-al

action, process

Usage

  • reprisal

    A reprisal is something violent or harmful that you do to punish someone for something bad or unpleasant that they did to you.

  • dispersal

    A dispersal of something is its scattering or distribution over a wide area.

  • appraisal

    When someone offers an appraisal of something, they indicate the value or worth of it.

  • ritual

    A ritual is an established and formal behavior, such as a religious ceremony or graduation from high school.

  • signal

    A signal is a sound or action that has a special meaning to people who hear or see it.

  • acquittal

    a judgment of not guilty

  • arrival

    accomplishment of an objective

  • confessional

    a booth where a priest sits to hear confessions

  • crystal

    a solid formed by the solidification of a chemical and having a highly regular atomic structure

  • metal

    containing or made of or resembling or characteristic of a metal

  • petal

    part of the perianth that is usually brightly colored

  • plural

    composed of more than one member, set, or kind

  • retrieval

    (computer science) the operation of accessing information from the computer's memory

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