AIM - The pointing of a weapon, as a gun, a dart, or an arrow, or object, in the line of direction with the object intended to be struck; the line of fire; the direction of anything, as a spear, a blow, a discourse, a remark, towards a particular point or object, with a view to strike or affect it.
ANT - Any of various insects in the family Formicidae in the order Hymenoptera, typically living in large colonies composed almost entirely of flightless females.
MAN - An adult male human.
MAT - A flat piece of coarse material used for wiping one's feet, or as a decorative or protective floor covering.
TAN - A symbol of the trigonometric function tangent.
TIN - A malleable, ductile, metallic element, resistant to corrosion, with atomic number 50 and symbol Sn.
VAN - A (covered) vehicle used for carrying goods or people, usually roughly cuboid in shape, longer and higher than a car but smaller than a truck.
VIA - A main road or highway, especially in ancient Rome. (Mainly used in set phrases, below.).
NIT - The egg of a louse.
VAT - A large tub, such as is used for making wine or for tanning.
MAIN - Great in size or degree; vast; strong; powerful; important.
MINI - A miniskirt.
MINT - To try, attempt; take aim.
VAIN - Overly proud of oneself, especially when concerning appearance.
ANTI - Describing a torsion angle between 90° and 180°.
VITAMIN - Any of a specific group of organic compounds essential in small quantities for healthy human growth, metabolism, development, and body function; found in minute amounts in plant and animal foods or sometimes produced synthetically; deficiencies of specific vitamins produce specific disorders.