Aforecited to Agamogenesis
(A*fore"cit`ed) a. Named or quoted before.
(A*fore"go`ing) a. Going before; foregoing.
(A*fore"hand`) adv. Beforehand; in anticipation. [Archaic or Dial.]
She is come aforehand to anoint my body.
Mark xiv. 8.
(A*fore"hand`), a. Prepared; previously provided; opposed to behindhand. [Archaic or
Aforehand in all matters of power.
(A*fore"men`tioned) a. Previously mentioned; before-mentioned. Addison.
(A*fore"named`) a. Named before. Peacham.
(A*fore"said`) a. Said before, or in a preceding part; already described or identified.
(A*fore"thought`) a. Premeditated; prepense; previously in mind; designed; as, malice aforethought,
which is required to constitute murder. Bouvier.
(A*fore"thought`), n. Premeditation.
(A*fore"time`) adv. In time past; formerly. "He prayed . . . as he did aforetime." Dan. vi. 10.
(||A for`ti*o"ri) [L.] (Logic & Math.) With stronger reason.
To run afoul of, to run against or come into collision with, especially so as to become entangled or to
(A*foul") adv. & a. [Pref. a- + foul.] In collision; entangled. Totten.
(A*fraid") p. a. [OE. afrayed, affraide, p. p. of afraien to affray. See Affray, and cf. Afeard.]
Impressed with fear or apprehension; in fear; apprehensive. [Afraid comes after the noun it limits.] "Back
they recoiled, afraid." Milton.
This word expresses a less degree of fear than terrified or frightened. It is followed by of before the
object of fear, or by the infinitive, or by a dependent clause; as, to be afraid of death. "I am afraid to
die." "I am afraid he will chastise me." "Be not afraid that I your hand should take." Shak. I am afraid is
sometimes used colloquially to soften a statement; as, I am afraid I can not help you in this matter.
Syn. Fearful; timid; timorous; alarmed; anxious.
(Af"reet) n. Same as Afrit.
(A*fresh") adv. [Pref. a- + fresh.] Anew; again; once more; newly.
They crucify . . . the Son of God afresh.
Heb. vi. 6.
(Af"ric) a. African. n. Africa. [Poetic]
African hemp, a fiber prepared from the leaves of the Sanseviera Guineensis, a plant found in Africa
and India. - - African marigold, a tropical American plant African oak or African teak, a timber
furnished by Oldfieldia Africana, used in ship building.
(Af"ri*can) a. [L. Africus, Africanus, fr. Afer African.] Of or pertaining to Africa.