receded
  2. apparatus equipment designed to serve a specific function
  3. arduous characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion
  4. arbitrary based on or subject to individual discretion or preference
  5. arts studies intended to provide general knowledge and skills
  6. pruritus an intense itching sensation that can have various causes
  7. air raid an attack by armed planes on a surface target
  8. paradox a statement that contradicts itself
  9. ovaritis inflammation of the ovaries
  10. poor rates a local tax for the relief of the poor
  11. erratic liable to sudden unpredictable change
  12. Euphrates a river in southwestern Asia
  13. Arafat Palestinian statesman who was chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization (1929-2004)
  14. arras a wall hanging of handwoven fabric with pictorial designs
  15. Artois a former province of northern France near the English Channel (between Picardy and Flanders)
  16. Earhart first woman aviator to fly solo nonstop across the Atlantic
  17. rearwards at or to or toward the back or rear
  18. accurate characterized by perfect conformity to fact or truth
  19. prioritise assign a priority to
  20. forwards at or to or toward the front