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alfred joseph hitchcock

  • noun English film director noted for his skill in creating suspense (1899-1980)
    Hitchcock; Alfred Hitchcock; Sir Alfred Hitchcock.
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arnold joseph toynbee

  • noun English historian who studied the rise and fall of civilizations looking for cyclical patterns (1889-1975)
    Arnold Toynbee; Toynbee.
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baron jean baptiste joseph fourier

  • noun French mathematician who developed Fourier analysis and studied the conduction of heat (1768-1830)
    Baron Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier; Fourier.
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charles andre joseph marie de gaulle

  • noun French general and statesman who became very popular during World War II as the leader of the Free French forces in exile (1890-1970)
    Charles de Gaulle; de Gaulle; General de Gaulle; General Charles de Gaulle.
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charles joseph clark

  • noun Canadian politician who served as prime minister (1939-)
    Joe Clark; Clark.
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chief joseph

  • noun leader of the Nez Perce in their retreat from United States troops (1840-1904)
    Joseph.
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ferdinand joseph la menthe morton

  • noun United States jazz musician who moved from ragtime to New Orleans jazz (1885-1941)
    Morton; Jelly Roll Morton.
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francis joseph

  • noun emperor of Austria and king of Hungary; was defeated by Napoleon III at the battle of Magenta (1830-1916)
    Francis Joseph; Franz Josef I; Francis Joseph I.
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francis joseph i

  • noun emperor of Austria and king of Hungary; was defeated by Napoleon III at the battle of Magenta (1830-1916)
    Francis Joseph; Franz Josef I; Francis Joseph I.
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franz joseph

  • noun emperor of Austria and king of Hungary; was defeated by Napoleon III at the battle of Magenta (1830-1916)
    Francis Joseph; Franz Josef I; Francis Joseph I.
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franz joseph haydn

  • noun prolific Austrian composer who influenced the classical form of the symphony (1732-1809)
    Franz Joseph Haydn; Haydn.
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franz joseph kline

  • noun United States abstract expressionist painter (1910-1962)
    Franz Kline; Kline.
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georges joseph christian simenon

  • noun French writer (born in Belgium) best known for his detective novels featuring Inspector Maigret (1903-1989)
    Georges Simenon; Simenon.
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hermann joseph muller

  • noun United States geneticist who studied the effects of X-rays on genes (1890-1967)
    Muller.
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james joseph tunney

  • noun United States prizefighter who won the world heavyweight championship by defeating Jack Dempsey twice (1898-1978)
    Tunney; Gene Tunney.
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jean baptiste joseph fourier

  • noun French mathematician who developed Fourier analysis and studied the conduction of heat (1768-1830)
    Baron Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier; Fourier.
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john joseph mcgraw

  • noun United States baseball player and manager (1873-1934)
    McGraw; John McGraw.
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john joseph pershing

  • noun United States general who commanded the American forces in Europe during World War I (1860-1948)
    Pershing; Black Jack Pershing.
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joseph alois schumpeter

  • noun United States economist (born in Czechoslovakia) (1883-1950)
    Joseph Alois Schumpeter; Schumpeter.
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joseph banks rhine

  • noun United States parapsychologist (1895-1980)
    J. B. Rhine; Rhine.
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joseph ben matthias

  • noun Jewish general who led the revolt of the Jews against the Romans and then wrote a history of those events (37-100)
    Flavius Josephus; Josephus.
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joseph black

  • noun British chemist who identified carbon dioxide and who formulated the concepts of specific heat and latent heat (1728-1799)
    Black.
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joseph campbell

  • noun United States mythologist (1904-1987)
    Campbell.
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joseph conrad

  • noun English novelist (born in Poland) noted for sea stories and for his narrative technique (1857-1924)
    Conrad; Teodor Josef Konrad Korzeniowski.
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joseph deems taylor

  • noun United States composer and music critic (1885-1966)
    Deems Taylor; Taylor.
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joseph eggleston johnston

  • noun Confederate general in the American Civil War; led the Confederate troops in the West (1807-1891)
    Johnston; J. E. Johnston.
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joseph emerson worcester

  • noun United States lexicographer who was accused of plagiarism by Noah Webster (1784-1865)
    Worcester.
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joseph francis keaton

  • noun United States comedian and actor in silent films noted for his acrobatic skills and deadpan face (1895-1966)
    Keaton; Buster Keaton.
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joseph goebbels

  • noun German propaganda minister in Nazi Germany who persecuted the Jews (1897-1945)
    Goebbels; Joseph Goebbels.
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joseph greenberg

  • noun United States linguist who studied the historical relations among 5,000 languages (1916-2001)
    Greenberg.
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joseph haydn

  • noun prolific Austrian composer who influenced the classical form of the symphony (1732-1809)
    Franz Joseph Haydn; Haydn.
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joseph heller

  • noun United States novelist whose best known work was a black comedy inspired by his experiences in the Air Force during World War II (1923-1999)
    Heller.
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joseph henry

  • noun United States physicist who studied electromagnetic phenomena (1791-1878)
    Henry.
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joseph hilaire peter belloc

  • noun English author (born in France) remembered especially for his verse for children (1870-1953)
    Hilaire Belloc; Belloc.
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joseph hooker

  • noun United States general in the Union Army who was defeated at Chancellorsville by Robert E. Lee (1814-1879)
    Hooker; Fighting Joe Hooker.
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joseph jacques cesaire joffre

  • noun French field marshal who commanded the Allied armies in France during World War II (1852-1931)
    Joffre.
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joseph joachim

  • noun Hungarian violinist and composer (1831-1907)
    Joachim.
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joseph john thomson

  • noun English physicist who experimented with the conduction of electricity through gases and who discovered the electron and determined its charge and mass (1856-1940)
    Joseph John Thomson; Thomson.
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joseph lincoln steffens

  • noun United States journalist whose exposes in 1906 started an era of muckraking journalism (1866-1936)
    Steffens; Lincoln Steffens.
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joseph lister

  • noun English surgeon who was the first to use antiseptics (1827-1912)
    Baron Lister; Lister.
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joseph louis barrow

  • noun United States prizefighter who was world heavyweight champion for 12 years (1914-1981)
    Louis; Joe Louis.
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joseph louis gay-lussac

  • noun French chemist and physicist who first isolated boron and who formulated the law describing the behavior of gases under constant pressure (1778-1850)
    Gay-Lussac.
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joseph m. jacquard

  • noun French inventor of the Jacquard loom that could automatically weave complicated patterns (1752-1834)
    Jacquard; Joseph M. Jacquard.
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joseph mallord william turner

  • noun English landscape painter whose treatment of light and color influenced the French impressionists (1775-1851)
    Turner.
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joseph marie jacquard

  • noun French inventor of the Jacquard loom that could automatically weave complicated patterns (1752-1834)
    Jacquard; Joseph M. Jacquard.
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joseph mccarthy

  • noun United States politician who unscrupulously accused many citizens of being Communists (1908-1957)
    Joseph McCarthy; McCarthy.
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joseph oliver

  • noun United States jazz musician who influenced the style of Louis Armstrong (1885-1938)
    Oliver; King Oliver.
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joseph paul dimaggio

  • noun United States professional baseball player noted for his batting ability (1914-1999)
    Joe DiMaggio; DiMaggio.
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joseph paxton

  • noun English architect (1801-1865)
    Paxton; Joseph Paxton.
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joseph priestley

  • noun English chemist who isolated many gases and discovered oxygen (independently of Scheele) (1733-1804)
    Priestley.
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joseph pulitzer

  • noun United States newspaper publisher (born in Hungary) who established the Pulitzer prizes (1847-1911)
    Pulitzer.
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joseph raymond mccarthy

  • noun United States politician who unscrupulously accused many citizens of being Communists (1908-1957)
    Joseph McCarthy; McCarthy.
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joseph rudyard kipling

  • noun English author of novels and poetry who was born in India (1865-1936)
    Kipling; Rudyard Kipling.
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joseph schumpeter

  • noun United States economist (born in Czechoslovakia) (1883-1950)
    Joseph Alois Schumpeter; Schumpeter.
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joseph smith

  • noun religious leader who founded the Mormon Church in 1830 (1805-1844)
    Smith.
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joseph stalin

  • noun Russian leader who succeeded Lenin as head of the Communist Party and created a totalitarian state by purging all opposition (1879-1953)
    Iosif Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili; Stalin.
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joseph warren stilwell

  • noun United States general who commanded the Allied forces in China and Burma and India during World War II (1883-1946)
    Stilwell; Uncle Joe; Vinegar Joe Stilwell.
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joseph's coat

  • noun perennial aromatic herb of southeastern Asia having large usually bright-colored or blotched leaves and spikes of blue-violet flowers; sometimes placed in genus Solenostemon
    Solenostemon blumei; Coleus blumei; painted nettle; Solenostemon scutellarioides.
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joseph's flower

Jo"seph's flow"er
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  1. (Bot.) A composite herb (Tragopogon pratensis), of the same genus as the salsify.
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marie joseph paul yves roch gilbert du motier

  • noun French soldier who served under George Washington in the American Revolution (1757-1834)
    La Fayette; Marquis de Lafayette; Lafayette.
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paul joseph goebbels

  • noun German propaganda minister in Nazi Germany who persecuted the Jews (1897-1945)
    Goebbels; Joseph Goebbels.
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pierre joseph proudhon

  • noun French socialist who argued that property is theft (1809-1865)
    Proudhon.
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reginald joseph mitchell

  • noun English aeronautical engineer (1895-1937)
    R. J. Mitchell; Mitchell.
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saint joseph

  • noun a Christian holy day
    Saint Joseph; March 19.
  • noun a town in northwest Missouri on the Missouri River; in the 19th century it became the eastern terminus of the pony express
    Saint Joseph.
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sir henry joseph wood

  • noun English conductor (1869-1944)
    Sir Henry Wood; Wood.
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sir joseph banks

  • noun English botanist who accompanied Captain Cook on his first voyage to the Pacific Ocean (1743-1820)
    Banks.
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sir joseph john thomson

  • noun English physicist who experimented with the conduction of electricity through gases and who discovered the electron and determined its charge and mass (1856-1940)
    Joseph John Thomson; Thomson.
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sir joseph paxton

  • noun English architect (1801-1865)
    Paxton; Joseph Paxton.
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sir oliver joseph lodge

  • noun English physicist who studied electromagnetic radiation and was a pioneer of radiotelegraphy (1851-1940)
    Lodge; Sir Oliver Lodge.
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st joseph

  • noun a Christian holy day
    Saint Joseph; March 19.
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st. joseph

  • noun a town in northwest Missouri on the Missouri River; in the 19th century it became the eastern terminus of the pony express
    Saint Joseph.
  • noun the acetylated derivative of salicylic acid; used as an analgesic anti-inflammatory drug (trade names Bayer, Empirin, and St. Joseph) usually taken in tablet form; used as an antipyretic; slows clotting of the blood by poisoning platelets
    acetylsalicylic acid; Empirin; Bayer; aspirin.
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"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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