1. Augustus Roman statesman who established the Roman Empire and became emperor in 27 BC; defeated Mark Antony and Cleopatra in 31 BC at Actium (63 BC - AD 14)
  2. august profoundly honored
  3. August the month following July and preceding September
  4. Augusta the capital of the state of Maine
  5. Aegisthus (Greek mythology) the seducer of Clytemnestra and murderer of Agamemnon who usurped the throne of Mycenae until Agamemnon's son Orestes returned home and killed him
  6. Augustan relating to or characteristic of the times of the Roman Emperor Augustus
  7. August 1 commemorates Saint Peter's miraculous deliverance from prison; a quarter day in Scotland; a harvest festival in England
  8. August 6 (Christianity) a church festival held in commemoration of the Transfiguration of Jesus
  9. Augustine one of the great Fathers of the early Christian church
  10. ecstasy a state of elated bliss
  11. insidious working or spreading in a hidden and usually injurious way
  12. August 15 celebration in the Roman Catholic Church of the Virgin Mary's being taken up into heaven when her earthly life ended; corresponds to the Dormition in the Eastern Orthodox Church
  13. acoustics the study of the physical properties of sound
  14. aghast struck with fear, dread, or consternation
  15. auxesis growth from increase in cell size without cell division
  16. acoustic relating to the study of the physical properties of sound
  17. exodus a journey by a group to escape from a hostile environment
  18. accustom familiarize psychologically or physically
  19. accost approach and speak to someone aggressively or insistently
  20. accused a defendant in a criminal proceeding

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