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henrik_ibsen

  • noun realistic Norwegian author who wrote plays on social and political themes (1828-1906)
    Henrik Johan Ibsen; Ibsen.

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lippmann

  • noun United States journalist (1889-1974)
    Walter Lippmann.
  • noun French physicist who developed the first color photographic process (1845-1921)
    Gabriel Lippmann.

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turgenev

  • noun Russian writer of stories and novels and plays (1818-1883)
    Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev; Ivan Turgenev.

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pelham_grenville_wodehouse

  • noun English writer known for his humorous novels and stories (1881-1975)
    P. G. Wodehouse; Wodehouse.

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lucretius

  • noun Roman philosopher and poet; in a long didactic poem he tried to provide a scientific explanation of the universe (96-55 BC)
    Titus Lucretius Carus.

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wouk

  • noun United States writer (born in 1915)
    Herman Wouk.

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stowe

  • noun United States writer of a novel about slavery that advanced the abolitionists' cause (1811-1896)
    Harriet Beecher Stowe; Harriet Elizabeth Beecher Stowe.

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rene-robert_cavelier

  • noun French explorer who claimed Louisiana for France (1643-1687)
    Sieur de LaSalle; LaSalle.

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pump_house

  • noun a house where pumps (e.g. to irrigate) are installed and operated
    pumping station.

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nursery

  • noun a child's room for a baby
    baby's room.
  • noun a building with glass walls and roof; for the cultivation and exhibition of plants under controlled conditions
    glasshouse; greenhouse.

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sleep

  • noun a natural and periodic state of rest during which consciousness of the world is suspended
    slumber.
    • he didn't get enough sleep last night
    • calm as a child in dreamless slumber
  • noun a torpid state resembling deep sleep
    sopor.

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john_robinson_jeffers

  • noun United States poet who wrote about California (1887-1962)
    Robinson Jeffers; Jeffers.

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burgess

  • noun English writer of satirical novels (1917-1993)
    Anthony Burgess.
  • noun a citizen of an English borough
    burgher.

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mansion

  • noun (astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided
    planetary house; house; star sign; sign of the zodiac; sign.
  • noun a large and imposing house
    residence; manse; hall; mansion house.

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emily_dickinson

  • noun United States poet noted for her mystical and unrhymed poems (1830-1886)
    Dickinson.

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looking

  • noun the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually
    looking at; look.
    • he went out to have a look
    • his look was fixed on her eyes
    • he gave it a good looking at
    • his camera does his looking for him
  • noun the act of searching visually
    looking for.

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hans_fischer

  • noun German chemist noted for his synthesis of hemin (1881-1945)
    Fischer.

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john_ross

  • noun Scottish explorer who led Arctic expeditions that yielded geographic discoveries while searching for the Northwest Passage (1777-1856)
    Sir John Ross; Ross.

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livingstone

  • noun Scottish missionary and explorer who discovered the Zambezi River and Victoria Falls (1813-1873)
    David Livingstone.

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ehrenberg

  • noun Russian novelist (1891-1967)
    Ilya Grigorievich Ehrenberg; Ilya Ehrenberg.

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physiological

  • adjective of or relating to the biological study of physiology
    • physiological psychology
    • Pavlov's physiological theories
  • adjective satellite of or consistent with an organism's normal functioning
    physiologic.
    • physiologic functions
    • physiological processes

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john_webster

  • noun English playwright (1580-1625)
    Webster.

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rec_room

  • noun a room equipped for informal entertaining
    recreation room.

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plath

  • noun United States writer and poet (1932-1963)
    Sylvia Plath.

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muriel_sarah_spark

  • noun Scottish writer of satirical novels (born in 1918)
    Spark; Dame Muriel Spark; Muriel Spark.

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emile_gaboriau

  • noun French writer considered by some to be a founder of the detective novel (1832-1873)
    Gaboriau.

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lyrist

  • noun a person who writes the words for songs
    lyricist.

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thomas_kyd

  • noun English dramatist (1558-1594)
    Kid; Thomas Kid; Kyd.

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lawrence_george_durrell

  • noun English writer of Irish descent who spent much of his life in Mediterranean regions (1912-1990)
    Durrell; Lawrence Durrell.

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imamu_amiri_baraka

  • noun United States writer of poems and plays about racial conflict (born in 1934)
    Baraka; LeRoi Jones.

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dinner_theatre

  • noun a theater at which dinner is included in the price of admission
    dinner theater.

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linus_pauling

  • noun United States chemist who studied the nature of chemical bonding (1901-1994)
    Pauling; Linus Carl Pauling.

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applied

  • adjective concerned with concrete problems or data rather than with fundamental principles
    • applied physics
    • applied psychology
    • technical problems in medicine, engineering, economics and other applied disciplines"- Sidney Hook
  • verb put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose
    employ; apply; use; utilize; utilise.
    • use your head!
    • we only use Spanish at home
    • I can't use this tool
    • Apply a magnetic field here
    • This thinking was applied to many projects
    • How do you utilize this tool?
    • I apply this rule to get good results
    • use the plastic bags to store the food
    • He doesn't know how to use a computer

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risk

  • noun a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
    endangerment; jeopardy; peril; hazard.
    • drinking alcohol is a health hazard
  • noun a venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury
    peril; danger.
    • he saw the rewards but not the risks of crime
    • there was a danger he would do the wrong thing

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william_morris

  • noun English poet and craftsman (1834-1896)
    Morris.

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matthew_arnold

  • noun English poet and literary critic (1822-1888)
    Arnold.

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schiaparelli

  • noun Italian astronomer who first noted lines (which he called canals) on the surface of Mars (1835-1910)
    Giovanni Virginio Schiaparelli.
  • noun fashion designer born in Italy who was noted for her use of synthetic materials and brilliant colors (1896-1973)
    Elsa Schiaparelli.

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howells

  • noun United States writer and editor (1837-1920)
    William Dean Howells.

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robert_charles_benchley

  • noun United States humorist (1889-1945)
    Benchley; Robert Benchley.

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mikhail_yurievich_lermontov

  • noun Russian writer (1814-1841)
    Lermontov.

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henry

  • noun a unit of inductance in which an induced electromotive force of one volt is produced when the current is varied at the rate of one ampere per second
    H.
  • noun English chemist who studied the quantities of gas absorbed by water at different temperatures and under different pressures (1775-1836)
    William Henry.

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affect

  • noun the conscious subjective aspect of feeling or emotion
  • verb have an effect upon
    impact; touch on; bear upon; bear on; touch.
    • Will the new rules affect me?

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surface_chemistry

  • noun the branch of chemistry that studies processes occurring at interfaces between phases (especially those between liquid and gas)

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news_media

  • noun newspapers and magazines collectively
    journalism.

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fireplace

  • noun an open recess in a wall at the base of a chimney where a fire can be built
    hearth; open fireplace.
    • the fireplace was so large you could walk inside it
    • he laid a fire in the hearth and lit it
    • the hearth was black with the charcoal of many fires

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antoine_laurent_lavoisier

  • noun French chemist known as the father of modern chemistry; discovered oxygen and disproved the theory of phlogiston (1743-1794)
    Antoine Lavoisier; Lavoisier.

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chapel

  • noun a place of worship that has its own altar
  • noun a service conducted in a place of worship that has its own altar
    chapel service.
    • he was late for chapel

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school

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

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zangwill

  • noun English writer (1864-1926)
    Israel Zangwill.

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customhouse

  • noun a government building where customs are collected and where ships are cleared to enter or leave the country
    customshouse.

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convenience

  • noun the state of being suitable or opportune
    • chairs arranged for his own convenience
  • noun the quality of being useful and convenient
    • they offered the convenience of an installment plan

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sir_geoffrey_wilkinson

  • noun English chemist honored for his research on pollutants in car exhausts (born in 1921)
    Wilkinson.

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