1. initiative readiness to embark on bold new ventures
  2. checking account a bank account against which the depositor can draw checks that are payable on demand
  3. chequing account a bank account against which the depositor can draw checks that are payable on demand
  4. activating agent (mineral extraction) a surface-active chemical used in flotation process to increase the attraction to a specific mineral
  5. pension account a plan for setting aside money to be spent after retirement
  6. written account a written document preserving knowledge of facts or events
  7. winding-clothes burial garment in which a corpse is wrapped
  8. countenance the appearance conveyed by a person's face
  9. oxidizing agent a substance that oxidizes another substance
  10. incognito without revealing one's identity
  11. operating cost the expense of maintaining property
  12. alkylating agent an antineoplastic drug used to treat some forms of cancer
  13. notions counter counter where notions are sold
  14. solvating agent an agent that converts something into a solvate
  15. wetting agent a chemical agent capable of reducing the surface tension of a liquid in which it is dissolved
  16. valuation account a reserve fund created by a charge against profits in order to provide for changes in the value of a company's assets
  17. inventory accounting accounting that controls and evaluates inventory
  18. sweating sickness epidemic in the 15th and 16th centuries and characterized by profuse sweating and high mortality
  19. immunizing agent any substance or organism that provokes an immune response (produces immunity) when introduced into the body
  20. enabling act a provision in a law that confers on appropriate officials the power to implement or enforce the law