I didn't realize Hercules could be such an unsavory character. I mean, he's played by Kevin Sorbo!
aught - anything whatever; any part: for aught I know
Not to be confused with ought
Aunt Jemima - Slang: Disparaging and Offensive. a black woman considered by other blacks to be subservient to or to curry favor with whites.
Not as offensive as Aunt Jo'Moma
|1.||to cause to appear golden; gild: Dawn came, and sunlight aurified the lead-gray ocean.|
|2.||to transmute into gold.|
Another word we should all add to our daily vocabulary
austral - Of, relating to, or coming from the south.
Now we know how they named Australia
|2.||an autocratic government.|
|1.||the condition of self-sufficiency, esp. economic, as applied to a nation.|
|2.||a national policy of economic independence.|
Two words that sound the same, have completely different definitions, yet the first can also mean the second. The English language is confusing!
autodidact - a person who has learned a subject without the benefit of a teacher or formal education; a self-taught person.
Autolycus - Classical Mythology. a thief, the son of Hermes and Chione, and the grandfather of Odysseus. He possessed the power of changing the shape of whatever he stole and of making it and himself invisible.
|1.||to assert or affirm with confidence; declare in a positive or peremptory manner.|
|2.||Law. to allege as a fact.|