5 letter word starting with ac

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
acari plural of Acarus
accoy verb t. To render quiet; to soothe., To subdue; to tame; to daunt.
acerb adjective Sour, bitter, and harsh to the taste, as unripe fruit; sharp and harsh.
ached imp. & past participle of Ache
acini plural of Acinus
acock adverb In a cocked or turned up fashion.
acold adjective Cold.
acorn noun The fruit of the oak, being an oval nut growing in a woody cup or cupule., A cone-shaped piece of wood on the point of the spindle above the vane, on the mast-head., See Acorn-shell.
acred adjective Possessing acres or landed property; — used in composition; as, large-acred men.
acrid adjective Sharp and harsh, or bitter and not, to the taste; pungent; as, acrid salts., Causing heat and irritation; corrosive; as, acrid secretions., Caustic; bitter; bitterly irritating; as, acrid temper, mind, writing.
acted imp. & past participle of Act
acton noun A stuffed jacket worn under the mail, or (later) a jacket plated with mail.
actor noun One who acts, or takes part in any affair; a doer., A theatrical performer; a stageplayer., An advocate or proctor in civil courts or causes., One who institutes a suit; plaintiff or complainant.
acute adjective Sharp at the end; ending in a sharp point; pointed; — opposed to blunt or obtuse; as, an acute angle; an acute leaf., Having nice discernment; perceiving or using minute distinctions; penetrating; clever; shrewd; — opposed to dull or stupid; as, an acute observer; acute remarks, or reasoning., Having nice or quick sensibility; susceptible to slight impressions; acting keenly on the senses; sharp; keen; intense; as, a man of acute eyesight, hearing, or feeling; acute pain or pleasure., High, or shrill, in respect to some other sound; — opposed to grave or low; as, an acute tone or accent., Attended with symptoms of some degree of severity, and coming speedily to a crisis; — opposed to chronic; as, an acute disease., To give an acute sound to; as, he acutes his rising inflection too much.