5 letter word starting with ag

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
again adverb In return, back; as, bring us word again., Another time; once more; anew., Once repeated; — of quantity; as, as large again, half as much again., In any other place., On the other hand., Moreover; besides; further., Alt. of Agains
agama noun A genus of lizards, one of the few which feed upon vegetable substances; also, one of these lizards.
agami noun A South American bird (Psophia crepitans), allied to the cranes, and easily domesticated; — called also the gold-breasted trumpeter. Its body is about the size of the pheasant. See Trumpeter.
agape adverb & adjective Gaping, as with wonder, expectation, or eager attention., The love feast of the primitive Christians, being a meal partaken of in connection with the communion.
agasp adverb & adjective In a state of gasping.
agast verb t. Alt. of Aghast, See Aghast.
agate adverb On the way; agoing; as, to be agate; to set the bells agate., A semipellucid, uncrystallized variety of quartz, presenting various tints in the same specimen. Its colors are delicately arranged in stripes or bands, or blended in clouds., A kind of type, larger than pearl and smaller than nonpareil; in England called ruby., A diminutive person; so called in allusion to the small figures cut in agate for rings and seals., A tool used by gold-wire drawers, bookbinders, etc.; — so called from the agate fixed in it for burnishing.
agaty adjective Of the nature of agate, or containing agate.
agave noun A genus of plants (order Amaryllidaceae) of which the chief species is the maguey or century plant (A. Americana), wrongly called Aloe. It is from ten to seventy years, according to climate, in attaining maturity, when it produces a gigantic flower stem, sometimes forty feet in height, and perishes. The fermented juice is the pulque of the Mexicans; distilled, it yields mescal. A strong thread and a tough paper are made from the leaves, and the wood has many uses.
aging present participle & vb. noun of Age
agend noun See Agendum.
agent adjective Acting; — opposed to patient, or sustaining, action., One who exerts power, or has the power to act; an actor., One who acts for, or in the place of, another, by authority from him; one intrusted with the business of another; a substitute; a deputy; a factor., An active power or cause; that which has the power to produce an effect; as, a physical, chemical, or medicinal agent; as, heat is a powerful agent.
agger noun An earthwork; a mound; a raised work.
aggry adjective Alt. of Aggri
aggri adjective Applied to a kind of variegated glass beads of ancient manufacture; as, aggry beads are found in Ashantee and Fantee in Africa.
agile adjective Having the faculty of quick motion in the limbs; apt or ready to move; nimble; active; as, an agile boy; an agile tongue.
agios plural of Agio
agist verb t. To take to graze or pasture, at a certain sum; — used originally of the feeding of cattle in the king’s forests, and collecting the money for the same.
aglet noun Alt. of Aiglet
agley adverb Aside; askew.
aglow adverb & adjective In a glow; glowing; as, cheeks aglow; the landscape all aglow.
agnus noun Agnus Dei.
agone adjective & adverb Ago., Agonic line.
agony noun Violent contest or striving., Pain so extreme as to cause writhing or contortions of the body, similar to those made in the athletic contests in Greece; and hence, extreme pain of mind or body; anguish; paroxysm of grief; specifically, the sufferings of Christ in the garden of Gethsemane., Paroxysm of joy; keen emotion., The last struggle of life; death struggle.
agood adverb In earnest; heartily.
agora noun An assembly; hence, the place of assembly, especially the market place, in an ancient Greek city.
agree adverb In good part; kindly., To harmonize in opinion, statement, or action; to be in unison or concord; to be or become united or consistent; to concur; as, all parties agree in the expediency of the law., To yield assent; to accede; — followed by to; as, to agree to an offer, or to opinion., To make a stipulation by way of settling differences or determining a price; to exchange promises; to come to terms or to a common resolve; to promise., To be conformable; to resemble; to coincide; to correspond; as, the picture does not agree with the original; the two scales agree exactly., To suit or be adapted in its effects; to do well; as, the same food does not agree with every constitution., To correspond in gender, number, case, or person., To make harmonious; to reconcile or make friends., To admit, or come to one mind concerning; to settle; to arrange; as, to agree the fact; to agree differences.
agrin adverb & adjective In the act of grinning.
agrom noun A disease occurring in Bengal and other parts of the East Indies, in which the tongue chaps and cleaves.
agued imp. & past participle of Ague
agush adverb & adjective In a gushing state.