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gerard_depardieu

  • noun French film actor (born in 1948)
    Depardieu.

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welles

  • noun United States actor and filmmaker (1915-1985)
    Orson Welles; George Orson Welles.
  • verb come up, as of a liquid
    swell; well.
    • Tears well in her eyes
    • the currents well up

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president_lincoln

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

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jersey_lillie

  • noun British actress and mistress of the prince who later became Edward VII (1853-1929)
    Langtry; Emilie Charlotte le Breton; Lillie Langtry.

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narcotic

  • noun a drug that produces numbness or stupor; often taken for pleasure or to reduce pain; extensive use can lead to addiction
  • adjective of or relating to or designating narcotics
    • narcotic addicts
    • narcotic stupor

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wayne

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

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harley_granville-barker

  • noun English actor and dramatist and critic and director noted for his productions of Shakespearean plays (1877-1946)
    Granville-Barker.

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richardson

  • noun United States architect (1838-1886)
    Henry Hobson Richardson.
  • noun British stage and screen actor noted for playing classic roles (1902-1983)
    Sir Ralph David Richardson; Ralph Richardson.

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william_henry_pratt

  • noun United States film actor (born in England) noted for his performances in horror films (1887-1969)
    Boris Karloff; Karloff.

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chair

  • noun a seat for one person, with a support for the back
    • he put his coat over the back of the chair and sat down
  • noun the position of professor
    professorship.
    • he was awarded an endowed chair in economics

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settlement

  • noun a body of people who settle far from home but maintain ties with their homeland; inhabitants remain nationals of their home state but are not literally under the home state's system of government
    colony.
    • the American colony in Paris
  • noun a community of people smaller than a town
    small town; village.

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barbra_joan_streisand

  • noun United States singer and actress (born in 1942)
    Streisand; Barbra Streisand.

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apartment

  • noun a suite of rooms usually on one floor of an apartment house
    flat.

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harry_s_truman

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

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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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president_clinton

  • noun 42nd President of the United States (1946-)
    Clinton; Bill Clinton; William Jefferson Clinton.

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swanson

  • noun United States actress in many silent films (1899-1983)
    Gloria May Josephine Svensson; Gloria Swanson.

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shirley_temple_black

  • noun popular child actress of the 1930's (born in 1928)
    Shirley Temple; Black.

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president_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; Roosevelt; FDR; President Franklin Roosevelt; Franklin Delano Roosevelt; Franklin Roosevelt.
  • noun 26th President of the United States; hero of the Spanish-American War; Panama Canal was built during his administration
    President Theodore Roosevelt; Theodore Roosevelt; Roosevelt.
    • Theodore Roosevelt said `Speak softly but carry a big stick'" (1858-1919)

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thomas_j._hanks

  • noun United States film actor (born in 1956)
    Hanks; Tom Hanks.

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president_tyler

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

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keaton

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

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woodrow_wilson

  • noun 28th President of the United States; led the United States in World War I and secured the formation of the League of Nations (1856-1924)
    Wilson; President Wilson; Thomas Woodrow Wilson.

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short_story

  • noun a prose narrative shorter than a novel

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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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lucille_ball

  • noun United States comedienne best known as the star of a popular television program (1911-1989)
    Ball.

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hudson_bay

  • noun an inland sea in northern Canada

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tallulah_bankhead

  • noun uninhibited United States actress (1903-1968)
    Bankhead.

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franklin_pierce

  • noun 14th President of the United States (1804-1869)
    Pierce; President Pierce.

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herbert_clark_hoover

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

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sir_peter_ustinov

  • noun British actor and playwright (1921-2004)
    Ustinov; Peter Alexander Ustinov.

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james_neville_mason

  • noun English film actor (1909-1984)
    James Mason; Mason.

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cornelia_otis_skinner

  • noun United States actress noted for her one-woman shows (1901-1979)
    Skinner.

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thespian

  • noun a theatrical performer
    player; role player; histrion; actor.
  • adjective of or relating to drama
    • the movie director had thespian cooperation

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howard

  • noun English actor of stage and screen (1893-1943)
    Leslie Howard; Leslie Howard Stainer.
  • noun Queen of England as the fifth wife of Henry VIII who was accused of adultery and executed (1520-1542)
    Catherine Howard.

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charles_robert_redford

  • noun United States actor and filmmaker who starred with Paul Newman in several films (born in 1936)
    Redford; Robert Redford.

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spencer_tracy

  • noun United States film actor who appeared in many films with Katharine Hepburn (1900-1967)
    Tracy.

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sir_rex_harrison

  • noun English actor on stage and in films (1908-1990)
    Reginald Carey Harrison; Rex Harrison; Harrison.

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president_coolidge

  • noun elected vice president and succeeded as 30th President of the United States when Harding died in 1923 (1872-1933)
    Coolidge; Calvin Coolidge.

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president_garfield

  • noun 20th President of the United States; assassinated by a frustrated office-seeker (1831-1881)
    James Abraham Garfield; Garfield; James A. Garfield; James Garfield.

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marceau

  • noun French mime famous for his sad-faced clown (born in 1923)
    Marcel Marceau.

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stealer

  • noun a criminal who takes property belonging to someone else with the intention of keeping it or selling it
    thief.

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president_buchanan

  • noun 15th President of the United States (1791-1868)
    Buchanan; James Buchanan.

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warren_harding

  • noun 29th President of the United States; two of his appointees were involved in the Teapot Dome scandal (1865-1823)
    Warren Gamaliel Harding; President Harding; Harding.

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laszlo_lowestein

  • noun United States actor (born in Hungary) noted for playing sinister roles (1904-1964)
    Peter Lorre; Lorre.

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buster_keaton

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

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ford

  • noun United States film maker (1896-1973)
    John Ford.
  • noun grandson of Henry Ford (1917-1987)
    Henry Ford II.

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elizabeth_taylor

  • noun United States film actress (born in England) who was a childhood star; as an adult she often co-starred with Richard Burton (born in 1932)
    Taylor.

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histrion

  • noun a theatrical performer
    thespian; player; role player; actor.

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capital

  • noun assets available for use in the production of further assets
    working capital.
  • noun wealth in the form of money or property owned by a person or business and human resources of economic value

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new

  • adjective not of long duration; having just (or relatively recently) come into being or been made or acquired or discovered
    • a new law
    • new cars
    • a new comet
    • a new friend
    • a new year
    • the New World
  • adjective satellite original and of a kind not seen before
    fresh; novel.
    • the computer produced a completely novel proof of a well-known theorem

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lena_calhoun_horne

  • noun United States singer and actress (born in 1917)
    Horne; Lena Horne.

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rutherford_birchard_hayes

  • noun 19th President of the United States; his administration removed federal troops from the South and so ended the Reconstruction Period (1822-1893)
    Rutherford B. Hayes; President Hayes; Hayes.

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roanoke

  • noun a city in southwestern Virginia

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harrisonburg

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lyndon_baines_johnson

  • noun 36th President of the United States; was elected vice president and succeeded Kennedy when Kennedy was assassinated (1908-1973)
    Johnson; Lyndon Johnson; President Johnson; LBJ; President Lyndon Johnson.

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gerald_r._ford

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

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hopkins

  • noun United States educator and theologian (1802-1887)
    Mark Hopkins.
  • noun United States financier and philanthropist who left money to found the university and hospital that bear his name in Baltimore (1795-1873)
    Johns Hopkins.

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bergeron

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coward

  • noun a person who shows fear or timidity
  • noun English dramatist and actor and composer noted for his witty and sophisticated comedies (1899-1973)
    Noel Coward; Sir Noel Pierce Coward.

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water

  • noun binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent
    H2O.
  • noun the part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)
    body of water.
    • they invaded our territorial waters
    • they were sitting by the water's edge

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greta_garbo

  • noun United States film actress (born in Sweden) known for her reclusiveness (1905-1990)
    Garbo; Greta Louisa Gustafsson.

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arthur

  • noun elected vice president and became 21st President of the United States when Garfield was assassinated (1830-1886)
    Chester Alan Arthur; President Arthur; Chester A. Arthur.
  • noun a legendary king of the Britons (possibly based on a historical figure in the 6th century but the story has been retold too many times to be sure); said to have led the Knights of the Round Table at Camelot
    King Arthur.

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hoover

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

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walk-on

  • noun plays a small part in a dramatic production
  • adjective not capable of or especially not involving speech or spoken lines
    nonspeaking.
    • had a nonspeaking role in the play

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berry

  • noun any of numerous small and pulpy edible fruits; used as desserts or in making jams and jellies and preserves
  • noun a small fruit having any of various structures, e.g., simple (grape or blueberry) or aggregate (blackberry or raspberry)

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pantomimer

  • noun an actor who communicates entirely by gesture and facial expression
    pantomimist; mummer; mime; mimer.

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principle

  • noun a basic generalization that is accepted as true and that can be used as a basis for reasoning or conduct
    rule.
    • their principles of composition characterized all their works
  • noun a rule or standard especially of good behavior
    • a man of principle
    • he will not violate his principles

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gibson

  • noun United States illustrator remembered for his creation of the `Gibson girl' (1867-1944)
    Charles Dana Gibson; C. D. Gibson.
  • noun Australian actor (born in the United States in 1956)
    Mel Gibson; Mel Columcille Gerard Gibson.

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ingrid_bergman

  • noun Swedish film actress (1915-1982)
    Bergman.

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gene_kelly

  • noun United States dancer who performed in many musical films (1912-1996)
    Kelly; Eugene Curran Kelly.

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stephen_grover_cleveland

  • noun 22nd and 24th President of the United States (1837-1908)
    President Cleveland; Grover Cleveland; Cleveland.

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dean

  • noun an administrator in charge of a division of a university or college
  • noun United States film actor whose moody rebellious roles made him a cult figure (1931-1955)
    James Byron Dean; James Dean.

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ginger_rogers

  • noun United States dancer and film actress who partnered with Fred Astaire (1911-1995)
    Virginia McMath; Rogers; Virginia Katherine McMath.

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metro

  • noun an electric railway operating below the surface of the ground (usually in a city)
    underground; tube; subway system; subway.
    • in Paris the subway system is called the `metro' and in London it is called the `tube' or the `underground'

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tributary

  • noun a branch that flows into the main stream
    affluent; confluent; feeder.
  • adjective satellite (of a stream) flowing into a larger stream

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julius_ullman

  • noun United States film actor noted for his swashbuckling roles (1883-1939)
    Fairbanks; Douglas Fairbanks; Douglas Elton Fairbanks.

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ringo_starr

  • noun rock star and drummer for the Beatles (born in 1940)
    Starkey; Richard Starkey; Starr.

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mccartney

  • noun English rock star and bass guitarist and songwriter who with John Lennon wrote most of the music for the Beatles (born in 1942)
    Sir James Paul McCartney; Paul McCartney.

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robert_redford

  • noun United States actor and filmmaker who starred with Paul Newman in several films (born in 1936)
    Redford; Charles Robert Redford.

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tragedienne

  • noun an actress who specializes in tragic roles

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james_garfield

  • noun 20th President of the United States; assassinated by a frustrated office-seeker (1831-1881)
    James Abraham Garfield; Garfield; President Garfield; James A. Garfield.

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vigo

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maker

  • noun a person who makes things
    shaper.
  • noun terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
    Jehovah; Creator; God Almighty; Almighty; Lord; Divine; Godhead.

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york

  • noun the English royal house (a branch of the Plantagenet line) that reigned from 1461 to 1485; its emblem was a white rose
    House of York.

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president_madison

  • noun 4th President of the United States; member of the Continental Congress and rapporteur at the Constitutional Convention in 1776; helped frame the Bill of Rights (1751-1836)
    James Madison; Madison.

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katherine_cornell

  • noun United States actress noted for her performances in Broadway plays (1893-1974)
    Cornell.

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gungahlin

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humphrey_deforest_bogart

  • noun United States film actor (1899-1957)
    Bogart; Humphrey Bogart.

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county

  • noun (United Kingdom) a region created by territorial division for the purpose of local government
    • the county has a population of 12,345 people
  • noun (United States) the largest administrative district within a state
    • the county plans to build a new road

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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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archaeological

  • adjective related to or dealing with or devoted to archaeology
    archeological; archaeologic; archeologic.
    • an archaeological dig
    • a dramatic archaeological discovery

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president_wilson

  • noun 28th President of the United States; led the United States in World War I and secured the formation of the League of Nations (1856-1924)
    Wilson; Thomas Woodrow Wilson; Woodrow Wilson.

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barnstormer

  • noun an actor who travels around the country presenting plays
    playactor; play-actor; trouper.
  • noun a pilot who travels around the country giving exhibits of stunt flying and parachuting
    stunt flier; stunt pilot.

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sidney_poitier

  • noun United States film actor and director (born in 1927)
    Poitier.

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dame_alice_ellen_terry

  • noun English actress (1847-1928)
    Dame Ellen Terry; Terry.

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herbert_hoover

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

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benjamin_harrison

  • noun 23rd President of the United States (1833-1901)
    President Harrison; Harrison; President Benjamin Harrison.

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bernhardt

  • noun French actress (1844-1923)
    Henriette Rosine Bernard; Sarah Bernhardt.

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hudson

  • noun a New York river; flows southward into New York Bay; explored by Henry Hudson early in the 17th century
    Hudson River.
  • noun English naturalist (born in Argentina) (1841-1922)
    W. H. Hudson; William Henry Hudson.

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jack_kennedy

  • noun 35th President of the United States; established the Peace Corps; assassinated in Dallas (1917-1963)
    JFK; Kennedy; President John F. Kennedy; John Fitzgerald Kennedy; President Kennedy.

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chester_a._arthur

  • noun elected vice president and became 21st President of the United States when Garfield was assassinated (1830-1886)
    Chester Alan Arthur; Arthur; President Arthur.

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jim_morrison

  • noun United States rock singer (1943-1971)
    James Douglas Morrison; Morrison.

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indiana

  • noun a state in midwestern United States
    Hoosier State; IN.
  • noun United States pop artist (born 1928)
    Robert Indiana.

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australian

Of or pertaining to Australia. -- n. A native or an inhabitant of Australia.

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scotia

(Arch.) A concave molding used especially in classical architecture.

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spear_carrier

  • noun a minor actor in crowd scenes
    supernumerary; extra.

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kennedy

  • noun 35th President of the United States; established the Peace Corps; assassinated in Dallas (1917-1963)
    Jack Kennedy; JFK; President John F. Kennedy; John Fitzgerald Kennedy; President Kennedy.
  • noun a large airport on Long Island to the east of New York City
    Kennedy Interrnational; Kennedy International Airport.

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bill_clinton

  • noun 42nd President of the United States (1946-)
    President Clinton; Clinton; William Jefferson Clinton.

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tax

  • noun charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government
    revenue enhancement; taxation.
  • verb levy a tax on
    • The State taxes alcohol heavily
    • Clothing is not taxed in our state

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cagney

  • noun United States film actor known for his portrayals of tough characters (1899-1986)
    Jimmy Cagney; James Cagney.

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hayes

  • noun acclaimed actress of stage and screen (1900-1993)
    Helen Hayes.
  • noun 19th President of the United States; his administration removed federal troops from the South and so ended the Reconstruction Period (1822-1893)
    Rutherford B. Hayes; President Hayes; Rutherford Birchard Hayes.

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garbo

  • noun United States film actress (born in Sweden) known for her reclusiveness (1905-1990)
    Greta Garbo; Greta Louisa Gustafsson.

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taylor

  • noun United States composer and music critic (1885-1966)
    Deems Taylor; Joseph Deems Taylor.
  • noun United States film actress (born in England) who was a childhood star; as an adult she often co-starred with Richard Burton (born in 1932)
    Elizabeth Taylor.

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northern

  • adjective in or characteristic of a region of the United States north of (approximately) the Mason-Dixon line
    • Northern liberals
    • northern industry
    • northern cities
  • noun a dialect of Middle English that developed into Scottish Lallans

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mainland

  • noun the main land mass of a country or continent; as distinguished from an island or peninsula

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james_earl_carter

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

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town

  • noun an urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city
    • they drive through town on their way to work
  • noun the people living in a municipality smaller than a city
    townspeople; townsfolk.
    • the whole town cheered the team

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lunt

  • noun United States actor who performed with his wife Lynn Fontanne in many stage productions (1893-1977)
    Alfred Lunt.

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astaire

  • noun United States dancer and cinema actor noted for his original and graceful tap dancing (1899-1987)
    Fred Astaire.

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pretend

  • noun the enactment of a pretense
    make-believe.
    • it was just pretend
  • verb make believe with the intent to deceive
    affect; feign; dissemble; sham.
    • He feigned that he was ill
    • He shammed a headache

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bush

  • noun a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
    shrub.
  • noun a large wilderness area

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peter_o'toole

  • noun British actor (born in Ireland in 1932)
    O'Toole; Peter Seamus O'Toole.

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mall

  • noun a public area set aside as a pedestrian walk
    promenade.
  • noun mercantile establishment consisting of a carefully landscaped complex of shops representing leading merchandisers; usually includes restaurants and a convenient parking area; a modern version of the traditional marketplace
    center; shopping centre; plaza; shopping mall; shopping center.
    • a good plaza should have a movie house
    • they spent their weekends at the local malls

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nebraska

  • noun a midwestern state on the Great Plains
    NE; Cornhusker State.

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president_ford

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

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buddy_holly

  • noun United States rock star (1936-1959)
    Holly; Charles Hardin Holley.

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young

  • noun any immature animal
    offspring.
  • noun United States film and television actress (1913-2000)
    Loretta Young.

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ulysses_simpson_grant

  • noun 18th President of the United States; commander of the Union armies in the American Civil War (1822-1885)
    Ulysses S. Grant; Grant; Ulysses Grant; President Grant; Hiram Ulysses Grant.

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andrew_johnson

  • noun 17th President of the United States; was elected vice president and succeeded Lincoln when Lincoln was assassinated; was impeached but acquitted by one vote (1808-1875)
    President Johnson; President Andrew Johnson; Johnson.

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al_jolson

  • noun United States singer (born in Russia) who appeared in the first full-length talking film (1886-1950)
    Asa Yoelson; Jolson.

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richard_starkey

  • noun rock star and drummer for the Beatles (born in 1940)
    Ringo Starr; Starkey; Starr.

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coolidge

  • noun elected vice president and succeeded as 30th President of the United States when Harding died in 1923 (1872-1933)
    Calvin Coolidge; President Coolidge.

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sir_herbert_beerbohm_tree

  • noun English actor and theatrical producer noted for his lavish productions of Shakespeare (1853-1917)
    Tree.

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matinee

  • noun a theatrical performance held during the daytime (especially in the afternoon)

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ham_actor

  • noun an unskilled actor who overacts
    ham.

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grace_patricia_kelly

  • noun United States film actress who retired when she married into the royal family of Monaco (1928-1982)
    Kelly; Princess Grace of Monaco; Grace Kelly.

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harold_clayton_lloyd

  • noun United States comic actor in silent films; he used physical danger as a source of comedy (1893-1971)
    Harold Lloyd; Lloyd.

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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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emilie_charlotte_le_breton

  • noun British actress and mistress of the prince who later became Edward VII (1853-1929)
    Langtry; Jersey Lillie; Lillie Langtry.

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eleonora_duse

  • noun Italian actress best known for her performances in tragic roles (1858-1924)
    Duse.

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judy_garland

  • noun United States singer and film actress (1922-1969)
    Garland.

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george_harrison

  • noun English rock star; lead guitarist of the Beatles (1943-2001)
    Harrison.

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de_niro

  • noun United States film actor who frequently plays tough characters (born 1943)
    Robert De Niro.

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william_mckinley

  • noun 25th President of the United States; was assassinated by an anarchist (1843-1901)
    McKinley; President McKinley.

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lee_strasberg

  • noun United States actor and film director (born in Austria) who was a leader in developing method acting in the United States (1901-1982)
    Israel Strassberg; Strasberg.

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boothia

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president_fillmore

  • noun elected vice president and became the 13th President of the United States when Zachary Taylor died in office (1800-1874)
    Millard Fillmore; Fillmore.

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prexy

  • noun the head administrative officer of a college or university
    president.

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hot

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

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mick_jagger

  • noun English rock star (born in 1943)
    Michael Philip Jagger; Jagger.

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skinner

  • noun United States actor (1858-1942)
    Otis Skinner.
  • noun United States actress noted for her one-woman shows (1901-1979)
    Cornelia Otis Skinner.

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adjacent

  • adjective satellite nearest in space or position; immediately adjoining without intervening space
    side by side; next.
    • had adjacent rooms
    • in the next room
    • the person sitting next to me
    • our rooms were side by side
  • adjective satellite having a common boundary or edge; abutting; touching; Massachusetts and Conncecticut"
    neighboring; conterminous; contiguous.
    • Rhode Island has two bordering states
    • the side of Germany conterminous with France
    • Utah and the contiguous state of Idaho
    • neighboring cities

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douglas_fairbanks_jr.

  • noun United States film actor; son of Douglas Elton Fairbanks, (1909-2000)
    Fairbanks.

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matinee_idol

  • noun someone who is adored blindly and excessively
    idol.

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clark_gable

  • noun United States film actor (1901-1960)
    Gable; William Clark Gable.

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plant

  • noun buildings for carrying on industrial labor
    works; industrial plant.
    • they built a large plant to manufacture automobiles
  • noun (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
    flora; plant life.

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james_cagney

  • noun United States film actor known for his portrayals of tough characters (1899-1986)
    Jimmy Cagney; Cagney.

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president_nixon

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

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henriette_rosine_bernard

  • noun French actress (1844-1923)
    Bernhardt; Sarah Bernhardt.

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reginald_carey_harrison

  • noun English actor on stage and in films (1908-1990)
    Rex Harrison; Harrison; Sir Rex Harrison.

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tom_hanks

  • noun United States film actor (born in 1956)
    Hanks; Thomas J. Hanks.

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james_mason

  • noun English film actor (1909-1984)
    James Neville Mason; Mason.

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martin

  • noun French bishop who is a patron saint of France (died in 397)
    St. Martin.
  • noun United States actor and comedian (born in 1945)
    Steve Martin.

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kelly

  • noun United States circus clown (1898-1979)
    Weary Willie; Emmett Kelly.
  • noun United States film actress who retired when she married into the royal family of Monaco (1928-1982)
    Grace Patricia Kelly; Princess Grace of Monaco; Grace Kelly.

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president

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

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president_grant

  • noun 18th President of the United States; commander of the Union armies in the American Civil War (1822-1885)
    Ulysses Simpson Grant; Ulysses S. Grant; Grant; Ulysses Grant; Hiram Ulysses Grant.

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man

  • noun an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
    adult male.
    • there were two women and six men on the bus
  • noun someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force
    military man; serviceman; military personnel.
    • two men stood sentry duty

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horne

  • noun United States operatic mezzo-soprano (born 1934)
    Marilyn Horne.
  • noun United States singer and actress (born in 1917)
    Lena Calhoun Horne; Lena Horne.

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short

  • noun the location on a baseball field where the shortstop is stationed
  • noun accidental contact between two points in an electric circuit that have a potential difference
    short circuit.

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hemminge

  • noun English actor who edited the first folio of Shakespeare's plays (1556-1630)
    Heming; John Hemminge; John Heming.

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register

  • noun an official written record of names or events or transactions
    registry.
  • noun (music) the timbre that is characteristic of a certain range and manner of production of the human voice or of different pipe organ stops or of different musical instruments

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role_player

  • noun a person who makes deceitful pretenses
    fraud; shammer; imposter; impostor; pseudo; faker; pseud; fake; pretender; sham.
  • noun a theatrical performer
    thespian; player; histrion; actor.

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lloyd

  • noun United States comic actor in silent films; he used physical danger as a source of comedy (1893-1971)
    Harold Lloyd; Harold Clayton Lloyd.

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representation

  • noun a presentation to the mind in the form of an idea or image
    mental representation; internal representation.
  • noun a creation that is a visual or tangible rendering of someone or something

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kurt

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georgiana_barrymore

  • noun United States actress; daughter of John Drew and wife of Maurice Barrymore; mother of Ethel Barrymore and John Barrymore and Lionel Barrymore (1854-1893)
    Georgiana Emma Barrymore; Barrymore.

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playing

  • noun the act of playing a musical instrument
  • noun the action of taking part in a game or sport or other recreation

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monroe

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

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wilson

  • noun author of the first novel by an African American that was published in the United States (1808-1870)
    Harriet Wilson.
  • noun English writer of novels and short stories (1913-1991)
    Sir Angus Wilson; Angus Frank Johnstone Wilson.

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otis_skinner

  • noun United States actor (1858-1942)
    Skinner.

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princess_grace_of_monaco

  • noun United States film actress who retired when she married into the royal family of Monaco (1928-1982)
    Kelly; Grace Patricia Kelly; Grace Kelly.

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canberra

  • noun the capital of Australia; located in southeastern Australia
    Australian capital; capital of Australia.

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rex_harrison

  • noun English actor on stage and in films (1908-1990)
    Reginald Carey Harrison; Harrison; Sir Rex Harrison.

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van_buren

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

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fraser

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melina_mercouri

  • noun Greek film actress (1925-1994)
    Mercouri; Anna Amalia Mercouri.

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playactor

  • noun an actor who travels around the country presenting plays
    play-actor; barnstormer; trouper.

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elvis_presley

  • noun United States rock singer whose many hit records and flamboyant style greatly influenced American popular music (1935-1977)
    Elvis Aron Presley; Presley.

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thorndike

  • noun English actress (1882-1976)
    Dame Sybil Thorndike.
  • noun United States educational psychologist (1874-1949)
    Edward Lee Thorndike.

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avenue

  • noun a line of approach
    • they explored every avenue they could think of
    • it promises to open new avenues to understanding
  • noun a wide street or thoroughfare
    boulevard.

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president_johnson

  • noun 36th President of the United States; was elected vice president and succeeded Kennedy when Kennedy was assassinated (1908-1973)
    Johnson; Lyndon Johnson; Lyndon Baines Johnson; LBJ; President Lyndon Johnson.
  • noun 17th President of the United States; was elected vice president and succeeded Lincoln when Lincoln was assassinated; was impeached but acquitted by one vote (1808-1875)
    President Andrew Johnson; Andrew Johnson; Johnson.

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richard_nixon

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

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asa_yoelson

  • noun United States singer (born in Russia) who appeared in the first full-length talking film (1886-1950)
    Al Jolson; Jolson.

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le_gallienne

  • noun United States actress (born in England) (1899-1991)
    Eva Le Gallienne.

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mummer

  • noun an actor who communicates entirely by gesture and facial expression
    pantomimist; pantomimer; mime; mimer.

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drew

  • noun United States actor (born in Ireland); father of Georgiana Emma Barrymore (1827-1862)
    John Drew.
  • verb cause to move by pulling
    pull; draw; force.
    • draw a wagon
    • pull a sled

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lugosi

  • noun United States film actor (born in Hungary) noted for portraying monsters (1884-1956)
    Bela Ferenc Blasko; Bela Lugosi.

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theatrical_performance

  • noun a performance of a play
    theatrical; histrionics; representation.

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sarah_siddons

  • noun English actress noted for her performances in Shakespearean roles (1755-1831)
    Sarah Kemble Siddons; Siddons.

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main

  • noun any very large body of (salt) water
    briny.
  • noun a principal pipe in a system that distributes water or gas or electricity or that collects sewage

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reenactor

  • noun a person who enacts a role in an event that occurred earlier

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barbra_streisand

  • noun United States singer and actress (born in 1942)
    Streisand; Barbra Joan Streisand.

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rogers

  • noun United States humorist remembered for his homespun commentary on politics and American society (1879-1935)
    Will Rogers; William Penn Adair Rogers.
  • noun United States dancer and film actress who partnered with Fred Astaire (1911-1995)
    Virginia McMath; Ginger Rogers; Virginia Katherine McMath.

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scene

  • noun the place where some action occurs
    • the police returned to the scene of the crime
  • noun an incident (real or imaginary)
    • their parting was a sad scene

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son

  • noun a male human offspring
    boy.
    • their son became a famous judge
    • his boy is taller than he is
  • noun the divine word of God; the second person in the Trinity (incarnate in Jesus)
    Logos; Word.

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james_abraham_garfield

  • noun 20th President of the United States; assassinated by a frustrated office-seeker (1831-1881)
    Garfield; President Garfield; James A. Garfield; James Garfield.

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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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dudley_moore

  • noun English actor and comedian who appeared on television and in films (born in 1935)
    Dudley Stuart John Moore; Moore.

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president_kennedy

  • noun 35th President of the United States; established the Peace Corps; assassinated in Dallas (1917-1963)
    Jack Kennedy; JFK; Kennedy; President John F. Kennedy; John Fitzgerald Kennedy.

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term

  • noun a word or expression used for some particular thing
    • he learned many medical terms
  • noun a limited period of time
    • a prison term
    • he left school before the end of term

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organ

  • noun a fully differentiated structural and functional unit in an animal that is specialized for some particular function
  • noun a government agency or instrument devoted to the performance of some specific function
    • The Census Bureau is an organ of the Commerce Department

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edward_g._robinson

  • noun United States film actor noted for playing gangster roles (1893-1973)
    Edward Goldenberg Robinson; Robinson.

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konstantin_sergeyevich_stanislavsky

  • noun Russian actor and theater director who trained his actors to emphasize the psychological motivation of their roles (1863-1938)
    Stanislavsky; Konstantin Sergeevich Alekseev; Konstantin Stanislavsky.

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redford

  • noun United States actor and filmmaker who starred with Paul Newman in several films (born in 1936)
    Robert Redford; Charles Robert Redford.

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lionel_barrymore

  • noun United States actor; son of Maurice Barrymore and Georgiana Barrymore (1878-1954)
    Barrymore.

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ethel_waters

  • noun United States actress and singer (1896-1977)
    Waters.

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rock

  • noun a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter
    stone.
    • he threw a rock at me
  • noun material consisting of the aggregate of minerals like those making up the Earth's crust
    stone.
    • that mountain is solid rock
    • stone is abundant in New England and there are many quarries

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polk

  • noun 11th President of the United States; his expansionism led to the Mexican War and the annexation of California and much of the southwest (1795-1849)
    President Polk; James Polk; James K. Polk; James Knox Polk.

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ulysses_s._grant

  • noun 18th President of the United States; commander of the Union armies in the American Civil War (1822-1885)
    Ulysses Simpson Grant; Grant; Ulysses Grant; President Grant; Hiram Ulysses Grant.

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heavy

  • noun an actor who plays villainous roles
  • noun a serious (or tragic) role in a play

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james_maitland_stewart

  • noun United States film actor who portrayed incorruptible but modest heros (1908-1997)
    Jimmy Stewart; Stewart.

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eugene_curran_kelly

  • noun United States dancer who performed in many musical films (1912-1996)
    Kelly; Gene Kelly.

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georgiana_emma_barrymore

  • noun United States actress; daughter of John Drew and wife of Maurice Barrymore; mother of Ethel Barrymore and John Barrymore and Lionel Barrymore (1854-1893)
    Georgiana Barrymore; Barrymore.

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bergman

  • noun Swedish film actress (1915-1982)
    Ingrid Bergman.
  • noun Swedish film director who used heavy symbolism and explored the psychology of the characters (born 1918)
    Ingmar Bergman.

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president_john_quincy_adams

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

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jefferson

  • noun 3rd President of the United States; chief drafter of the Declaration of Independence; made the Louisiana Purchase in 1803 and sent out the Lewis and Clark Expedition to explore it (1743-1826)
    President Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson.

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president_arthur

  • noun elected vice president and became 21st President of the United States when Garfield was assassinated (1830-1886)
    Chester Alan Arthur; Arthur; Chester A. Arthur.

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president_hayes

  • noun 19th President of the United States; his administration removed federal troops from the South and so ended the Reconstruction Period (1822-1893)
    Rutherford B. Hayes; Rutherford Birchard Hayes; Hayes.

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columbia

America; the United States; -- a poetical appellation given in honor of Columbus, the discoverer. Dr. T. Dwight.

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f._d._roosevelt

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

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upstager

  • noun a selfish actor who upstages the other actors
  • adjective of the back half of a stage
    upstage.
    • she crossed to the upstage chair forcing the lead to turn his back to the audience

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canada

A small cañon; a narrow valley or glen; also, but less frequently, an open valley. Local, Western U. S.

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virginia_mcmath

  • noun United States dancer and film actress who partnered with Fred Astaire (1911-1995)
    Ginger Rogers; Rogers; Virginia Katherine McMath.

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sir_john_gielgud

  • noun English actor of Shakespearean roles who was also noted for appearances in films (1904-2000)
    Gielgud; Arthur John Gielgud.

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understudy

  • noun an actor able to replace a regular performer when required
    standby.
  • verb be an understudy or alternate for a role
    alternate.

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richard_burbage

  • noun English actor who was the first to play the leading role in several of Shakespeare's tragedies (1567-1619)
    Burbage.

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natalie_wood

  • noun United States film actress (1938-1981)
    Wood.

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acting

  • noun the performance of a part or role in a drama
    performing; playacting; playing.
  • verb perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)
    move; act.
    • think before you act
    • We must move quickly
    • The governor should act on the new energy bill
    • The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel

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arkansas

  • noun a state in south central United States; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
    Land of Opportunity; AR.
  • noun a river that rises in the Rocky Mountains in Colorado and flows southeast through Kansas and Oklahoma and through Arkansas to become a tributary of the Mississippi River
    Arkansas River.

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hill

  • noun a local and well-defined elevation of the land
    • they loved to roam the hills of West Virginia
  • noun structure consisting of an artificial heap or bank usually of earth or stones
    mound.
    • they built small mounds to hide behind

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hume_cronyn

  • noun Canadian actor who frequently played character parts with his wife Jessica Tandy (1911-2003)
    Hume Blake Cronyn; Cronyn.

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medicine

  • noun the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
    medical specialty.
  • noun (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
    medicament; medication; medicinal drug.

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mae_west

  • noun United States film actress (1892-1980)
    West.
  • noun an inflatable life jacket
    air jacket.

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british_columbia

  • noun a province in western Canada

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wisconsin

  • noun a tributary of the Mississippi River in Wisconsin
    Wisconsin River.
  • noun a midwestern state in north central United States
    WI; Badger State.

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bruce_lee

  • noun United States actor who was an expert in kung fu and starred in martial arts films (1941-1973)
    Lee; Lee Yuen Kam.

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television_star

  • noun a star in a television show
    TV star.

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harry_lillis_crosby

  • noun United States singer and film actor (1904-1977)
    Bing Crosby; Crosby.

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president_carter

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

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mime

  • noun an actor who communicates entirely by gesture and facial expression
    pantomimist; pantomimer; mummer; mimer.
  • noun a performance using gestures and body movements without words
    dumb show; pantomime.

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main_road

  • noun a major road for any form of motor transport
    highway.

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george_h.w._bush

  • noun vice president under Reagan and 41st President of the United States (born in 1924)
    Bush; President Bush; George Herbert Walker Bush; George Bush.

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ohio

  • noun a midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region
    OH; Buckeye State.
  • noun a river that is formed in western Pennsylvania and flows westward to become a tributary of the Mississippi River
    Ohio River.

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franklin_delano_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; Roosevelt; FDR; President Franklin Roosevelt; Franklin Roosevelt.

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president_truman

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

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nixon

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

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clinton

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

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president_taylor

  • noun 12th President of the United States; died in office (1784-1850)
    Taylor; Zachary Taylor.

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standby

  • noun something that can be relied on when needed
  • noun an actor able to replace a regular performer when required
    understudy.

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play-actor

  • noun an actor who travels around the country presenting plays
    playactor; barnstormer; trouper.

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british

Of or pertaining to Great Britain or to its inhabitants; -- sometimes restrict to the original inhabitants.

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turn

  • noun a circular segment of a curve
    twist; crook; bend.
    • a bend in the road
    • a crook in the path
  • noun the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course
    turning.
    • he took a turn to the right

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eva_le_gallienne

  • noun United States actress (born in England) (1899-1991)
    Le Gallienne.

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maurice_barrymore

  • noun United States actor; husband of Georgiana Emma Barrymore and father of Ethel Barrymore and John Barrymore and Lionel Barrymore (1847-1905)
    Herbert Blythe; Barrymore.

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jessica_tandy

  • noun United States actress (born in England) who made many stage appearances, often with her husband Hume Cronyn (1909-1994)
    Tandy.

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mckinley

  • noun 25th President of the United States; was assassinated by an anarchist (1843-1901)
    President McKinley; William McKinley.
  • noun a mountain in south central Alaska; the highest peak in North America (20,300 feet high)
    Mount McKinley; Mt. McKinley; Denali.

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sir_alec_guinness

  • noun English stage and screen actor noted for versatility (1914-2000)
    Guinness; Alec Guinness.

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south

  • noun the cardinal compass point that is at 180 degrees
    due south; S; southward.
  • noun the region of the United States lying to the south of the Mason-Dixon line

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old_hickory

  • noun 7th president of the US; successfully defended New Orleans from the British in 1815; expanded the power of the presidency (1767-1845)
    Andrew Jackson; Jackson.

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george_walker_bush

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

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nazimova

  • noun United States actress (born in Russia) (1879-1945)
    Alla Nazimova.

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cooper

  • noun United States industrialist who built the first American locomotive; founded Cooper Union in New York City to offer free courses in the arts and sciences (1791-1883)
    Peter Cooper.
  • noun United States film actor noted for his portrayals of strong silent heroes (1901-1961)
    Gary Cooper; Frank Cooper.

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president_john_f._kennedy

  • noun 35th President of the United States; established the Peace Corps; assassinated in Dallas (1917-1963)
    Jack Kennedy; JFK; Kennedy; John Fitzgerald Kennedy; President Kennedy.

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garrick

  • noun English actor and theater manager who was the foremost Shakespearean actor of his day (1717-1779)
    David Garrick.

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number

  • noun the property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals
    figure.
    • he had a number of chores to do
    • the number of parameters is small
    • the figure was about a thousand
  • noun a concept of quantity involving zero and units
    • every number has a unique position in the sequence

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richard_m._nixon

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

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john_drew

  • noun United States actor (born in Ireland); father of Georgiana Emma Barrymore (1827-1862)
    Drew.

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black

  • noun the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white)
    inkiness; blackness.
  • noun total absence of light
    lightlessness; pitch blackness; blackness; total darkness.
    • they fumbled around in total darkness
    • in the black of night

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starr

  • noun rock star and drummer for the Beatles (born in 1940)
    Ringo Starr; Starkey; Richard Starkey.

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george

A figure of St. George (the patron saint of England) on horseback, appended to the collar of the Order of the Garter. See Garter.

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story

  • noun a message that tells the particulars of an act or occurrence or course of events; presented in writing or drama or cinema or as a radio or television program
    tale; narration; narrative.
    • his narrative was interesting
    • Disney's stories entertain adults as well as children
  • noun a piece of fiction that narrates a chain of related events
    • he writes stories for the magazines

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helen_hayes

  • noun acclaimed actress of stage and screen (1900-1993)
    Hayes.

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district

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

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ustinov

  • noun British actor and playwright (1921-2004)
    Peter Alexander Ustinov; Sir Peter Ustinov.

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leading

  • noun thin strip of metal used to separate lines of type in printing
    lead.
  • noun the activity of leading
    leadership.
    • his leadership inspired the team

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hoffman

  • noun United States sculptor (1887-1966)
    Malvina Hoffman.
  • noun versatile United States film actor (born in 1937)
    Dustin Hoffman.

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leading_man

  • noun actor who plays the leading male role

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heming

  • noun English actor who edited the first folio of Shakespeare's plays (1556-1630)
    John Hemminge; Hemminge; John Heming.
  • verb fold over and sew together to provide with a hem
    hem.
    • hem my skirt

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ingenue

  • noun an actress who specializes in playing the role of an artless innocent young girl
  • noun an artless innocent young girl (especially as portrayed on the stage)

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chief_executive

  • noun the person who holds the office of head of state of the United States government
    President; United States President; President of the United States.
    • the President likes to jog every morning
  • noun the office of the United States head of state
    President; President of the United States.
    • a President is elected every four years

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new_york

  • noun the largest city in New York State and in the United States; located in southeastern New York at the mouth of the Hudson river; a major financial and cultural center
    New York City; Greater New York.
  • noun a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
    NY; Empire State; New York State.

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rutherford_b._hayes

  • noun 19th President of the United States; his administration removed federal troops from the South and so ended the Reconstruction Period (1822-1893)
    President Hayes; Rutherford Birchard Hayes; Hayes.

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poitier

  • noun United States film actor and director (born in 1927)
    Sidney Poitier.

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charles_laughton

  • noun United States film actor (born in England) (1899-1962)
    Laughton.

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pickford

  • noun United States film actress (born in Canada) who starred in silent films (1893-1979)
    Mary Pickford; Gladys Smith.

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lincoln

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

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sir_noel_pierce_coward

  • noun English dramatist and actor and composer noted for his witty and sophisticated comedies (1899-1973)
    Coward; Noel Coward.

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ronald_wilson_reagan

  • noun 40th President of the United States (1911-2004)
    President Reagan; Reagan; Ronald Reagan.

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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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john_lennon

  • noun English rock star and guitarist and songwriter who with Paul McCartney wrote most of the music for the Beatles (1940-1980)
    Lennon.

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tv_star

  • noun a star in a television show
    television star.

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william_howard_taft

  • noun 27th President of the United States and later chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1857-1930)
    President Taft; Taft.

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chairwoman

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

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erich_von_stroheim

  • noun United States film actor (born in Austria) (1885-1957)
    Stroheim.

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robert_mitchum

  • noun United States film actor (1917-1997)
    Mitchum.

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laughton

  • noun United States film actor (born in England) (1899-1962)
    Charles Laughton.

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carter

  • noun Englishman and Egyptologist who in 1922 discovered and excavated the tomb of Tutankhamen (1873-1939)
    Howard Carter.
  • noun 39th President of the United States (1924-)
    President Carter; Jimmy Carter; James Earl Carter; James Earl Carter Jr..

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jane_fonda

  • noun United States film actress and daughter of Henry Fonda (born in 1937)
    Fonda.

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leslie_howard_stainer

  • noun English actor of stage and screen (1893-1943)
    Leslie Howard; Howard.

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stroheim

  • noun United States film actor (born in Austria) (1885-1957)
    Erich von Stroheim.

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maria_magdalene_von_losch

  • noun United States film actress (born in Germany) who made many films with Josef von Sternberg and later was a successful cabaret star (1901-1992)
    Dietrich; Marlene Dietrich.

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leslie_howard

  • noun English actor of stage and screen (1893-1943)
    Leslie Howard Stainer; Howard.

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burton

  • noun English explorer who with John Speke was the first European to explore Lake Tanganyika (1821-1890)
    Sir Richard Burton; Richard Burton; Sir Richard Francis Burton.
  • noun Welsh film actor who often co-starred with Elizabeth Taylor (1925-1984)
    Richard Burton.

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dumb

  • adjective satellite slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity
    dim; slow; dense; obtuse; dull.
    • so dense he never understands anything I say to him
    • never met anyone quite so dim
    • although dull at classical learning, at mathematics he was uncommonly quick"- Thackeray
    • dumb officials make some really dumb decisions
    • he was either normally stupid or being deliberately obtuse
    • worked with the slow students
  • adjective satellite temporarily incapable of speaking
    speechless.
    • struck dumb
    • speechless with shock

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o'toole

  • noun British actor (born in Ireland in 1932)
    Peter Seamus O'Toole; Peter O'Toole.

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mel_gibson

  • noun Australian actor (born in the United States in 1956)
    Gibson; Mel Columcille Gerard Gibson.

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quebec

  • noun the French-speaking capital of the province of Quebec; situated on the Saint Lawrence River
    Quebec City.
  • noun the largest province of Canada; a French colony from 1663 to 1759 when it was lost to the British

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martin_van_buren

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

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dubya

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

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president_van_buren

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

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terry

  • noun English actress (1847-1928)
    Dame Ellen Terry; Dame Alice Ellen Terry.
  • noun a pile fabric (usually cotton) with uncut loops on both sides; used to make bath towels and bath robes
    terrycloth; terry cloth.

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disambiguation

  • noun clarification that follows from the removal of ambiguity

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jack_lemmon

  • noun United States film actor (1925-2001)
    John Uhler; Lemmon.

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fontanne

  • noun United States actress (born in England) who married Alfred Lunt and performed with him in many plays (1887-1983)
    Lynn Fontanne.

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comedian

  • noun a professional performer who tells jokes and performs comical acts
    comic.
  • noun an actor in a comedy

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cary_grant

  • noun United States actor (born in England) who was the elegant leading man in many films (1904-1986)
    Grant.

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president_monroe

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

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holly

  • noun any tree or shrub of the genus Ilex having red berries and shiny evergreen leaves with prickly edges
  • noun United States rock star (1936-1959)
    Buddy Holly; Charles Hardin Holley.

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crawford

  • noun United States neoclassical sculptor (1814-1857)
    Thomas Crawford.
  • noun United States film actress (1908-1977)
    Joan Crawford.

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president_pierce

  • noun 14th President of the United States (1804-1869)
    Pierce; Franklin Pierce.

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lemmon

  • noun United States film actor (1925-2001)
    John Uhler; Jack Lemmon.

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harold_lloyd

  • noun United States comic actor in silent films; he used physical danger as a source of comedy (1893-1971)
    Harold Clayton Lloyd; Lloyd.

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loretta_young

  • noun United States film and television actress (1913-2000)
    Young.

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port

  • noun a place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country
  • noun sweet dark-red dessert wine originally from Portugal
    port wine.

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walk

  • noun the act of traveling by foot
    walking.
    • walking is a healthy form of exercise
  • noun (baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls
    base on balls; pass.
    • he worked the pitcher for a base on balls

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equipment

  • noun an instrumentality needed for an undertaking or to perform a service

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internal

  • adjective happening or arising or located within some limits or especially surface
    • internal organs
    • internal mechanism of a toy
    • internal party maneuvering
  • adjective satellite occurring within an institution or community
    intragroup.
    • intragroup squabbling within the corporation

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norma_jean_baker

  • noun United States film actress noted for sex appeal (1926-1962)
    Monroe; Marilyn Monroe.

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chairman

  • noun the officer who presides at the meetings of an organization
    president; chair; chairperson; chairwoman.
    • address your remarks to the chairperson
  • verb act or preside as chair, as of an academic department in a university
    chair.
    • She chaired the department for many years

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movie_star

  • noun a star who plays leading roles in the cinema
    film star.

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performance

  • noun a dramatic or musical entertainment
    public presentation.
    • they listened to ten different performances
    • the play ran for 100 performances
    • the frequent performances of the symphony testify to its popularity
  • noun the act of presenting a play or a piece of music or other entertainment
    • we congratulated him on his performance at the rehearsal
    • an inspired performance of Mozart's C minor concerto

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morrison

  • noun United States rock singer (1943-1971)
    James Douglas Morrison; Jim Morrison.
  • noun United States writer whose novels describe the lives of African-Americans (born in 1931)
    Toni Morrison; Chloe Anthony Wofford.

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president_william_henry_harrison

  • noun 9th President of the United States; caught pneumonia during his inauguration and died shortly after (1773-1841)
    President Harrison; Harrison; William Henry Harrison.

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loren

  • noun Italian film actress (born in 1934)
    Sophia Loren; Sofia Scicolone.

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roleplaying

  • noun acting a particular role (as in psychotherapy)
  • verb perform on a stage or theater
    play; playact; roleplay; act.
    • She acts in this play
    • He acted in `Julius Caesar'
    • I played in `A Christmas Carol'

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pierce

  • noun 14th President of the United States (1804-1869)
    Franklin Pierce; President Pierce.
  • verb cut or make a way through
    • the knife cut through the flesh
    • The path pierced the jungle
    • Light pierced through the forest

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printer

  • noun someone whose occupation is printing
    pressman.
  • noun (computer science) an output device that prints the results of data processing

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president_polk

  • noun 11th President of the United States; his expansionism led to the Mexican War and the annexation of California and much of the southwest (1795-1849)
    James Polk; James K. Polk; Polk; James Knox Polk.

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lillie

  • noun British actress (born in Canada) (1898-1989)
    Beatrice Lillie; Lady Peel.

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virginia_katherine_mcmath

  • noun United States dancer and film actress who partnered with Fred Astaire (1911-1995)
    Virginia McMath; Ginger Rogers; Rogers.

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peter_seamus_o'toole

  • noun British actor (born in Ireland in 1932)
    O'Toole; Peter O'Toole.

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montana

  • noun a state in northwestern United States on the Canadian border
    MT; Treasure State.

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mouth

  • noun the opening through which food is taken in and vocalizations emerge
    oral fissure; oral cavity; rima oris.
    • he stuffed his mouth with candy
  • noun the externally visible part of the oral cavity on the face and the system of organs surrounding the opening
    • she wiped lipstick from her mouth

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lillie_langtry

  • noun British actress and mistress of the prince who later became Edward VII (1853-1929)
    Langtry; Emilie Charlotte le Breton; Jersey Lillie.

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gloria_swanson

  • noun United States actress in many silent films (1899-1983)
    Gloria May Josephine Svensson; Swanson.

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character_actor

  • noun an actor who specializes in playing supporting roles

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marlene_dietrich

  • noun United States film actress (born in Germany) who made many films with Josef von Sternberg and later was a successful cabaret star (1901-1992)
    Maria Magdalene von Losch; Dietrich.

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bela_ferenc_blasko

  • noun United States film actor (born in Hungary) noted for portraying monsters (1884-1956)
    Lugosi; Bela Lugosi.

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broadcast

  • noun message that is transmitted by radio or television
  • noun a radio or television show
    program; programme.
    • did you see his program last night?

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truman

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

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lewis

  • noun United States rock star singer and pianist (born in 1935)
    Jerry Lee Lewis.
  • noun United States athlete who won gold medals at the Olympics for his skill in sprinting and jumping (born in 1961)
    Frederick Carleton Lewis; Carl Lewis.

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president_john_adams

  • noun 2nd President of the United States (1735-1826)
    John Adams; Adams; President Adams.

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garfield

  • noun 20th President of the United States; assassinated by a frustrated office-seeker (1831-1881)
    James Abraham Garfield; President Garfield; James A. Garfield; James Garfield.

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israel_strassberg

  • noun United States actor and film director (born in Austria) who was a leader in developing method acting in the United States (1901-1982)
    Lee Strasberg; Strasberg.

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place

  • noun a point located with respect to surface features of some region
    spot; topographic point.
    • this is a nice place for a picnic
    • a bright spot on a planet
  • noun any area set aside for a particular purpose
    property.
    • who owns this place?
    • the president was concerned about the property across from the White House

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william_henry_harrison

  • noun 9th President of the United States; caught pneumonia during his inauguration and died shortly after (1773-1841)
    President Harrison; President William Henry Harrison; Harrison.

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playacting

  • noun the performance of a part or role in a drama
    acting; performing; playing.
  • verb perform on a stage or theater
    play; playact; roleplay; act.
    • She acts in this play
    • He acted in `Julius Caesar'
    • I played in `A Christmas Carol'

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dramatic_play

  • noun a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage
    drama; play.
    • he wrote several plays but only one was produced on Broadway

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james_earl_carter_jr.

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

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elvis_aron_presley

  • noun United States rock singer whose many hit records and flamboyant style greatly influenced American popular music (1935-1977)
    Elvis Presley; Presley.

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dame_ellen_terry

  • noun English actress (1847-1928)
    Dame Alice Ellen Terry; Terry.

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mimer

  • noun an actor who communicates entirely by gesture and facial expression
    pantomimist; pantomimer; mummer; mime.

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movie_actor

  • noun an actor who plays a role in a film
    screen actor.

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woody_allen

  • noun United States filmmaker and comic actor (1935-)
    Allen; Allen Stewart Konigsberg.

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lennon

  • noun English rock star and guitarist and songwriter who with Paul McCartney wrote most of the music for the Beatles (1940-1980)
    John Lennon.

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south_dakota

  • noun a state in north central United States
    Mount Rushmore State; Coyote State; SD.

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president_harrison

  • noun 23rd President of the United States (1833-1901)
    Benjamin Harrison; Harrison; President Benjamin Harrison.
  • noun 9th President of the United States; caught pneumonia during his inauguration and died shortly after (1773-1841)
    President William Henry Harrison; Harrison; William Henry Harrison.

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main

  • noun any very large body of (salt) water
    briny.
  • noun a principal pipe in a system that distributes water or gas or electricity or that collects sewage

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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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george_harrison

  • noun English rock star; lead guitarist of the Beatles (1943-2001)
    Harrison.

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presidentship

  • noun the office and function of president
    presidency.
    • Andrew Jackson expanded the power of the presidency beyond what was customary before his time

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gulf

  • noun an arm of a sea or ocean partly enclosed by land; larger than a bay
  • noun an unbridgeable disparity (as from a failure of understanding)
    disconnection; disconnect.
    • he felt a gulf between himself and his former friends
    • there is a vast disconnect between public opinion and federal policy

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president_reagan

  • noun 40th President of the United States (1911-2004)
    Ronald Wilson Reagan; Reagan; Ronald Reagan.

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thomas_jefferson

  • noun 3rd President of the United States; chief drafter of the Declaration of Independence; made the Louisiana Purchase in 1803 and sent out the Lewis and Clark Expedition to explore it (1743-1826)
    President Jefferson; Jefferson.

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sellers

  • noun English comic actor (1925-1980)
    Peter Sellers.
  • noun someone who promotes or exchanges goods or services for money
    trafficker; vender; vendor; marketer; seller.

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president_benjamin_harrison

  • noun 23rd President of the United States (1833-1901)
    Benjamin Harrison; President Harrison; Harrison.

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william_clark_gable

  • noun United States film actor (1901-1960)
    Gable; Clark Gable.

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orson_welles

  • noun United States actor and filmmaker (1915-1985)
    Welles; George Orson Welles.

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george_c._scott

  • noun award-winning United States film actor (1928-1999)
    Scott.

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theodore_roosevelt

  • noun 26th President of the United States; hero of the Spanish-American War; Panama Canal was built during his administration
    President Theodore Roosevelt; President Roosevelt; Roosevelt.
    • Theodore Roosevelt said `Speak softly but carry a big stick'" (1858-1919)

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rock_star

  • noun a famous singer of rock music

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mary_martin

  • noun United States actress (1913-1990)
    Martin.

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michigan

  • noun a midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region
    Great Lakes State; Wolverine State; MI.
  • noun the 3rd largest of the Great Lakes; the largest freshwater lake entirely within the United States borders
    Lake Michigan.

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screen_actor

  • noun an actor who plays a role in a film
    movie actor.

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television

  • noun broadcasting visual images of stationary or moving objects
    telecasting; TV; video.
    • she is a star of screen and video
    • Television is a medium because it is neither rare nor well done" - Ernie Kovacs
  • noun a telecommunication system that transmits images of objects (stationary or moving) between distant points
    television system.

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outlet

  • noun a place of business for retailing goods
    mercantile establishment; sales outlet; retail store.
  • noun receptacle providing a place in a wiring system where current can be taken to run electrical devices
    electrical outlet; electric outlet; wall plug; electric receptacle; wall socket.

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gertrude_lawrence

  • noun English actress (1898-1952)
    Lawrence.

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stanislavsky

  • noun Russian actor and theater director who trained his actors to emphasize the psychological motivation of their roles (1863-1938)
    Konstantin Sergeevich Alekseev; Konstantin Sergeyevich Stanislavsky; Konstantin Stanislavsky.

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moore

  • noun United States composer of works noted for their use of the American vernacular (1893-1969)
    Douglas Moore.
  • noun English actor and comedian who appeared on television and in films (born in 1935)
    Dudley Stuart John Moore; Dudley Moore.

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barrymore

  • noun United States actor; son of Maurice Barrymore and Georgiana Barrymore (1882-1942)
    John Barrymore.
  • noun United States actress; daughter of Maurice Barrymore and Georgiana Barrymore (1879-1959)
    Ethel Barrymore.

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jolson

  • noun United States singer (born in Russia) who appeared in the first full-length talking film (1886-1950)
    Asa Yoelson; Al Jolson.

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buchanan

  • noun 15th President of the United States (1791-1868)
    President Buchanan; James Buchanan.

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washington

  • noun the capital of the United States in the District of Columbia and a tourist mecca; George Washington commissioned Charles L'Enfant to lay out the city in 1791
    Washington D.C.; American capital; capital of the United States.
  • noun a state in northwestern United States on the Pacific
    Evergreen State; WA.

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bay

  • noun an indentation of a shoreline larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
    embayment.
  • noun the sound of a hound on the scent

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president_jefferson

  • noun 3rd President of the United States; chief drafter of the Declaration of Independence; made the Louisiana Purchase in 1803 and sent out the Lewis and Clark Expedition to explore it (1743-1826)
    Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson.

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allen

  • noun United States comedienne remembered as the confused but imperturbable partner of her husband, George Burns (1906-1964)
    Grace Ethel Cecile Rosalie Allen; Gracie Allen; Gracie.
  • noun United States filmmaker and comic actor (1935-)
    Woody Allen; Allen Stewart Konigsberg.

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river

  • noun a large natural stream of water (larger than a creek)
    • the river was navigable for 50 miles

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harlean_carpenter

  • noun United States film actress who made several films with Clark Gable (1911-1937)
    Jean Harlow; Harlow.

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grace_kelly

  • noun United States film actress who retired when she married into the royal family of Monaco (1928-1982)
    Kelly; Grace Patricia Kelly; Princess Grace of Monaco.

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jackson

  • noun English film actress who later became a member of British Parliament (born in 1936)
    Glenda Jackson.
  • noun United States singer who began singing with his four brothers and later became a highly successful star during the 1980s (born in 1958)
    Michael Joe Jackson; Michael Jackson.

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grant

  • noun any monetary aid
  • noun the act of providing a subsidy
    subsidization; subsidisation.

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george_herbert_walker_bush

  • noun vice president under Reagan and 41st President of the United States (born in 1924)
    Bush; President Bush; George H.W. Bush; George Bush.

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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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david_garrick

  • noun English actor and theater manager who was the foremost Shakespearean actor of his day (1717-1779)
    Garrick.

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starlet

  • noun a young (film) actress who is publicized as a future star
  • noun a small star

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college

  • noun the body of faculty and students of a college
  • noun an institution of higher education created to educate and grant degrees; often a part of a university

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mel_columcille_gerard_gibson

  • noun Australian actor (born in the United States in 1956)
    Gibson; Mel Gibson.

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james_byron_dean

  • noun United States film actor whose moody rebellious roles made him a cult figure (1931-1955)
    James Dean; Dean.

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burbage

  • noun English actor who was the first to play the leading role in several of Shakespeare's tragedies (1567-1619)
    Richard Burbage.

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noel_coward

  • noun English dramatist and actor and composer noted for his witty and sophisticated comedies (1899-1973)
    Coward; Sir Noel Pierce Coward.

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abraham_lincoln

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

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movie

  • noun a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement
    flick; picture; picture show; pic; motion picture; moving-picture show; motion-picture show; film; moving picture.
    • they went to a movie every Saturday night
    • the film was shot on location

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sir_anthony_philip_hopkins

  • noun Welsh film actor (born in 1937)
    Anthony Hopkins; Sir Anthony Hopkins; Hopkins.

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hepburn

  • noun United States film actress who appeared in many films with Spencer Tracy (1907-2003)
    Katharine Houghton Hepburn; Katharine Hepburn.

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gloria_may_josephine_svensson

  • noun United States actress in many silent films (1899-1983)
    Gloria Swanson; Swanson.

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depardieu

  • noun French film actor (born in 1948)
    Gerard Depardieu.

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routine

  • noun an unvarying or habitual method or procedure
    modus operandi.
  • noun a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program
    turn; bit; number; act.
    • he did his act three times every evening
    • she had a catchy little routine
    • it was one of the best numbers he ever did

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harlow

  • noun United States film actress who made several films with Clark Gable (1911-1937)
    Jean Harlow; Harlean Carpenter.

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joan_crawford

  • noun United States film actress (1908-1977)
    Crawford.

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johnson

  • noun English writer and lexicographer (1709-1784)
    Dr. Johnson; Samuel Johnson.
  • noun 36th President of the United States; was elected vice president and succeeded Kennedy when Kennedy was assassinated (1908-1973)
    Lyndon Johnson; Lyndon Baines Johnson; President Johnson; LBJ; President Lyndon Johnson.

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streisand

  • noun United States singer and actress (born in 1942)
    Barbra Streisand; Barbra Joan Streisand.

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screen

  • noun a white or silvered surface where pictures can be projected for viewing
    projection screen; silver screen.
  • noun a protective covering that keeps things out or hinders sight
    blind.
    • they had just moved in and had not put up blinds yet

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tree

  • noun a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
  • noun a figure that branches from a single root
    tree diagram.
    • genealogical tree

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paul_newman

  • noun United States film actor (born in 1925)
    Newman; Paul Leonard Newman.

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nova_scotia

  • noun a peninsula in eastern Canada between the Bay of Fundy and the Saint Lawrence River
  • noun the Canadian province in the Maritimes consisting of the Nova Scotia peninsula and Cape Breton Island; French settlers who called the area Acadia were exiled to Louisiana by the British in the 1750s and their descendants are know as Cajuns

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nunavut

  • noun an Arctic territory in northern Canada created in 1999 and governed solely by the Inuit; includes the eastern part of what was the Northwest Territories and most of the islands of the Arctic Archipelago
    • Nunavut is the homeland of the Inuit people

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paul_leonard_newman

  • noun United States film actor (born in 1925)
    Newman; Paul Newman.

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gable

  • noun the vertical triangular wall between the sloping ends of gable roof
    gable end; gable wall.
  • noun United States film actor (1901-1960)
    William Clark Gable; Clark Gable.

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histrionics

  • noun a performance of a play
    theatrical; theatrical performance; representation.
  • noun a deliberate display of emotion for effect

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steve_martin

  • noun United States actor and comedian (born in 1945)
    Martin.

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region

  • noun the extended spatial location of something
    part.
    • the farming regions of France
    • religions in all parts of the world
    • regions of outer space
  • noun a part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve
    area.
    • in the abdominal region

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son

  • noun a male human offspring
    boy.
    • their son became a famous judge
    • his boy is taller than he is
  • noun the divine word of God; the second person in the Trinity (incarnate in Jesus)
    Logos; Word.

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dustin_hoffman

  • noun versatile United States film actor (born in 1937)
    Hoffman.

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marcel_marceau

  • noun French mime famous for his sad-faced clown (born in 1923)
    Marceau.

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jersey

  • noun a close-fitting pullover shirt
    T-shirt; tee shirt.
  • noun a Mid-Atlantic state on the Atlantic; one of the original 13 colonies
    Garden State; NJ; New Jersey.

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lorre

  • noun United States actor (born in Hungary) noted for playing sinister roles (1904-1964)
    Peter Lorre; Laszlo Lowestein.

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millard_fillmore

  • noun elected vice president and became the 13th President of the United States when Zachary Taylor died in office (1800-1874)
    Fillmore; President Fillmore.

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co

  • noun an odorless very poisonous gas that is a product of incomplete combustion of carbon
    carbon monoxide gas; carbon monoxide.
  • noun a hard ferromagnetic silver-white bivalent or trivalent metallic element; a trace element in plant and animal nutrition
    atomic number 27; cobalt.

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pasay

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spear

  • noun a long pointed rod used as a tool or weapon
    lance; shaft.
  • noun an implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish
    gig; fizgig; fishgig; lance.

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e._g._marshall

  • noun United States actor (1914-1998)
    Marshall.

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fairbanks

  • noun United States film actor; son of Douglas Elton Fairbanks, (1909-2000)
    Douglas Fairbanks Jr..
  • noun United States film actor noted for his swashbuckling roles (1883-1939)
    Julius Ullman; Douglas Fairbanks; Douglas Elton Fairbanks.

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chevalier

  • noun French actor and cabaret singer (1888-1972)
    Maurice Chevalier.
  • noun a gallant or courtly gentleman
    cavalier.

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film_star

  • noun a star who plays leading roles in the cinema
    movie star.

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granville-barker

  • noun English actor and dramatist and critic and director noted for his productions of Shakespearean plays (1877-1946)
    Harley Granville-Barker.

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president_mckinley

  • noun 25th President of the United States; was assassinated by an anarchist (1843-1901)
    McKinley; William McKinley.

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tennessee

  • noun a state in east central United States
    TN; Volunteer State.
  • noun a river formed by the confluence of two other rivers near Knoxville; it follows a U-shaped course to become a tributary of the Ohio River in western Kentucky
    Tennessee River.

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hiram_ulysses_grant

  • noun 18th President of the United States; commander of the Union armies in the American Civil War (1822-1885)
    Ulysses Simpson Grant; Ulysses S. Grant; Grant; Ulysses Grant; President Grant.

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dubyuh

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

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president_eisenhower

  • noun United States general who supervised the invasion of Normandy and the defeat of Nazi Germany; 34th President of the United States (1890-1961)
    Dwight David Eisenhower; Dwight Eisenhower; Ike; Dwight D. Eisenhower; Eisenhower.

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george_bush

  • noun 43rd President of the United States; son of George Herbert Walker Bush (born in 1946)
    Dubya; President George W. Bush; Dubyuh; Bush; President Bush; George Walker Bush; George W. Bush.
  • noun vice president under Reagan and 41st President of the United States (born in 1924)
    Bush; President Bush; George H.W. Bush; George Herbert Walker Bush.

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sarah_bernhardt

  • noun French actress (1844-1923)
    Bernhardt; Henriette Rosine Bernard.

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konstantin_sergeevich_alekseev

  • noun Russian actor and theater director who trained his actors to emphasize the psychological motivation of their roles (1863-1938)
    Stanislavsky; Konstantin Sergeyevich Stanislavsky; Konstantin Stanislavsky.

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stamp

  • noun the distinctive form in which a thing is made
    mould; cast; mold.
    • pottery of this cast was found throughout the region
  • noun a type or class
    • more men of his stamp are needed

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waters

  • noun United States actress and singer (1896-1977)
    Ethel Waters.
  • noun the serous fluid in which the embryo is suspended inside the amnion
    amniotic fluid; amnionic fluid.
    • before a woman gives birth her waters break

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john_tyler

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

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kean

  • noun English actor noted for his portrayals of Shakespeare's great tragic characters (1789-1833)
    Edmund Kean.

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vonnegut

  • noun United States writer whose novels and short stories are a mixture of realism and satire and science fiction (born in 1922)
    Kurt Vonnegut.

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territory

  • noun a region marked off for administrative or other purposes
    territorial dominion; district; dominion.
  • noun an area of knowledge or interest
    • his questions covered a lot of territory

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louisiana

  • noun a state in southern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
    Pelican State; LA.

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idol

  • noun a material effigy that is worshipped
    god; graven image.
    • thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image
    • money was his god
  • noun someone who is adored blindly and excessively
    matinee idol.

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postage

  • noun the charge for mailing something
  • noun a small adhesive token stuck on a letter or package to indicate that that postal fees have been paid
    stamp; postage stamp.

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shopping

  • noun searching for or buying goods or services
    • went shopping for a reliable plumber
    • does her shopping at the mall rather than down town
  • noun the commodities purchased from stores
    • she loaded her shopping into the car"women carrying home shopping didn't give me a second glance

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adams

  • noun American Revolutionary leader and patriot; an organizer of the Boston Tea Party and signer of the Declaration of Independence (1722-1803)
    Sam Adams; Samuel Adams.
  • noun 6th President of the United States; son of John Adams (1767-1848)
    John Quincy Adams; President John Quincy Adams; President Adams.

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thomas_woodrow_wilson

  • noun 28th President of the United States; led the United States in World War I and secured the formation of the League of Nations (1856-1924)
    Wilson; President Wilson; Woodrow Wilson.

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cronyn

  • noun Canadian actor who frequently played character parts with his wife Jessica Tandy (1911-2003)
    Hume Cronyn; Hume Blake Cronyn.

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philippine

  • noun official language of the Philippines; based on Tagalog; draws its lexicon from other Philippine languages
    Filipino.
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of the Philippines or its people or customs
    Filipino.
    • the Philippine President
    • our Filipino cook

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michael_philip_jagger

  • noun English rock star (born in 1943)
    Mick Jagger; Jagger.

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alla_nazimova

  • noun United States actress (born in Russia) (1879-1945)
    Nazimova.

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sophia_loren

  • noun Italian film actress (born in 1934)
    Sofia Scicolone; Loren.

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supernumerary

  • noun a person serving no apparent function
    • reducing staff is difficult because our employees include no supernumeraries
  • noun a minor actor in crowd scenes
    spear carrier; extra.

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laurence_olivier

  • noun English actor best know for his Shakespearean roles (1907-1989)
    Baron Olivier of Birghton; Sir Laurence Kerr Olivier; Olivier.

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dramatic

  • adjective suitable to or characteristic of drama
    • a dramatic entrance in a swirling cape
    • a dramatic rescue at sea
  • adjective satellite sensational in appearance or thrilling in effect
    spectacular; striking.
    • a dramatic sunset
    • a dramatic pause
    • a spectacular display of northern lights
    • it was a spectacular play
    • his striking good looks always created a sensation

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leading_lady

  • noun actress who plays the leading female role

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john_heming

  • noun English actor who edited the first folio of Shakespeare's plays (1556-1630)
    Heming; John Hemminge; Hemminge.

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ralph_richardson

  • noun British stage and screen actor noted for playing classic roles (1902-1983)
    Richardson; Sir Ralph David Richardson.

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dumb_show

  • noun a performance using gestures and body movements without words
    mime; pantomime.

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president_abraham_lincoln

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

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richard_burton

  • noun English explorer who with John Speke was the first European to explore Lake Tanganyika (1821-1890)
    Burton; Sir Richard Burton; Sir Richard Francis Burton.
  • noun Welsh film actor who often co-starred with Elizabeth Taylor (1925-1984)
    Burton.

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play

  • noun a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage
    drama; dramatic play.
    • he wrote several plays but only one was produced on Broadway
  • noun a theatrical performance of a drama
    • the play lasted two hours

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georgia

  • noun a state in southeastern United States; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
    Empire State of the South; GA; Peach State.
  • noun one of the British colonies that formed the United States

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fillmore

  • noun elected vice president and became the 13th President of the United States when Zachary Taylor died in office (1800-1874)
    Millard Fillmore; President Fillmore.

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presidency

  • noun the tenure of a president
    presidential term; administration.
    • things were quiet during the Eisenhower administration
  • noun the office and function of president
    presidentship.
    • Andrew Jackson expanded the power of the presidency beyond what was customary before his time

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fonda

  • noun United States film actress and daughter of Henry Fonda (born in 1937)
    Jane Fonda.
  • noun United States film actor (1905-1982)
    Henry Fonda.

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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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reagan

  • noun 40th President of the United States (1911-2004)
    President Reagan; Ronald Wilson Reagan; Ronald Reagan.

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sir_ralph_david_richardson

  • noun British stage and screen actor noted for playing classic roles (1902-1983)
    Richardson; Ralph Richardson.

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booth

  • noun a table (in a restaurant or bar) surrounded by two high-backed benches
  • noun small area set off by walls for special use
    kiosk; stall; cubicle.

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harrison

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

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cleveland

  • noun the largest city in Ohio; located in northeastern Ohio on Lake Erie; a major Great Lakes port
  • noun 22nd and 24th President of the United States (1837-1908)
    President Cleveland; Stephen Grover Cleveland; Grover Cleveland.

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maurice_chevalier

  • noun French actor and cabaret singer (1888-1972)
    Chevalier.

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alec_guinness

  • noun English stage and screen actor noted for versatility (1914-2000)
    Guinness; Sir Alec Guinness.

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katharine_houghton_hepburn

  • noun United States film actress who appeared in many films with Spencer Tracy (1907-2003)
    Katharine Hepburn; Hepburn.

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john_hemminge

  • noun English actor who edited the first folio of Shakespeare's plays (1556-1630)
    Heming; Hemminge; John Heming.

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arthur_john_gielgud

  • noun English actor of Shakespearean roles who was also noted for appearances in films (1904-2000)
    Gielgud; Sir John Gielgud.

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mill

  • noun a plant consisting of one or more buildings with facilities for manufacturing
    factory; manufactory; manufacturing plant.
  • noun Scottish philosopher who expounded Bentham's utilitarianism; father of John Stuart Mill (1773-1836)
    James Mill.

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frank_sinatra

  • noun United States singer and film actor (1915-1998)
    Sinatra; Francis Albert Sinatra.

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player

  • noun a person who participates in or is skilled at some game
    participant.
  • noun someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
    musician; instrumentalist.

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frank_cooper

  • noun United States film actor noted for his portrayals of strong silent heroes (1901-1961)
    Gary Cooper; Cooper.

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wood

  • noun the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
  • noun the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area
    woods; forest.

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beatrice_lillie

  • noun British actress (born in Canada) (1898-1989)
    Lillie; Lady Peel.

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duke_wayne

  • noun United States film actor who played tough heroes (1907-1979)
    Wayne; John Wayne.

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james_madison

  • noun 4th President of the United States; member of the Continental Congress and rapporteur at the Constitutional Convention in 1776; helped frame the Bill of Rights (1751-1836)
    Madison; President Madison.

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jean_harlow

  • noun United States film actress who made several films with Clark Gable (1911-1937)
    Harlean Carpenter; Harlow.

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lillian_gish

  • noun United States film actress who appeared in films by D. W. Griffith (1896-1993)
    Gish.

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make

  • noun a recognizable kind
    brand.
    • there's a new brand of hero in the movies now
    • what make of car is that?
  • noun the act of mixing cards haphazardly
    shuffle; shuffling.

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administration

  • noun a method of tending to or managing the affairs of a some group of people (especially the group's business affairs)
    disposal.
  • noun the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something
    governing body; organisation; governance; organization; brass; establishment.
    • he claims that the present administration is corrupt
    • the governance of an association is responsible to its members
    • he quickly became recognized as a member of the establishment

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charles_edward_berry

  • noun United States rock singer (born in 1931)
    Berry; Chuck Berry.

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william_jefferson_clinton

  • noun 42nd President of the United States (1946-)
    President Clinton; Clinton; Bill Clinton.

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newman

  • noun United States film actor (born in 1925)
    Paul Newman; Paul Leonard Newman.
  • noun English prelate and theologian who (with John Keble and Edward Pusey) founded the Oxford movement; Newman later turned to Roman Catholicism and became a cardinal (1801-1890)
    John Henry Newman; Cardinal Newman.

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kurt_vonnegut

  • noun United States writer whose novels and short stories are a mixture of realism and satire and science fiction (born in 1922)
    Vonnegut.

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franklin_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; Roosevelt; FDR; President Franklin Roosevelt; Franklin Delano Roosevelt.

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john_barrymore

  • noun United States actor; son of Maurice Barrymore and Georgiana Barrymore (1882-1942)
    Barrymore.

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ike

  • noun United States general who supervised the invasion of Normandy and the defeat of Nazi Germany; 34th President of the United States (1890-1961)
    Dwight David Eisenhower; Dwight Eisenhower; President Eisenhower; Dwight D. Eisenhower; Eisenhower.

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president

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

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jimmy_cagney

  • noun United States film actor known for his portrayals of tough characters (1899-1986)
    James Cagney; Cagney.

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eisenhower

  • noun United States general who supervised the invasion of Normandy and the defeat of Nazi Germany; 34th President of the United States (1890-1961)
    Dwight David Eisenhower; Dwight Eisenhower; President Eisenhower; Ike; Dwight D. Eisenhower.

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dwight_david_eisenhower

  • noun United States general who supervised the invasion of Normandy and the defeat of Nazi Germany; 34th President of the United States (1890-1961)
    Dwight Eisenhower; President Eisenhower; Ike; Dwight D. Eisenhower; Eisenhower.

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bing_crosby

  • noun United States singer and film actor (1904-1977)
    Crosby; Harry Lillis Crosby.

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co-star

  • noun one of two actors who are given equal status as stars in a play or film
  • verb feature as the co-star in a performance

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gerald_rudolph_ford

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

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president_andrew_johnson

  • noun 17th President of the United States; was elected vice president and succeeded Lincoln when Lincoln was assassinated; was impeached but acquitted by one vote (1808-1875)
    President Johnson; Andrew Johnson; Johnson.

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meryl_streep

  • noun United States film actress (born in 1949)
    Streep.

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ulysses_grant

  • noun 18th President of the United States; commander of the Union armies in the American Civil War (1822-1885)
    Ulysses Simpson Grant; Ulysses S. Grant; Grant; President Grant; Hiram Ulysses Grant.

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karloff

  • noun United States film actor (born in England) noted for his performances in horror films (1887-1969)
    Boris Karloff; William Henry Pratt.

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edmund_kean

  • noun English actor noted for his portrayals of Shakespeare's great tragic characters (1789-1833)
    Kean.

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suburb

  • noun a residential district located on the outskirts of a city
    suburbia; suburban area.

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nunavik

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harry_truman

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

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baron_olivier_of_birghton

  • noun English actor best know for his Shakespearean roles (1907-1989)
    Sir Laurence Kerr Olivier; Laurence Olivier; Olivier.

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james_k._polk

  • noun 11th President of the United States; his expansionism led to the Mexican War and the annexation of California and much of the southwest (1795-1849)
    President Polk; James Polk; Polk; James Knox Polk.

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lower

  • noun the lower of two berths
    lower berth.
  • verb move something or somebody to a lower position
    take down; get down; let down; bring down.
    • take down the vase from the shelf

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jerry_lee_lewis

  • noun United States rock star singer and pianist (born in 1935)
    Lewis.

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douglas_fairbanks

  • noun United States film actor noted for his swashbuckling roles (1883-1939)
    Fairbanks; Julius Ullman; Douglas Elton Fairbanks.

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builder

  • noun a substance added to soaps or detergents to increase their cleansing action
    detergent builder.
  • noun a person who creates a business or who organizes and develops a country
    • empire builder

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peter_alexander_ustinov

  • noun British actor and playwright (1921-2004)
    Ustinov; Sir Peter Ustinov.

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gerald_ford

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

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peter_sellers

  • noun English comic actor (1925-1980)
    Sellers.

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glenda_jackson

  • noun English film actress who later became a member of British Parliament (born in 1936)
    Jackson.

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starkey

  • noun rock star and drummer for the Beatles (born in 1940)
    Ringo Starr; Richard Starkey; Starr.

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douglas_elton_fairbanks

  • noun United States film actor noted for his swashbuckling roles (1883-1939)
    Fairbanks; Julius Ullman; Douglas Fairbanks.

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lena_horne

  • noun United States singer and actress (born in 1917)
    Horne; Lena Calhoun Horne.

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andrew_jackson

  • noun 7th president of the US; successfully defended New Orleans from the British in 1815; expanded the power of the presidency (1767-1845)
    Old Hickory; Jackson.

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james_polk

  • noun 11th President of the United States; his expansionism led to the Mexican War and the annexation of California and much of the southwest (1795-1849)
    President Polk; James K. Polk; Polk; James Knox Polk.

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audio

  • noun the audible part of a transmitted signal
    sound.
    • they always raise the audio for commercials
  • noun an audible acoustic wave frequency
    audio frequency.

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parody

  • noun a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way
    pasquinade; mockery; takeoff; lampoon; travesty; sendup; put-on; spoof; charade; burlesque.
  • noun humorous or satirical mimicry
    mockery; takeoff.

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stooge

  • noun a person of unquestioning obedience
    flunky; yes-man; flunkey.
  • noun a victim of ridicule or pranks
    laughingstock; goat; butt.

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calvin_coolidge

  • noun elected vice president and succeeded as 30th President of the United States when Harding died in 1923 (1872-1933)
    Coolidge; President Coolidge.

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sir_james_paul_mccartney

  • noun English rock star and bass guitarist and songwriter who with John Lennon wrote most of the music for the Beatles (born in 1942)
    McCartney; Paul McCartney.

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mary_pickford

  • noun United States film actress (born in Canada) who starred in silent films (1893-1979)
    Pickford; Gladys Smith.

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tyler

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

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konstantin_stanislavsky

  • noun Russian actor and theater director who trained his actors to emphasize the psychological motivation of their roles (1863-1938)
    Stanislavsky; Konstantin Sergeevich Alekseev; Konstantin Sergeyevich Stanislavsky.

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harrison

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

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dakota

  • noun a member of the Siouan people of the northern Mississippi valley; commonly called the Sioux
  • noun the area of the states of North Dakota and South Dakota

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hanks

  • noun United States film actor (born in 1956)
    Tom Hanks; Thomas J. Hanks.
  • noun a coil of rope or wool or yarn
    hank.

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illinois

(Ethnol.) A tribe of North American Indians, which formerly occupied the region between the Wabash and Mississippi rivers.

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paul_mccartney

  • noun English rock star and bass guitarist and songwriter who with John Lennon wrote most of the music for the Beatles (born in 1942)
    Sir James Paul McCartney; McCartney.

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garland

  • noun United States singer and film actress (1922-1969)
    Judy Garland.
  • noun a city in northeastern Texas (suburb of Dallas)

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president_washington

  • noun 1st President of the United States; commander-in-chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolution (1732-1799)
    Washington; George Washington.

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console

  • noun a small table fixed to a wall or designed to stand against a wall
    console table.
  • noun a scientific instrument consisting of displays and an input device that an operator can use to monitor and control a system (especially a computer system)

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ham

  • noun meat cut from the thigh of a hog (usually smoked)
    jambon; gammon.
  • noun (Old Testament) son of Noah

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jacksonian

  • noun a follower of Andrew Jackson or his ideas
  • adjective of or pertaining to Andrew Jackson or his presidency or his concepts of popular democracy

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sofia_scicolone

  • noun Italian film actress (born in 1934)
    Sophia Loren; Loren.

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shearer

  • noun Scottish ballet dancer and actress (born in 1926)
    Moira Shearer.
  • noun a workman who uses shears to cut leather or metal or textiles

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alternate

  • noun someone who takes the place of another person
    replacement; surrogate.
  • verb go back and forth; swing back and forth between two states or conditions
    jump.

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character

  • noun an imaginary person represented in a work of fiction (play or film or story)
    fictional character; fictitious character.
    • she is the main character in the novel
  • noun a characteristic property that defines the apparent individual nature of something
    lineament; quality.
    • each town has a quality all its own
    • the radical character of our demands

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lake

  • noun a body of (usually fresh) water surrounded by land
  • noun a purplish red pigment prepared from lac or cochineal

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vivien_leigh

  • noun English film actress (1913-1967)
    Leigh.

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james_monroe

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

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president_adams

  • noun 6th President of the United States; son of John Adams (1767-1848)
    John Quincy Adams; President John Quincy Adams; Adams.
  • noun 2nd President of the United States (1735-1826)
    John Adams; President John Adams; Adams.

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knob

  • noun a circular rounded projection or protuberance
    boss.
  • noun a round handle

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herbert_blythe

  • noun United States actor; husband of Georgiana Emma Barrymore and father of Ethel Barrymore and John Barrymore and Lionel Barrymore (1847-1905)
    Maurice Barrymore; Barrymore.

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australia

  • noun a nation occupying the whole of the Australian continent; Aboriginal tribes are thought to have migrated from southeastern Asia 20,000 years ago; first Europeans were British convicts sent there as a penal colony
    Commonwealth of Australia.
  • noun the smallest continent; between the South Pacific and the Indian Ocean

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president_bush

  • noun 43rd President of the United States; son of George Herbert Walker Bush (born in 1946)
    Dubya; President George W. Bush; Dubyuh; Bush; George Walker Bush; George W. Bush; George Bush.
  • noun vice president under Reagan and 41st President of the United States (born in 1924)
    Bush; George H.W. Bush; George Herbert Walker Bush; George Bush.

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virginia

One of the States of the United States of America. -- a. Of or pertaining to the State of Virginia.

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historic

  • adjective satellite belonging to the past; of what is important or famous in the past
    historical.
    • historic victories
    • historical (or historic) times
    • a historical character
  • adjective satellite important in history
    • the historic first voyage to outer space

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joseph_francis_keaton

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

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bit

  • noun a small piece or quantity of something
    spot.
    • a spot of tea
    • a bit of paper
    • a bit of lint
    • I gave him a bit of my mind
  • noun a small fragment of something broken off from the whole
    fleck; chip; flake; scrap.
    • a bit of rock caught him in the eye

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dwight_eisenhower

  • noun United States general who supervised the invasion of Normandy and the defeat of Nazi Germany; 34th President of the United States (1890-1961)
    Dwight David Eisenhower; President Eisenhower; Ike; Dwight D. Eisenhower; Eisenhower.

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lady

  • noun a polite name for any woman
    • a nice lady at the library helped me
  • noun a woman of refinement
    gentlewoman; madam; ma'am; dame.
    • a chauffeur opened the door of the limousine for the grand lady

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jimmy_carter

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

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prominent

  • adjective satellite having a quality that thrusts itself into attention
    striking; salient; spectacular; outstanding.
    • an outstanding fact of our time is that nations poisoned by anti semitism proved less fortunate in regard to their own freedom
    • a new theory is the most prominent feature of the book
    • salient traits
    • a spectacular rise in prices
    • a striking thing about Picadilly Circus is the statue of Eros in the center
    • a striking resemblance between parent and child
  • adjective satellite conspicuous in position or importance
    large; big.
    • a big figure in the movement
    • big man on campus
    • he's very large in financial circles
    • a prominent citizen

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james_knox_polk

  • noun 11th President of the United States; his expansionism led to the Mexican War and the annexation of California and much of the southwest (1795-1849)
    President Polk; James Polk; James K. Polk; Polk.

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zachary_taylor

  • noun 12th President of the United States; died in office (1784-1850)
    Taylor; President Taylor.

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james_dean

  • noun United States film actor whose moody rebellious roles made him a cult figure (1931-1955)
    James Byron Dean; Dean.

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performing

  • noun the performance of a part or role in a drama
    acting; playacting; playing.
  • verb carry out or perform an action
    perform; do; execute.
    • John did the painting, the weeding, and he cleaned out the gutters
    • the skater executed a triple pirouette
    • she did a little dance

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president_george_w._bush

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

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william_john_clifton_haley_jr.

  • noun United States rock singer who was one of the first to popularize rock'n'roll music (1925-1981)
    Haley; Bill Haley.

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george_orson_welles

  • noun United States actor and filmmaker (1915-1985)
    Welles; Orson Welles.

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grover_cleveland

  • noun 22nd and 24th President of the United States (1837-1908)
    President Cleveland; Stephen Grover Cleveland; Cleveland.

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president_of_the_united_states

  • noun the person who holds the office of head of state of the United States government
    President; United States President; Chief Executive.
    • the President likes to jog every morning
  • noun the office of the United States head of state
    President; Chief Executive.
    • a President is elected every four years

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guinness

  • noun English stage and screen actor noted for versatility (1914-2000)
    Sir Alec Guinness; Alec Guinness.
  • noun a kind of bitter stout

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spring

  • noun the season of growth
    springtime.
    • the emerging buds were a sure sign of spring
    • he will hold office until the spring of next year
  • noun a metal elastic device that returns to its shape or position when pushed or pulled or pressed
    • the spring was broken

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bette_davis

  • noun United States film actress (1908-1989)
    Davis.

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mason

  • noun American Revolutionary leader from Virginia whose objections led to the drafting of the Bill of Rights (1725-1792)
    George Mason.
  • noun English film actor (1909-1984)
    James Neville Mason; James Mason.

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gary_cooper

  • noun United States film actor noted for his portrayals of strong silent heroes (1901-1961)
    Cooper; Frank Cooper.

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sir_anthony_hopkins

  • noun Welsh film actor (born in 1937)
    Anthony Hopkins; Sir Anthony Philip Hopkins; Hopkins.

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theatrical

  • noun a performance of a play
    theatrical performance; histrionics; representation.
  • adjective of or relating to the theater

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president_harding

  • noun 29th President of the United States; two of his appointees were involved in the Teapot Dome scandal (1865-1823)
    Warren Gamaliel Harding; Warren Harding; Harding.

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lee

  • noun United States filmmaker whose works explore the richness of black culture in America (born in 1957)
    Spike Lee; Shelton Jackson Lee.
  • noun United States striptease artist who became famous on Broadway in the 1930s (1914-1970)
    Rose Louise Hovick; Gypsy Rose Lee.

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lead

  • noun an advantage held by a competitor in a race
    • he took the lead at the last turn
  • noun a soft heavy toxic malleable metallic element; bluish white when freshly cut but tarnishes readily to dull grey
    Pb; atomic number 82.
    • the children were playing with lead soldiers

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pantomimist

  • noun an actor who communicates entirely by gesture and facial expression
    pantomimer; mummer; mime; mimer.

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extra

  • noun a minor actor in crowd scenes
    spear carrier; supernumerary.
  • noun an additional edition of a newspaper (usually to report a crisis)

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sinatra

  • noun United States singer and film actor (1915-1998)
    Francis Albert Sinatra; Frank Sinatra.

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anthony_hopkins

  • noun Welsh film actor (born in 1937)
    Sir Anthony Philip Hopkins; Sir Anthony Hopkins; Hopkins.

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business

  • noun a commercial or industrial enterprise and the people who constitute it
    business organisation; business concern; business organization; concern.
    • he bought his brother's business
    • a small mom-and-pop business
    • a racially integrated business concern
  • noun the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects
    commercial enterprise; business enterprise.
    • computers are now widely used in business

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manila

  • noun a strong paper or thin cardboard with a smooth light brown finish made from e.g. Manila hemp
    manilla; manilla paper; manila paper.
  • noun the capital and largest city of the Philippines; located on southern Luzon
    capital of the Philippines.

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anna_amalia_mercouri

  • noun Greek film actress (1925-1994)
    Mercouri; Melina Mercouri.

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dwight_d._eisenhower

  • noun United States general who supervised the invasion of Normandy and the defeat of Nazi Germany; 34th President of the United States (1890-1961)
    Dwight David Eisenhower; Dwight Eisenhower; President Eisenhower; Ike; Eisenhower.

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lady_peel

  • noun British actress (born in Canada) (1898-1989)
    Lillie; Beatrice Lillie.

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henry_fonda

  • noun United States film actor (1905-1982)
    Fonda.

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john_fitzgerald_kennedy

  • noun 35th President of the United States; established the Peace Corps; assassinated in Dallas (1917-1963)
    Jack Kennedy; JFK; Kennedy; President John F. Kennedy; President Kennedy.

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sarah_kemble_siddons

  • noun English actress noted for her performances in Shakespearean roles (1755-1831)
    Siddons; Sarah Siddons.

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on

  • adjective in operation or operational
    • left the oven on
    • the switch is in the on position
  • adjective (of events) planned or scheduled
    • the picnic is on, rain or shine
    • we have nothing on for Friday night

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madison

  • noun 4th President of the United States; member of the Continental Congress and rapporteur at the Constitutional Convention in 1776; helped frame the Bill of Rights (1751-1836)
    James Madison; President Madison.
  • noun capital of the state of Wisconsin; located in the southern part of state; site of the main branch of the University of Wisconsin
    capital of Wisconsin.

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chester_alan_arthur

  • noun elected vice president and became 21st President of the United States when Garfield was assassinated (1830-1886)
    Arthur; President Arthur; Chester A. Arthur.

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john_adams

  • noun 2nd President of the United States (1735-1826)
    President John Adams; Adams; President Adams.

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leigh

  • noun English film actress (1913-1967)
    Vivien Leigh.

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island

  • noun a land mass (smaller than a continent) that is surrounded by water
  • noun a zone or area resembling an island

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plaza

  • noun a public square with room for pedestrians
    place; piazza.
    • they met at Elm Plaza
    • Grosvenor Place
  • noun mercantile establishment consisting of a carefully landscaped complex of shops representing leading merchandisers; usually includes restaurants and a convenient parking area; a modern version of the traditional marketplace
    center; shopping centre; mall; shopping mall; shopping center.
    • a good plaza should have a movie house
    • they spent their weekends at the local malls

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jagger

  • noun English rock star (born in 1943)
    Michael Philip Jagger; Mick Jagger.

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drama

  • noun a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage
    dramatic play; play.
    • he wrote several plays but only one was produced on Broadway
  • noun an episode that is turbulent or highly emotional
    dramatic event.

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trouper

  • noun a person who is reliable and uncomplaining and hard working
  • noun an actor who travels around the country presenting plays
    playactor; play-actor; barnstormer.

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carrier

  • noun someone whose employment involves carrying something
    toter; bearer.
    • the bonds were transmitted by carrier
  • noun a self-propelled wheeled vehicle designed specifically to carry something
    • refrigerated carriers have revolutionized the grocery business

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act

  • noun a legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body
    enactment.
  • noun something that people do or cause to happen
    deed; human activity; human action.

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lynn_fontanne

  • noun United States actress (born in England) who married Alfred Lunt and performed with him in many plays (1887-1983)
    Fontanne.

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road

  • noun an open way (generally public) for travel or transportation
    route.
  • noun a way or means to achieve something
    • the road to fame

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allen_stewart_konigsberg

  • noun United States filmmaker and comic actor (1935-)
    Allen; Woody Allen.

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john_wilkes_booth

  • noun United States actor and assassin of President Lincoln (1838-1865)
    Booth.

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film

  • noun a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement
    flick; picture; picture show; pic; movie; motion picture; moving-picture show; motion-picture show; moving picture.
    • they went to a movie every Saturday night
    • the film was shot on location
  • noun a medium that disseminates moving pictures
    celluloid; cinema.
    • theater pieces transferred to celluloid
    • this story would be good cinema
    • film coverage of sporting events

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cornell

  • noun United States actress noted for her performances in Broadway plays (1893-1974)
    Katherine Cornell.
  • noun United States businessman who unified the telegraph system in the United States and who in 1865 (with Andrew D. White) founded Cornell University (1807-1874)
    Ezra Cornell.

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olivier

  • noun English actor best know for his Shakespearean roles (1907-1989)
    Baron Olivier of Birghton; Sir Laurence Kerr Olivier; Laurence Olivier.

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washington

  • noun the capital of the United States in the District of Columbia and a tourist mecca; George Washington commissioned Charles L'Enfant to lay out the city in 1791
    Washington D.C.; American capital; capital of the United States.
  • noun a state in northwestern United States on the Pacific
    Evergreen State; WA.

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comedienne

  • noun a female actor in a comedy
  • noun a female comedian

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dudley_stuart_john_moore

  • noun English actor and comedian who appeared on television and in films (born in 1935)
    Dudley Moore; Moore.

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boris_karloff

  • noun United States film actor (born in England) noted for his performances in horror films (1887-1969)
    William Henry Pratt; Karloff.

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arkansas

  • noun a state in south central United States; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
    Land of Opportunity; AR.
  • noun a river that rises in the Rocky Mountains in Colorado and flows southeast through Kansas and Oklahoma and through Arkansas to become a tributary of the Mississippi River
    Arkansas River.

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james_a._garfield

  • noun 20th President of the United States; assassinated by a frustrated office-seeker (1831-1881)
    James Abraham Garfield; Garfield; President Garfield; James Garfield.

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george_washington

  • noun 1st President of the United States; commander-in-chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolution (1732-1799)
    Washington; President Washington.

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john_uhler

  • noun United States film actor (1925-2001)
    Lemmon; Jack Lemmon.

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shopping_mall

  • noun mercantile establishment consisting of a carefully landscaped complex of shops representing leading merchandisers; usually includes restaurants and a convenient parking area; a modern version of the traditional marketplace
    center; shopping centre; plaza; mall; shopping center.
    • a good plaza should have a movie house
    • they spent their weekends at the local malls

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internal_medicine

  • noun the branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and (nonsurgical) treatment of diseases of the internal organs (especially in adults)
    general medicine.

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ball

  • noun round object that is hit or thrown or kicked in games
    • the ball travelled 90 mph on his serve
    • the mayor threw out the first ball
    • the ball rolled into the corner pocket
  • noun a solid projectile that is shot by a musket
    musket ball.
    • they had to carry a ramrod as well as powder and ball

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katharine_hepburn

  • noun United States film actress who appeared in many films with Spencer Tracy (1907-2003)
    Katharine Houghton Hepburn; Hepburn.

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lawrence

  • noun Roman martyr; supposedly Lawrence was ordered by the police to give up the church's treasure and when he responded by presenting the poor people of Rome he was roasted to death on a gridiron (died in 258)
    St. Lawrence; Saint Lawrence; Laurentius.
  • noun Welsh soldier who from 1916 to 1918 organized the Arab revolt against the Turks; he later wrote an account of his adventures (1888-1935)
    Thomas Edward Lawrence; T. E. Lawrence; Lawrence of Arabia.

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new_jersey

  • noun a Mid-Atlantic state on the Atlantic; one of the original 13 colonies
    Garden State; NJ; Jersey.
  • noun one of the British colonies that formed the United States

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duse

  • noun Italian actress best known for her performances in tragic roles (1858-1924)
    Eleonora Duse.

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support

  • noun the activity of providing for or maintaining by supplying with money or necessities
    • his support kept the family together
    • they gave him emotional support during difficult times
  • noun aiding the cause or policy or interests of
    • the president no longer has the support of his own party
    • they developed a scheme of mutual support

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john_quincy_adams

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

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dietrich

  • noun United States film actress (born in Germany) who made many films with Josef von Sternberg and later was a successful cabaret star (1901-1992)
    Maria Magdalene von Losch; Marlene Dietrich.

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nova

  • noun a star that ejects some of its material in the form of a cloud and become more luminous in the process

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dame_sybil_thorndike

  • noun English actress (1882-1976)
    Thorndike.

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fred_astaire

  • noun United States dancer and cinema actor noted for his original and graceful tap dancing (1899-1987)
    Astaire.

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presley

  • noun United States rock singer whose many hit records and flamboyant style greatly influenced American popular music (1935-1977)
    Elvis Aron Presley; Elvis Presley.

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alfred_lunt

  • noun United States actor who performed with his wife Lynn Fontanne in many stage productions (1893-1977)
    Lunt.

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stewart

  • noun United States film actor who portrayed incorruptible but modest heros (1908-1997)
    Jimmy Stewart; James Maitland Stewart.
  • noun Scottish philosopher and follower of Thomas Reid (1753-1828)
    Dugald Stewart.

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scene-stealer

  • noun an actor who draws more attention than other actors in the same scene
    • babies are natural scene-stealers

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ethel_barrymore

  • noun United States actress; daughter of Maurice Barrymore and Georgiana Barrymore (1879-1959)
    Barrymore.

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james_buchanan

  • noun 15th President of the United States (1791-1868)
    Buchanan; President Buchanan.

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building

  • noun a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place
    edifice.
    • there was a three-story building on the corner
    • it was an imposing edifice
  • noun the act of constructing something
    construction.
    • during the construction we had to take a detour
    • his hobby was the building of boats

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north

  • noun the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees
    northward; due north; N.
  • noun the region of the United States lying to the north of the Mason-Dixon line

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president_hoover

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

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lee_yuen_kam

  • noun United States actor who was an expert in kung fu and starred in martial arts films (1941-1973)
    Lee; Bruce Lee.

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francis_albert_sinatra

  • noun United States singer and film actor (1915-1998)
    Sinatra; Frank Sinatra.

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jimmy_stewart

  • noun United States film actor who portrayed incorruptible but modest heros (1908-1997)
    James Maitland Stewart; Stewart.

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tandy

  • noun United States actress (born in England) who made many stage appearances, often with her husband Hume Cronyn (1909-1994)
    Jessica Tandy.

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chairperson

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

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bela_lugosi

  • noun United States film actor (born in Hungary) noted for portraying monsters (1884-1956)
    Lugosi; Bela Ferenc Blasko.

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president_taft

  • noun 27th President of the United States and later chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1857-1930)
    Taft; William Howard Taft.

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richard_milhous_nixon

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

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taft

  • noun United States sculptor (1860-1936)
    Lorado Taft.
  • noun 27th President of the United States and later chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1857-1930)
    President Taft; William Howard Taft.

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warren_gamaliel_harding

  • noun 29th President of the United States; two of his appointees were involved in the Teapot Dome scandal (1865-1823)
    Warren Harding; President Harding; Harding.

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haley

  • noun United States rock singer who was one of the first to popularize rock'n'roll music (1925-1981)
    Bill Haley; William John Clifton Haley Jr..
  • noun United States writer and Afro-American who wrote a fictionalized account of tracing his family roots back to Africa (1921-1992)
    Alex Haley.

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george_w._bush

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

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crosby

  • noun United States singer and film actor (1904-1977)
    Bing Crosby; Harry Lillis Crosby.

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site

  • noun the piece of land on which something is located (or is to be located)
    land site.
    • a good site for the school
  • noun physical position in relation to the surroundings
    situation.
    • the sites are determined by highly specific sequences of nucleotides

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shirley_temple

  • noun popular child actress of the 1930's (born in 1928)
    Shirley Temple Black; Black.

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siddons

  • noun English actress noted for her performances in Shakespearean roles (1755-1831)
    Sarah Kemble Siddons; Sarah Siddons.

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james_douglas_morrison

  • noun United States rock singer (1943-1971)
    Jim Morrison; Morrison.

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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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minneapolis

  • noun largest city in Minnesota; located in southeastern Minnesota on the Mississippi river; noted for flour mills; one of the Twin Cities

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mercouri

  • noun Greek film actress (1925-1994)
    Melina Mercouri; Anna Amalia Mercouri.

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moira_shearer

  • noun Scottish ballet dancer and actress (born in 1926)
    Shearer.

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peter_lorre

  • noun United States actor (born in Hungary) noted for playing sinister roles (1904-1964)
    Lorre; Laszlo Lowestein.

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hume_blake_cronyn

  • noun Canadian actor who frequently played character parts with his wife Jessica Tandy (1911-2003)
    Hume Cronyn; Cronyn.

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tragedian

  • noun a writer (especially a playwright) who writes tragedies
  • noun an actor who specializes in tragic roles

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ronald_reagan

  • noun 40th President of the United States (1911-2004)
    President Reagan; Ronald Wilson Reagan; Reagan.

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jeffersonian

  • noun a follower of Thomas Jefferson or his ideas and principles
  • adjective relating to or characteristic of Thomas Jefferson or his principles or theories
    • Jeffersonian democracy

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gladys_smith

  • noun United States film actress (born in Canada) who starred in silent films (1893-1979)
    Pickford; Mary Pickford.

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marilyn_monroe

  • noun United States film actress noted for sex appeal (1926-1962)
    Norma Jean Baker; Monroe.

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bill_haley

  • noun United States rock singer who was one of the first to popularize rock'n'roll music (1925-1981)
    Haley; William John Clifton Haley Jr..

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strasberg

  • noun United States actor and film director (born in Austria) who was a leader in developing method acting in the United States (1901-1982)
    Israel Strassberg; Lee Strasberg.

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harding

  • noun 29th President of the United States; two of his appointees were involved in the Teapot Dome scandal (1865-1823)
    Warren Gamaliel Harding; Warren Harding; President Harding.

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locality

  • noun a surrounding or nearby region
    neck of the woods; neighborhood; vicinity; neighbourhood.
    • the plane crashed in the vicinity of Asheville
    • it is a rugged locality
    • he always blames someone else in the immediate neighborhood
    • I will drop in on you the next time I am in this neck of the woods

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greta_louisa_gustafsson

  • noun United States film actress (born in Sweden) known for her reclusiveness (1905-1990)
    Garbo; Greta Garbo.

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president_theodore_roosevelt

  • noun 26th President of the United States; hero of the Spanish-American War; Panama Canal was built during his administration
    Theodore Roosevelt; President Roosevelt; Roosevelt.
    • Theodore Roosevelt said `Speak softly but carry a big stick'" (1858-1919)

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mimic

  • noun someone who mimics (especially an actor or actress)
    mimicker.
  • verb imitate (a person or manner), especially for satirical effect
    mime.
    • The actor mimicked the President very accurately

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actor

  • noun a theatrical performer
    thespian; player; role player; histrion.
  • noun a person who acts and gets things done
    doer; worker.
    • he's a principal actor in this affair
    • when you want something done get a doer
    • he's a miracle worker

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john_wayne

  • noun United States film actor who played tough heroes (1907-1979)
    Wayne; Duke Wayne.

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upstage

  • noun the rear part of the stage
  • verb treat snobbishly, put in one's place

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washingtonian

  • noun a native or resident of the city of Washington
  • noun a native or resident of the state of Washington

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role

  • noun the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group
    function; part; office.
    • the function of a teacher
    • the government must do its part
    • play its role
  • noun an actor's portrayal of someone in a play
    part; character; persona; theatrical role.
    • she played the part of Desdemona

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gish

  • noun United States film actress who appeared in films by D. W. Griffith (1896-1993)
    Lillian Gish.

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tracy

  • noun United States film actor who appeared in many films with Katharine Hepburn (1900-1967)
    Spencer Tracy.

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president_cleveland

  • noun 22nd and 24th President of the United States (1837-1908)
    Stephen Grover Cleveland; Grover Cleveland; Cleveland.

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pantomime

  • noun a performance using gestures and body movements without words
    mime; dumb show.
  • verb act out without words but with gestures and bodily movements only
    mime.
    • The acting students mimed eating an apple

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album

  • noun one or more recordings issued together; originally released on 12-inch phonograph records (usually with attractive record covers) and later on cassette audiotape and compact disc
    record album.
  • noun a book of blank pages with pockets or envelopes; for organizing photographs or stamp collections etc

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charles_hardin_holley

  • noun United States rock star (1936-1959)
    Holly; Buddy Holly.

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star

  • noun (astronomy) a celestial body of hot gases that radiates energy derived from thermonuclear reactions in the interior
  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    mavin; champion; ace; genius; wizard; sensation; virtuoso; maven; adept; whiz; superstar; hotshot; whizz; wiz.

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lyndon_johnson

  • noun 36th President of the United States; was elected vice president and succeeded Kennedy when Kennedy was assassinated (1908-1973)
    Johnson; Lyndon Baines Johnson; President Johnson; LBJ; President Lyndon Johnson.

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presidential_term

  • noun the tenure of a president
    administration; presidency.
    • things were quiet during the Eisenhower administration

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united_states_president

  • noun the person who holds the office of head of state of the United States government
    President; President of the United States; Chief Executive.
    • the President likes to jog every morning

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edward_goldenberg_robinson

  • noun United States film actor noted for playing gangster roles (1893-1973)
    Edward G. Robinson; Robinson.

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mitchum

  • noun United States film actor (1917-1997)
    Robert Mitchum.

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robert_de_niro

  • noun United States film actor who frequently plays tough characters (born 1943)
    De Niro.

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bankhead

  • noun uninhibited United States actress (1903-1968)
    Tallulah Bankhead.

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president_lyndon_johnson

  • noun 36th President of the United States; was elected vice president and succeeded Kennedy when Kennedy was assassinated (1908-1973)
    Johnson; Lyndon Johnson; Lyndon Baines Johnson; President Johnson; LBJ.

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chuck_berry

  • noun United States rock singer (born in 1931)
    Berry; Charles Edward Berry.

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robinson

  • noun English chemist noted for his studies of molecular structures in plants (1886-1975)
    Robert Robinson; Sir Robert Robinson.
  • noun United States prizefighter who won the world middleweight championship five times and the world welterweight championship once (1921-1989)
    Sugar Ray Robinson; Walker Smith; Ray Robinson.

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president_franklin_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; Roosevelt; FDR; Franklin Delano Roosevelt; Franklin Roosevelt.

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langtry

  • noun British actress and mistress of the prince who later became Edward VII (1853-1929)
    Emilie Charlotte le Breton; Jersey Lillie; Lillie Langtry.

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gielgud

  • noun English actor of Shakespearean roles who was also noted for appearances in films (1904-2000)
    Arthur John Gielgud; Sir John Gielgud.

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scott

  • noun award-winning United States film actor (1928-1999)
    George C. Scott.
  • noun English explorer who reached the South Pole just a month after Amundsen; he and his party died on the return journey (1868-1912)
    Robert Scott; Robert Falcon Scott.

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bogart

  • noun United States film actor (1899-1957)
    Humphrey DeForest Bogart; Humphrey Bogart.

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humphrey_bogart

  • noun United States film actor (1899-1957)
    Humphrey DeForest Bogart; Bogart.

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streep

  • noun United States film actress (born in 1949)
    Meryl Streep.

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sir_laurence_kerr_olivier

  • noun English actor best know for his Shakespearean roles (1907-1989)
    Baron Olivier of Birghton; Laurence Olivier; Olivier.

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