Abrahamic traditions. The three major religions that trace their origin to the Hebrew patriarch Abraham: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.
accident-prone. Being involved in a greater than average number of accidents or having personality traits that predispose to accidents.
accommodation. A process whereby a new group adapts to the values or customs of a dominant social group by making adjustments that allow for the existing group’s interests.
active dying. The end phase of a terminal illness when death is expected to occur within hours or a few days and involving a set of physical signs or symptoms usually associated with the period just before death occurs.