6 letter words ending in acy
Abbacy (n.) The dignity, estate, or jurisdiction of an abbot.
Curacy (n.) The office or employment of a curate.
Extacy (n.) See Ecstasy.
Fugacy (n.) Banishment.
Inmacy (n.) The state of being an inmate.
Legacy (n.) A gift of property by will, esp. of money or personal property; a bequest. Also Fig.; as, a legacy of dishonor or disease.
Legacy (n.) A business with which one is intrusted by another; a commission; -- obsolete, except in the phrases last legacy, dying legacy, and the like.
Lunacy (n.) Insanity or madness; properly, the kind of insanity which is broken by intervals of reason, -- formerly supposed to be influenced by the changes of the moon; any form of unsoundness of mind, except idiocy; mental derangement or alienation.
Lunacy (n.) A morbid suspension of good sense or judgment, as through fanaticism.
Papacy (n.) The office and dignity of the pope, or pontiff, of Rome; papal jurisdiction.
Papacy (n.) The popes, collectively; the succession of popes.
Papacy (n.) The Roman Catholic religion; -- commonly used by the opponents of the Roman Catholics in disparagement or in an opprobrious sense.
Piracy (n.) The act or crime of a pirate.
Piracy (n.) Robbery on the high seas; the taking of property from others on the open sea by open violence; without lawful authority, and with intent to steal; -- a crime answering to robbery on land.
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Author: Mark McCracken is a corporate trainer and author living in Higashi Osaka, Japan. He is the author of thousands of online articles as well as the Business English textbook, "25 Business Skills in English".