Emily Dickinson Lexicon
Lexicon: accustomed – acorn
accustomed, verbal adv. [see accustom, v.] (webplay: common).
As usual; as is customary; in typical fashion; in a regular manner.
a'chase, verbal adj. [see chase, v.] (webplay: place).
Astir; running after; moving in a hurry; shifting quickly as a result of contact; [prothesis] chasing; a'chasing.
ache (-ing), v. [OE ac-an.] (webplay: grief, heart, pain).
- Hurt continuously; throb in pain; suffer from grief.
- Yearn; suffer from longing or loss.
achieve (-ed, -s, -ing), v. [Fr. acheve-r < L. ad caput venire, come to the end, bring to a head; see chief, adj.] (webplay: come, efforts made, head, obtain, show).
- Acquire by effort; come to by exertion.
- Accomplish; arrive at; complete successfully.
achievement, n. [see achieve, v.] (webplay: efforts made).
Accomplishment; fulfillment; completion; consummation; attainment by effort; success by exertion.
aching, n. [see ache, v.] (webplay: heart).
Throbbing pain; constant mental and physical suffering.
a'chirrup, verbal adj. [echoic; see chirping, verbal adj.]
Singing; full of sprightly tones; cheerful with the sound of birds and insects.
acknowledge (-d), v. [see know, v. and knowledge, n.] (webplay: blessed, regard).
Concede; admit; accept; identify; recognize.
acknowledgement, n. [see know, v.] (webplay: see).
Salute; recognition of the position or claims of another.
acorn (-'s), n. [OE æcern, oak or beech mast.] (webplay: feeding, grows).
Fruit of the oak or beech tree; small hard seed from which an oak tree grows; an oval nut which grows in a rough hard cup; [fig.] nucleus of the soul; core of potential from which larger things develop.