abridge (to)abreviar; resumir = to abbreviate
abhor (to)detestar, odiar = to hate, to abominate, to detest
abjure (to)abjurar, renunciar; "she abjured some long-held beliefs when she converted to another religion"
abrogate (to)abrogar, abolir, anular
abstemiousabstêmio
abstrusedifícil de entender
acolyteassistente, ajudante, coroinha
acrobatacrobata = tumbler
adjuster; adjustoravaliador, vistoriador, regulador
admonish, toadvertir, admoestar
aglowincandescente, inflamado, em brasa; avermelhado
albatrossalbatroz
alligatorjacaré
allude (to)fazer referência a; aludir, mencionar = to make an allusion; refer; "who are you alluding to?"
alms / almshouseesmola / asilo, albergue
ameliorate (to)melhorar = to improve
ampersand& (E comercial)
anchovyanchova
antenna1) antena = a device (such as a wire or a metal rod) for sending or receiving radio or television signals; aerial; "we took the antenna off our house and put up a satellite dish" / 2) antena (inseto)
appal (to) / appallingapavorar, assustar, aterrorizar, espantar, consternar / apavorante, assustador, aterrador, terrível
apparelvestuário, roupa = dress, attire, garb
apprise (to)notificar, informar, avisar = to give information to (someone) / to be apprised of = ser informado de; "to be apprised of the death of an old friend"
apseabside = nas basílicas cristãs, cabeceira da igreja onde ficam colocados o altar-mor e a cadeira episcopal
aquamarineazul-esverdeado = a pale blue to light greenish blue
arcing / arcing (to)arcos / formar um arco; arquear
armoirearmário = a large wardrobe or cabinet
armory1) sala de armas = a storage place for weapons / 2) arsenal = a factory where weapons are made
artfulastuto, habilidoso, engenhoso, esperto, malandro = tricky; sly; cunning; crafty; wily
artichokealcachofra
askewtorto, de lado, de esguelha
aspenálamo = poplar (Populus spp.)
asteriskasterisco
aubergineberinjela (UK) (obs.: eggplant - US)
awestruckimpressionado, admirado