1. accounting a system that gives quantitative information about finances
  2. accounts payable a debtor's accounts of money he owes
  3. agent bank a bank named by a lending syndicate of several banks to protect their interests
  4. account book a record in which commercial accounts are recorded
  5. accountability responsibility to someone or for some activity
  6. countenance the appearance conveyed by a person's face
  7. account statement a statement of recent transactions and the resulting balance
  8. accountant someone who maintains and audits financial records
  9. account payable a liability account showing how much is owed for goods and services purchased on credit
  10. counterespionage spying on the spies
  11. accountable responsible for one's actions
  12. giant seaperch a species of large perch noted for its sporting and eating qualities; lives in marine, estuary, and freshwater habitats
  13. Agent Orange a herbicide used in the Vietnam War to defoliate forest areas
  14. counterpoint an element, idea, or argument used to create a contrast
  15. counterpunch a return punch (especially by a boxer)
  16. accountancy the occupation of maintaining and auditing records and preparing financial reports for a business
  17. recounting an act of narration
  18. gift wrapping ornamental wrapping for gifts
  19. counting the act of counting; reciting numbers in ascending order
  20. chuck up the sponge give up in the face of defeat of lacking hope; admit defeat

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