-ant, -ants

(Latin: a suffix; a person who, the thing which; people who, things which)

abdicant (s) (noun), abdicants (pl)
Anyone who abandons or renounces a position or responsibility: The king became an abdicant when he gave up his throne so his son could take his place.
aberrant (adjective), more aberrant, most aberrant
1. Descriptive of someone who is deviating from what is considered to be proper or from an expected course of action: Timothy's aberrant personality frequently got him into trouble with his employers.

Driving on the wrong side of a road is considered an aberrant driving practice and will result in a traffic ticket or may even cause a serious accident.

2. Not the ordinary, usual, or normal type; exceptional; abnormal: In circuses of the last century, there were often displays of pitiful animals that were aberrant in some way, like having an extra toe, a double tail, or more than one head.
abundant (adjective), more abundant, most abundant
1. Present in great quantities; more than adequate; overly sufficient: Rainfall is more abundant this summer in some areas of the country; however, it is much less abundant in other areas.
2. Well-supplied; providing a more than plentiful supply of something: The prosecutor offered abundant evidence that the woman had committed the crime.

This has been one of the most abundant displays of beautiful fall colors that the city parks have ever produced in years.

abundantly (adverb), more abundantly, most abundantly
Descriptive of a fully sufficient, plentiful, and copious supply of something: It is abundantly obvious that the current economic situation will not be solved easily.
accelerant (s) (noun), accelerants (pl)
A substance that is used to intensify a fire.
adulterant (s) (noun), adulterants (pl)
1. Any substance that decreases the purity or effectiveness of a substance.
2. That which makes something impure or corrupt by adding other inferior materials.
3. Chemical impurities or substances that by law do not belong in a food, pesticide, or other substance: Some adulterants are added intentionally to lower the manufacturing cost of the product or to modify its characteristics in a deceptive way.
adumbrant (adjective), more adumbrant, most adumbrant
A reference to giving a faint shadow or a slight resemblance to something that might happen.
1. Promoting union by adhesion.
2. A tenacious gluey substance that holds parts together during the process of healing.
3. A substance that holds parts together or causes agglutination.
agitant (s) (noun), agitants (pl)
1. Anyone, or something, that tends to arouse public feeling, interest, or support for or against something.
2. Anything that causes something to move vigorously or violently; such as, by shaking or blowing it.
ambulant (adjective), more ambulant, most ambulant
A reference to walking or moving around from place to place: Shirley was an ambulant patient and so she didn't need a wheelchair to get to her destination.
antiperspirant (s) (noun), antiperspirants (pl)