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diplomacy

  • noun negotiation between nations
    diplomatic negotiations.
  • noun subtly skillful handling of a situation
    finesse; delicacy; discreetness.

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francois_mitterrand

  • noun French statesman and president of France from 1981 to 1985 (1916-1996)
    Mitterrand; Francois Maurice Marie Mitterrand.

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disraeli

  • noun British statesman who as Prime Minister bought controlling interest in the Suez Canal and made Queen Victoria the empress of India (1804-1881)
    Benjamin Disraeli; First Earl of Beaconsfield.

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consul

  • noun a diplomat appointed by a government to protect its commercial interests and help its citizens in a foreign country

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

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bolivar

  • noun the basic unit of money in Venezuela; equal to 100 centimos
  • noun Venezuelan statesman who led the revolt of South American colonies against Spanish rule; founded Bolivia in 1825 (1783-1830)
    Simon Bolivar; El Libertador.

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benjamin_disraeli

  • noun British statesman who as Prime Minister bought controlling interest in the Suez Canal and made Queen Victoria the empress of India (1804-1881)
    Disraeli; First Earl of Beaconsfield.

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thoughtful

  • adjective satellite having intellectual depth
    • a deeply thoughtful essay
  • adjective exhibiting or characterized by careful thought
    • a thoughtful paper

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caesar

  • noun conqueror of Gaul and master of Italy (100-44 BC)
    Julius Caesar; Gaius Julius Caesar.
  • noun United States comedian who pioneered comedy television shows (born 1922)
    Sid Caesar; Sidney Caesar.

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kid-glove

  • adjective satellite showing skill and sensitivity in dealing with people
    tactful.
    • by diplomatic conduct he avoided antagonizing anyone
    • a tactful way of correcting someone
    • the agency got the kid-glove treatment on Capitol Hill

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dainty

  • noun something considered choice to eat
    goody; kickshaw; delicacy; treat.
  • adjective satellite affectedly dainty or refined
    twee; prim; niminy-piminy; mincing.

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themistocles

  • noun Athenian statesman who persuaded Athens to build a navy and then led it to victory over the Persians (527-460 BC)

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schmidt

  • noun German statesman who served as chancellor of Germany (born in 1918)
    Helmut Heinrich Waldemar Schmidt; Helmut Schmidt.

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nguyen_tat_thanh

  • noun Vietnamese communist statesman who fought the Japanese in World War II and the French until 1954 and South Vietnam until 1975 (1890-1969)
    Ho Chi Minh.

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pouch

  • noun a small or medium size container for holding or carrying things
  • noun an enclosed space
    sac; pocket; sack.
    • the trapped miners found a pocket of air

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suave

  • adjective satellite having a sophisticated charm
    debonnaire; debonaire; debonair.
    • a debonair gentleman
  • adjective satellite smoothly agreeable and courteous with a degree of sophistication
    bland; politic; smooth.
    • he was too politic to quarrel with so important a personage
    • the manager pacified the customer with a smooth apology for the error

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charge

  • noun an impetuous rush toward someone or something
    • the wrestler's charge carried him past his adversary
    • the battle began with a cavalry charge
  • noun (criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense
    complaint.
    • he was arrested on a charge of larceny

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first_earl_of_orford

  • noun Englishman and Whig statesman who (under George I) was effectively the first British prime minister (1676-1745)
    Sir Robert Walpole; Walpole; Robert Walpole.

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nelson_mandela

  • noun South African statesman who was released from prison to become the nation's first democratically elected president in 1994 (born in 1918)
    Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela; Mandela.

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persona_grata

  • noun a diplomat who is acceptable to the government to which he is sent

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ataturk

  • noun Turkish statesman who abolished the caliphate and founded Turkey as a modern secular state (1881-1938)
    Kemal Pasha; Mustafa Kemal; Kemal Ataturk.

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ho_chi_minh

  • noun Vietnamese communist statesman who fought the Japanese in World War II and the French until 1954 and South Vietnam until 1975 (1890-1969)
    Nguyen Tat Thanh.

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gamal_abdel_nasser

  • noun Egyptian statesman who nationalized the Suez Canal (1918-1970)
    Nasser.

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gaius_flaminius

  • noun Roman statesman and general who built the Flaminian Way; died when he was defeated by Hannibal (died 217 BC)
    Flaminius.

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power_politics

  • noun diplomacy in which the nations threaten to use force in order to obtain their objectives
    gunboat diplomacy.

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chesterfield

  • noun suave and witty English statesman remembered mostly for letters to his son (1694-1773)
    Philip Dormer Stanhope; Fourth Earl of Chesterfield.
  • noun an overstuffed davenport with upright armrests

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marshal_tito

  • noun Yugoslav statesman who led the resistance to German occupation during World War II and established a communist state after the war (1892-1980)
    Tito; Josip Broz.

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first_earl_of_chatham

  • noun English statesman who brought the Seven Years' War to an end (1708-1778)
    Pitt the Elder; Pitt; William Pitt.

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wilder

  • noun United States writer and dramatist (1897-1975)
    Thornton Wilder; Thornton Niven Wilder.
  • noun United States filmmaker (born in Austria) whose dark humor infused many of the films he made (1906-2002)
    Billy Wilder; Samuel Wilder.

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bacon

  • noun back and sides of a hog salted and dried or smoked; usually sliced thin and fried
  • noun English scientist and Franciscan monk who stressed the importance of experimentation; first showed that air is required for combustion and first used lenses to correct vision (1220-1292)
    Roger Bacon.

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kruger

  • noun Boer statesman (1825-1904)
    Stephanus Johannes Paulus Kruger; Oom Paul Kruger.

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cosimo_the_elder

  • noun Italian financier and statesman and friend of the papal court (1389-1464)
    Cosimo de Medici.

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sir_harold_george_nicolson

  • noun English diplomat and author (1886-1968)
    Nicolson; Harold Nicolson.

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science

  • noun a particular branch of scientific knowledge
    scientific discipline.
    • the science of genetics
  • noun ability to produce solutions in some problem domain
    skill.
    • the skill of a well-trained boxer
    • the sweet science of pugilism

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galbraith

  • noun United States economist (born in Canada) who served as ambassador to India (born in 1908)
    John Galbraith; John Kenneth Galbraith.

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talleyrand

  • noun French statesman (1754-1838)
    Charles Maurice de Talleyrand.

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1st_earl_attlee

  • noun British statesman and leader of the Labour Party who instituted the welfare state in Britain (1883-1967)
    Clement Attlee; Attlee; Clement Richard Attlee.

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paderewski

  • noun Polish pianist who in 1919 served as the first Prime Minister of independent Poland (1860-1941)
    Ignace Jan Paderewski; Ignace Paderewski.

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richelieu

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

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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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diplomatic_pouch

  • noun a mail pouch that is sealed shut and that is used to carry communications between a legation and its home office

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kerensky

  • noun Russian revolutionary who was head of state after Nicholas II abdicated but was overthrown by the Bolsheviks (1881-1970)
    Aleksandr Feodorovich Kerensky.

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abstracter

  • noun one who makes abstracts or summarizes information
    abstractor.
  • adjective existing only in the mind; separated from embodiment
    abstract.
    • abstract words like `truth' and `justice'

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john_major

  • noun British statesman who was prime minister from 1990 until 1997 (born in 1943)
    John Roy Major; Major; John R. Major.

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ian_douglas_smith

  • noun Rhodesian statesman who declared independence of Zimbabwe from Great Britain (born in 1919)
    Ian Smith; Smith.

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strategic_arms_limitation_talks

  • noun negotiations between the United States and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics opened in 1969 in Helsinki designed to limit both countries' stock of nuclear weapons
    SALT.

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sarvepalli_radhakrishnan

  • noun Indian philosopher and statesman who introduced Indian philosophy to the West (1888-1975)
    Radhakrishnan; Sir Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan.

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caesarean

  • noun the delivery of a fetus by surgical incision through the abdominal wall and uterus (from the belief that Julius Caesar was born that way)
    C-section; cesarian section; caesarian delivery; caesarian section; cesarean; cesarian; cesarean section; caesarian; cesarean delivery; abdominal delivery; caesarean delivery; caesarean section.
  • adjective relating to abdominal delivery
    caesarian; cesarean; cesarian.

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powell

  • noun United States general who was the first African American to serve as chief of staff; later served as Secretary of State under President George W. Bush (born 1937)
    Colin Powell; Colin luther Powell.
  • noun English physicist who discovered the pion (the first known meson) which is a subatomic particle involved in holding the nucleus together (1903-1969)
    Cecil Frank Powell.

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boethius

  • noun a Roman who was an early Christian philosopher and statesman who was executed for treason; Boethius had a decisive influence on medieval logic (circa 480-524)
    Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius.

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hamilton

  • noun Irish mathematician (1806-1865)
    William Rowan Hamilton; Sir William Rowan Hamilton.
  • noun English beauty who was the mistress of Admiral Nelson (1765-1815)
    Lady Emma Hamilton; Amy Lyon.

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judicious

  • adjective satellite marked by the exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical matters
    wise; heady.
    • judicious use of one's money
    • a wise decision

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minister_plenipotentiary

  • noun a diplomat having less authority than an ambassador
    envoy extraordinary; envoy.

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haggard

  • noun British writer noted for romantic adventure novels (1856-1925)
    Sir Henry Rider Haggard; Rider Haggard.
  • adjective satellite showing the wearing effects of overwork or care or suffering
    careworn; raddled; worn; drawn.
    • looking careworn as she bent over her mending
    • her face was drawn and haggard from sleeplessness
    • that raddled but still noble face
    • shocked to see the worn look of his handsome young face"- Charles Dickens

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cosimo_de_medici

  • noun Italian financier and statesman and friend of the papal court (1389-1464)
    Cosimo the Elder.

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oom_paul_kruger

  • noun Boer statesman (1825-1904)
    Kruger; Stephanus Johannes Paulus Kruger.

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cassius

  • noun prime mover in the conspiracy against Julius Caesar (died in 42 BC)
    Cassius Longinus; Gaius Cassius Longinus.

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ironsides

  • noun English general and statesman who led the parliamentary army in the English Civil War (1599-1658)
    Cromwell; Oliver Cromwell.
  • noun a man of great strength or bravery
    ironside.

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radhakrishnan

  • noun Indian philosopher and statesman who introduced Indian philosophy to the West (1888-1975)
    Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan; Sir Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan.

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von_bismarck

  • noun German statesman under whose leadership Germany was united (1815-1898)
    Iron Chancellor; Otto von Bismarck; Bismarck; Prince Otto Eduard Leopold von Bismarck; Prince Otto von Bismarck.

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hendrik_verwoerd

  • noun South African statesman who instituted the policy of apartheid (1901-1966)
    Verwoerd; Hendrik Frensch Verwoerd.

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address

  • noun (computer science) the code that identifies where a piece of information is stored
    reference; computer address.
  • noun the place where a person or organization can be found or communicated with

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decipher

  • verb convert code into ordinary language
    decode; decrypt.
  • verb read with difficulty
    trace.
    • Can you decipher this letter?
    • The archeologist traced the hieroglyphs

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nikita_sergeyevich_khrushchev

  • noun Soviet statesman and premier who denounced Stalin (1894-1971)
    Khrushchev; Nikita Khrushchev.

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envoy

  • noun a diplomat having less authority than an ambassador
    envoy extraordinary; minister plenipotentiary.
  • noun someone sent on a mission to represent the interests of someone else
    emissary.

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gaius_julius_caesar

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

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hardy

  • noun United States slapstick comedian who played the pompous and overbearing member of the Laurel and Hardy duo who made many films (1892-1957)
    Oliver Hardy.
  • noun English novelist and poet (1840-1928)
    Thomas Hardy.

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well-bred

  • adjective satellite of good upbringing
    well-mannered.

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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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high_commissioner

  • noun a senior diplomat from one country to another who is assigned ambassadorial rank

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baldwin

  • noun United States author who was an outspoken critic of racism (1924-1987)
    James Arthur Baldwin; James Baldwin.
  • noun English statesman; member of the Conservative Party (1867-1947)
    1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley; Stanley Baldwin.

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arthur_james_balfour

  • noun English statesman; member of the Conservative Party (1848-1930)
    Balfour; 1st Earl of Balfour.

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tito

  • noun Yugoslav statesman who led the resistance to German occupation during World War II and established a communist state after the war (1892-1980)
    Marshal Tito; Josip Broz.

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dean_acheson

  • noun United States statesman who promoted the Marshall Plan and helped establish NATO (1893-1971)
    Acheson; Dean Gooderham Acheson.

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feelings

  • noun emotional or moral sensitivity (especially in relation to personal principles or dignity)
    • the remark hurt his feelings
  • noun the experiencing of affective and emotional states
    feeling.
    • she had a feeling of euphoria
    • he had terrible feelings of guilt
    • I disliked him and the feeling was mutual

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waldheim

  • noun Austrian diplomat who was Secretary General of the United Nations from 1972 to 1981; in 1986 he was elected president of Austria in spite of worldwide allegations that he had direct knowledge of Nazi atrocities during World War II (born in 1918)
    Kurt Waldheim.

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dulles

  • noun United States diplomat who (as Secretary of State) pursued a policy of opposition to the USSR by providing aid to American allies (1888-1959)
    John Foster Dulles.
  • verb make dull in appearance
    dull.
    • Age had dulled the surface

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hammarskjold

  • noun Swedish diplomat who greatly extended the influence of the United Nations in peacekeeping matters (1905-1961)
    Dag Hjalmar Agne Carl Hammarskjold; Dag Hammarskjold.

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mikhail_kalinin

  • noun soviet statesman and head of state of the USSR (1875-1946)
    Mikhail Ivanovich Kalinin; Kalinin.

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anicius_manlius_severinus_boethius

  • noun a Roman who was an early Christian philosopher and statesman who was executed for treason; Boethius had a decisive influence on medieval logic (circa 480-524)
    Boethius.

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walpole

  • noun English writer and historian; son of Sir Robert Walpole (1717-1797)
    Horatio Walpole; Fourth Earl of Orford; Horace Walpole.
  • noun Englishman and Whig statesman who (under George I) was effectively the first British prime minister (1676-1745)
    Sir Robert Walpole; First Earl of Orford; Robert Walpole.

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mustafa_kemal

  • noun Turkish statesman who abolished the caliphate and founded Turkey as a modern secular state (1881-1938)
    Kemal Pasha; Ataturk; Kemal Ataturk.

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bernard_mannes_baruch

  • noun economic advisor to United States Presidents (1870-1965)
    Bernard Baruch; Baruch.

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envoy_extraordinary

  • noun a diplomat having less authority than an ambassador
    envoy; minister plenipotentiary.

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papal

  • adjective proceeding from or ordered by or subject to a pope or the papacy regarded as the successor of the Apostles
    pontifical; apostolical; apostolic.
    • papal dispensation

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mediate

  • verb act between parties with a view to reconciling differences
    intermediate; liaise; intercede; arbitrate.
    • He interceded in the family dispute
    • He mediated a settlement
  • verb occupy an intermediate or middle position or form a connecting link or stage between two others
    • mediate between the old and the new

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apocrisiarius

(Eccl.) A delegate or deputy; especially, the pope's nuncio or legate at Constantinople.

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pitt

  • noun a British playwright who created the fictional character Sweeney Todd (1799-1855)
    George Dibdin Pitt; George Dibdin-Pitt; George Pitt.
  • noun English statesman and son of Pitt the Elder (1759-1806)
    Pitt the Younger; Second Earl of Chatham; William Pitt.

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augustan

  • adjective relating to or characteristic of the times of the Roman Emperor Augustus
    • the Augustan Age

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flag

  • noun emblem usually consisting of a rectangular piece of cloth of distinctive design
  • noun a listing printed in all issues of a newspaper or magazine (usually on the editorial page) that gives the name of the publication and the names of the editorial staff, etc.
    masthead.

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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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paleography

  • noun the study of ancient forms of writing (and the deciphering of them)

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georges_clemenceau

  • noun French statesman who played a key role in negotiating the Treaty of Versailles (1841-1929)
    Clemenceau; Georges Eugene Benjamin Clemenceau.

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le_duc_tho

  • noun Vietnamese diplomat who negotiated with Henry Kissinger to end the war in Vietnam (1911-1990)

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dollar_diplomacy

  • noun diplomacy influenced by economic considerations

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khrushchev

  • noun Soviet statesman and premier who denounced Stalin (1894-1971)
    Nikita Sergeyevich Khrushchev; Nikita Khrushchev.

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flu

  • noun an acute febrile highly contagious viral disease
    influenza; grippe.

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clement_richard_attlee

  • noun British statesman and leader of the Labour Party who instituted the welfare state in Britain (1883-1967)
    Clement Attlee; Attlee; 1st Earl Attlee.

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eleanor_roosevelt

  • noun wife of Franklin Roosevelt and a strong advocate of human rights (1884-1962)
    Roosevelt; Anna Eleanor Roosevelt.

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first_earl_of_beaconsfield

  • noun British statesman who as Prime Minister bought controlling interest in the Suez Canal and made Queen Victoria the empress of India (1804-1881)
    Disraeli; Benjamin Disraeli.

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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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lie

  • noun a statement that deviates from or perverts the truth
    prevarication.
  • noun Norwegian diplomat who was the first Secretary General of the United Nations (1896-1968)
    Trygve Lie; Trygve Halvden Lie.

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gunboat_diplomacy

  • noun diplomacy in which the nations threaten to use force in order to obtain their objectives
    power politics.

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vyacheslav_mikhailovich_molotov

  • noun Soviet statesman (1890-1986)
    Molotov.

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nikita_khrushchev

  • noun Soviet statesman and premier who denounced Stalin (1894-1971)
    Khrushchev; Nikita Sergeyevich Khrushchev.

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high

  • noun a lofty level or position or degree
    • summer temperatures reached an all-time high
  • noun an air mass of higher than normal pressure
    • the east coast benefits from a Bermuda high

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balfour

  • noun English statesman; member of the Conservative Party (1848-1930)
    Arthur James Balfour; 1st Earl of Balfour.

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diplomatic_negotiations

  • noun negotiation between nations
    diplomacy.

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voider

  • noun an official who can invalidate or nullify
    invalidator; nullifier.
    • my bank check was voided and I wanted to know who the invalidator was
  • noun a person who defecates
    defecator; shitter.

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station

  • noun a facility equipped with special equipment and personnel for a particular purpose
    • he started looking for a gas station
    • the train pulled into the station
  • noun proper or designated social situation
    place.
    • he overstepped his place
    • the responsibilities of a man in his station
    • married above her station

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george_f._kennan

  • noun United States diplomat who recommended a policy of containment in dealing with Soviet aggression (1904-2005)
    George Frost Kennan; Kennan.

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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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putin

  • noun Russian statesman chosen as president of the Russian Federation in 2000; formerly director of the Federal Security Bureau (born in 1952)
    Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin; Vladimir Putin.

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clemenceau

  • noun French statesman who played a key role in negotiating the Treaty of Versailles (1841-1929)
    Georges Eugene Benjamin Clemenceau; Georges Clemenceau.

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kemal_pasha

  • noun Turkish statesman who abolished the caliphate and founded Turkey as a modern secular state (1881-1938)
    Ataturk; Mustafa Kemal; Kemal Ataturk.

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second_marquis_of_rockingham

  • noun English statesman who served as prime minister and who opposed the war with the American colonies (1730-1782)
    Rockingham; Charles Watson-Wentworth.

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niminy-piminy

  • adjective satellite affectedly dainty or refined
    twee; prim; mincing; dainty.

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dayan

  • noun Israeli general and statesman (1915-1981)
    Moshe Dayan.

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pericles

  • noun Athenian statesman whose leadership contributed to Athens' political and cultural supremacy in Greece; he ordered the construction of the Parthenon (died in 429 BC)

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thomas_nelson_page

  • noun United States diplomat and writer about the Old South (1853-1922)
    Page.

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adenauer

  • noun German statesman; chancellor of West Germany (1876-1967)
    Konrad Adenauer.

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hendrik_frensch_verwoerd

  • noun South African statesman who instituted the policy of apartheid (1901-1966)
    Hendrik Verwoerd; Verwoerd.

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tactfulness

  • noun consideration in dealing with others and avoiding giving offense
    tact.

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grata

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wykeham

  • noun English prelate and statesman; founded a college at Oxford and Winchester College in Winchester; served as chancellor of England and bishop of Winchester (1324-1404)
    William of Wykeham.

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cicero

  • noun a linear unit of the size of type slightly larger than an em
  • noun a Roman statesman and orator remembered for his mastery of Latin prose (106-43 BC)
    Tully; Marcus Tullius Cicero.

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delicacy

  • noun the quality of being beautiful and delicate in appearance
    fineness; daintiness.
    • the daintiness of her touch
    • the fineness of her features
  • noun something considered choice to eat
    goody; kickshaw; treat; dainty.

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cassius_longinus

  • noun prime mover in the conspiracy against Julius Caesar (died in 42 BC)
    Cassius; Gaius Cassius Longinus.

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aleksandr_feodorovich_kerensky

  • noun Russian revolutionary who was head of state after Nicholas II abdicated but was overthrown by the Bolsheviks (1881-1970)
    Kerensky.

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grotius

  • noun Dutch jurist and diplomat whose writings established the basis of modern international law (1583-1645)
    Hugo Grotius; Huig de Groot.

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lucius_annaeus_seneca

  • noun Roman statesman and philosopher who was an advisor to Nero; his nine extant tragedies are modeled on Greek tragedies (circa 4 BC - 65 AD)
    Seneca.

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jawaharlal_nehru

  • noun Indian statesman and leader with Gandhi in the struggle for home rule; was the first prime minister of the Republic of India from 1947 to 1964 (1889-1964)
    Nehru.

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sadat

  • noun Egyptian statesman who (as president of Egypt) negotiated a peace treaty with Menachem Begin (then prime minister of Israel) (1918-1981)
    Anwar Sadat; Anwar el-Sadat.

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marcus_junius_brutus

  • noun statesman of ancient Rome who (with Cassius) led a conspiracy to assassinate Julius Caesar (85-42 BC)
    Brutus.

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churchill

  • noun English general considered one of the greatest generals in history (1650-1722)
    Duke of Marlborough; John Churchill; First Duke of Marlborough.
  • noun British statesman and leader during World War II; received Nobel prize for literature in 1953 (1874-1965)
    Sir Winston Leonard Spenser Churchill; Winston Churchill; Winston S. Churchill.

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solon

  • noun a man who is a respected leader in national or international affairs
    statesman; national leader.

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stanley_baldwin

  • noun English statesman; member of the Conservative Party (1867-1947)
    1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley; Baldwin.

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sun_yat-sen

  • noun Chinese statesman who organized the Kuomintang and led the revolution that overthrew the Manchu dynasty in 1911 and 1912 (1866-1925)
    Sun Yixian.

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blandness

  • noun the trait of exhibiting no personal embarrassment or concern
    • the blandness of his confession enraged the judge
  • noun lacking any distinctive or interesting taste property
    insipidness; insipidity.

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debonnaire

  • adjective satellite having a sophisticated charm
    suave; debonaire; debonair.
    • a debonair gentleman

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citizen_genet

  • noun French diplomat who in 1793 tried to draw the United States into the war between France and England (1763-1834)
    Edmund Charles Edouard Genet; Genet.

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charge_d'affaires

  • noun the official temporarily in charge of a diplomatic mission in the absence of the ambassador

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discussion

  • noun an extended communication (often interactive) dealing with some particular topic
    treatment; discourse.
    • the book contains an excellent discussion of modal logic
    • his treatment of the race question is badly biased
  • noun an exchange of views on some topic
    word; give-and-take.
    • we had a good discussion
    • we had a word or two about it

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john_galbraith

  • noun United States economist (born in Canada) who served as ambassador to India (born in 1908)
    Galbraith; John Kenneth Galbraith.

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jay

  • noun United States diplomat and jurist who negotiated peace treaties with Britain and served as the first chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1745-1829)
    John Jay.
  • noun crested largely blue bird

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lesseps

  • noun French diplomat who supervised the construction of the Suez Canal (1805-1894)
    Vicomte Ferdinand Marie de Lesseps; Ferdinand de Lesseps.

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smith

  • noun Rhodesian statesman who declared independence of Zimbabwe from Great Britain (born in 1919)
    Ian Smith; Ian Douglas Smith.
  • noun United States sculptor (1906-1965)
    David Smith; David Roland Smith.

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mission

  • noun an organization of missionaries in a foreign land sent to carry on religious work
    foreign mission; missionary post; missionary station.
  • noun an operation that is assigned by a higher headquarters
    military mission.
    • the planes were on a bombing mission

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walesa

  • noun Polish labor leader and statesman (born in 1943)
    Lech Walesa.

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genteel

  • adjective satellite marked by refinement in taste and manners
    civilised; polite; cultured; civilized; cultivated.
    • cultivated speech
    • cultured Bostonians
    • cultured tastes
    • a genteel old lady
    • polite society

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warwick

  • noun English statesman; during the War of the Roses he fought first for the house of York and secured the throne for Edward IV and then changed sides to fight for the house of Lancaster and secured the throne for Henry VI (1428-1471)
    Earl of Warwick; Kingmaker; Richard Neville.

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ignace_jan_paderewski

  • noun Polish pianist who in 1919 served as the first Prime Minister of independent Poland (1860-1941)
    Ignace Paderewski; Paderewski.

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thomas_more

  • noun English statesman who opposed Henry VIII's divorce from Catherine of Aragon and was imprisoned and beheaded; recalled for his concept of Utopia, the ideal state
    Sir Thomas More; More.

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white

  • noun a member of the Caucasoid race
    White person; Caucasian.
  • noun the quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black)
    whiteness.

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cromwell

  • noun English general and statesman who led the parliamentary army in the English Civil War (1599-1658)
    Oliver Cromwell; Ironsides.

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fridtjof_nansen

  • noun Norwegian explorer of the Arctic and director of the League of Nations relief program for refugees of World War I (1861-1930)
    Nansen.

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mandela

  • noun South African statesman who was released from prison to become the nation's first democratically elected president in 1994 (born in 1918)
    Nelson Mandela; Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela.

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manuscript

  • noun the form of a literary work submitted for publication
    ms.
  • noun handwritten book or document
    holograph.

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george_frost_kennan

  • noun United States diplomat who recommended a policy of containment in dealing with Soviet aggression (1904-2005)
    Kennan; George F. Kennan.

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harris

  • noun United States author who wrote the stories about Uncle Remus (1848-1908)
    Joel Harris; Joel Chandler Harris.
  • noun United States linguist (born in Ukraine) who developed mathematical linguistics and interpreted speech and writing in a social context (1909-1992)
    Zellig Sabbatai Harris; Zellig Harris.

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helmut_schmidt

  • noun German statesman who served as chancellor of Germany (born in 1918)
    Helmut Heinrich Waldemar Schmidt; Schmidt.

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brutus

  • noun statesman of ancient Rome who (with Cassius) led a conspiracy to assassinate Julius Caesar (85-42 BC)
    Marcus Junius Brutus.

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havel

  • noun Czech dramatist and statesman whose plays opposed totalitarianism and who served as president of Czechoslovakia from 1989 to 1992 and president of the Czech Republic since 1993 (born in 1936)
    Vaclav Havel.

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gnaeus_pompeius_magnus

  • noun Roman general and statesman who quarrelled with Caesar and fled to Egypt where he was murdered (106-48 BC)
    Pompey; Pompey the Great.

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non

  • adverb negation of a word or group of words
    not.
    • he does not speak French
    • she is not going
    • they are not friends
    • not many
    • not much
    • not at all

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plenipotentiary

  • noun a diplomat who is fully authorized to represent his or her government

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sir_francis_bacon

  • noun English statesman and philosopher; precursor of British empiricism; advocated inductive reasoning (1561-1626)
    1st Baron Verulam; Baron Verulam; Viscount St. Albans; Bacon; Francis Bacon.

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willy_brandt

  • noun German statesman who as chancellor of West Germany worked to reduce tensions with eastern Europe (1913-1992)
    Brandt.

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nansen

  • noun Norwegian explorer of the Arctic and director of the League of Nations relief program for refugees of World War I (1861-1930)
    Fridtjof Nansen.

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diplomatical

  • adjective using or marked by tact in dealing with sensitive matters or people
    diplomatic.
    • the hostess averted a confrontation with a diplomatic chenage of subject

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colin_powell

  • noun United States general who was the first African American to serve as chief of staff; later served as Secretary of State under President George W. Bush (born 1937)
    Powell; Colin luther Powell.

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smoothness

  • noun a texture without roughness; smooth to the touch
    • admiring the slim smoothness of her thighs
    • some artists prefer the smoothness of a board
  • noun powerful and effective language
    eloquence; fluency.
    • his eloquence attracted a large congregation
    • fluency in spoken and written English is essential
    • his oily smoothness concealed his guilt from the police

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presidential

  • adjective relating to a president or presidency
    • presidential aides
    • presidential veto
  • adjective befitting a president
    • criticized the candidate for not looking presidential

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kalinin

  • noun soviet statesman and head of state of the USSR (1875-1946)
    Mikhail Ivanovich Kalinin; Mikhail Kalinin.

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ian_smith

  • noun Rhodesian statesman who declared independence of Zimbabwe from Great Britain (born in 1919)
    Smith; Ian Douglas Smith.

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alcibiades

  • noun ancient Athenian statesman and general in the Peloponnesian War (circa 450-404 BC)

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marcus_tullius_cicero

  • noun a Roman statesman and orator remembered for his mastery of Latin prose (106-43 BC)
    Cicero; Tully.

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kenyata

  • noun Kenyan statesman and the first president of independent Kenya (1893-1978)
    Jomo Kenyata.

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john_r._major

  • noun British statesman who was prime minister from 1990 until 1997 (born in 1943)
    John Roy Major; Major; John Major.

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bevin

  • noun British labor leader and statesman who played an important role in diplomacy after World War II (1884-1951)
    Ernest Bevin.

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viscount_st._albans

  • noun English statesman and philosopher; precursor of British empiricism; advocated inductive reasoning (1561-1626)
    1st Baron Verulam; Sir Francis Bacon; Baron Verulam; Bacon; Francis Bacon.

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hard

  • adjective not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure
    difficult.
    • a difficult task
    • nesting places on the cliffs are difficult of access
    • difficult times
    • why is it so hard for you to keep a secret?
  • adjective dispassionate;
    • took a hard look
    • a hard bargainer

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second_earl_of_guilford

  • noun British statesman under George III whose policies led to rebellion in the American colonies (1732-1792)
    North; Frederick North.

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churchillian

  • adjective of or relating to or suggestive of Winston Churchill

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bernard_baruch

  • noun economic advisor to United States Presidents (1870-1965)
    Bernard Mannes Baruch; Baruch.

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gaius_cassius_longinus

  • noun prime mover in the conspiracy against Julius Caesar (died in 42 BC)
    Cassius Longinus; Cassius.

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church_of_rome

  • noun the Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy
    Roman Catholic; Western Church; Roman Church; Roman Catholic Church.

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kemal_ataturk

  • noun Turkish statesman who abolished the caliphate and founded Turkey as a modern secular state (1881-1938)
    Kemal Pasha; Ataturk; Mustafa Kemal.

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refined

  • adjective (used of persons and their behavior) cultivated and genteel
    • she was delicate and refined and unused to hardship
    • refined people with refined taste
  • verb improve or perfect by pruning or polishing
    down; polish; fine-tune; refine.
    • refine one's style of writing

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more

  • noun English statesman who opposed Henry VIII's divorce from Catherine of Aragon and was imprisoned and beheaded; recalled for his concept of Utopia, the ideal state
    Sir Thomas More; Thomas More.
  • adjective (comparative of `much' used with mass nouns) a quantifier meaning greater in size or amount or extent or degree
    more than.
    • more land
    • more support
    • more rain fell
    • more than a gallon

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robert_walpole

  • noun Englishman and Whig statesman who (under George I) was effectively the first British prime minister (1676-1745)
    Sir Robert Walpole; Walpole; First Earl of Orford.

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kenneth_kaunda

  • noun statesman who led Northern Rhodesia to full independence as Zambia in 1964 and served as Zambia's first president (1924-1999)
    Kenneth David Kaunda; Kaunda.

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vladimir_vladimirovich_putin

  • noun Russian statesman chosen as president of the Russian Federation in 2000; formerly director of the Federal Security Bureau (born in 1952)
    Putin; Vladimir Putin.

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daniel_ortega

  • noun Nicaraguan statesman (born in 1945)
    Ortega; Daniel Ortega Saavedra.

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robert_clive

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

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ferdinand_de_lesseps

  • noun French diplomat who supervised the construction of the Suez Canal (1805-1894)
    Lesseps; Vicomte Ferdinand Marie de Lesseps.

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first_duke_of_wellington

  • noun British general and statesman; he defeated Napoleon at Waterloo; subsequently served as Prime Minister (1769-1852)
    Iron Duke; Duke of Wellington; Wellington; Arthur Wellesley.

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ministerial

  • adjective of or relating to a minister of religion or the minister's office
    • ministerial duties
  • adjective of or relating to a government minister or ministry
    • ministerial decree

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persona_non_grata

  • noun a diplomat who is unacceptable to the government to which he is sent
  • noun a person who for some reason is not wanted or welcome
    unwelcome person.

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smuts

  • noun South African statesman and soldier (1870-1950)
    Jan Christian Smuts.
  • noun a black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink
    smut; soot; crock; lampblack; carbon black.

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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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tact

  • noun consideration in dealing with others and avoiding giving offense
    tactfulness.

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pitt_the_elder

  • noun English statesman who brought the Seven Years' War to an end (1708-1778)
    First Earl of Chatham; Pitt; William Pitt.

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mikhail_sergeyevich_gorbachev

  • noun Soviet statesman whose foreign policy brought an end to the Cold War and whose domestic policy introduced major reforms (born in 1931)
    Mikhail Gorbachev; Gorbachev.

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caesarian

  • noun the delivery of a fetus by surgical incision through the abdominal wall and uterus (from the belief that Julius Caesar was born that way)
    C-section; cesarian section; caesarian delivery; caesarian section; cesarean; cesarian; cesarean section; cesarean delivery; abdominal delivery; caesarean delivery; caesarean; caesarean section.
  • adjective relating to abdominal delivery
    cesarean; caesarean; cesarian.

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baron_verulam

  • noun English statesman and philosopher; precursor of British empiricism; advocated inductive reasoning (1561-1626)
    1st Baron Verulam; Sir Francis Bacon; Viscount St. Albans; Bacon; Francis Bacon.

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extraordinary

  • adjective beyond what is ordinary or usual; highly unusual or exceptional or remarkable
    • extraordinary authority
    • an extraordinary achievement
    • her extraordinary beauty
    • enjoyed extraordinary popularity
    • an extraordinary capacity for work
    • an extraordinary session of the legislature
  • adjective satellite far more than usual or expected
    over-the-top; sinful.
    • an extraordinary desire for approval
    • it was an over-the-top experience

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iron_chancellor

  • noun German statesman under whose leadership Germany was united (1815-1898)
    Otto von Bismarck; Bismarck; Prince Otto Eduard Leopold von Bismarck; von Bismarck; Prince Otto von Bismarck.

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octavian

  • noun Roman statesman who established the Roman Empire and became emperor in 27 BC; defeated Mark Antony and Cleopatra in 31 BC at Actium (63 BC - AD 14)
    Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus; Gaius Octavianus; Augustus.

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papal_nuncio

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) a diplomatic representative of the Pope having ambassadorial status
    nuncio.

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john_roy_major

  • noun British statesman who was prime minister from 1990 until 1997 (born in 1943)
    Major; John Major; John R. Major.

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david_ben_gurion

  • noun Israeli statesman (born in Poland) and active Zionist who organized resistance against the British after World War II; prime minister of Israel (1886-1973)
    Ben Gurion; David Grun.

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suharto

  • noun Indonesian statesman who seized power from Sukarno in 1967 (born in 1921)

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ralph_johnson_bunche

  • noun United States diplomat and United Nations official (1904-1971)
    Ralph Bunche; Bunche.

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injudicious

  • adjective satellite lacking or showing lack of judgment or discretion; unwise
    • an injudicious measure
    • the result of an injudicious decision

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julian

  • noun Roman Emperor and nephew of Constantine; he restored paganism as the official religion of the Roman Empire and destroyed Christian temples but his decision was reversed after his death (331?-363)
    Julian the Apostate; Flavius Claudius Julianus.
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Julius Caesar
    • the Julian calendar

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molotov

  • noun Soviet statesman (1890-1986)
    Vyacheslav Mikhailovich Molotov.
  • noun a city in the European part of Russia
    Perm.

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nelson_rolihlahla_mandela

  • noun South African statesman who was released from prison to become the nation's first democratically elected president in 1994 (born in 1918)
    Nelson Mandela; Mandela.

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adlai_stevenson

  • noun United States politician and diplomat (1900-1968)
    Adlai Ewing Stevenson; Stevenson.

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gentlemanly

  • adjective satellite befitting a man of good breeding
    gentlemanlike.
    • gentlemanly behavior

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acheson

  • noun United States statesman who promoted the Marshall Plan and helped establish NATO (1893-1971)
    Dean Acheson; Dean Gooderham Acheson.

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statesmanly

  • adjective marked by the qualities of or befitting a statesman
    statesmanlike.
    • a man of statesmanlike judgment
    • a statesmanlike solution of the present perplexities"-V.L.Parrington

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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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haldane

  • noun Scottish geneticist (son of John Haldane) who contributed to the development of population genetics; a popularizer of science and a Marxist (1892-1964)
    John Burdon Sanderson Haldane; J. B. S. Haldane.
  • noun Scottish physiologist and brother of Richard Haldane and Elizabeth Haldane; noted for research into industrial diseases (1860-1936)
    John Scott Haldane; John Haldane.

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elder

  • noun a person who is older than you are
    senior.
  • noun any of numerous shrubs or small trees of temperate and subtropical northern hemisphere having white flowers and berrylike fruit
    elderberry bush.

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relations

  • noun mutual dealings or connections or communications among persons or groups
    dealings.
  • noun an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together
    relation.

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prince_otto_von_bismarck

  • noun German statesman under whose leadership Germany was united (1815-1898)
    Iron Chancellor; Otto von Bismarck; Bismarck; Prince Otto Eduard Leopold von Bismarck; von Bismarck.

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klemens_metternich

  • noun Austrian statesman (1773-1859)
    Prince Klemens Wenzel Nepomuk Lothar von Metternich; Metternich.

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general_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 Charles de Gaulle.

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north

  • noun the region of the United States lying to the north of the Mason-Dixon line
  • noun the United States (especially the northern states during the American Civil War)
    Union.
    • he has visited every state in the Union
    • Lee hoped to detach Maryland from the Union
    • the North's superior resources turned the scale

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achmad_sukarno

  • noun Indonesian statesman who obtained the independence of Indonesia from the Netherlands in 1949 and served as president until ousted by Suharto in a coup d'etat (1901-1970)
    Sukarno.

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heady

  • adjective satellite marked by the exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical matters
    judicious; wise.
    • judicious use of one's money
    • a wise decision
  • adjective satellite extremely exciting as if by alcohol or a narcotic
    intoxicating.

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vicomte_de_chateaubriand

  • noun French statesman and writer; considered a precursor of the romantic movement in France (1768-1848)
    Chateaubriand; Francois Rene Chateaubriand.

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intermediate

  • noun a substance formed during a chemical process before the desired product is obtained
  • verb act between parties with a view to reconciling differences
    mediate; liaise; intercede; arbitrate.
    • He interceded in the family dispute
    • He mediated a settlement

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gunboat

  • noun a small shallow-draft boat carrying mounted guns; used by costal patrols

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vargas

  • noun Brazilian statesman who ruled Brazil as a virtual dictator (1883-1954)
    Getulio Dornelles Vargas.

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national

  • noun a person who owes allegiance to that nation
    subject.
    • a monarch has a duty to his subjects
  • adjective of or relating to or belonging to a nation or country
    • national hero
    • national anthem
    • a national landmark

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dag_hammarskjold

  • noun Swedish diplomat who greatly extended the influence of the United Nations in peacekeeping matters (1905-1961)
    Dag Hjalmar Agne Carl Hammarskjold; Hammarskjold.

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finespun

  • adjective satellite developed with extreme delicacy and subtlety
    delicate.
    • the satire touches with finespun ridicule every kind of human pretense
  • adjective satellite developed in excessively fine detail
    hairsplitting.
    • finespun distinctions

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relationship

  • noun a relation between people; (`relationship' is often used where `relation' would serve, as in `the relationship between inflation and unemployment', but the preferred usage of `relationship' is for human relations or states of relatedness)
    human relationship.
    • the relationship between mothers and their children
  • noun a state of connectedness between people (especially an emotional connection)
    • he didn't want his wife to know of the relationship

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perspicacious

  • adjective satellite acutely insightful and wise
    sagacious; sapient.
    • much too perspicacious to be taken in by such a spurious argument
    • observant and thoughtful, he was given to asking sagacious questions
    • a source of valuable insights and sapient advice to educators
  • adjective satellite mentally acute or penetratingly discerning
    clear-eyed; clear-sighted.
    • too clear-eyed not to see what problems would follow
    • chaos could be prevented only by clear-sighted leadership
    • much too perspicacious to be taken in by so spurious an argument

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huig_de_groot

  • noun Dutch jurist and diplomat whose writings established the basis of modern international law (1583-1645)
    Grotius; Hugo Grotius.

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eamon_de_valera

  • noun Irish statesman (born in the United States); as president of the Irish Free State he was responsible for the new constitution of 1937 that created the state of Eire (1882-1975)
    de Valera.

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stevenson

  • noun Scottish author (1850-1894)
    Robert Louis Stevenson; Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson.
  • noun United States politician and diplomat (1900-1968)
    Adlai Ewing Stevenson; Adlai Stevenson.

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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)
    F. D. Roosevelt; President Roosevelt; FDR; President Franklin Roosevelt; Franklin Delano Roosevelt; Franklin Roosevelt.
  • noun wife of Franklin Roosevelt and a strong advocate of human rights (1884-1962)
    Eleanor Roosevelt; Anna Eleanor Roosevelt.

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deng_xiaoping

  • noun Chinese communist statesman (1904-1997)
    Teng Hsiao-ping; Teng Hsiaoping.

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william_gladstone

  • noun liberal British statesman who served as prime minister four times (1809-1898)
    Gladstone; William Ewart Gladstone.

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adlai_ewing_stevenson

  • noun United States politician and diplomat (1900-1968)
    Stevenson; Adlai Stevenson.

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dean_gooderham_acheson

  • noun United States statesman who promoted the Marshall Plan and helped establish NATO (1893-1971)
    Acheson; Dean Acheson.

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flaminius

  • noun Roman statesman and general who built the Flaminian Way; died when he was defeated by Hannibal (died 217 BC)
    Gaius Flaminius.

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first_viscount_haldane_of_cloan

  • noun Scottish statesman and brother of Elizabeth and John Haldane (1856-1928)
    Haldane; Richard Burdon Haldane; Richard Haldane.

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elegant

  • adjective refined and tasteful in appearance or behavior or style
    • elegant handwriting
    • an elegant dark suit
    • she was elegant to her fingertips
    • small churches with elegant white spires
    • an elegant mathematical solution--simple and precise and lucid
  • adjective satellite suggesting taste, ease, and wealth
    refined; graceful.

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diplomatic

  • adjective relating to or characteristic of diplomacy
    • diplomatic immunity
  • adjective using or marked by tact in dealing with sensitive matters or people
    diplomatical.
    • the hostess averted a confrontation with a diplomatic chenage of subject

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discernment

  • noun the cognitive condition of someone who understands
    apprehension; savvy; understanding.
    • he has virtually no understanding of social cause and effect
  • noun delicate discrimination (especially of aesthetic values)
    taste; appreciation; perceptiveness.
    • arrogance and lack of taste contributed to his rapid success
    • to ask at that particular time was the ultimate in bad taste

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judiciousness

  • noun good judgment
  • noun the trait of forming opinions by distinguishing and evaluating
    sagaciousness; sagacity.

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menachem_begin

  • noun Israeli statesman (born in Russia) who (as prime minister of Israel) negotiated a peace treaty with Anwar Sadat (then the president of Egypt) (1913-1992)
    Begin.

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circumspect

  • adjective satellite heedful of potential consequences
    discreet.
    • circumspect actions
    • physicians are now more circumspect about recommending its use
    • a discreet investor

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vicomte_ferdinand_marie_de_lesseps

  • noun French diplomat who supervised the construction of the Suez Canal (1805-1894)
    Lesseps; Ferdinand de Lesseps.

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kaunda

  • noun statesman who led Northern Rhodesia to full independence as Zambia in 1964 and served as Zambia's first president (1924-1999)
    Kenneth David Kaunda; Kenneth Kaunda.

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ladylike

  • adjective satellite befitting a woman of good breeding
    • ladylike manners

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francis_bacon

  • noun English statesman and philosopher; precursor of British empiricism; advocated inductive reasoning (1561-1626)
    1st Baron Verulam; Sir Francis Bacon; Baron Verulam; Viscount St. Albans; Bacon.

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konoe

  • noun Japanese statesman who set Japan's expansionist policies and formed an alliance with Germany and Italy (1891-1945)
    Fumimaro Konoye; Prince Fumimaro Konoe; Konoye; Prince Fumimaro Konoye; Fumimaro Konoe.

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chaim_weizmann

  • noun Israeli statesman who persuaded the United States to recognize the new state of Israel and became its first president (1874-1952)
    Weizmann; Chaim Azriel Weizmann.

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william_of_wykeham

  • noun English prelate and statesman; founded a college at Oxford and Winchester College in Winchester; served as chancellor of England and bishop of Winchester (1324-1404)
    Wykeham.

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indiscreet

  • adjective lacking discretion; injudicious
    • her behavior was indiscreet at the very best

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diplomatist

  • noun an official engaged in international negotiations
    diplomat.

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softly

  • adverb with low volume
    quietly.
    • speak softly but carry a big stick
    • she spoke quietly to the child
    • the radio was playing softly
  • adverb in a manner that is pleasing to the senses
    • she smiled softly

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sagacity

  • noun the mental ability to understand and discriminate between relations
    judgement; sagaciousness; judgment; discernment.
  • noun the trait of forming opinions by distinguishing and evaluating
    judiciousness; sagaciousness.

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edmund_charles_edouard_genet

  • noun French diplomat who in 1793 tried to draw the United States into the war between France and England (1763-1834)
    Genet; Citizen Genet.

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forester

  • noun English writer of adventure novels featuring Captain Horatio Hornblower (1899-1966)
    C. S. Forester; Cecil Scott Forester.
  • noun someone trained in forestry
    tree farmer; arboriculturist.

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note

  • noun a brief written record
    • he made a note of the appointment
  • noun a short personal letter
    line; billet; short letter.
    • drop me a line when you get there

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chaim_azriel_weizmann

  • noun Israeli statesman who persuaded the United States to recognize the new state of Israel and became its first president (1874-1952)
    Chaim Weizmann; Weizmann.

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ben_gurion

  • noun Israeli statesman (born in Poland) and active Zionist who organized resistance against the British after World War II; prime minister of Israel (1886-1973)
    David Grun; David Ben Gurion.

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hale

  • noun a soldier of the American Revolution who was hanged as a spy by the British; his last words were supposed to have been `I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country' (1755-1776)
    Nathan Hale.
  • noun United States astronomer who discovered that sunspots are associated with strong magnetic fields (1868-1938)
    George Ellery Hale.

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gentlemanlike

  • adjective satellite befitting a man of good breeding
    gentlemanly.
    • gentlemanly behavior

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mrs._gandhi

  • noun daughter of Nehru who served as prime minister of India from 1966 to 1977 (1917-1984)
    Indira Gandhi; Gandhi; Indira Nehru Gandhi.

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kennan

  • noun United States diplomat who recommended a policy of containment in dealing with Soviet aggression (1904-2005)
    George Frost Kennan; George F. Kennan.

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discerning

  • adjective having or revealing keen insight and good judgment
    • a discerning critic
    • a discerning reader
  • verb detect with the senses
    recognize; spot; make out; tell apart; recognise; distinguish; pick out; discern.
    • The fleeing convicts were picked out of the darkness by the watchful prison guards
    • I can't make out the faces in this photograph

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debonair

  • adjective satellite having a sophisticated charm
    suave; debonnaire; debonaire.
    • a debonair gentleman
  • adjective satellite having a cheerful, lively, and self-confident air
    chipper; debonaire; jaunty.
    • looking chipper, like a man...diverted by his own wit"- Frances G. Patton
    • life that is gay, brisk, and debonair"- H.M.Reynolds
    • walked with a jaunty step
    • a jaunty optimist

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hosni_mubarak

  • noun Egyptian statesman who became president in 1981 after Sadat was assassinated (born in 1929)
    Mubarak.

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courtesy

  • noun a courteous or respectful or considerate act
  • noun a courteous or respectful or considerate remark

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charm

  • noun attractiveness that interests or pleases or stimulates
    appeal; appealingness.
    • his smile was part of his appeal to her
  • noun a verbal formula believed to have magical force
    magical spell; magic spell; spell.
    • he whispered a spell as he moved his hands
    • inscribed around its base is a charm in Balinese

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gandhi

  • noun daughter of Nehru who served as prime minister of India from 1966 to 1977 (1917-1984)
    Indira Gandhi; Mrs. Gandhi; Indira Nehru Gandhi.
  • noun political and spiritual leader during India's struggle with Great Britain for home rule; an advocate of passive resistance (1869-1948)
    Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi; Mahatma Gandhi.

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extraterritoriality

The state of being beyond the limits of a particular territory; esp. (Internat. Law), a fiction by which a public minister, though actually in a foreign country, is supposed still to remain within the territory of his own sovereign or nation. Wheaton.

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fumimaro_konoye

  • noun Japanese statesman who set Japan's expansionist policies and formed an alliance with Germany and Italy (1891-1945)
    Konoe; Prince Fumimaro Konoe; Konoye; Prince Fumimaro Konoye; Fumimaro Konoe.

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resident

  • noun someone who lives at a particular place for a prolonged period or who was born there
    occupier; occupant.
  • noun a physician (especially an intern) who lives in a hospital and cares for hospitalized patients under the supervision of the medical staff of the hospital
    house physician; resident physician.
    • the resident was receiving special clinical training at the hospital

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duc_de_sully

  • noun French statesman (1560-1641)
    Sully; Maxmilien de Bethune.

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sir_robert_walpole

  • noun Englishman and Whig statesman who (under George I) was effectively the first British prime minister (1676-1745)
    Walpole; First Earl of Orford; Robert Walpole.

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breed

  • noun a special variety of domesticated animals within a species
    strain; stock.
    • he experimented on a particular breed of white rats
    • he created a new strain of sheep
  • noun a special type
    • Google represents a new breed of entrepreneurs

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dollar

  • noun the basic monetary unit in many countries; equal to 100 cents
  • noun a piece of paper money worth one dollar
    dollar bill; clam; one dollar bill; buck.

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prim

  • verb assume a prim appearance
    • They mince and prim
  • verb contract one's lips
    • She primmed her lips after every bite of food

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show

  • noun the act of publicly exhibiting or entertaining
    • a remarkable show of skill
  • noun something intended to communicate a particular impression
    display.
    • made a display of strength
    • a show of impatience
    • a good show of looking interested

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gaius_julius_caesar_octavianus

  • noun Roman statesman who established the Roman Empire and became emperor in 27 BC; defeated Mark Antony and Cleopatra in 31 BC at Actium (63 BC - AD 14)
    Gaius Octavianus; Octavian; Augustus.

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twee

  • adjective satellite affectedly dainty or refined
    prim; niminy-piminy; mincing; dainty.

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statecraft

  • noun wisdom in the management of public affairs
    statesmanship; diplomacy.

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prince_otto_eduard_leopold_von_bismarck

  • noun German statesman under whose leadership Germany was united (1815-1898)
    Iron Chancellor; Otto von Bismarck; Bismarck; von Bismarck; Prince Otto von Bismarck.

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sir_sarvepalli_radhakrishnan

  • noun Indian philosopher and statesman who introduced Indian philosophy to the West (1888-1975)
    Radhakrishnan; Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan.

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senecan

  • adjective of or relating to or like or in the manner of the Roman Seneca

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chamberlain

  • noun British statesman who as Prime Minister pursued a policy of appeasement toward fascist Germany (1869-1940)
    Arthur Neville Chamberlain; Neville Chamberlain.
  • noun the treasurer of a municipal corporation

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principal

  • noun the original amount of a debt on which interest is calculated
  • noun the educator who has executive authority for a school
    head; school principal; head teacher.
    • she sent unruly pupils to see the principal

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winston_s._churchill

  • noun British statesman and leader during World War II; received Nobel prize for literature in 1953 (1874-1965)
    Sir Winston Leonard Spenser Churchill; Churchill; Winston Churchill.

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william_ewart_gladstone

  • noun liberal British statesman who served as prime minister four times (1809-1898)
    Gladstone; William Gladstone.

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hull

  • noun dry outer covering of a fruit or seed or nut
  • noun persistent enlarged calyx at base of e.g. a strawberry or raspberry

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couth

  • adjective satellite (used facetiously) refined

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begin

  • noun Israeli statesman (born in Russia) who (as prime minister of Israel) negotiated a peace treaty with Anwar Sadat (then the president of Egypt) (1913-1992)
    Menachem Begin.
  • verb take the first step or steps in carrying out an action
    get; start out; set about; start; set out; get down; commence.
    • We began working at dawn
    • Who will start?
    • Get working as soon as the sun rises!
    • The first tourists began to arrive in Cambodia
    • He began early in the day
    • Let's get down to work now

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ernest_bevin

  • noun British labor leader and statesman who played an important role in diplomacy after World War II (1884-1951)
    Bevin.

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suaveness

  • noun the quality of being bland and gracious or ingratiating in manner
    suavity; blandness; smoothness.

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pitt_the_younger

  • noun English statesman and son of Pitt the Elder (1759-1806)
    Pitt; Second Earl of Chatham; William Pitt.

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averell_harriman

  • noun United States financier who negotiated a treaty with the Soviet Union banning tests of nuclear weapons (1891-1986)
    William Averell Harriman; Harriman.

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jinnah

  • noun Indian statesman who was the founder of Pakistan as a Muslim state (1876-1948)
    Muhammad Ali Jinnah.

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de

  • noun a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
    Diamond State; Delaware; First State.

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lorenzo_the_magnificent

  • noun Italian statesman and scholar who supported many artists and humanists including Michelangelo and Leonardo and Botticelli (1449-1492)
    Lorenzo de'Medici.

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gladstone

  • noun liberal British statesman who served as prime minister four times (1809-1898)
    William Ewart Gladstone; William Gladstone.
  • noun a large travelling bag made of stiff leather
    Gladstone bag; portmanteau.

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considerate

  • adjective showing concern for the rights and feelings of others
    • friends considerate enough to leave us alone

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country

  • noun a politically organized body of people under a single government
    commonwealth; land; res publica; nation; state; body politic.
    • the state has elected a new president
    • African nations
    • students who had come to the nation's capitol
    • the country's largest manufacturer
    • an industrialized land
  • noun the territory occupied by a nation
    state; land.
    • he returned to the land of his birth
    • he visited several European countries

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william_averell_harriman

  • noun United States financier who negotiated a treaty with the Soviet Union banning tests of nuclear weapons (1891-1986)
    Averell Harriman; Harriman.

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bland

  • adjective satellite lacking taste or flavor or tang
    flat; vapid; flavorless; insipid; savorless; savourless; flavourless.
    • a bland diet
    • insipid hospital food
    • flavorless supermarket tomatoes
    • vapid beer
    • vapid tea
  • adjective satellite lacking stimulating characteristics; uninteresting
    flat.
    • a bland little drama
    • a flat joke

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western_church

  • noun the Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy
    Roman Catholic; Roman Church; Roman Catholic Church; Church of Rome.

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bag

  • noun a flexible container with a single opening
    • he stuffed his laundry into a large bag
  • noun the quantity of game taken in a particular period (usually by one person)
    • his bag included two deer

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sir_winston_leonard_spenser_churchill

  • noun British statesman and leader during World War II; received Nobel prize for literature in 1953 (1874-1965)
    Churchill; Winston Churchill; Winston S. Churchill.

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philip_dormer_stanhope

  • noun suave and witty English statesman remembered mostly for letters to his son (1694-1773)
    Chesterfield; Fourth Earl of Chesterfield.

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debonaire

  • adjective satellite having a sophisticated charm
    suave; debonnaire; debonair.
    • a debonair gentleman
  • adjective satellite having a cheerful, lively, and self-confident air
    chipper; debonair; jaunty.
    • looking chipper, like a man...diverted by his own wit"- Frances G. Patton
    • life that is gay, brisk, and debonair"- H.M.Reynolds
    • walked with a jaunty step
    • a jaunty optimist

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muhammad_ali_jinnah

  • noun Indian statesman who was the founder of Pakistan as a Muslim state (1876-1948)
    Jinnah.

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diplomatic_mission

  • noun a mission serving diplomatic ends

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dag_hjalmar_agne_carl_hammarskjold

  • noun Swedish diplomat who greatly extended the influence of the United Nations in peacekeeping matters (1905-1961)
    Hammarskjold; Dag Hammarskjold.

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expediency

  • noun the quality of being suited to the end in view
    expedience.

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gorbachev

  • noun Soviet statesman whose foreign policy brought an end to the Cold War and whose domestic policy introduced major reforms (born in 1931)
    Mikhail Gorbachev; Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev.

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fox

  • noun alert carnivorous mammal with pointed muzzle and ears and a bushy tail; most are predators that do not hunt in packs
  • noun a shifty deceptive person
    dodger; slyboots.

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jomo_kenyata

  • noun Kenyan statesman and the first president of independent Kenya (1893-1978)
    Kenyata.

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john_jay

  • noun United States diplomat and jurist who negotiated peace treaties with Britain and served as the first chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1745-1829)
    Jay.

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maxmilien_de_bethune

  • noun French statesman (1560-1641)
    Sully; Duc de Sully.

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expedience

  • noun the quality of being suited to the end in view
    expediency.
  • noun taking advantage of opportunities without regard for the consequences for others
    opportunism; self-interest; self-seeking.

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pompey_the_great

  • noun Roman general and statesman who quarrelled with Caesar and fled to Egypt where he was murdered (106-48 BC)
    Pompey; Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus.

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anna_eleanor_roosevelt

  • noun wife of Franklin Roosevelt and a strong advocate of human rights (1884-1962)
    Eleanor Roosevelt; Roosevelt.

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mincing

  • adjective satellite affectedly dainty or refined
    twee; prim; niminy-piminy; dainty.
  • verb make less severe or harsh
    moderate; mince; soften.
    • He moderated his tone when the students burst out in tears

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anwar_sadat

  • noun Egyptian statesman who (as president of Egypt) negotiated a peace treaty with Menachem Begin (then prime minister of Israel) (1918-1981)
    Anwar el-Sadat; Sadat.

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blair

  • noun British statesman who became prime minister in 1997 (born in 1953)
    Tony Blair; Anthony Charles Lynton Blair.

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niccolo_machiavelli

  • noun a statesman of Florence who advocated a strong central government (1469-1527)
    Machiavelli.

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embassador

  • noun a diplomat of the highest rank; accredited as representative from one country to another
    ambassador.

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sir_thomas_more

  • noun English statesman who opposed Henry VIII's divorce from Catherine of Aragon and was imprisoned and beheaded; recalled for his concept of Utopia, the ideal state
    Thomas More; More.

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daniel_ortega_saavedra

  • noun Nicaraguan statesman (born in 1945)
    Ortega; Daniel Ortega.

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frederick_north

  • noun British statesman under George III whose policies led to rebellion in the American colonies (1732-1792)
    North; Second Earl of Guilford.

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richard_haldane

  • noun Scottish statesman and brother of Elizabeth and John Haldane (1856-1928)
    Haldane; Richard Burdon Haldane; First Viscount Haldane of Cloan.

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charles_watson-wentworth

  • noun English statesman who served as prime minister and who opposed the war with the American colonies (1730-1782)
    Rockingham; Second Marquis of Rockingham.

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kissinger

  • noun United States diplomat who served under President Nixon and President Ford (born in 1923)
    Henry Alfred Kissinger; Henry Kissinger.

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nasser

  • noun Egyptian statesman who nationalized the Suez Canal (1918-1970)
    Gamal Abdel Nasser.
  • noun lake in Egypt formed by dams built on the Nile River at Aswan
    Lake Nasser.

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john_foster_dulles

  • noun United States diplomat who (as Secretary of State) pursued a policy of opposition to the USSR by providing aid to American allies (1888-1959)
    Dulles.

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francois_maurice_marie_mitterrand

  • noun French statesman and president of France from 1981 to 1985 (1916-1996)
    Mitterrand; Francois Mitterrand.

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1st_earl_baldwin_of_bewdley

  • noun English statesman; member of the Conservative Party (1867-1947)
    Stanley Baldwin; Baldwin.

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gaius_octavianus

  • noun Roman statesman who established the Roman Empire and became emperor in 27 BC; defeated Mark Antony and Cleopatra in 31 BC at Actium (63 BC - AD 14)
    Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus; Octavian; Augustus.

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machiavellian

  • noun a follower of Machiavelli's principles
  • adjective of or relating to Machiavelli or the principles of conduct he recommended
    • Machiavellian thinking

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lorenzo_de'medici

  • noun Italian statesman and scholar who supported many artists and humanists including Michelangelo and Leonardo and Botticelli (1449-1492)
    Lorenzo the Magnificent.

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winston_churchill

  • noun British statesman and leader during World War II; received Nobel prize for literature in 1953 (1874-1965)
    Sir Winston Leonard Spenser Churchill; Churchill; Winston S. Churchill.

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prince_fumimaro_konoye

  • noun Japanese statesman who set Japan's expansionist policies and formed an alliance with Germany and Italy (1891-1945)
    Fumimaro Konoye; Konoe; Prince Fumimaro Konoe; Konoye; Fumimaro Konoe.

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metternich

  • noun Austrian statesman (1773-1859)
    Klemens Metternich; Prince Klemens Wenzel Nepomuk Lothar von Metternich.

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arafat

  • noun Palestinian statesman who was chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization (1929-2004)
    Yasser Arafat.

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andrei_gromyko

  • noun Soviet ambassador to the United States and to the United Nations (1909-1989)
    Gromyko; Andrei Andreyevich Gromyko.

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civilised

  • adjective having a high state of culture and development both social and technological
    civilized.
    • terrorist acts that shocked the civilized world
  • verb teach or refine to be discriminative in taste or judgment
    educate; civilise; school; train; cultivate; civilize.
    • Cultivate your musical taste
    • Train your tastebuds
    • She is well schooled in poetry

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commonsensible

  • adjective satellite exhibiting native good judgment
    commonsense; commonsensical.
    • arrive home at a reasonable hour
    • commonsense scholarship on the foibles of a genius
    • unlearned and commonsensical countryfolk were capable of solving problems that beset the more sophisticated

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ralph_bunche

  • noun United States diplomat and United Nations official (1904-1971)
    Bunche; Ralph Johnson Bunche.

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demosthenes

  • noun Athenian statesman and orator (circa 385-322 BC)

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marcus_vipsanius_agrippa

  • noun Roman general who commanded the fleet that defeated the forces of Antony and Cleopatra at Actium (63-12 BC)
    Agrippa.

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moshe_dayan

  • noun Israeli general and statesman (1915-1981)
    Dayan.

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harriman

  • noun United States financier who negotiated a treaty with the Soviet Union banning tests of nuclear weapons (1891-1986)
    Averell Harriman; William Averell Harriman.
  • noun United States railway tycoon (1848-1909)
    E. H. Harriman; Edward Henry Harriman.

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nehru

  • noun Indian statesman and leader with Gandhi in the struggle for home rule; was the first prime minister of the Republic of India from 1947 to 1964 (1889-1964)
    Jawaharlal Nehru.

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nondiplomatic

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alexander_hamilton

  • noun United States statesman and leader of the Federalists; as the first Secretary of the Treasury he establish a federal bank; was mortally wounded in a duel with Aaron Burr (1755-1804)
    Hamilton.

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gouverneur_morris

  • noun United States statesman who led the committee that produced the final draft of the United States Constitution (1752-1816)
    Morris.

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earl_of_warwick

  • noun English statesman; during the War of the Roses he fought first for the house of York and secured the throne for Edward IV and then changed sides to fight for the house of Lancaster and secured the throne for Henry VI (1428-1471)
    Kingmaker; Richard Neville; Warwick.

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conference

  • noun a prearranged meeting for consultation or exchange of information or discussion (especially one with a formal agenda)
  • noun an association of sports teams that organizes matches for its members
    league.

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second_earl_of_chatham

  • noun English statesman and son of Pitt the Elder (1759-1806)
    Pitt the Younger; Pitt; William Pitt.

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baron_clive

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

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indira_gandhi

  • noun daughter of Nehru who served as prime minister of India from 1966 to 1977 (1917-1984)
    Mrs. Gandhi; Gandhi; Indira Nehru Gandhi.

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founding_father

  • noun a member of the Constitutional Convention that drafted the United States Constitution in 1787
  • noun a person who founds or establishes some institution
    father; beginner; founder.
    • George Washington is the father of his country

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fumimaro_konoe

  • noun Japanese statesman who set Japan's expansionist policies and formed an alliance with Germany and Italy (1891-1945)
    Fumimaro Konoye; Konoe; Prince Fumimaro Konoe; Konoye; Prince Fumimaro Konoye.

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polemic

  • noun a writer who argues in opposition to others (especially in theology)
    polemist; polemicist.
  • noun a controversy (especially over a belief or dogma)

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colin_luther_powell

  • noun United States general who was the first African American to serve as chief of staff; later served as Secretary of State under President George W. Bush (born 1937)
    Colin Powell; Powell.

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teng_hsiao-ping

  • noun Chinese communist statesman (1904-1997)
    Deng Xiaoping; Teng Hsiaoping.

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commonsensical

  • adjective satellite exhibiting native good judgment
    commonsensible; commonsense.
    • arrive home at a reasonable hour
    • commonsense scholarship on the foibles of a genius
    • unlearned and commonsensical countryfolk were capable of solving problems that beset the more sophisticated

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superfine

  • adjective satellite of extremely fine size or texture
    • superfine sugar
    • a superfine file
  • adjective satellite excessively delicate or refined
    overrefined.

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simon_bolivar

  • noun Venezuelan statesman who led the revolt of South American colonies against Spanish rule; founded Bolivia in 1825 (1783-1830)
    Bolivar; El Libertador.

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teng_hsiaoping

  • noun Chinese communist statesman (1904-1997)
    Deng Xiaoping; Teng Hsiao-ping.

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wellington

  • noun British general and statesman; he defeated Napoleon at Waterloo; subsequently served as Prime Minister (1769-1852)
    First Duke of Wellington; Iron Duke; Duke of Wellington; Arthur Wellesley.
  • noun the capital of New Zealand
    capital of New Zealand.

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argument

  • noun a fact or assertion offered as evidence that something is true
    statement.
    • it was a strong argument that his hypothesis was true
  • noun a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement
    contestation; contention; arguing; tilt; controversy; disputation; disceptation.
    • they were involved in a violent argument

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arthur_wellesley

  • noun British general and statesman; he defeated Napoleon at Waterloo; subsequently served as Prime Minister (1769-1852)
    First Duke of Wellington; Iron Duke; Duke of Wellington; Wellington.

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minister

  • noun a person authorized to conduct religious worship
    curate; pastor; rector; minister of religion; parson.
    • clergymen are usually called ministers in Protestant churches
  • noun a person appointed to a high office in the government
    government minister.
    • Minister of Finance

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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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well-mannered

  • adjective satellite of good upbringing
    well-bred.
  • adjective satellite socially correct in behavior
    mannerly.

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consulate

  • noun diplomatic building that serves as the residence or workplace of a consul

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gracious

  • adjective characterized by charm, good taste, and generosity of spirit
    • gracious even to unexpected visitors
    • gracious living
    • he bears insult with gracious good humor
  • adjective satellite characterized by kindness and warm courtesy especially of a king to his subjects
    benignant.
    • our benignant king

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national_leader

  • noun a man who is a respected leader in national or international affairs
    statesman; solon.

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josip_broz

  • noun Yugoslav statesman who led the resistance to German occupation during World War II and established a communist state after the war (1892-1980)
    Tito; Marshal Tito.

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baruch

  • noun economic advisor to United States Presidents (1870-1965)
    Bernard Baruch; Bernard Mannes Baruch.
  • noun a disciple of and secretary for the prophet Jeremiah

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marshall

  • noun United States actor (1914-1998)
    E. G. Marshall.
  • noun United States general and statesman who as Secretary of State organized the European Recovery Program (1880-1959)
    George Catlett Marshall; George Marshall.

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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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consular

  • adjective having to do with a consul or his office or duties

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anwar_el-sadat

  • noun Egyptian statesman who (as president of Egypt) negotiated a peace treaty with Menachem Begin (then prime minister of Israel) (1918-1981)
    Anwar Sadat; Sadat.

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diplomatic_immunity

  • noun exemption from taxation or normal processes of law that is offered to diplomatic personnel in a foreign country

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ignace_paderewski

  • noun Polish pianist who in 1919 served as the first Prime Minister of independent Poland (1860-1941)
    Ignace Jan Paderewski; Paderewski.

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agrippa

  • noun Roman general who commanded the fleet that defeated the forces of Antony and Cleopatra at Actium (63-12 BC)
    Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa.

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bismarck

  • noun German statesman under whose leadership Germany was united (1815-1898)
    Iron Chancellor; Otto von Bismarck; Prince Otto Eduard Leopold von Bismarck; von Bismarck; Prince Otto von Bismarck.
  • noun capital of the state of North Dakota; located in south central North Dakota overlooking the Missouri river
    capital of North Dakota.

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roman_catholic_church

  • noun the Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy
    Roman Catholic; Western Church; Roman Church; Church of Rome.

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von

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attaché

One attached to another person or thing, as a part of a suite or staff. Specifically: One attached to an embassy.

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leonid_brezhnev

  • noun Soviet statesman who became president of the Soviet Union (1906-1982)
    Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev; Brezhnev.

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expedient

  • noun a means to an end; not necessarily a principled or ethical one
  • adjective serving to promote your interest
    • was merciful only when mercy was expedient

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helmut_heinrich_waldemar_schmidt

  • noun German statesman who served as chancellor of Germany (born in 1918)
    Schmidt; Helmut Schmidt.

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edmund_burke

  • noun British statesman famous for his oratory; pleaded the cause of the American colonists in British Parliament and defended the parliamentary system (1729-1797)
    Burke.

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trygve_halvden_lie

  • noun Norwegian diplomat who was the first Secretary General of the United Nations (1896-1968)
    Lie; Trygve Lie.

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sukarno

  • noun Indonesian statesman who obtained the independence of Indonesia from the Netherlands in 1949 and served as president until ousted by Suharto in a coup d'etat (1901-1970)
    Achmad Sukarno.

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verbale

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incumbent

  • noun the official who holds an office
    officeholder.
  • adjective satellite lying or leaning on something else
    • an incumbent geological formation

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shuttle

  • noun badminton equipment consisting of a ball of cork or rubber with a crown of feathers
    shuttlecock; bird; birdie.
  • noun public transport that consists of a bus or train or airplane that plies back and forth between two points

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meir

  • noun Israeli statesman (born in Russia) (1898-1978)
    Golda Meir.

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william_pitt

  • noun English statesman and son of Pitt the Elder (1759-1806)
    Pitt the Younger; Pitt; Second Earl of Chatham.
  • noun English statesman who brought the Seven Years' War to an end (1708-1778)
    Pitt the Elder; First Earl of Chatham; Pitt.

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persona

  • noun an actor's portrayal of someone in a play
    role; part; character; theatrical role.
    • she played the part of Desdemona
  • noun (Jungian psychology) a personal facade that one presents to the world
    image.
    • a public image is as fragile as Humpty Dumpty

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commonsense

  • adjective satellite exhibiting native good judgment
    commonsensible; commonsensical.
    • arrive home at a reasonable hour
    • commonsense scholarship on the foibles of a genius
    • unlearned and commonsensical countryfolk were capable of solving problems that beset the more sophisticated

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tactful

  • adjective having or showing a sense of what is fitting and considerate in dealing with others
    • she was tactful enough not to shatter his illusion
    • a tactful remark eased her embarrassment
  • adjective satellite showing skill and sensitivity in dealing with people
    kid-glove.
    • by diplomatic conduct he avoided antagonizing anyone
    • a tactful way of correcting someone
    • the agency got the kid-glove treatment on Capitol Hill

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sapient

  • adjective satellite acutely insightful and wise
    perspicacious; sagacious.
    • much too perspicacious to be taken in by such a spurious argument
    • observant and thoughtful, he was given to asking sagacious questions
    • a source of valuable insights and sapient advice to educators

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patrician

  • noun a person of refined upbringing and manners
  • noun a member of the aristocracy
    aristocrat; blue blood.

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david_grun

  • noun Israeli statesman (born in Poland) and active Zionist who organized resistance against the British after World War II; prime minister of Israel (1886-1973)
    Ben Gurion; David Ben Gurion.

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getulio_dornelles_vargas

  • noun Brazilian statesman who ruled Brazil as a virtual dictator (1883-1954)
    Vargas.

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clive

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

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grey

  • noun United States writer of western adventure novels (1875-1939)
    Zane Grey.
  • noun Queen of England for nine days in 1553; she was quickly replaced by Mary Tudor and beheaded for treason (1537-1554)
    Lady Jane Grey.

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diplomatically

  • adverb with diplomacy; in a diplomatic manner
    • he answered very diplomatically

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morris

  • noun United States suffragist in Wyoming (1814-1902)
    Esther Hobart McQuigg Slack Morris; Esther Morris.
  • noun English poet and craftsman (1834-1896)
    William Morris.

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george_catlett_marshall

  • noun United States general and statesman who as Secretary of State organized the European Recovery Program (1880-1959)
    Marshall; George Marshall.

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machiavelli

  • noun a statesman of Florence who advocated a strong central government (1469-1527)
    Niccolo Machiavelli.

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delicate

  • adjective exquisitely fine and subtle and pleasing; susceptible to injury
    • a delicate violin passage
    • delicate china
    • a delicate flavor
    • the delicate wing of a butterfly
  • adjective satellite marked by great skill especially in meticulous technique
    • a surgeon's delicate touch

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sagacious

  • adjective satellite acutely insightful and wise
    perspicacious; sapient.
    • much too perspicacious to be taken in by such a spurious argument
    • observant and thoughtful, he was given to asking sagacious questions
    • a source of valuable insights and sapient advice to educators
  • adjective satellite skillful in statecraft or management
    • an astute and sagacious statesman

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judgment

  • noun an opinion formed by judging something
    judgement; mind.
    • he was reluctant to make his judgment known
    • she changed her mind
  • noun the act of judging or assessing a person or situation or event
    judgement; assessment.
    • they criticized my judgment of the contestants

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kid

  • noun a young person of either sex
    tiddler; nipper; tyke; small fry; nestling; youngster; child; fry; shaver; tike; minor.
    • she writes books for children
    • they're just kids
    • `tiddler' is a British term for youngster
  • noun soft smooth leather from the hide of a young goat
    kidskin.
    • kid gloves

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ortega

  • noun Nicaraguan statesman (born in 1945)
    Daniel Ortega Saavedra; Daniel Ortega.

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finesse

  • noun subtly skillful handling of a situation
    delicacy; discreetness; diplomacy.

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demosthenic

  • adjective of or relating to Demosthenes or his oratory

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well

  • noun a deep hole or shaft dug or drilled to obtain water or oil or gas or brine
  • noun a cavity or vessel used to contain liquid

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sir_seretse_khama

  • noun Botswanan statesman who was the first president of Botswana (1921-1980)
    Khama.

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internuncio

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) a diplomatic representative of the Pope ranking below a nuncio

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tony_blair

  • noun British statesman who became prime minister in 1997 (born in 1953)
    Blair; Anthony Charles Lynton Blair.

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gromyko

  • noun Soviet ambassador to the United States and to the United Nations (1909-1989)
    Andrei Gromyko; Andrei Andreyevich Gromyko.

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diploma

  • noun a document certifying the successful completion of a course of study
    sheepskin.

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ambassador

  • noun a diplomat of the highest rank; accredited as representative from one country to another
    embassador.
  • noun an informal representative
    • an ambassador of good will

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protocol

  • noun (computer science) rules determining the format and transmission of data
    communications protocol.
  • noun forms of ceremony and etiquette observed by diplomats and heads of state

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listening

  • noun the act of hearing attentively
    hearing.
    • you can learn a lot by just listening
    • they make good music--you should give them a hearing
  • verb hear with intention
    listen.
    • Listen to the sound of this cello

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mubarak

  • noun Egyptian statesman who became president in 1981 after Sadat was assassinated (born in 1929)
    Hosni Mubarak.

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golda_meir

  • noun Israeli statesman (born in Russia) (1898-1978)
    Meir.

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offensive

  • noun the action of attacking an enemy
    offense; offence.
  • adjective satellite violating or tending to violate or offend against
    violative.
    • violative of the principles of liberty
    • considered such depravity offensive against all laws of humanity

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civilized

  • adjective having a high state of culture and development both social and technological
    civilised.
    • terrorist acts that shocked the civilized world
  • verb teach or refine to be discriminative in taste or judgment
    educate; civilise; school; train; cultivate; civilize.
    • Cultivate your musical taste
    • Train your tastebuds
    • She is well schooled in poetry

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cincinnatus

  • noun Roman statesman regarded as a model of simple virtue; he twice was called to assume dictatorship of Rome and each time retired to his farm (519-438 BC)
    Lucius Quinctius Cincinnatus.

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vladimir_putin

  • noun Russian statesman chosen as president of the Russian Federation in 2000; formerly director of the Federal Security Bureau (born in 1952)
    Putin; Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin.

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authorial

  • adjective of or by or typical of an author
    auctorial.
    • authorial comments
    • auctorial flights of imagination

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1st_baron_verulam

  • noun English statesman and philosopher; precursor of British empiricism; advocated inductive reasoning (1561-1626)
    Sir Francis Bacon; Baron Verulam; Viscount St. Albans; Bacon; Francis Bacon.

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1st_earl_of_balfour

  • noun English statesman; member of the Conservative Party (1848-1930)
    Arthur James Balfour; Balfour.

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bismarckian

  • adjective of or relating to Prince Otto von Bismarck or his accomplishments

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shuttle_diplomacy

  • noun international negotiations conducted by a mediator who frequently flies back and forth between the negotiating parties
    • Kissinger's shuttle diplomacy in the Middle East

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mannered

  • adjective satellite having unnatural mannerisms
    • brief, mannered and unlifelike idiom

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john_kenneth_galbraith

  • noun United States economist (born in Canada) who served as ambassador to India (born in 1908)
    John Galbraith; Galbraith.

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brandt

  • noun German statesman who as chancellor of West Germany worked to reduce tensions with eastern Europe (1913-1992)
    Willy Brandt.

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georges_eugene_benjamin_clemenceau

  • noun French statesman who played a key role in negotiating the Treaty of Versailles (1841-1929)
    Clemenceau; Georges Clemenceau.

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prince_fumimaro_konoe

  • noun Japanese statesman who set Japan's expansionist policies and formed an alliance with Germany and Italy (1891-1945)
    Fumimaro Konoye; Konoe; Konoye; Prince Fumimaro Konoye; Fumimaro Konoe.

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government

  • noun the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit
    authorities; regime.
    • the government reduced taxes
    • the matter was referred to higher authorities
  • noun the act of governing; exercising authority
    administration; government activity; governance; governing.
    • regulations for the governing of state prisons
    • he had considerable experience of government

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suavity

  • noun the quality of being bland and gracious or ingratiating in manner
    blandness; suaveness; smoothness.

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nicolson

  • noun English diplomat and author (1886-1968)
    Sir Harold George Nicolson; Harold Nicolson.

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ambassadorial

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of ambassadors

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paul_ludwig_von_beneckendorff_und_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 von Hindenburg; Hindenburg.

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vaclav_havel

  • noun Czech dramatist and statesman whose plays opposed totalitarianism and who served as president of Czechoslovakia from 1989 to 1992 and president of the Czech Republic since 1993 (born in 1936)
    Havel.

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judgement

  • noun the legal document stating the reasons for a judicial decision
    opinion; judgment; legal opinion.
    • opinions are usually written by a single judge
  • noun an opinion formed by judging something
    mind; judgment.
    • he was reluctant to make his judgment known
    • she changed her mind

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discreet

  • adjective marked by prudence or modesty and wise self-restraint
    • his trusted discreet aide
    • a discreet, finely wrought gold necklace
  • adjective satellite unobtrusively perceptive and sympathetic
    discerning.
    • a discerning editor
    • a discreet silence

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lech_walesa

  • noun Polish labor leader and statesman (born in 1943)
    Walesa.

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richard_burdon_haldane

  • noun Scottish statesman and brother of Elizabeth and John Haldane (1856-1928)
    Haldane; First Viscount Haldane of Cloan; Richard Haldane.

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fair

  • noun a traveling show; having sideshows and rides and games of skill etc.
    funfair; carnival.
  • noun gathering of producers to promote business
    • world fair
    • trade fair
    • book fair

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kingmaker

  • noun English statesman; during the War of the Roses he fought first for the house of York and secured the throne for Edward IV and then changed sides to fight for the house of Lancaster and secured the throne for Henry VI (1428-1471)
    Earl of Warwick; Richard Neville; Warwick.
  • noun an important person who can bring leaders to power through the exercise of political influence
    • the Earl of Warwick was the first kingmaker

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glove

  • noun the handwear used by fielders in playing baseball
    baseball glove; baseball mitt; mitt.
  • noun handwear: covers the hand and wrist

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augustus

  • noun Roman statesman who established the Roman Empire and became emperor in 27 BC; defeated Mark Antony and Cleopatra in 31 BC at Actium (63 BC - AD 14)
    Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus; Gaius Octavianus; Octavian.

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francois_rene_chateaubriand

  • noun French statesman and writer; considered a precursor of the romantic movement in France (1768-1848)
    Vicomte de Chateaubriand; Chateaubriand.

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charles_maurice_de_talleyrand

  • noun French statesman (1754-1838)
    Talleyrand.

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charles_grey

  • noun Englishman who as Prime Minister implemented social reforms including the abolition of slavery throughout the British Empire (1764-1845)
    Grey; Second Earl Grey.

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elder_statesman

  • noun any influential person whose advice is highly respected
  • noun an elderly statesman whose advice is sought be government leaders

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weizmann

  • noun Israeli statesman who persuaded the United States to recognize the new state of Israel and became its first president (1874-1952)
    Chaim Weizmann; Chaim Azriel Weizmann.

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lucius_quinctius_cincinnatus

  • noun Roman statesman regarded as a model of simple virtue; he twice was called to assume dictatorship of Rome and each time retired to his farm (519-438 BC)
    Cincinnatus.

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burke

  • noun British statesman famous for his oratory; pleaded the cause of the American colonists in British Parliament and defended the parliamentary system (1729-1797)
    Edmund Burke.
  • noun United States frontierswoman and legendary figure of the Wild West noted for her marksmanship (1852-1903)
    Calamity Jane; Martha Jane Burk; Burk; Martha Jane Burke.

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sully

  • noun United States painter (born in England) of portraits and historical scenes (1783-1872)
    Thomas Sully.
  • noun French statesman (1560-1641)
    Maxmilien de Bethune; Duc de Sully.

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hugo_grotius

  • noun Dutch jurist and diplomat whose writings established the basis of modern international law (1583-1645)
    Grotius; Huig de Groot.

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tully

  • noun a Roman statesman and orator remembered for his mastery of Latin prose (106-43 BC)
    Cicero; Marcus Tullius Cicero.

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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; Paul von Hindenburg.

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pompey

  • noun Roman general and statesman who quarrelled with Caesar and fled to Egypt where he was murdered (106-48 BC)
    Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus; Pompey the Great.
  • noun a port city in southern England on the English Channel; Britain's major naval base
    Portsmouth.

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verwoerd

  • noun South African statesman who instituted the policy of apartheid (1901-1966)
    Hendrik Verwoerd; Hendrik Frensch Verwoerd.

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brezhnev

  • noun Soviet statesman who became president of the Soviet Union (1906-1982)
    Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev; Leonid Brezhnev.

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auctorial

  • adjective of or by or typical of an author
    authorial.
    • authorial comments
    • auctorial flights of imagination

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leader

  • noun a person who rules or guides or inspires others
  • noun a featured article of merchandise sold at a loss in order to draw customers
    loss leader; drawing card.

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arthur_neville_chamberlain

  • noun British statesman who as Prime Minister pursued a policy of appeasement toward fascist Germany (1869-1940)
    Chamberlain; Neville Chamberlain.

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power

  • noun possession of controlling influence
    powerfulness.
    • the deterrent power of nuclear weapons
    • the power of his love saved her
    • his powerfulness was concealed by a gentle facade
  • noun (physics) the rate of doing work; measured in watts (= joules/second)

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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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de_valera

  • noun Irish statesman (born in the United States); as president of the Irish Free State he was responsible for the new constitution of 1937 that created the state of Eire (1882-1975)
    Eamon de Valera.

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konoye

  • noun Japanese statesman who set Japan's expansionist policies and formed an alliance with Germany and Italy (1891-1945)
    Fumimaro Konoye; Konoe; Prince Fumimaro Konoe; Prince Fumimaro Konoye; Fumimaro Konoe.

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neville_chamberlain

  • noun British statesman who as Prime Minister pursued a policy of appeasement toward fascist Germany (1869-1940)
    Arthur Neville Chamberlain; Chamberlain.

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savoir

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jan_christian_smuts

  • noun South African statesman and soldier (1870-1950)
    Smuts.

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davis

  • noun English navigator who explored the Arctic while searching for the Northwest Passage (1550-1605)
    Davys; John Davys; John Davis.
  • noun United States painter who developed an American version of cubism (1894-1964)
    Stuart Davis.

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post

  • noun the position where someone (as a guard or sentry) stands or is assigned to stand
    station.
    • a soldier manned the entrance post
    • a sentry station
  • noun military installation at which a body of troops is stationed
    military post.
    • this military post provides an important source of income for the town nearby
    • there is an officer's club on the post

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oliver_cromwell

  • noun English general and statesman who led the parliamentary army in the English Civil War (1599-1658)
    Cromwell; Ironsides.

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seneca

  • noun Roman statesman and philosopher who was an advisor to Nero; his nine extant tragedies are modeled on Greek tragedies (circa 4 BC - 65 AD)
    Lucius Annaeus Seneca.
  • noun a member of the Iroquoian people formerly living in New York State south of Lake Ontario

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duc_de_richelieu

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

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fourth_earl_of_chesterfield

  • noun suave and witty English statesman remembered mostly for letters to his son (1694-1773)
    Philip Dormer Stanhope; Chesterfield.

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kenneth_david_kaunda

  • noun statesman who led Northern Rhodesia to full independence as Zambia in 1964 and served as Zambia's first president (1924-1999)
    Kaunda; Kenneth Kaunda.

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accredit

  • verb grant credentials to
    recognize; recognise.
    • The Regents officially recognized the new educational institution
    • recognize an academic degree
  • verb provide or send (envoys or embassadors) with official credentials

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sun_yixian

  • noun Chinese statesman who organized the Kuomintang and led the revolution that overthrew the Manchu dynasty in 1911 and 1912 (1866-1925)
    Sun Yat-sen.

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polished

  • adjective perfected or made shiny and smooth
    • his polished prose
    • in a freshly ironed dress and polished shoes
    • freshly polished silver
  • verb make (a surface) shine
    shine; polish; smooth; smoothen.
    • shine the silver, please
    • polish my shoes

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sagaciousness

  • noun the mental ability to understand and discriminate between relations
    judgement; sagacity; judgment; discernment.
  • noun the trait of forming opinions by distinguishing and evaluating
    judiciousness; sagacity.

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bunche

  • noun United States diplomat and United Nations official (1904-1971)
    Ralph Bunche; Ralph Johnson Bunche.

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démarche

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cultivated

  • adjective (of land or fields) prepared for raising crops by plowing or fertilizing
    • cultivated land
  • verb foster the growth of
    cultivate.

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stephanus_johannes_paulus_kruger

  • noun Boer statesman (1825-1904)
    Kruger; Oom Paul Kruger.

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harold_nicolson

  • noun English diplomat and author (1886-1968)
    Sir Harold George Nicolson; Nicolson.

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richard_neville

  • noun English statesman; during the War of the Roses he fought first for the house of York and secured the throne for Edward IV and then changed sides to fight for the house of Lancaster and secured the throne for Henry VI (1428-1471)
    Earl of Warwick; Kingmaker; Warwick.

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prudent

  • adjective careful and sensible; marked by sound judgment
    • a prudent manager
    • prudent rulers
    • prudent hesitation
    • more prudent to hide than to fight

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roman_church

  • noun the Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy
    Roman Catholic; Western Church; Roman Catholic Church; Church of Rome.

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statesmanship

  • noun wisdom in the management of public affairs
    diplomacy; statecraft.

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khama

  • noun Botswanan statesman who was the first president of Botswana (1921-1980)
    Sir Seretse Khama.

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cultured

  • adjective satellite marked by refinement in taste and manners
    civilised; polite; civilized; genteel; cultivated.
    • cultivated speech
    • cultured Bostonians
    • cultured tastes
    • a genteel old lady
    • polite society
  • verb grow in a special preparation
    culture.
    • the biologist grows microorganisms

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fight

  • noun a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war
    battle; engagement; conflict.
    • Grant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga
    • he lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement
  • noun the act of fighting; any contest or struggle
    scrap; combat; fighting.
    • a fight broke out at the hockey game
    • there was fighting in the streets
    • the unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap

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overrefined

  • adjective satellite excessively delicate or refined
    superfine.
  • verb refine too much or with excess of subtlety
    over-refine; overrefine.
    • He is overrefining this matter

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charles_james_fox

  • noun English statesman who supported American independence and the French Revolution (1749-1806)
    Fox.

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west

  • noun the countries of (originally) Europe and (now including) North America and South America
    Occident.
  • noun the cardinal compass point that is a 270 degrees
    due west; W; westward.

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diplomatic_minister

  • noun a diplomat representing one government to another; ranks below ambassador
    minister.

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konrad_adenauer

  • noun German statesman; chancellor of West Germany (1876-1967)
    Adenauer.

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salt

  • noun a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)
  • noun white crystalline form of especially sodium chloride used to season and preserve food
    common salt; table salt.

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yasser_arafat

  • noun Palestinian statesman who was chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization (1929-2004)
    Arafat.

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fastidious

  • adjective giving careful attention to detail; hard to please; excessively concerned with cleanliness
    • a fastidious and incisive intellect
    • fastidious about personal cleanliness
  • adjective having complicated nutritional requirements; especially growing only in special artificial cultures
    exacting.
    • fastidious microorganisms
    • certain highly specialized xerophytes are extremely exacting in their requirements

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clement_attlee

  • noun British statesman and leader of the Labour Party who instituted the welfare state in Britain (1883-1967)
    Attlee; 1st Earl Attlee; Clement Richard Attlee.

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george_marshall

  • noun United States general and statesman who as Secretary of State organized the European Recovery Program (1880-1959)
    Marshall; George Catlett Marshall.

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wise

  • noun a way of doing or being
    • in no wise
    • in this wise
  • noun United States Jewish leader (born in Hungary) (1874-1949)
    Stephen Samuel Wise.

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anthony_charles_lynton_blair

  • noun British statesman who became prime minister in 1997 (born in 1953)
    Tony Blair; Blair.

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official

  • noun a worker who holds or is invested with an office
    functionary.
  • noun someone who administers the rules of a game or sport
    • the golfer asked for an official who could give him a ruling

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smooth

  • noun the act of smoothing
    • he gave his hair a quick smooth
  • verb make smooth or smoother, as if by rubbing
    smoothen.
    • smooth the surface of the wood

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politic

  • adjective marked by artful prudence, expedience, and shrewdness
    • it is neither polite nor politic to get into other people's quarrels
    • a politic decision
    • a politic manager
    • a politic old scoundrel
    • a shrewd and politic reply
  • adjective satellite smoothly agreeable and courteous with a degree of sophistication
    bland; suave; smooth.
    • he was too politic to quarrel with so important a personage
    • the manager pacified the customer with a smooth apology for the error

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el_libertador

  • noun Venezuelan statesman who led the revolt of South American colonies against Spanish rule; founded Bolivia in 1825 (1783-1830)
    Bolivar; Simon Bolivar.
  • noun a mountain in the Andes in Argentina (22,047 feet high)

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townsend_harris

  • noun United States diplomat who was instrumental in opening Japan to foreign trade (1804-1878)
    Harris.

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second_earl_grey

  • noun Englishman who as Prime Minister implemented social reforms including the abolition of slavery throughout the British Empire (1764-1845)
    Charles Grey; Grey.

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otto_von_bismarck

  • noun German statesman under whose leadership Germany was united (1815-1898)
    Iron Chancellor; Bismarck; Prince Otto Eduard Leopold von Bismarck; von Bismarck; Prince Otto von Bismarck.

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recognition

  • noun the state or quality of being recognized or acknowledged
    acknowledgment; acknowledgement.
    • the partners were delighted with the recognition of their work
    • she seems to avoid much in the way of recognition or acknowledgement of feminist work prior to her own
  • noun the process of recognizing something or someone by remembering
    identification.
    • a politician whose recall of names was as remarkable as his recognition of faces
    • experimental psychologists measure the elapsed time from the onset of the stimulus to its recognition by the observer

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duke_of_wellington

  • noun British general and statesman; he defeated Napoleon at Waterloo; subsequently served as Prime Minister (1769-1852)
    First Duke of Wellington; Iron Duke; Wellington; Arthur Wellesley.

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

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cordell_hull

  • noun United States diplomat who did the groundwork for creating the United Nations (1871-1955)
    Hull.

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government_minister

  • noun a person appointed to a high office in the government
    minister.
    • Minister of Finance

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statesmanlike

  • adjective marked by the qualities of or befitting a statesman
    statesmanly.
    • a man of statesmanlike judgment
    • a statesmanlike solution of the present perplexities"-V.L.Parrington

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discreetness

  • noun knowing how to avoid embarrassment or distress
    prudence; circumspection; discretion.
    • the servants showed great tact and discretion
  • noun subtly skillful handling of a situation
    finesse; delicacy; diplomacy.

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rockingham

  • noun English statesman who served as prime minister and who opposed the war with the American colonies (1730-1782)
    Second Marquis of Rockingham; Charles Watson-Wentworth.

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politics

  • noun social relations involving intrigue to gain authority or power
    political relation.
    • office politics is often counterproductive
  • noun the study of government of states and other political units
    government; political science.

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trygve_lie

  • noun Norwegian diplomat who was the first Secretary General of the United Nations (1896-1968)
    Lie; Trygve Halvden Lie.

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negotiation

  • noun a discussion intended to produce an agreement
    talks; dialogue.
    • the buyout negotiation lasted several days
    • they disagreed but kept an open dialogue
    • talks between Israelis and Palestinians
  • noun the activity or business of negotiating an agreement; coming to terms

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diplomat

  • noun an official engaged in international negotiations
    diplomatist.
  • noun a person who deals tactfully with others

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prince_klemens_wenzel_nepomuk_lothar_von_metternich

  • noun Austrian statesman (1773-1859)
    Klemens Metternich; Metternich.

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genet

  • noun French diplomat who in 1793 tried to draw the United States into the war between France and England (1763-1834)
    Edmund Charles Edouard Genet; Citizen Genet.
  • noun French writer of novels and dramas for the theater of the absurd (1910-1986)
    Jean Genet.

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mikhail_ivanovich_kalinin

  • noun soviet statesman and head of state of the USSR (1875-1946)
    Mikhail Kalinin; Kalinin.

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henry_kissinger

  • noun United States diplomat who served under President Nixon and President Ford (born in 1923)
    Henry Alfred Kissinger; Kissinger.

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roman_catholic

  • noun a member of the Roman Catholic Church
  • noun the Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy
    Western Church; Roman Church; Roman Catholic Church; Church of Rome.

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indira_nehru_gandhi

  • noun daughter of Nehru who served as prime minister of India from 1966 to 1977 (1917-1984)
    Indira Gandhi; Mrs. Gandhi; Gandhi.

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immunity

  • noun the state of not being susceptible
    unsusceptibility.
    • unsusceptibility to rust
  • noun (medicine) the condition in which an organism can resist disease
    resistance.

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leonid_ilyich_brezhnev

  • noun Soviet statesman who became president of the Soviet Union (1906-1982)
    Leonid Brezhnev; Brezhnev.

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mikhail_gorbachev

  • noun Soviet statesman whose foreign policy brought an end to the Cold War and whose domestic policy introduced major reforms (born in 1931)
    Gorbachev; Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev.

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diplomatic

  • adjective relating to or characteristic of diplomacy
    • diplomatic immunity
  • adjective using or marked by tact in dealing with sensitive matters or people
    diplomatical.
    • the hostess averted a confrontation with a diplomatic chenage of subject

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attlee

  • noun British statesman and leader of the Labour Party who instituted the welfare state in Britain (1883-1967)
    Clement Attlee; 1st Earl Attlee; Clement Richard Attlee.

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polite

  • adjective showing regard for others in manners, speech, behavior, etc.
  • adjective satellite marked by refinement in taste and manners
    civilised; cultured; civilized; genteel; cultivated.
    • cultivated speech
    • cultured Bostonians
    • cultured tastes
    • a genteel old lady
    • polite society

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cromwellian

  • adjective of or relating to or in the manner of Oliver Cromwell

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andrei_andreyevich_gromyko

  • noun Soviet ambassador to the United States and to the United Nations (1909-1989)
    Andrei Gromyko; Gromyko.

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armand_jean_du_plessis

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

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nuncio

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) a diplomatic representative of the Pope having ambassadorial status
    papal nuncio.

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page

  • noun one side of one leaf (of a book or magazine or newspaper or letter etc.) or the written or pictorial matter it contains
  • noun English industrialist who pioneered in the design and manufacture of aircraft (1885-1962)
    Sir Frederick Handley Page.

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major

  • noun a commissioned military officer in the United States Army or Air Force or Marines; below lieutenant colonel and above captain
  • noun British statesman who was prime minister from 1990 until 1997 (born in 1943)
    John Roy Major; John Major; John R. Major.

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statesman

  • noun a man who is a respected leader in national or international affairs
    solon; national leader.

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chateaubriand

  • noun French statesman and writer; considered a precursor of the romantic movement in France (1768-1848)
    Vicomte de Chateaubriand; Francois Rene Chateaubriand.
  • noun a very thick center cut of beef tenderloin

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mitterrand

  • noun French statesman and president of France from 1981 to 1985 (1916-1996)
    Francois Maurice Marie Mitterrand; Francois Mitterrand.

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henry_alfred_kissinger

  • noun United States diplomat who served under President Nixon and President Ford (born in 1923)
    Henry Kissinger; Kissinger.

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iron_duke

  • noun British general and statesman; he defeated Napoleon at Waterloo; subsequently served as Prime Minister (1769-1852)
    First Duke of Wellington; Duke of Wellington; Wellington; Arthur Wellesley.

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jefferson_davis

  • noun American statesman; president of the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War (1808-1889)
    Davis.

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kurt_waldheim

  • noun Austrian diplomat who was Secretary General of the United Nations from 1972 to 1981; in 1986 he was elected president of Austria in spite of worldwide allegations that he had direct knowledge of Nazi atrocities during World War II (born in 1918)
    Waldheim.

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