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Words that end in ac

-ac

Used to form adjectives from nouns: ammoniac.

Origin of -ac

New Latin -acus from Greek -akos

antiaphrodisiac

hypochondriac
one affected by hypochondria

anaphrodisiac
inhibiting or discouraging sexual desire

intracardiac
situated or occurring within or introduced or involving entry into the heart

necrophiliac
obsession with and usually erotic interest in or stimulation by corpses

coprophiliac
the use of feces or filth for sexual excitement

melancholiac
a mental condition and especially a manic-depressive condition characterized by extreme depression, bodily complaints, and often hallucinations and delusions

kleptomaniac
a person evidencing kleptomania

bibliomaniac
extreme preoccupation with collecting books

megalomaniac
a mania for great or grandiose performance

nymphomaniac
excessive sexual desire by a female

aphrodisiac
an agent (as a food or drug) that arouses or is held to arouse sexual desire

hemophiliac
one affected with hemophilia called also bleeder

pedophiliac
sexual perversion in which children are the preferred sexual object

mythomaniac
an excessive or abnormal propensity for lying and exaggerating

dipsomaniac
an uncontrollable craving for alcoholic liquors

algolagniac
a perversion (as sadism or masochism) characterized by pleasure and especially sexual gratification in inflicting or suffering pain

sacroiliac
its firm fibrous cartilage

neophiliac
love of or enthusiasm for what is new or novel

monomaniac
mental illness especially when limited in expression to one idea or area of thought

pyromaniac
an irresistible impulse to start fires

noncardiac

paradisiac
of, relating to, or resembling paradise

insomniac
prolonged and usually abnormal inability to get enough sleep

paranoiac
a psychosis characterized by systematized delusions of persecution or grandeur usually without hallucinations

coulibiac

symposiac

tacamahac
balsam poplar

dionysiac
dionysian 2

egomaniac
the quality or state of being extremely egocentric

celeriac
a celery (Apium graveolens rapaceum) grown for its knobby edible root

brainiac
a very intelligent person

demoniac
one possessed by a demon

ammoniac
the aromatic gum resin of a southwest Asian herb (Dorema ammoniacum) of the carrot family used as an expectorant and stimulant and in plasters

simoniac
one who practices simony

sandarac
a similar resin obtained from any of several Australian trees (genus Callitris) of the same family

trictrac
an old form of backgammon played with pegs

aphasiac

amnesiac
loss of memory due usually to brain injury, shock, fatigue, repression, or illness

bulimiac

armagnac
district SW France in old province of Gascony; chief town Auch

cardiac
a person with heart disease

almanac
a publication containing astronomical and meteorological data for a given year and often including a miscellany of other information

elegiac

shellac
to defeat decisively

medevac
emergency evacuation of the sick or wounded (as from a combat area)

coeliac

bivouac
to take shelter often temporarily

muntjac
any of a genus (Muntiacus) of small deer of southeastern Asia with a cry similar to the bark of a dog and having in the male upper canine teeth elongated into small tusks called also barking deer

theriac
cure-all

shoepac
a waterproof laced boot worn especially over heavy socks in cold weather

champac
an Asian tree (Michelia champaca) of the magnolia family with fragrant usually yellow flowers

medivac

yashmac

tarmac
used for a bituminous binder for roads

zodiac
an imaginary band in the heavens centered on the ecliptic that encompasses the apparent paths of all the planets and is divided into 12 constellations or signs each taken for astrological purposes to extend 30 degrees of longitude

cognac
a brandy from the departments of Charente and Charente-Maritime distilled from white wine

maniac
madman lunatic

celiac
of or relating to the abdominal cavity

ipecac
either of these plants

guaiac
guaiacum 2

amtrac
a flat-bottomed military vehicle that moves on tracks on land or water

calpac
a high-crowned cap worn in Turkey, Iran, and neighboring countries

kalpac

ovisac

tombac
an alloy essentially of copper and zinc and sometimes tin or arsenic that is used especially for cheap jewelry and gilding

tambac

heliac

orgiac

oomiac

corsac

tictac
a ticking or tapping beat like that of a clock or watch

galyac

ricrac
a flat braid woven to form zigzags and used especially as trimming on clothing

lilac
a widely cultivated European shrub (Syringa vulgaris) of the olive family that has cordate ovate leaves and large panicles of fragrant pinkish-purple or white flowers

iliac
of, relating to, or located near the ilium

sumac
any of a genus (Rhus) of trees, shrubs, and woody vines of the cashew family that have leaves turning to brilliant colors in the autumn, small usually dioecious flowers, and spikes or loose clusters of red or whitish berries compare poison ivy poison oak poison sumac

triac

linac
linear accelerator

serac
a pinnacle, sharp ridge, or block of ice among the crevasses of a glacier

ileac

umiac

mac
mackintosh

pac
Pacific

sac
a pouch within an animal or plant often containing a fluid

lac
a resinous substance secreted by a scale insect (Laccifer lacca) and used chiefly in the form of shellac

vac
vacuum

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