1. ARDS acute lung injury characterized by coughing and rales
  2. aerides any orchid of the genus Aerides
  3. words language that is spoken or written
  4. arts studies intended to provide general knowledge and skills
  5. arduous characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion
  6. Ardisia tropical evergreen subshrubs (some climbers) to trees of Asia and Australasia to Americas
  7. iridesce be iridescent
  8. Martes martens
  9. Orites small genus of Australian shrubs or trees
  10. Orudis nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug
  11. Sardis an ancient Greek city located in the western part of what is now modern Turkey; as the capital of Lydia it was the cultural center of Asia Minor; destroyed by Tamerlane in 1402
  12. warden the chief official in charge of a prison
  13. warder a person who works in a prison and is in charge of prisoners
  14. yarder a winch (or system of winches) powered by an engine and used to haul logs from a stump to a landing or to a skid road
  15. wardress a woman warder
  16. Artois a former province of northern France near the English Channel (between Picardy and Flanders)
  17. ardeb a unit of dry measure used in Egypt
  18. cards a game played with playing cards
  19. Aedes yellow-fever mosquitos
  20. Aides the god of the underworld in ancient mythology

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