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vinegar_joe_stilwell

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

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st._benedict

  • noun Italian monk who founded the Benedictine order about 540 (480-547)
    Benedict; Saint Benedict.

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gloomy_dean

  • noun English prelate noted for his pessimistic sermons and articles (1860-1954)
    Inge; William Ralph Inge.

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paul_von_hindenburg

  • noun German field marshal and statesman; as president of the Weimar Republic he reluctantly appointed Hitler as chancellor in 1933 (1847-1934)
    Paul Ludwig von Beneckendorff und von Hindenburg; Hindenburg.

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anthony_vandyke

  • noun Flemish painter of numerous portraits (1599-1641)
    Van Dyck; Sir Anthony Vandyke; Vandyke.

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j._e._johnston

  • noun Confederate general in the American Civil War; led the Confederate troops in the West (1807-1891)
    Johnston; Joseph Eggleston Johnston.

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khalif

  • noun the civil and religious leader of a Muslim state considered to be a representative of Allah on earth
    khalifah; caliph; kalif; kaliph; calif.
    • many radical Muslims believe a Khalifah will unite all Islamic lands and people and subjugate the rest of the world

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yellow

  • noun yellow color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of sunflowers or ripe lemons
    yellowness.
  • verb turn yellow
    • The pages of the book began to yellow

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counsellorship

  • noun the position of counselor
    counselorship.

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administrative_official

  • noun an official of a bureaucracy
    bureaucrat.

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president_lincoln

  • noun 16th President of the United States; saved the Union during the American Civil War and emancipated the slaves; was assassinated by Booth (1809-1865)
    Lincoln; President Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln.

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undersecretary

  • noun a secretary immediately subordinate to the head of a department of government

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captain

  • noun an officer holding a rank below a major but above a lieutenant
  • noun the naval officer in command of a military ship
    skipper.

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hoover

  • noun United States industrialist who manufactured vacuum cleaners (1849-1932)
    William Hoover; William Henry Hoover.
  • noun United States lawyer who was director of the FBI for 48 years (1895-1972)
    John Edgar Hoover; J. Edgar Hoover.

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united_states_attorney_general

  • noun the person who holds the position of secretary of the Justice Department
    Attorney General; US Attorney General.
    • Edmund Randolph was the first Attorney General, appointed by President Washington

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rabbinate

  • noun rabbis collectively
  • noun the office or function of a rabbi

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lord

  • noun a person who has general authority over others
    overlord; master.
  • noun terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
    Jehovah; Creator; God Almighty; Almighty; Divine; Maker; Godhead.

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salutatorian

  • noun a graduating student with the second highest academic rank; may deliver the opening address at graduation exercises
    salutatory speaker.

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artilleryman

  • noun a serviceman in the artillery
    cannoneer; machine gunner; gunner.

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president_tyler

  • noun elected vice president and became the 10th President of the United States when Harrison died (1790-1862)
    John Tyler; Tyler.

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redact

  • noun someone who puts text into appropriate form for publication
    rewriter; redactor; reviser; rewrite man.
  • verb formulate in a particular style or language
    put; frame; couch; cast.
    • I wouldn't put it that way
    • She cast her request in very polite language

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scholarship

  • noun financial aid provided to a student on the basis of academic merit
  • noun profound scholarly knowledge
    eruditeness; encyclopaedism; learnedness; learning; erudition; encyclopedism.

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federal_agent

  • noun any agent or representative of a federal agency or bureau
    agent.

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missionary

  • noun someone who attempts to convert others to a particular doctrine or program
  • noun someone sent on a mission--especially a religious or charitable mission to a foreign country
    missioner.

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shoofly

  • noun an undercover police officer who investigates other policemen
  • noun a child's rocking chair with the seat built between two flat sides that are shaped to resemble an animal (such as a swan or duck)

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ignatius

  • noun bishop of Antioch who was martyred under the Roman Emperor Trajan (died 110)
    Saint Ignatius; St. Ignatius.

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psychological_operation

  • noun military actions designed to influence the perceptions and attitudes of individuals, groups, and foreign governments
    psyop.

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investigator

  • noun a scientist who devotes himself to doing research
    researcher; research worker.
  • noun someone who investigates

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general_charles_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; Charles Andre Joseph Marie de Gaulle; General de Gaulle.

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herbert_clark_hoover

  • noun 31st President of the United States; in 1929 the stock market crashed and the economy collapsed and Hoover was defeated for reelection by Franklin Roosevelt (1874-1964)
    Herbert Hoover; Hoover; President Hoover.

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military_adviser

  • noun a military officer who serves as an adviser to the troops of an allied nation
    military advisor.

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wayne

  • noun United States film actor who played tough heroes (1907-1979)
    Duke Wayne; John Wayne.
  • noun American general during the American Revolution (1745-1796)
    Anthony Wayne; Mad Anthony Wayne.

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paul

  • noun United States feminist (1885-1977)
    Alice Paul.
  • noun (New Testament) a Christian missionary to the Gentiles; author of several Epistles in the New Testament; even though Paul was not present at the Last Supper he is considered an Apostle
    Saul of Tarsus; Paul the Apostle; Saint Paul; Apostle Paul; Apostle of the Gentiles; St. Paul; Saul.
    • Paul's name was Saul prior to his conversion to Christianity

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rembrandt_harmensz_van_rijn

  • noun influential Dutch artist (1606-1669)
    Rembrandt van Ryn; Rembrandt van Rijn; Rembrandt.

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floor_leader

  • noun the legislator who organizes his party's strategy

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force

  • noun a powerful effect or influence
    • the force of his eloquence easily persuaded them
  • noun (physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity
    • force equals mass times acceleration

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managing_director

  • noun someone who controls resources and expenditures
    director; manager.

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chiang_kai-shek

  • noun Chinese military and political figure; in the Chinese civil war that followed World War II he was defeated by the Chinese communists and in 1949 was forced to withdraw to Taiwan where he served as president of Nationalist China until his death (1897-1975)
    Chiang Chung-cheng.

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sporting_lady

  • noun a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money
    fancy woman; woman of the street; working girl; bawd; cocotte; lady of pleasure; prostitute; harlot; cyprian; whore; tart.

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flag_officer

  • noun a senior naval officer above the rank of captain

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second

  • noun 1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites
    sec; s.
  • noun an indefinitely short time
    moment; bit; mo; minute.
    • wait just a moment
    • in a mo
    • it only takes a minute
    • in just a bit

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field_marshal

  • noun an officer holding the highest rank in the army

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cardinal_richelieu

  • noun French prelate and statesman; principal minister to Louis XIII (1585-1642)
    Richelieu; Armand Jean du Plessis; Duc de Richelieu.

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subaltern

  • noun a British commissioned army officer below the rank of captain
  • adjective satellite inferior in rank or status
    petty; junior-grade; lower-ranking; lowly; secondary.
    • the junior faculty
    • a lowly corporal
    • petty officialdom
    • a subordinate functionary

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georgi_zhukov

  • noun Soviet general who during World Warr II directed the counteroffensive at Stalingrad and relieved Leningrad and captured Berlin (1896-1974)
    Georgi Konstantinovich Zhukov; Zhukov.

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military_campaign

  • noun several related operations aimed at achieving a particular goal (usually within geographical and temporal constraints)
    campaign.

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christ

  • noun any expected deliverer
    messiah.
  • noun a teacher and prophet born in Bethlehem and active in Nazareth; his life and sermons form the basis for Christianity (circa 4 BC - AD 29)
    the Nazarene; Jesus of Nazareth; Good Shepherd; Jesus; Saviour; Redeemer; Savior; Deliverer; Jesus Christ.

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j._edgar_hoover

  • noun United States lawyer who was director of the FBI for 48 years (1895-1972)
    John Edgar Hoover; Hoover.

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trial_lawyer

  • noun a lawyer who specializes in defending clients before a court of law
    trial attorney.

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sherman

  • noun United States general who was commander of all Union troops in the West; he captured Atlanta and led a destructive march to the sea that cut the Confederacy in two (1820-1891)
    William Tecumseh Sherman.
  • noun American Revolutionary leader and signer of the Declaration of Independence and the Articles of Confederation and the United States Constitution (1721-1793)
    Roger Sherman.

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black_woman

  • noun a woman who is Black

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remilitarisation

  • noun the act of militarizing again
    remilitarization.

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admiral

  • noun the supreme commander of a fleet; ranks above a vice admiral and below a fleet admiral
    full admiral.
  • noun any of several brightly colored butterflies

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onslaught

  • noun a sudden and severe onset of trouble
  • noun (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons)
    onset; attack; onrush.
    • the attack began at dawn

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harrison

  • noun English actor on stage and in films (1908-1990)
    Reginald Carey Harrison; Rex Harrison; Sir Rex Harrison.
  • noun English rock star; lead guitarist of the Beatles (1943-2001)
    George Harrison.

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gerald_r._ford

  • noun 38th President of the United States; appointed vice president and succeeded Nixon when Nixon resigned (1913-)
    Gerald Rudolph Ford; Gerald Ford; President Ford; Ford.

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brass_hat

  • noun a high-ranking military officer

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nicolas_poussin

  • noun French painter in the classical style (1594-1665)
    Poussin.

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here

  • noun the present location; this place
    • where do we go from here?
  • noun queen of the Olympian gods in ancient Greek mythology; sister and wife of Zeus remembered for her jealously of the many mortal women Zeus fell in love with; identified with Roman Juno
    Hera.

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superfund_site

  • noun a site where toxic wastes have been dumped and the Environmental Protection Agency has designated them to be cleaned up
    toxic site; toxic waste area.

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nanny

  • noun a woman who is the custodian of children
    nurse; nursemaid.
  • noun female goat
    she-goat; nanny-goat.

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interne

  • noun an advanced student or graduate in medicine gaining supervised practical experience (`houseman' is a British term)
    houseman; intern; medical intern.

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property

  • noun something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone;
    belongings; holding.
    • that hat is my property
    • he is a man of property
  • noun a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class
    • a study of the physical properties of atomic particles

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rubbish

  • noun worthless material that is to be disposed of
    scrap; trash.
  • noun nonsensical talk or writing
    codswallop; wish-wash; trumpery; tripe; applesauce; folderol; trash.

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commandership

  • noun the position or office of commander
    commandery.

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settler

  • noun a person who settles in a new colony or moves into new country
    colonist.
  • noun a negotiator who settles disputes

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military

  • noun the military forces of a nation
    armed forces; armed services; military machine; war machine.
    • their military is the largest in the region
    • the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker
  • adjective of or relating to the study of the principles of warfare
    • military law

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gregory_nazianzen

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) a church father known for his constant fight against perceived heresies; a saint and Doctor of the Church (329-391)
    Gregory; Gregory of Nazianzen; St. Gregory of Nazianzen.

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campaign

  • noun a race between candidates for elective office
    run; political campaign.
    • I managed his campaign for governor
    • he is raising money for a Senate run
  • noun a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end
    cause; drive; crusade; effort; movement.
    • he supported populist campaigns
    • they worked in the cause of world peace
    • the team was ready for a drive toward the pennant
    • the movement to end slavery
    • contributed to the war effort

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massorete

  • noun a scholar who is expert on the Masorah (especially one of the Jewish scribes who contributed to the Masorah)
    Masorite; Masorete.

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eyeful

  • noun a strikingly beautiful woman
    • she was a statuesque redheaded eyeful
  • noun a full view; a good look
    • they wanted to see violence and they got an eyeful

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zhukov

  • noun Soviet general who during World Warr II directed the counteroffensive at Stalingrad and relieved Leningrad and captured Berlin (1896-1974)
    Georgi Konstantinovich Zhukov; Georgi Zhukov.

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psychological

  • adjective satellite mental or emotional as opposed to physical in nature
    • give psychological support
    • psychological warfare
  • adjective of or relating to or determined by psychology
    • psychological theories

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lucius_licinius_luculus

  • noun Roman general famous for giving lavish banquets (110-57 BC)
    Luculus.

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wac

  • noun a member of the Women's Army Corps
  • noun an army corps that was organized in World War II but is no longer a separate branch of the United States Army
    Women's Army Corps.

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basil

  • noun any of several Old World tropical aromatic annual or perennial herbs of the genus Ocimum
  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) the bishop of Caesarea who defended the Roman Catholic Church against the heresies of the 4th century; a saint and Doctor of the Church (329-379)
    St. Basil; St. Basil the Great; Basil the Great; Basil of Caesarea.

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tutelage

  • noun teaching pupils individually (usually by a tutor hired privately)
    tutorship; tuition.
  • noun attention and management implying responsibility for safety
    charge; guardianship; care.
    • he is in the care of a bodyguard

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herbert_hoover

  • noun 31st President of the United States; in 1929 the stock market crashed and the economy collapsed and Hoover was defeated for reelection by Franklin Roosevelt (1874-1964)
    Hoover; Herbert Clark Hoover; President Hoover.

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army

  • noun a permanent organization of the military land forces of a nation or state
    ground forces; regular army.
  • noun a large number of people united for some specific purpose

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hospital

  • noun a health facility where patients receive treatment
    infirmary.
  • noun a medical institution where sick or injured people are given medical or surgical care

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cottar

  • noun a peasant farmer in the Scottish Highlands
    cotter.
  • noun fastener consisting of a wedge or pin inserted through a slot to hold two other pieces together
    cotter.

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president_truman

  • noun elected vice president in Roosevelt's 4th term; became 33rd President of the United States on Roosevelt's death in 1945 and was elected President in 1948; authorized the use of atomic bombs against Japan (1884-1972)
    Harry Truman; Truman; Harry S Truman.

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call

  • noun a telephone connection
    telephone call; phone call.
    • she reported several anonymous calls
    • he placed a phone call to London
    • he heard the phone ringing but didn't want to take the call
  • noun a special disposition (as if from a divine source) to pursue a particular course
    • he was disappointed that he had not heard the Call

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burying_ground

  • noun a tract of land used for burials
    graveyard; burial ground; memorial park; cemetery; burial site; necropolis.

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president_carter

  • noun 39th President of the United States (1924-)
    Jimmy Carter; James Earl Carter; Carter; James Earl Carter Jr..

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fra_filippo_lippi

  • noun Italian painter whose works show a three-dimensional style (1406-1469)
    Lippi.

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richard_milhous_nixon

  • noun vice president under Eisenhower and 37th President of the United States; resigned after the Watergate scandal in 1974 (1913-1994)
    Richard M. Nixon; Richard Nixon; President Nixon; Nixon.

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tudor

  • noun an English dynasty descended from Henry Tudor; Tudor monarchs ruled from Henry VII to Elizabeth I (from 1485 to 1603)
    House of Tudor.
  • noun United States dancer and choreographer (born in England) (1909-1987)
    Antony Tudor.

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holy

  • noun a sacred place of pilgrimage
    sanctum; holy place.
  • adjective belonging to or derived from or associated with a divine power

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1st_viscount_montgomery_of_alamein

  • noun English general during World War II; won victories over Rommel in North Africa and led British ground forces in the invasion of Normandy (1887-1976)
    Sir Bernard Law Montgomery; Bernard Law Montgomery; Montgomery.

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baron_clive_of_plassey

  • noun British general and statesman whose victory at Plassey in 1757 strengthened British control of India (1725-1774)
    Robert Clive; Baron Clive; Clive.

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adult

  • noun a fully developed person from maturity onward
    grownup.
  • noun any mature animal

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teaching

  • noun the profession of a teacher
    pedagogy; instruction.
    • he prepared for teaching while still in college
    • pedagogy is recognized as an important profession
  • noun a doctrine that is taught
    precept; commandment.
    • the teachings of religion
    • he believed all the Christian precepts

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ward

  • noun a person who is under the protection or in the custody of another
  • noun a district into which a city or town is divided for the purpose of administration and elections

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hold

  • noun the act of grasping
    grip; clutches; clutch; clench; grasp; clasp.
    • he released his clasp on my arm
    • he has a strong grip for an old man
    • she kept a firm hold on the railing
  • noun understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something
    grasp; appreciation.
    • he has a good grasp of accounting practices

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gregory_i

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) an Italian pope distinguished for his spiritual and temporal leadership; a saint and Doctor of the Church (540?-604)
    St. Gregory I; Gregory; Saint Gregory I; Gregory the Great.

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divorcee

  • noun a divorced woman or a woman who is separated from her husband
    grass widow.

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cornwallis

  • noun commander of the British forces in the American War of Independence; was defeated by American and French troops at Yorktown (1738-1805)
    First Marquess Cornwallis; Charles Cornwallis.

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interposition

  • noun the action of interjecting or interposing an action or remark that interrupts
    interpellation; interjection; interpolation.
  • noun the act or fact of interposing one thing between or among others
    intervention.

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kaliph

  • noun the civil and religious leader of a Muslim state considered to be a representative of Allah on earth
    khalifah; caliph; kalif; khalif; calif.
    • many radical Muslims believe a Khalifah will unite all Islamic lands and people and subjugate the rest of the world

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john_glenn

  • noun made the first orbital rocket-powered flight by a United States astronaut in 1962; later in United States Senate (1921-)
    John Herschel Glenn Jr.; Glenn.

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president_ford

  • noun 38th President of the United States; appointed vice president and succeeded Nixon when Nixon resigned (1913-)
    Gerald Rudolph Ford; Gerald Ford; Gerald R. Ford; Ford.

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tallyman

  • noun one who sells goods on the installment plan
  • noun one who keeps a tally of quantity or weight of goods produced or shipped or received
    tally clerk.

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vicereine

  • noun wife of a viceroy
  • noun governor of a country or province who rules as the representative of his or her king or sovereign
    viceroy.

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chiang_chung-cheng

  • noun Chinese military and political figure; in the Chinese civil war that followed World War II he was defeated by the Chinese communists and in 1949 was forced to withdraw to Taiwan where he served as president of Nationalist China until his death (1897-1975)
    Chiang Kai-shek.

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rank_and_file

  • noun the ordinary members of an organization (such as the enlisted soldiers of an army)
    rank.
    • the strike was supported by the union rank and file
    • he rose from the ranks to become a colonel
  • noun people who constitute the main body of any group

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chief_constable

  • noun the head of the police force in a county (or similar area)

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household

  • noun a social unit living together
    house; menage; family; home.
    • he moved his family to Virginia
    • It was a good Christian household
    • I waited until the whole house was asleep
    • the teacher asked how many people made up his home

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co-pilot

  • noun a relief pilot on an airplane
    copilot.

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bruno

  • noun German pope from 1049 to 1054 whose papacy was the beginning of papal reforms in the 11th century (1002-1054)
    Bruno of Toul; Leo IX.
  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) a French cleric (born in Germany) who founded the Carthusian order in 1084 (1032-1101)
    Saint Bruno; St. Bruno.

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mary_magdalen

  • noun sinful woman Jesus healed of evil spirits; she became a follower of Jesus
    Mary Magdalene; St. Mary Magdalene; St. Mary Magdalen.

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a._e._burnside

  • noun United States general in the American Civil War who was defeated by Robert E. Lee at the Battle of Fredericksburg (1824-1881)
    Burnside; Ambrose Everett Burnside.

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enchantress

  • noun a woman who is considered to be dangerously seductive
    temptress; Delilah; femme fatale; siren.
  • noun a female sorcerer or magician
    witch.

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masterly

  • adjective satellite having or revealing supreme mastery or skill
    masterful; virtuoso; consummate.
    • a consummate artist
    • consummate skill
    • a masterful speaker
    • masterful technique
    • a masterly performance of the sonata
    • a virtuoso performance

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provincial

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) an official in charge of an ecclesiastical province acting under the superior general of a religious order
    • the general of the Jesuits receives monthly reports from the provincials
  • noun a country person
    bucolic; peasant.

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bomber_harris

  • noun British marshal of the Royal Air Force; during World War II he directed mass bombing raids against German cities that resulted in heavy civilian casualties (1892-1984)
    Harris; Sir Arthur Travers Harris.

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memorial_park

  • noun a tract of land used for burials
    graveyard; burial ground; cemetery; burying ground; burial site; necropolis.

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machine

  • noun any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks
  • noun an efficient person
    • the boxer was a magnificent fighting machine

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war_secretary

  • noun head of a former executive department; combined with the Navy Secretary to form the Defense Secretary in 1947
    Secretary of War.

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hot

  • adjective used of physical heat; having a high or higher than desirable temperature or giving off heat or feeling or causing a sensation of heat or burning
    • hot stove
    • hot water
    • a hot August day
    • a hot stuffy room
    • she's hot and tired
    • a hot forehead
  • adjective satellite characterized by violent and forceful activity or movement; very intense
    raging.
    • the fighting became hot and heavy
    • a hot engagement
    • a raging battle
    • the river became a raging torrent

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toxic

  • adjective of or relating to or caused by a toxin or poison
    • suffering from exposure to toxic substances

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registrar

  • noun a person employed to keep a record of the owners of stocks and bonds issued by the company
  • noun the administrator responsible for student records

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ordinary

  • noun a judge of a probate court
  • noun the expected or commonplace condition or situation
    • not out of the ordinary

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minority

  • noun a group of people who differ racially or politically from a larger group of which it is a part
  • noun being or relating to the smaller in number of two parts
    • when the vote was taken they were in the minority
    • he held a minority position

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beauty

  • noun the qualities that give pleasure to the senses
  • noun a very attractive or seductive looking woman
    sweetheart; peach; knockout; lulu; smasher; stunner; ravisher; mantrap; dish; looker.

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soldier

  • noun an enlisted man or woman who serves in an army
    • the soldiers stood at attention
  • noun a wingless sterile ant or termite having a large head and powerful jaws adapted for defending the colony

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meade

  • noun English economist noted for his studies of international trade and finance (1907-1995)
    James Edward Meade.
  • noun United States general in charge of the Union troops at the Battle of Gettysburg (1815-1872)
    George Gordon Meade.

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lay

  • noun a narrative song with a recurrent refrain
    ballad.
  • noun a narrative poem of popular origin
    ballad.

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president

  • noun an executive officer of a firm or corporation
  • noun the person who holds the office of head of state of the United States government
    United States President; President of the United States; Chief Executive.
    • the President likes to jog every morning

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law

  • noun the collection of rules imposed by authority
    jurisprudence.
    • civilization presupposes respect for the law
    • the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order
  • noun legal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity
    • there is a law against kidnapping

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ex-wife

  • noun a woman who was formerly a particular man's wife
    ex.
    • all his exes live in Texas

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rewriter

  • noun someone who puts text into appropriate form for publication
    redact; redactor; reviser; rewrite man.

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rickenbacker

  • noun the most decorated United States combat pilot in World War I (1890-1973)
    Eddie Rickenbacker; Edward Vernon Rickenbacker.

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padre

  • noun a chaplain in one of the military services
    Holy Joe; military chaplain; sky pilot.
  • noun `Father' is a term of address for priests in some churches (especially the Roman Catholic Church or the Orthodox Catholic Church); `Padre' is frequently used in the military
    Father.

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cost_accountant

  • noun a specialist in the systematic recording and analysis of the costs incident to production

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psyop

  • noun military actions designed to influence the perceptions and attitudes of individuals, groups, and foreign governments
    psychological operation.

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hotel_clerk

  • noun a hotel receptionist
    hotel desk clerk; desk clerk.

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old_woman

  • noun a woman who is old
  • noun herb with greyish leaves found along the east coast of North America; used as an ornamental plant
    dusty miller; beach wormwood; Artemisia stelleriana.

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baggage

  • noun cases used to carry belongings when traveling
    luggage.
  • noun a worthless or immoral woman

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van_dyck

  • noun Flemish painter of numerous portraits (1599-1641)
    Anthony Vandyke; Sir Anthony Vandyke; Vandyke.

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green

  • noun green color or pigment; resembling the color of growing grass
    viridity; greenness.
  • noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    park; commons; common.
    • they went for a walk in the park

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jungle

  • noun a location marked by an intense competition and struggle for survival
  • noun a place where hoboes camp
    hobo camp.

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hugh_dowding

  • noun British marshal of the RAF who commanded the British air defense forces that defeated the Luftwaffe during the Battle of Britain (1882-1970)
    Baron Hugh Caswall Tremenheere Dowding; Dowding; Dowdy.

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wing

  • noun a movable organ for flying (one of a pair)
  • noun one of the horizontal airfoils on either side of the fuselage of an airplane

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monroe

  • noun United States film actress noted for sex appeal (1926-1962)
    Norma Jean Baker; Marilyn Monroe.
  • noun 5th President of the United States; author of the Monroe Doctrine (1758-1831)
    President Monroe; James Monroe.

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amir

  • noun an independent ruler or chieftain (especially in Africa or Arabia)
    ameer; emir; emeer.

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secretary_of_labor

  • noun the person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of Labor
    Labor Secretary.
    • the first Labor Secretary was William B. Wilson who was appointed by President Wilson
  • noun the position of the head of the Department of Labor
    Labor Secretary.
    • the post of Labor Secretary was created in 1913

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erwin_rommel

  • noun German field marshal noted for brilliant generalship in North Africa during World War II (1891-1944)
    Rommel; Desert Fox.

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councilorship

  • noun the position of council member
    councillorship.

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office

  • noun place of business where professional or clerical duties are performed
    business office.
    • he rented an office in the new building
  • noun an administrative unit of government
    agency; authority; bureau; federal agency; government agency.
    • the Central Intelligence Agency
    • the Census Bureau
    • Office of Management and Budget
    • Tennessee Valley Authority

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inge

  • noun English prelate noted for his pessimistic sermons and articles (1860-1954)
    Gloomy Dean; William Ralph Inge.
  • noun United States playwright (1913-1973)
    William Inge.

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tandem

  • noun an arrangement of two or more objects or persons one behind another
  • noun a bicycle with two sets of pedals and two seats
    bicycle-built-for-two; tandem bicycle.

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publius_cornelius_scipio

  • noun Roman general who commanded the invasion of Carthage in the second Punic War and defeated Hannibal at Zama (circa 237-183 BC)
    Scipio Africanus; Scipio the Elder; Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus Major; Scipio; Scipio Africanus Major.

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comte_de_rochambeau

  • noun French general who commanded French troops in the American Revolution, notably at Yorktown (1725-1807)
    Rochambeau; Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur.

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bishopry

  • noun the office and dignity of a bishop
    episcopate.

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art_teacher

  • noun someone who teaches art

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position

  • noun the particular portion of space occupied by something
    place.
    • he put the lamp back in its place
  • noun a point occupied by troops for tactical reasons
    military position.

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fairway

  • noun the area between the tee and putting green where the grass is cut short
  • noun the usual course taken by vessels through a harbor or coastal waters

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womanhood

  • noun the state of being an adult woman
    muliebrity.
  • noun women as a class
    woman; fair sex.
    • it's an insult to American womanhood
    • woman is the glory of creation
    • the fair sex gathered on the veranda

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fix

  • noun informal terms for a difficult situation
    kettle of fish; mess; muddle; jam; hole; pickle.
    • he got into a terrible fix
    • he made a muddle of his marriage
  • noun something craved, especially an intravenous injection of a narcotic drug
    • she needed a fix of chocolate

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mikhail_ilarionovich_kutuzov

  • noun Russian field marshal who commanded the Russian opposition to Napoleon (1745-1813)
    Kutuzov; Prince of Smolensk.

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military_chaplain

  • noun a chaplain in one of the military services
    Holy Joe; padre; sky pilot.

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reading_teacher

  • noun someone who teaches students to read

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secretary_of_commerce

  • noun the person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of Commerce
    Commerce Secretary.
    • the first Commerce Secretary was William C. Redfield who was appointed by Wilson
  • noun the position of the head of the Department of Commerce
    Commerce Secretary.
    • the position of Commerce Secretary was created in 1913

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hakim

  • noun a Muslim ruler or governor or judge
  • noun a Muslim physician
    hakeem.

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enlist

  • verb join the military
  • verb hire for work or assistance
    engage.
    • engage aid, help, services, or support

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office_of_the_dead

  • noun an office read or sung before a burial mass in the Roman Catholic Church

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full_general

  • noun a general officer of the highest rank
    general.

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school

  • noun an educational institution
    • the school was founded in 1900
  • noun a building where young people receive education
    schoolhouse.
    • the school was built in 1932
    • he walked to school every morning

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kidd

  • noun Scottish sea captain who was hired to protect British shipping in the Indian Ocean and then was accused of piracy and hanged (1645-1701)
    William Kidd; Captain Kidd.

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president

  • noun an executive officer of a firm or corporation
  • noun the person who holds the office of head of state of the United States government
    United States President; President of the United States; Chief Executive.
    • the President likes to jog every morning

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absolutist

  • noun one who advocates absolutism
  • adjective pertaining to the principle of totalitarianism
    absolutistic.

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shorthand_typist

  • noun someone skilled in the transcription of speech (especially dictation)
    stenographer; amanuensis.

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bank

  • noun sloping land (especially the slope beside a body of water)
    • they pulled the canoe up on the bank
    • he sat on the bank of the river and watched the currents
  • noun a financial institution that accepts deposits and channels the money into lending activities
    banking concern; depository financial institution; banking company.
    • he cashed a check at the bank
    • that bank holds the mortgage on my home

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scholar

  • noun a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines
    scholarly person; bookman; student.
  • noun someone (especially a child) who learns (as from a teacher) or takes up knowledge or beliefs
    assimilator; learner.

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encyclopaedism

  • noun profound scholarly knowledge
    eruditeness; learnedness; learning; erudition; encyclopedism; scholarship.

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investiture

  • noun the ceremony of installing a new monarch
    enthronization; enthronement; coronation; enthronisation.
  • noun the ceremonial act of clothing someone in the insignia of an office; the formal promotion of a person to an office or rank
    investment.

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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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curator

  • noun the custodian of a collection (as a museum or library)
    conservator.

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jan_van_der_meer

  • noun Dutch painter renowned for his use of light (1632-1675)
    Jan Vermeer; Vermeer.

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burial

  • noun the ritual placing of a corpse in a grave
    interment; sepulture; inhumation; entombment.
  • noun concealing something under the ground
    burying.

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financial

  • adjective involving financial matters
    fiscal.
    • fiscal responsibility

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knockout

  • noun a very attractive or seductive looking woman
    sweetheart; peach; beauty; lulu; smasher; stunner; ravisher; mantrap; dish; looker.
  • noun a blow that renders the opponent unconscious
    kayo; KO.

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aide

  • noun an officer who acts as military assistant to a more senior officer
    aide-de-camp; adjutant.
  • noun someone who acts as assistant
    auxiliary.

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president_john_quincy_adams

  • noun 6th President of the United States; son of John Adams (1767-1848)
    John Quincy Adams; Adams; President Adams.

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whiz

  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    mavin; champion; ace; genius; wizard; sensation; virtuoso; maven; adept; superstar; hotshot; star; whizz; wiz.
  • noun a buzzing or hissing sound as of something traveling rapidly through the air
    • he heard the whiz of bullets near his head

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f._d._roosevelt

  • noun 32nd President of the United States; elected four times; instituted New Deal to counter the Great Depression and led country during World War II (1882-1945)
    President Roosevelt; Roosevelt; FDR; President Franklin Roosevelt; Franklin Delano Roosevelt; Franklin Roosevelt.

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decree

  • noun a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge)
    edict; fiat; order; rescript.
    • a friend in New Mexico said that the order caused no trouble out there
  • verb issue a decree
    • The King only can decree

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feudal_lord

  • noun a man of rank in the ancient regime
    seignior; seigneur.

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operation_desert_storm

  • noun the United States and its allies defeated Iraq in a ground war that lasted 100 hours (1991)

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ismailian

  • noun an adherent of Ismailism; a member of the Ismaili branch of Shiism
    Ismaili.

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peripatetic

  • noun a person who walks from place to place
  • noun a follower of Aristotle or an adherent of Aristotelianism
    Aristotelean; Aristotelian.

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gold_digger

  • noun a miner who digs or pans for gold in a gold field
    gold miner; gold panner.
  • noun a woman who associates with or marries a rich man in order to get valuables from him through gifts or a divorce settlement

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equerry

  • noun an official charged with the care of the horses of princes or nobles
  • noun a personal attendant of the British royal family

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napoleon

  • noun French general who became emperor of the French (1769-1821)
    Little Corporal; Bonaparte; Napoleon I; Napoleon Bonaparte.
  • noun a rectangular piece of pastry with thin flaky layers and filled with custard cream

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associate

  • noun a person who joins with others in some activity or endeavor
    • he had to consult his associate before continuing
  • noun a friend who is frequently in the company of another
    familiar; comrade; fellow; companion.
    • drinking companions
    • comrades in arms

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hang

  • noun a special way of doing something
    knack; bent.
    • he had a bent for it
    • he had a special knack for getting into trouble
    • he couldn't get the hang of it
  • noun the way a garment hangs
    • he adjusted the hang of his coat

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st._thomas_aquinas

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) Italian theologian and Doctor of the Church who is remembered for his attempt to reconcile faith and reason in a comprehensive theology; presented philosophical proofs of the existence of God (1225-1274)
    Saint Thomas Aquinas; Thomas Aquinas; Aquinas; St. Thomas; Saint Thomas.

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formation

  • noun an arrangement of people or things acting as a unit
    • a defensive formation
    • a formation of planes
  • noun the act of fabricating something in a particular shape
    shaping.

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mastering

  • noun becoming proficient in the use of something; having mastery of
    • his mastering the art of cooking took a long time
  • noun the act of making a master recording from which copies can be made
    • he received a bill for mastering the concert and making 100 copies

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crowned

  • adjective having an (artificial) crown on a tooth
    • had many crowned teeth
  • verb invest with regal power; enthrone
    coronate; crown.
    • The prince was crowned in Westminster Abbey

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estimate

  • noun an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth
    approximation; estimation; idea.
    • an estimate of what it would cost
    • a rough idea how long it would take
  • noun a judgment of the qualities of something or somebody
    estimation.
    • many factors are involved in any estimate of human life
    • in my estimation the boy is innocent

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certified

  • adjective endorsed authoritatively as having met certain requirements
    • a certified public accountant
  • verb provide evidence for; stand as proof of; show by one's behavior, attitude, or external attributes
    attest; certify; demonstrate; evidence; manifest.
    • His high fever attested to his illness
    • The buildings in Rome manifest a high level of architectural sophistication
    • This decision demonstrates his sense of fairness

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nixon

  • noun vice president under Eisenhower and 37th President of the United States; resigned after the Watergate scandal in 1974 (1913-1994)
    Richard M. Nixon; Richard Nixon; President Nixon; Richard Milhous Nixon.

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clinton

  • noun wife of President Clinton and later a woman member of the United States Senate (1947-)
    Hilary Clinton; Hilary Rodham Clinton.
  • noun 42nd President of the United States (1946-)
    President Clinton; Bill Clinton; William Jefferson Clinton.

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district

  • noun a region marked off for administrative or other purposes
    territory; territorial dominion; dominion.
  • verb regulate housing in; of certain areas of towns
    zone.

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george_gordon_meade

  • noun United States general in charge of the Union troops at the Battle of Gettysburg (1815-1872)
    Meade.

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episcopate

  • noun the term of office of a bishop
  • noun the territorial jurisdiction of a bishop
    bishopric; diocese.

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saint_anselm

  • noun an Italian who was a Benedictine monk; was archbishop of Canterbury from 1093 to 1109; one of the founders of scholasticism; best known for his proof of the existence of God
    St. Anselm; Anselm.

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field_officer

  • noun an officer holding the rank of major or lieutenant colonel or colonel
    field-grade officer; FO.

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frans_hals

  • noun Dutch portrait and genre painter who endowed his portraits with vitality and humor (1580?-1666)
    Hals.

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fair_sex

  • noun women as a class
    womanhood; woman.
    • it's an insult to American womanhood
    • woman is the glory of creation
    • the fair sex gathered on the veranda

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julius_caesar

  • noun conqueror of Gaul and master of Italy (100-44 BC)
    Caesar; Gaius Julius Caesar.

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grade

  • noun a body of students who are taught together
    course; class; form.
    • early morning classes are always sleepy
  • noun a relative position or degree of value in a graded group
    tier; level.
    • lumber of the highest grade

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1st_lieutenant

  • noun a commissioned officer in the Army or Air Force or Marines ranking above a 2nd lieutenant and below a captain
    first lieutenant.

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social_secretary

  • noun a personal secretary who handles your social correspondence and appointments

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rank

  • noun a row or line of people (especially soldiers or police) standing abreast of one another
    • the entrance was guarded by ranks of policemen
  • noun relative status
    • his salary was determined by his rank and seniority

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hearing

  • noun (law) a proceeding (usually by a court) where evidence is taken for the purpose of determining an issue of fact and reaching a decision based on that evidence
  • noun an opportunity to state your case and be heard
    audience.
    • they condemned him without a hearing
    • he saw that he had lost his audience

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law_student

  • noun a student in law school

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nestor

  • noun (Greek mythology) a wise old counselor to the Greeks at Troy
  • noun a genus of Psittacidae
    genus Nestor.

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louis_ix

  • noun king of France and son of Louis VIII; he led two unsuccessful Crusades; considered an ideal medieval king (1214-1270)
    St. Louis; Saint Louis.

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financial_officer

  • noun an officer charged with receiving and disbursing funds
    treasurer.

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basketball

  • noun a game played on a court by two opposing teams of 5 players; points are scored by throwing the ball through an elevated horizontal hoop
    hoops; basketball game.
  • noun an inflated ball used in playing basketball

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service

  • noun work done by one person or group that benefits another
    • budget separately for goods and services
  • noun an act of help or assistance
    • he did them a service

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top

  • noun the upper part of anything
    • the mower cuts off the tops of the grass
    • the title should be written at the top of the first page
  • noun the highest or uppermost side of anything
    upside; upper side; top side.
    • put your books on top of the desk
    • only the top side of the box was painted

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doge

  • noun formerly the chief magistrate in the republics of Venice and Genoa

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historian

  • noun a person who is an authority on history and who studies it and writes about it
    historiographer.

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checker

  • noun an attendant who checks coats or baggage
  • noun one who checks the correctness of something

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master

  • noun an artist of consummate skill
    maestro.
    • a master of the violin
    • one of the old masters
  • noun a person who has general authority over others
    lord; overlord.

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critter

  • noun a regional term for `creature' (especially for domestic animals)

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filibuster

  • noun a legislator who gives long speeches in an effort to delay or obstruct legislation that he (or she) opposes
    filibusterer.
  • noun (law) a tactic for delaying or obstructing legislation by making long speeches

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gregory_the_great

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) an Italian pope distinguished for his spiritual and temporal leadership; a saint and Doctor of the Church (540?-604)
    Gregory I; St. Gregory I; Gregory; Saint Gregory I.

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solicitor

  • noun a petitioner who solicits contributions or trade or votes
    canvasser.
  • noun a British lawyer who gives legal advice and prepares legal documents

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chairwoman

  • noun the officer who presides at the meetings of an organization
    president; chair; chairperson; chairman.
    • address your remarks to the chairperson

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prefecture

  • noun the district administered by a prefect (as in France or Japan or the Roman Empire)
  • noun the office of prefect

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camping_area

  • noun a site where people on holiday can pitch a tent
    encampment; bivouac; camping site; campsite; camping ground; campground.

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proconsulship

  • noun the position of proconsul
    proconsulate.

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ambulance_chaser

  • noun an unethical lawyer who incites accident victims to sue

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scrutineer

  • noun someone who examines votes at an election
    canvasser.

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matthew

  • noun (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; traditionally considered to be the author of the first Gospel
    St. Matthew the Apostle; St. Matthew; Levi; Saint Matthew the Apostle; Saint Matthew.
  • noun one of the Gospels in the New Testament; includes the Sermon on the Mount
    Gospel According to Matthew.

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ravisher

  • noun someone who assaults others sexually
    violator; debaucher.
  • noun a very attractive or seductive looking woman
    sweetheart; peach; beauty; knockout; lulu; smasher; stunner; mantrap; dish; looker.

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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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senior_pilot

  • noun the pilot in charge of an airship
    captain.

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regulator

  • noun any of various controls or devices for regulating or controlling fluid flow, pressure, temperature, etc.
  • noun an official responsible for control and supervision of a particular activity or area of public interest

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street

  • noun a thoroughfare (usually including sidewalks) that is lined with buildings
    • they walked the streets of the small town
    • he lives on Nassau Street
  • noun the part of a thoroughfare between the sidewalks; the part of the thoroughfare on which vehicles travel
    • be careful crossing the street

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poussin

  • noun French painter in the classical style (1594-1665)
    Nicolas Poussin.

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secretary_of_health_and_human_services

  • noun the person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of Health and Human Services
    • the first Secretary of Health and Human Services was Patricia Roberts Harris who was appointed by Carter
  • noun the position of the head of the Department of Health and Human Services
    • the post of Secretary of Health and Human Services was created by Congress in 1979

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donatist

  • noun an adherent of Donatism
  • adjective of or relating to Donatism

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martin_van_buren

  • noun 8th President of the United States (1782-1862)
    Van Buren; President Van Buren.

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dubya

  • noun 43rd President of the United States; son of George Herbert Walker Bush (born in 1946)
    President George W. Bush; Dubyuh; Bush; President Bush; George Walker Bush; George W. Bush; George Bush.

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rewrite

  • noun something that has been written again
    rescript; revision.
    • the rewrite was much better
  • verb write differently; alter the writing of
    • The student rewrote his thesis

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lulu

  • noun a very attractive or seductive looking woman
    sweetheart; peach; beauty; knockout; smasher; stunner; ravisher; mantrap; dish; looker.

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lincoln

  • noun 16th President of the United States; saved the Union during the American Civil War and emancipated the slaves; was assassinated by Booth (1809-1865)
    President Abraham Lincoln; President Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln.
  • noun capital of the state of Nebraska; located in southeastern Nebraska; site of the University of Nebraska
    capital of Nebraska.

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ground_zero

  • noun the target of a projectile (as a bomb or missile)
  • noun the site of the World Trade Center before it was destroyed

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minx

  • noun a seductive woman who uses her sex appeal to exploit men
    prickteaser; tease; vamper; coquette; flirt; vamp.

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president_monroe

  • noun 5th President of the United States; author of the Monroe Doctrine (1758-1831)
    Monroe; James Monroe.

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get_the_hang

  • verb be or become completely proficient or skilled in
    master.
    • She mastered Japanese in less than two years

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