1. asset a useful or valuable quality
  2. as yet used in negative statement to describe a situation that has existed up to this point or up to the present time
  3. aside on or to one side
  4. astute marked by practical hardheaded intelligence
  5. aesthetic characterized by an appreciation of beauty or good taste
  6. waste use inefficiently or inappropriately
  7. esoteric understandable only by an enlightened inner circle
  8. austere of a stern or strict bearing or demeanor
  9. ASAT of or relating to a system to destroy satellites in orbit
  10. used previously owned by another
  11. ascetic someone who practices self denial as a spiritual discipline
  12. oocyte a female gametocyte that develops into an ovum after two meiotic divisions
  13. assent agree or express agreement
  14. assert declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true
  15. eased (of pain or sorrow) made easier to bear
  16. azote an obsolete name for nitrogen
  17. east the cardinal compass point that is at 90 degrees
  18. azide a chemical compound containing the azido group combined with an element or radical
  19. Ossete a northeastern Iranian language spoken in Russia
  20. oast a kiln for drying hops