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gerard_depardieu

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

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robert_edward_lee

  • noun American general who led the Confederate Armies in the American Civil War (1807-1870)
    Robert E. Lee; Lee.

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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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paul_von_hindenburg

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

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fusilier

  • noun (formerly) a British infantryman armed with a light flintlock musket

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j._e._johnston

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

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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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charles_de_gaulle

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

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vinegar_joe_stilwell

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

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bolivar

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

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american_revolutionary_leader

  • noun a nationalist leader in the American Revolution and in the creation of the United States

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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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bayard

  • noun French soldier said to be fearless and chivalrous (1473-1524)
    Pierre de Terrail; Chevalier de Bayard; Seigneur de Bayard; Pierre Terrail.

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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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rta

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capra

  • noun United States film maker (1897-1991)
    Frank Capra.
  • noun goats
    genus Capra.

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natalie_wood

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

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striptease_artist

  • noun a performer who provides erotic entertainment by undressing to music
    ecdysiast; exotic dancer; striptease; stripteaser; peeler; stripper.

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barbra_joan_streisand

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

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muhammad_ali

  • noun Albanian soldier in the service of Turkey who was made viceroy of Egypt and took control away from the Ottoman Empire and established Egypt as a modern state (1769-1849)
    Mohammed Ali; Mehemet Ali.
  • noun United States prizefighter who won the world heavyweight championship three times (born in 1942)
    Cassius Clay; Cassius Marcellus Clay; Ali.

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gustav_hertz

  • noun German physicist who with James Franck proved the existence of the stationary energy states postulated by Bohr (1887-1975)
    Gustav Ludwig Hertz; Hertz.

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turbid

  • adjective satellite (of liquids) clouded as with sediment
    murky; muddy; mirky; cloudy.
    • a cloudy liquid
    • muddy coffee
    • murky waters

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wajda

  • noun Polish filmmaker (born in 1929)
    Andrzej Wajda.

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santa_anna

  • noun Mexican general who tried to crush the Texas revolt and who lost battles to Winfield Scott and Zachary Taylor in the Mexican War (1795-1876)
    Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna; Santa Ana; Antonio Lopez de Santa Ana.

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daniel_morgan

  • noun soldier in the American Revolution who defeated the British in the battle of Cowpens, South Carolina (1736-1802)
    Morgan.

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hopkinson

  • noun American Revolutionary leader and patriot; a signer of the Declaration of Independence (1737-1791)
    Francis Hopkinson.

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john_wayne

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

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reserve

  • noun formality and propriety of manner
    modesty.
  • noun something kept back or saved for future use or a special purpose
    stockpile; backlog.

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grenadier

  • noun an infantryman equipped with grenades
    grenade thrower.
  • noun deep-sea fish with a large head and body and long tapering tail
    rattail fish; rattail.

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samuel_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; Adams.

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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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crest

  • noun the top line of a hill, mountain, or wave
  • noun the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill)
    crown; top; tip; summit; peak.
    • the view from the peak was magnificent
    • they clambered to the tip of Monadnock
    • the region is a few molecules wide at the summit

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antigonus_cyclops

  • noun a general of Alexander the Great and king of Macedonia; lost one eye; killed in a battle at Ipsus (382-301 BC)
    Monophthalmos; Antigonus.

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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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division

  • noun an army unit large enough to sustain combat
    • two infantry divisions were held in reserve
  • noun one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole
    section; part.
    • the written part of the exam
    • the finance section of the company
    • the BBC's engineering division

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thomas_j._hanks

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

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marie_goeppert_mayer

  • noun United States physicist (born in Germany) noted for her research on the structure of the atom (1906-1972)
    Mayer.

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thomas_j._jackson

  • noun general in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War whose troops at the first Battle of Bull Run stood like a stone wall (1824-1863)
    Thomas Jackson; Stonewall Jackson; Jackson; Thomas Jonathan Jackson.

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yeast

  • noun a commercial leavening agent containing yeast cells; used to raise the dough in making bread and for fermenting beer or whiskey
    barm.
  • noun any of various single-celled fungi that reproduce asexually by budding or division

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gaius_flaminius

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

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hancock

  • noun American revolutionary patriot who was president of the Continental Congress; was the first signer of the Declaration of Independence (1737-1793)
    John Hancock.

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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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wave

  • noun one of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid (especially across a large body of water)
    moving ridge.
  • noun a movement like that of a sudden occurrence or increase in a specified phenomenon
    • a wave of settlers
    • troops advancing in waves

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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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mohammed_ali

  • noun Albanian soldier in the service of Turkey who was made viceroy of Egypt and took control away from the Ottoman Empire and established Egypt as a modern state (1769-1849)
    Muhammad Ali; Mehemet Ali.

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henry_laurens

  • noun leader of the American Revolution and president of the Continental Congress (1724-1792)
    Laurens.

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hannibal

  • noun general who commanded the Carthaginian army in the second Punic War; crossed the Alps and defeated the Romans but was recalled to defend Carthage and was defeated (247-182 BC)
  • noun a town in northeast Missouri on the Mississippi River; boyhood home of Mark Twain

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wind

  • noun air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure
    air current; current of air.
    • trees bent under the fierce winds
    • when there is no wind, row
    • the radioactivity was being swept upwards by the air current and out into the atmosphere
  • noun a tendency or force that influences events
    • the winds of change

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chaplin

  • noun English comedian and film maker; portrayed a downtrodden little man in baggy pants and bowler hat (1889-1977)
    Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin; Charlie Chaplin.

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smuts

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

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tallulah_bankhead

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

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demetrius_poliorcetes

  • noun son of Antigonus Cyclops and king of Macedonia; he and his father were defeated at the battle of Ipsus (337-283 BC)
    Demetrius I; Demetrius.

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general_charles_de_gaulle

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

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lunt

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

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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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el_caudillo

  • noun Spanish general whose armies took control of Spain in 1939 and who ruled as a dictator until his death (1892-1975)
    Francisco Franco; General Franco; Franco.

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war_machine

  • noun the military forces of a nation
    armed forces; military; armed services; military machine.
    • their military is the largest in the region
    • the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker

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cockcroft

  • noun British physicist who (with Ernest Walton in 1931) first split an atom (1897-1967)
    Sir John Douglas Cockcroft; Sir John Cockcroft.

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caesar

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

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jacques_tati

  • noun French filmmaker (1908-1982)
    Jacques Tatischeff; Tati.

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napoleon

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

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sir_peter_ustinov

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

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howard_robard_hughes

  • noun United States industrialist who was an aviator and a film producer; during the last years of his life he was a total recluse (1905-1976)
    Hughes; Howard Hughes.

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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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massachusetts

  • noun a state in New England; one of the original 13 colonies
    MA; Old Colony; Bay State.
  • noun a member of the Algonquian people who formerly lived around Massachusetts Bay
    Massachuset.

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cornelia_otis_skinner

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

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griffith

  • noun United States film maker who was the first to use flashbacks and fade-outs (1875-1948)
    D. W. Griffith; David Lewelyn Wark Griffith.

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frisch

  • noun British physicist (born in Austria) who with Lise Meitner recognized that Otto Hahn had produced a new kind of nuclear reaction which they named nuclear fission; Frisch described the explosive potential of a chain nuclear reaction (1904-1979)
    Otto Robert Frisch; Otto Frisch.
  • noun Norwegian economist noted for his work in econometrics (1895-1973)
    Ragnar Frisch; Ragnar Anton Kittil Frisch.

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poilu

  • noun a French soldier (especially in World War I)
  • noun thick stew made of rice and chicken and small game; southern U.S.
    chicken purloo; purloo.

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lean

  • noun the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical
    tilt; list; leaning; inclination.
    • the tower had a pronounced tilt
    • the ship developed a list to starboard
    • he walked with a heavy inclination to the right
  • verb to incline or bend from a vertical position
    tilt; tip; slant; angle.
    • She leaned over the banister

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david_o._selznick

  • noun United States filmmaker noted for his film adaptations of popular novels (1902-1965)
    David Oliver Selznick; Selznick.

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lady_peel

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

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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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chiang_kai-shek

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

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meitner

  • noun Swedish physicist (born in Austria) who worked in the field of radiochemistry with Otto Hahn and formulated the concept of nuclear fission with Otto Frisch (1878-1968)
    Lise Meitner.

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powell

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

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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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sir_henry_percy

  • noun English soldier killed in a rebellion against Henry IV (1364-1403)
    Percy; Harry Hotspur; Hotspur.

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unknown_soldier

  • noun an unidentified soldier whose body is honored as a memorial

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john_hancock

  • noun American revolutionary patriot who was president of the Continental Congress; was the first signer of the Declaration of Independence (1737-1793)
    Hancock.
  • noun a person's own signature
    autograph.

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seleucus_i

  • noun Macedonian general who accompanied Alexander the Great into Asia; founded a line of kings who reigned in Asia Minor until 65 BC (358-281 BC)
    Seleucus I Nicator; Seleucus.

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reb

  • noun `Johnny' was applied as a nickname for Confederate soldiers by the Federal soldiers in the American Civil War; `greyback' derived from their grey Confederate uniforms
    Johnny Reb; greyback; Rebel; Johnny.

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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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blue

  • noun blue color or pigment; resembling the color of the clear sky in the daytime
    blueness.
    • he had eyes of bright blue
  • noun blue clothing
    • she was wearing blue

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georgi_zhukov

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

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sam_goldwyn

  • noun United States film maker (born in Poland) who founded his own film company and later merged with Louis B. Mayer (1882-1974)
    Samuel Goldwyn; Goldwyn.

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nevada

  • noun a state in the southwestern United States
    Silver State; Battle Born State; NV; Sagebrush State.

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niels_henrik_david_bohr

  • noun Danish physicist who studied atomic structure and radiations; the Bohr theory of the atom accounted for the spectrum of hydrogen (1885-1962)
    Niels Bohr; Bohr.

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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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caesarean

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

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sherman

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

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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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minuteman

  • noun an American militiaman prior to and during the American Revolution
  • noun a strategic weapon system using a guided missile of intercontinental range; missiles are equipped with nuclear warheads and dispersed in hardened silos

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foot_soldier

  • noun fights on foot with small arms
    infantryman; footslogger; marcher.
  • noun an assistant subject to the authority or control of another
    subordinate; underling; subsidiary.

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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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mitchell

  • noun English aeronautical engineer (1895-1937)
    R. J. Mitchell; Reginald Joseph Mitchell.
  • noun United States aviator and general who was an early advocate of military air power (1879-1936)
    Billy Mitchell; William Mitchell.

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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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stilwell

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

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side_arm

  • noun a firearm that is held and fired with one hand
    shooting iron; pistol; handgun.

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histrion

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

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john_huston

  • noun United States film maker born in the United States but an Irish citizen after 1964 (1906-1987)
    Huston.

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robert_e._lee

  • noun American general who led the Confederate Armies in the American Civil War (1807-1870)
    Robert Edward Lee; Lee.

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wilder

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

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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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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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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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plush

  • noun a fabric with a nap that is longer and softer than velvet
  • adjective satellite characterized by extravagance and profusion
    lavish; lush; lucullan; plushy.
    • a lavish buffet
    • a lucullan feast

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akira_kurosawa

  • noun Japanese filmmaker noted for blending Japanese folklore with western styles of acting (1910-1998)
    Kurosawa.

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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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lea

  • noun a unit of length of thread or yarn
  • noun a field covered with grass or herbage and suitable for grazing by livestock
    pasture; pastureland; ley; grazing land.

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ranker

  • noun a commissioned officer who has been promoted from enlisted status
  • noun an enlisted soldier who serves in the ranks of the armed forces

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full

  • noun the time when the Moon is fully illuminated
    full moon; full-of-the-moon; full phase of the moon.
    • the moon is at the full
  • verb beat for the purpose of cleaning and thickening
    • full the cloth

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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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sir_john_douglas_cockcroft

  • noun British physicist who (with Ernest Walton in 1931) first split an atom (1897-1967)
    Cockcroft; Sir John Cockcroft.

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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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omar_nelson_bradley

  • noun United States general who played an important role in the Allied victory in World War II (1893-1981)
    Bradley; Omar Bradley.

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uncle_joe

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

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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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steve_martin

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

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russell

  • noun United States religious leader who founded the sect that is now called Jehovah's Witnesses (1852-1916)
    Charles Taze Russell.
  • noun English film director (born in 1927)
    Henry Kenneth Alfred Russell; Ken Russell.

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godard

  • noun French film maker influenced by surrealism; early work explored the documentary use of film; noted for innovative techniques (born in 1930)
    Jean Luc Godard.

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tom_paine

  • noun American Revolutionary leader and pamphleteer (born in England) who supported the American colonist's fight for independence and supported the French Revolution (1737-1809)
    Paine; Thomas Paine.

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feynman

  • noun United States physicist who contributed to the theory of the interaction of photons and electrons (1918-1988)
    Richard Feynman; Richard Phillips Feynman.

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hanzi

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pate

  • noun liver or meat or fowl finely minced or ground and variously seasoned
  • noun the top of the head
    crown; poll.

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clay

  • noun a very fine-grained soil that is plastic when moist but hard when fired
  • noun water soaked soil; soft wet earth
    mud.

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pantomimer

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

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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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bushwhacker

  • noun a disparaging term for an unsophisticated person
    hillbilly.
  • noun a Confederate guerrilla during the American Civil War

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ingrid_bergman

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

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change

  • noun an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another
    modification; alteration.
    • the change was intended to increase sales
    • this storm is certainly a change for the worse
    • the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago
  • noun a relational difference between states; especially between states before and after some event
    • he attributed the change to their marriage

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warner

  • noun United States filmmaker who with his brothers founded the movie studio that produced the first talking picture (1881-1958)
    Charles Dudley Warner.
  • noun someone who gives a warning to others

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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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john_witherspoon

  • noun American Revolutionary leader and educator (born in Scotland) who signed of the Declaration of Independence and was president of the college that became Princeton University (1723-1794)
    Witherspoon.

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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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clark

  • noun United States explorer who (with Meriwether Lewis) led an expedition from St. Louis to the mouth of the Columbia River; Clark was responsible for making maps of the area (1770-1838)
    William Clark.
  • noun United States general who was Allied commander in Africa and Italy in World War II and was commander of the United Nations forces in Korea (1896-1984)
    Mark Wayne Clark; Mark Clark.

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duc_d'elchingen

  • noun French marshal in the Napoleonic Wars (1769-1815)
    Michel Ney; Ney.

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trumbull

  • noun American Revolutionary leader who as governor of Connecticut provided supplies for the Continental Army (1710-1785)
    Jonathan Trumbull.
  • noun American painter of historical scenes (1756-1843)
    John Trumbull.

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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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gaius_julius_caesar

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

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upper_side

  • noun the highest or uppermost side of anything
    upside; top; top side.
    • put your books on top of the desk
    • only the top side of the box was painted

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percy

  • noun United States writer whose novels explored human alienation (1916-1990)
    Walker Percy.
  • noun English soldier killed in a rebellion against Henry IV (1364-1403)
    Sir Henry Percy; Harry Hotspur; Hotspur.

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born

  • noun British nuclear physicist (born in Germany) honored for his contributions to quantum mechanics (1882-1970)
    Max Born.
  • verb have
    bear.
    • bear a resemblance
    • bear a signature

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base

  • noun installation from which a military force initiates operations
    base of operations.
    • the attack wiped out our forward bases
  • noun lowest support of a structure
    foundation; substructure; groundwork; understructure; fundament; foot.
    • it was built on a base of solid rock
    • he stood at the foot of the tower

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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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thomas_paine

  • noun American Revolutionary leader and pamphleteer (born in England) who supported the American colonist's fight for independence and supported the French Revolution (1737-1809)
    Paine; Tom Paine.

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smoke

  • noun a cloud of fine particles suspended in a gas
    fume.
  • noun a hot vapor containing fine particles of carbon being produced by combustion
    smoking.
    • the fire produced a tower of black smoke that could be seen for miles

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tragedienne

  • noun an actress who specializes in tragic roles

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military

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

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thomas_edward_lawrence

  • 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)
    T. E. Lawrence; Lawrence of Arabia; Lawrence.

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wallenstein

  • noun Austrian general who fought for the Hapsburgs during the Thirty Years' War (1583-1634)
    Albrecht Eusebius Wenzel von Wallenstein.

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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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xenophon

  • noun Greek general and historian; student of Socrates (430-355 BC)

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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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leeward

  • noun the direction in which the wind is blowing
  • noun the side of something that is sheltered from the wind
    lee side; lee.

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jean_cocteau

  • noun French writer and film maker who worked in many artistic media (1889-1963)
    Cocteau.

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quincy

  • noun American patriot who presented the colonists' grievances to the English king (1744-1775)
    Josiah Quincy.

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family

  • noun a social unit living together
    house; household; menage; home.
    • he moved his family to Virginia
    • It was a good Christian household
    • I waited until the whole house was asleep
    • the teacher asked how many people made up his home
  • noun primary social group; parents and children
    family unit.
    • he wanted to have a good job before starting a family

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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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licinius_lucullus

  • noun Roman general famous for self-indulgence and giving lavish banquets (circa 110-57 BC)
    Lucius Licinius Lucullus; Lucullus.

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humphrey_deforest_bogart

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

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richard_henry_lee

  • noun leader of the American Revolution who proposed the resolution calling for independence of the American Colonies (1732-1794)
    Lee.

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private

  • noun an enlisted man of the lowest rank in the Army or Marines
    common soldier; buck private.
    • our prisoner was just a private and knew nothing of value
  • adjective confined to particular persons or groups or providing privacy
    • a private place
    • private discussions
    • private lessons
    • a private club
    • a private secretary
    • private property
    • the former President is now a private citizen
    • public figures struggle to maintain a private life

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zhukov

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

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carabinier

  • noun a soldier (historically a mounted soldier) who is armed with a carbine
    carabineer; carbineer.

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sam_houston

  • noun United States politician and military leader who fought to gain independence for Texas from Mexico and to make it a part of the United States (1793-1863)
    Samuel Houston; Houston.

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undress

  • noun partial or complete nakedness
    • a state of undress
  • verb get undressed
    uncase; peel; strip down; strip; unclothe; disrobe; discase.
    • please don't undress in front of everybody!
    • She strips in front of strangers every night for a living

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lucius_licinius_luculus

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

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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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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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morgan

  • noun United States anthropologist who studied the Seneca (1818-1881)
    Lewis Henry Morgan.
  • noun United States biologist who formulated the chromosome theory of heredity (1866-1945)
    Thomas Hunt Morgan.

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charles_dudley_warner

  • noun United States filmmaker who with his brothers founded the movie studio that produced the first talking picture (1881-1958)
    Warner.

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forefront

  • noun the part in the front or nearest the viewer
    head.
    • he was in the forefront
    • he was at the head of the column
  • noun the position of greatest importance or advancement; the leading position in any movement or field
    vanguard; cutting edge.
    • the Cotswolds were once at the forefront of woollen manufacturing in England
    • the idea of motion was always to the forefront of his mind and central to his philosophy

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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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james_neville_mason

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

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dame_alice_ellen_terry

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

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rose_louise_hovick

  • noun United States striptease artist who became famous on Broadway in the 1930s (1914-1970)
    Lee; Gypsy Rose Lee.

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alfred_joseph_hitchcock

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

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troops

  • noun soldiers collectively
    soldiery; military personnel.
  • noun a group of soldiers
    troop.

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shelton_jackson_lee

  • noun United States filmmaker whose works explore the richness of black culture in America (born in 1957)
    Spike Lee; Lee.

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bernhardt

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

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paul_revere

  • noun American silversmith remembered for his midnight ride (celebrated in a poem by Longfellow) to warn the colonists in Lexington and Concord that British troops were coming (1735-1818)
    Revere.

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zinnemann

  • noun United States filmmaker (born in Austria) (1907-1997)
    Fred Zinnemann.

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arms

  • noun weapons considered collectively
    weapons system; weaponry; implements of war; munition.
  • noun the official symbols of a family, state, etc.
    coat of arms; blazon; blazonry.

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sinatra

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

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paul_adrien_maurice_dirac

  • noun English theoretical physicist who applied relativity theory to quantum mechanics and predicted the existence of antimatter and the positron (1902-1984)
    Dirac.

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plod

  • noun the act of walking with a slow heavy gait
    plodding.
    • I could recognize his plod anywhere
  • verb walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud
    footslog; tramp; trudge; slog; pad.
    • Mules plodded in a circle around a grindstone

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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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cyrano_de_bergerac

  • noun a French soldier and dramatist remembered chiefly for fighting many duels (often over the size of his nose); was immortalized in 1897 in a play by Edmond Rostand (1619-1655)
    Savinien Cyrano de Bergerac.

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m3

  • noun a measure of the money supply; M2 plus deposits at institutions that are not banks (such as savings and loan associations)

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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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rhee

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samuel_houston

  • noun United States politician and military leader who fought to gain independence for Texas from Mexico and to make it a part of the United States (1793-1863)
    Houston; Sam Houston.

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franco

  • noun Spanish general whose armies took control of Spain in 1939 and who ruled as a dictator until his death (1892-1975)
    Francisco Franco; General Franco; El Caudillo.

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korda

  • noun British filmmaker (born in Hungary) (1893-1956)
    Sir Alexander Korda; Sandor Kellner.

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guardsman

  • noun a soldier who is a member of a unit called `the guard' or `guards'

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napoleon_i

  • noun French general who became emperor of the French (1769-1821)
    Little Corporal; Bonaparte; Napoleon; Napoleon Bonaparte.

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spear_carrier

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

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vine

  • noun a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface

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club

  • noun a team of professional baseball players who play and travel together
    nine; baseball club; ball club.
    • each club played six home games with teams in its own division
  • noun a formal association of people with similar interests
    guild; society; social club; gild; lodge; order.
    • he joined a golf club
    • they formed a small lunch society
    • men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today

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grenade_thrower

  • noun an infantryman equipped with grenades
    grenadier.

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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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bilge

  • noun water accumulated in the bilge of a ship
    bilge water.
  • noun where the sides of the vessel curve in to form the bottom

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quentin_tarantino

  • noun United States filmmaker (born in 1963)
    Tarantino; Quentin Jerome Tarantino.

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ernst_lubitsch

  • noun German filmmaker of sophisticated comedies (1892-1947)
    Lubitsch.

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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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1st_viscount_montgomery_of_alamein

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

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baron_clive_of_plassey

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

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steven_spielberg

  • noun United States filmmaker (born in 1947)
    Spielberg.

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beam-ends

  • noun (nautical) at the ends of the transverse deck beams of a vessel
    • on her beam-ends" means heeled over on the side so that the deck is almost vertical

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military_reserve

  • noun armed forces that are not on active duty but can be called in an emergency
    reserve.

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leesy

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salomon

  • noun American financier and American Revolutionary War patriot who helped fund the army during the American Revolution (1740?-1785)
    Haym Salomon.

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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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wigner

  • noun United States physicist (born in Hungary) noted for his work on the structure of the atom and its nucleus (1902-1995)
    Eugene Wigner; Eugene Paul Wigner.

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andrei_dimitrievich_sakharov

  • noun Soviet physicist and dissident; helped develop the first Russian hydrogen bomb; advocated nuclear disarmament and campaigned for human rights (1921-1989)
    Andrei Sakharov; Sakharov.

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john_churchill

  • noun English general considered one of the greatest generals in history (1650-1722)
    Duke of Marlborough; Churchill; First Duke of Marlborough.

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cornwallis

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

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goodyear

  • noun United States inventor of vulcanized rubber (1800-1860)
    Charles Goodyear.

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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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de_sica

  • noun Italian film maker (1901-1974)
    Vittorio De Sica.

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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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peter_o'toole

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

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leigh

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

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henry_kenneth_alfred_russell

  • noun English film director (born in 1927)
    Russell; Ken Russell.

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new_hampshire

  • noun a state in New England; one of the original 13 colonies
    NH; Granite State.
  • noun one of the British colonies that formed the United States

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john_joseph_pershing

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

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young

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

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strip_show

  • noun a form of erotic entertainment in which a dancer gradually undresses to music
    striptease; strip.
    • she did a strip right in front of everyone

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grenade

  • noun a small explosive bomb thrown by hand or fired from a missile

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santa_ana

  • noun a strong hot dry wind that blows in winter from the deserts of southern California toward the Pacific Coast
  • noun Mexican general who tried to crush the Texas revolt and who lost battles to Winfield Scott and Zachary Taylor in the Mexican War (1795-1876)
    Santa Anna; Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna; Antonio Lopez de Santa Ana.

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chiang_chung-cheng

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

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theatrical

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

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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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donald_glaser

  • noun United States physicist who invented the bubble chamber to study subatomic particles (born in 1926)
    Glaser; Donald Arthur Glaser.

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stream

  • noun a natural body of running water flowing on or under the earth
    watercourse.
  • noun dominant course (suggestive of running water) of successive events or ideas
    current; flow.
    • two streams of development run through American history
    • stream of consciousness
    • the flow of thought
    • the current of history

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play-actor

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

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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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demetrius_i

  • noun son of Antigonus Cyclops and king of Macedonia; he and his father were defeated at the battle of Ipsus (337-283 BC)
    Demetrius; Demetrius Poliorcetes.

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billy_wilder

  • noun United States filmmaker (born in Austria) whose dark humor infused many of the films he made (1906-2002)
    Samuel Wilder; Wilder.

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green_beret

  • noun a soldier who is a member of the United States Army Special Forces

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paterson

  • noun American Revolutionary leader (born in Ireland) who was a member of the Constitutional Convention (1745-1806)
    William Patterson.
  • noun a city of northeastern New Jersey

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sir_arthur_travers_harris

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

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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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clothing

  • noun a covering designed to be worn on a person's body
    habiliment; wear; vesture; wearable; article of clothing.
  • verb provide with clothes or put clothes on
    enclothe; garment; fit out; garb; raiment; apparel; habilitate; dress; tog; clothe.
    • Parents must feed and dress their child

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a._e._burnside

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

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judy_garland

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

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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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broglie

  • noun French nuclear physicist who generalized the wave-particle duality by proposing that particles of matter exhibit wavelike properties (1892-1987)
    de Broglie; Louis Victor de Broglie.

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end

  • noun either extremity of something that has length
    terminal.
    • the end of the pier
    • she knotted the end of the thread
    • they rode to the end of the line
    • the terminals of the anterior arches of the fornix
  • noun the point in time at which something ends
    ending.
    • the end of the year
    • the ending of warranty period

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la_fayette

  • noun French soldier who served under George Washington in the American Revolution (1757-1834)
    Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier; Marquis de Lafayette; Lafayette.

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chevalier_de_bayard

  • noun French soldier said to be fearless and chivalrous (1473-1524)
    Pierre de Terrail; Bayard; Seigneur de Bayard; Pierre Terrail.

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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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footslogger

  • noun fights on foot with small arms
    infantryman; foot soldier; marcher.

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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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hampshire

  • noun a county of southern England on the English Channel
  • noun British breed of hornless dark-faced domestic sheep
    Hampshire down.

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wave

  • noun one of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid (especially across a large body of water)
    moving ridge.
  • noun a movement like that of a sudden occurrence or increase in a specified phenomenon
    • a wave of settlers
    • troops advancing in waves

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machine

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

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flank

  • noun the side of military or naval formation
    wing.
    • they attacked the enemy's right flank
  • noun a subfigure consisting of a side of something

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general_franco

  • noun Spanish general whose armies took control of Spain in 1939 and who ruled as a dictator until his death (1892-1975)
    Francisco Franco; Franco; El Caudillo.

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douglas_fairbanks_jr.

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

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dayan

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

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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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ethel_waters

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

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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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fighting_joe_hooker

  • noun United States general in the Union Army who was defeated at Chancellorsville by Robert E. Lee (1814-1879)
    Joseph Hooker; Hooker.

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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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military_machine

  • noun the military forces of a nation
    armed forces; military; armed services; war machine.
    • their military is the largest in the region
    • the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker

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compton

  • noun United States physicist noted for research on x-rays and gamma rays and nuclear energy; his observation that X-rays behave like miniature bowling balls in their interactions with electrons provided evidence for the quantal nature of light (1892-1962)
    Arthur Holly Compton; Arthur Compton.

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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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anthony_wayne

  • noun American general during the American Revolution (1745-1796)
    Mad Anthony Wayne; Wayne.

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omar_bradley

  • noun United States general who played an important role in the Allied victory in World War II (1893-1981)
    Bradley; Omar Nelson Bradley.

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clausewitz

  • noun Prussian general and military theorist who proposed a doctrine of total war and war as an extension of diplomacy (1780-1831)
    Karl von Clausewitz.

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sophia_loren

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

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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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agricola

  • noun Roman general who was governor of Britain and extended Roman rule north to the Firth of Forth (37-93)
    Gnaeus Julius Agricola.

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back_end

  • noun the side of an object that is opposite its front
    backside; rear.
    • his room was toward the rear of the hotel

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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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united

  • adjective characterized by unity; being or joined into a single entity
    • presented a united front
  • verb act in concert or unite in a common purpose or belief
    unify; unite.

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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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churchill

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

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otto_robert_frisch

  • noun British physicist (born in Austria) who with Lise Meitner recognized that Otto Hahn had produced a new kind of nuclear reaction which they named nuclear fission; Frisch described the explosive potential of a chain nuclear reaction (1904-1979)
    Otto Frisch; Frisch.

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stevens

  • noun United States psychologist and psychophysicist who proposed Stevens' power law to replace Fechner's law (1906-1973)
    Smitty Stevens; S. Smith Stevens; Stanley Smith Stevens.
  • noun United States poet (1879-1955)
    Wallace Stevens.

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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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shirley_temple

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

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highlander

  • noun a soldier in a Scottish regiment from the Highlands
  • noun a native of the Highlands of Scotland
    Highland Scot; Scottish Highlander.

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dreggish

Foul with lees; feculent. Harvey.

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superior_general

  • noun the head of a religious order or congregation
    general.

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douglas_macarthur

  • noun United States general who served as chief of staff and commanded Allied forces in the South Pacific during World War II; he accepted the surrender of Japan (1880-1964)
    MacArthur.

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shore

  • noun the land along the edge of a body of water
  • noun a beam or timber that is propped against a structure to provide support
    shoring.

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peron

  • noun Argentine soldier who became president of Argentina (1895-1974)
    Juan Domingo Peron.

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upside

  • noun the highest or uppermost side of anything
    top; upper side; top side.
    • put your books on top of the desk
    • only the top side of the box was painted

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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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hugh_dowding

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

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murray_gell-mann

  • noun United States physicist noted for his studies of subatomic particles (born in 1929)
    Gell-Mann.

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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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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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kieslowski

  • noun Polish filmmaker who made ten films based on the Ten Commandments (1941-1996)
    Krzysztof Kieslowski.

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paine

  • noun American Revolutionary leader and signer of the Declaration of Independence (1731-1814)
    Robert Treat Paine.
  • noun American Revolutionary leader and pamphleteer (born in England) who supported the American colonist's fight for independence and supported the French Revolution (1737-1809)
    Thomas Paine; Tom Paine.

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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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harry_hotspur

  • noun English soldier killed in a rebellion against Henry IV (1364-1403)
    Percy; Sir Henry Percy; Hotspur.

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juan_domingo_peron

  • noun Argentine soldier who became president of Argentina (1895-1974)
    Peron.

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pierre_de_terrail

  • noun French soldier said to be fearless and chivalrous (1473-1524)
    Chevalier de Bayard; Bayard; Seigneur de Bayard; Pierre Terrail.

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black_jack_pershing

  • noun United States general who commanded the American forces in Europe during World War I (1860-1948)
    Pershing; John Joseph Pershing.

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stripper

  • noun a chemical compound used to remove paint or varnish
  • noun a worker who strips the stems from moistened tobacco leaves and binds the leaves together into books
    sprigger; stemmer.

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plushy

  • adjective satellite (of textures) resembling plush
    plush-like.
  • adjective satellite characterized by extravagance and profusion
    lavish; lush; lucullan; plush.
    • a lavish buffet
    • a lucullan feast

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place_name

  • noun the name by which a geographical place is known
    toponym.

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rearward

  • noun direction toward the rear
    • his outfit marched to the rearward of the tank divisions
  • adjective satellite located in or toward the back or rear
    rear.
    • the chair's rear legs
    • the rear door of the plane
    • on the rearward side

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underside

  • noun the lower side of anything
    undersurface; bottom.

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montgomery

  • noun Canadian novelist (1874-1942)
    Lucy Maud Montgomery; L. M. Montgomery.
  • noun English general during World War II; won victories over Rommel in North Africa and led British ground forces in the invasion of Normandy (1887-1976)
    Sir Bernard Law Montgomery; Bernard Law Montgomery; 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein.

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top

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

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foehn

  • noun a warm dry wind that blows down the northern slopes of the Alps
    fohn.

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point_man

  • noun someone who is the forefront of an important enterprise
    • he is the president's point man on economic issues
  • noun a soldier who goes ahead of a patrol

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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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playactor

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

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hooker

  • noun United States general in the Union Army who was defeated at Chancellorsville by Robert E. Lee (1814-1879)
    Joseph Hooker; Fighting Joe Hooker.
  • noun English theologian (1554-1600)
    Richard Hooker.

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cromwell

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

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saxe

  • noun a French marshal who distinguished himself in the War of the Austrian Succession (1696-1750)
    Marshal Saxe; Hermann Maurice Saxe; comte de Saxe.
  • noun an area in Germany around the upper Elbe river; the original home of the Saxons
    Sachsen; Saxony.

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new_waver

  • noun a film maker who follows New Wave ideas

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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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dregginess

Fullness of dregs or lees; foulness; feculence.

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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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sir_alfred_hitchcock

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

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bernard_law_montgomery

  • noun English general during World War II; won victories over Rommel in North Africa and led British ground forces in the invasion of Normandy (1887-1976)
    Sir Bernard Law Montgomery; 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein; Montgomery.

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bomber_harris

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

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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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li

  • noun a soft silver-white univalent element of the alkali metal group; the lightest metal known; occurs in several minerals
    lithium; atomic number 3.
  • noun Chinese distance measure; approximately 0.5 kilometers

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soldierly

  • adjective satellite (of persons) befitting a warrior
    soldierlike; warriorlike; martial.
    • a military bearing

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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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sarah_bernhardt

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

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harris

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

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benjamin_franklin

  • noun printer whose success as an author led him to take up politics; he helped draw up the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution; he played a major role in the American Revolution and negotiated French support for the colonists; as a scientist he is remembered particularly for his research in electricity (1706-1790)
    Franklin.

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first_duke_of_marlborough

  • noun English general considered one of the greatest generals in history (1650-1722)
    Duke of Marlborough; John Churchill; Churchill.

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blucher

  • noun Prussian general who is remembered for his leadership in the wars against Napoleon (1742-1819)
    von Blucher; Gebhard Leberecht von Blucher; G. L. von Blucher.
  • noun a high shoe with laces over the tongue

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pad

  • noun a number of sheets of paper fastened together along one edge
    pad of paper; tablet.
  • noun the large floating leaf of an aquatic plant (as the water lily)

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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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rex_harrison

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

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transit

  • noun a surveying instrument for measuring horizontal and vertical angles, consisting of a small telescope mounted on a tripod
    theodolite.
  • noun a facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods
    transportation system; transportation.

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lie

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

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gnaeus_pompeius_magnus

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

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flanker

  • noun a back stationed wide of the scrimmage line; used as a pass receiver
    flanker back.
  • noun a soldier who is a member of a detachment assigned to guard the flanks of a military formation

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ernest_thomas_sinton_walton

  • noun Irish physicist who (with Sir John Cockcroft in 1931) first split an atom (1903-1995)
    Ernest Walton; Walton; E. T. S. Walton.

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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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billy_mitchell

  • noun United States aviator and general who was an early advocate of military air power (1879-1936)
    William Mitchell; Mitchell.

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coppola

  • noun United States filmmaker (born in 1939)
    Francis Ford Coppola.

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rush

  • noun the act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner
    hurry; haste; rushing.
    • in his haste to leave he forgot his book
  • noun a sudden forceful flow
    upsurge; spate; surge.

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frontal

  • noun an adornment worn on the forehead
    frontlet.
  • noun a drapery that covers the front of an altar

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full_general

  • noun a general officer of the highest rank
    general.

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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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hussar

  • noun a member of a European light cavalry unit; renowned for elegant dress

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katherine_cornell

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

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pierre_terrail

  • noun French soldier said to be fearless and chivalrous (1473-1524)
    Pierre de Terrail; Chevalier de Bayard; Bayard; Seigneur de Bayard.

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gell-mann

  • noun United States physicist noted for his studies of subatomic particles (born in 1929)
    Murray Gell-Mann.

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emerald

  • noun a green transparent form of beryl; highly valued as a gemstone
  • noun a transparent piece of emerald that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem

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film_maker

  • noun a producer of motion pictures
    film producer; movie maker; filmmaker.

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colin_powell

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

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meryl_streep

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

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patrick_henry

  • noun a leader of the American Revolution and a famous orator who spoke out against British rule of the American colonies (1736-1799)
    Henry.

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people

  • noun (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively
    • old people
    • there were at least 200 people in the audience
  • noun the body of citizens of a state or country
    citizenry.
    • the Spanish people

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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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alcibiades

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

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several

  • adjective satellite (used with count nouns) of an indefinite number more than 2 or 3 but not many
    • several letters came in the mail
    • several people were injured in the accident
  • adjective satellite considered individually
    respective; various.
    • the respective club members
    • specialists in their several fields
    • the various reports all agreed

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world_war_ii

  • noun a war between the Allies (Australia, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czechoslovakia, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Ethiopia, France, Greece, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, India, Iran, Iraq, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Philippines, Poland, South Africa, United Kingdom, United States, USSR, Yugoslavia) and the Axis (Albania, Bulgaria, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Rumania, Slovakia, Thailand) from 1939 to 1945
    World War 2; Second World War.

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josephus

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

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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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defecate

  • verb have a bowel movement
    take a shit; crap; make; stool; ca-ca; take a crap; shit.
    • The dog had made in the flower beds

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scipio_africanus

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

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joseph_hooker

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

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country

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

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janissary

  • noun a loyal supporter
    • every politician has a following of janissaries
  • noun a Turkish soldier

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detroit

  • noun the largest city in Michigan and a major Great Lakes port; center of the United States automobile industry; located in southeastern Michigan on the Detroit river across from Windsor
    Motown; Motor City.

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matinee_idol

  • noun someone who is adored blindly and excessively
    idol.

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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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weather

  • noun the atmospheric conditions that comprise the state of the atmosphere in terms of temperature and wind and clouds and precipitation
    atmospheric condition; conditions; weather condition.
    • they were hoping for good weather
    • every day we have weather conditions and yesterday was no exception
    • the conditions were too rainy for playing in the snow
  • verb face and withstand with courage
    brave out; brave; endure.
    • She braved the elements

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louis

  • noun United States prizefighter who was world heavyweight champion for 12 years (1914-1981)
    Joseph Louis Barrow; Joe Louis.

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sydney_pollack

  • noun United States filmmaker (born in 1934)
    Pollack.

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jack_lemmon

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

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george_edward_pickett

  • noun American Confederate general known for leading a disastrous charge at Gettysburg (1825-1875)
    Pickett.

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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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scipio_africanus_major

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

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striptease

  • noun a performer who provides erotic entertainment by undressing to music
    ecdysiast; exotic dancer; stripteaser; striptease artist; peeler; stripper.
  • noun a form of erotic entertainment in which a dancer gradually undresses to music
    strip show; strip.
    • she did a strip right in front of everyone

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bonaparte

  • noun French general who became emperor of the French (1769-1821)
    Little Corporal; Napoleon I; Napoleon; Napoleon Bonaparte.

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dame_sybil_thorndike

  • noun English actress (1882-1976)
    Thorndike.

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list

  • noun a database containing an ordered array of items (names or topics)
    listing.
  • noun the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical
    tilt; lean; leaning; inclination.
    • the tower had a pronounced tilt
    • the ship developed a list to starboard
    • he walked with a heavy inclination to the right

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fish

  • noun any of various mostly cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates usually having scales and breathing through gills
    • the shark is a large fish
    • in the living room there was a tank of colorful fish
  • noun the flesh of fish used as food
    • in Japan most fish is eaten raw
    • after the scare about foot-and-mouth disease a lot of people started eating fish instead of meat
    • they have a chef who specializes in fish

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strip

  • noun a relatively long narrow piece of something
    • he felt a flat strip of muscle
  • noun artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material
    slip.

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ingmar_bergman

  • noun Swedish film director who used heavy symbolism and explored the psychology of the characters (born 1918)
    Bergman.

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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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francis_hopkinson

  • noun American Revolutionary leader and patriot; a signer of the Declaration of Independence (1737-1791)
    Hopkinson.

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george_lucas

  • noun United States screenwriter and filmmaker (born in 1944)
    Lucas.

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confederate_soldier

  • noun a soldier in the Army of the Confederacy during the American Civil War

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krzysztof_kieslowski

  • noun Polish filmmaker who made ten films based on the Ten Commandments (1941-1996)
    Kieslowski.

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duke_of_wellington

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

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lucius_cornelius_sulla_felix

  • noun Roman general and dictator (138-78 BC)
    Sulla.

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tank_driver

  • noun a soldier who drives a tank
    tanker.

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scipio

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

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james_harold_doolittle

  • noun United States Air Force officer who electrified the world in 1942 by leading a squadron of 16 bombers on a daylight raid over Tokyo (1896-1993)
    Doolittle; Jimmy Doolittle.

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lucas

  • noun United States screenwriter and filmmaker (born in 1944)
    George Lucas.

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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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gebhard_leberecht_von_blucher

  • noun Prussian general who is remembered for his leadership in the wars against Napoleon (1742-1819)
    Blucher; von Blucher; G. L. von Blucher.

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lighthorse_harry_lee

  • noun soldier of the American Revolution (1756-1818)
    Henry Lee; Lee.

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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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seleucus

  • noun Macedonian general who accompanied Alexander the Great into Asia; founded a line of kings who reigned in Asia Minor until 65 BC (358-281 BC)
    Seleucus I Nicator; Seleucus I.

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van

  • noun any creative group active in the innovation and application of new concepts and techniques in a given field (especially in the arts)
    vanguard; avant-garde; new wave.
  • noun the leading units moving at the head of an army
    vanguard.

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trooper

  • noun a soldier in a motorized army unit
    cavalryman.
  • noun a mounted policeman

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marcher

  • noun an inhabitant of a border district
  • noun walks with regular or stately step
    parader.

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marquis_de_lafayette

  • noun French soldier who served under George Washington in the American Revolution (1757-1834)
    La Fayette; Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier; Lafayette.

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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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ernest_walton

  • noun Irish physicist who (with Sir John Cockcroft in 1931) first split an atom (1903-1995)
    Walton; Ernest Thomas Sinton Walton; E. T. S. Walton.

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robert_clive

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

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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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first_duke_of_wellington

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

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goldwyn

  • noun United States film maker (born in Poland) who founded his own film company and later merged with Louis B. Mayer (1882-1974)
    Sam Goldwyn; Samuel Goldwyn.

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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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braxton_bragg

  • noun Confederate general during the American Civil War who was defeated by Grant in the battle of Chattanooga (1817-1876)
    Bragg.

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kosciusko

  • noun Polish patriot and soldier who fought with Americans in the American Revolution (1746-1817)
    Thaddeus Kosciusko; Tadeusz Andrzej Bonawentura Kosciuszko; Kosciuszko.

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robert_morris

  • noun leader of the American Revolution who signed the Declaration of Independence and raised money for the Continental Army (1734-1806)
    Morris.

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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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sir_rex_harrison

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

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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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clive

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

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alfred_hitchcock

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

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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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caesarian

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

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standard

  • noun a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated
    measure; criterion; touchstone.
    • the schools comply with federal standards
    • they set the measure for all subsequent work
  • noun the ideal in terms of which something can be judged
    criterion.
    • they live by the standards of their community

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doolittle

  • noun United States Air Force officer who electrified the world in 1942 by leading a squadron of 16 bombers on a daylight raid over Tokyo (1896-1993)
    James Harold Doolittle; Jimmy Doolittle.

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california

  • noun a state in the western United States on the Pacific; the 3rd largest state; known for earthquakes
    CA; Calif.; Golden State.

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rain

  • noun water falling in drops from vapor condensed in the atmosphere
    rainfall.
  • noun drops of fresh water that fall as precipitation from clouds
    rainwater.

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hideki_yukawa

  • noun Japanese mathematical physicist who proposed that nuclear forces are mediated by massive particles called mesons which are analogous to the photon in mediating electromagnetic forces (1907-1981)
    Yukawa.

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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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samuel_huntington

  • noun American revolutionary leader who signed the Declaration of Independence and was president of the Continental Congress (1731-1796)
    Huntington.

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marine

  • noun a soldier who serves both on shipboard and on land
  • noun a member of the United States Marine Corps
    shipboard soldier; devil dog; leatherneck.

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movie_actor

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

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donald_arthur_glaser

  • noun United States physicist who invented the bubble chamber to study subatomic particles (born in 1926)
    Glaser; Donald Glaser.

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sennett

  • noun United States filmmaker (born in Canada) noted for slapstick movies (1880-1960)
    Mack Sennett.

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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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mark_wayne_clark

  • noun United States general who was Allied commander in Africa and Italy in World War II and was commander of the United Nations forces in Korea (1896-1984)
    Mark Clark; Clark.

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michel_ney

  • noun French marshal in the Napoleonic Wars (1769-1815)
    Duc d'Elchingen; Ney.

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george_gordon_meade

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

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backside

  • noun the side of an object that is opposite its front
    back end; rear.
    • his room was toward the rear of the hotel
  • noun the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
    bum; seat; stern; keister; tail end; prat; bottom; rear end; buns; tail; tush; rump; fanny; ass; behind; tooshie; hind end; posterior; hindquarters; butt; nates; rear; arse; buttocks; derriere; can; fundament.
    • he deserves a good kick in the butt
    • are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?

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julian

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

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peacekeeper

  • noun a member of a military force that is assigned (often with international sanction) to preserve peace in a trouble area
  • noun someone who keeps peace
    • she's the peacekeeper in that family

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leo_szilard

  • noun United States physicist and molecular biologist who helped develop the first atom bomb and later opposed the use of all nuclear weapons (1898-1964)
    Szilard.

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florida

  • noun a state in southeastern United States between the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
    FL; Everglade State; Sunshine State.

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morris

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

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sam_adams

  • noun American Revolutionary leader and patriot; an organizer of the Boston Tea Party and signer of the Declaration of Independence (1722-1803)
    Samuel Adams; Adams.

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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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george_armstrong_custer

  • noun United States general who was killed along with all his command by the Sioux at the Battle of Little Bighorn (1839-1876)
    General Custer; Custer.

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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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top_side

  • noun the highest or uppermost side of anything
    upside; top; upper side.
    • put your books on top of the desk
    • only the top side of the box was painted

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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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huntington

  • noun United States physician who first described Huntington's chorea
    George Huntington.
  • noun American revolutionary leader who signed the Declaration of Independence and was president of the Continental Congress (1731-1796)
    Samuel Huntington.

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comte

  • noun French philosopher remembered as the founder of positivism; he also established sociology as a systematic field of study
    Auguste Comte; Isidore Auguste Marie Francois Comte.

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st.

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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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exotic

  • adjective satellite being or from or characteristic of another place or part of the world
    alien.
    • alien customs
    • exotic plants in a greenhouse
    • exotic cuisine
  • adjective satellite strikingly strange or unusual
    • an exotic hair style
    • protons, neutrons, electrons and all their exotic variants
    • the exotic landscape of a dead planet

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henry_lee

  • noun soldier of the American Revolution (1756-1818)
    Lee; Lighthorse Harry Lee.

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infantryman

  • noun fights on foot with small arms
    foot soldier; footslogger; marcher.

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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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kosciuszko

  • noun Polish patriot and soldier who fought with Americans in the American Revolution (1746-1817)
    Thaddeus Kosciusko; Tadeusz Andrzej Bonawentura Kosciuszko; Kosciusko.

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arthur_compton

  • noun United States physicist noted for research on x-rays and gamma rays and nuclear energy; his observation that X-rays behave like miniature bowling balls in their interactions with electrons provided evidence for the quantal nature of light (1892-1962)
    Arthur Holly Compton; Compton.

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sir_john_cockcroft

  • noun British physicist who (with Ernest Walton in 1931) first split an atom (1897-1967)
    Cockcroft; Sir John Douglas Cockcroft.

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hans_albrecht_bethe

  • noun United States physicist (born in Germany) noted for research in astrophysics and nuclear physics (1906-2005)
    Bethe; Hans Bethe.

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newspaper

  • noun a daily or weekly publication on folded sheets; contains news and articles and advertisements
    paper.
    • he read his newspaper at breakfast
  • noun a business firm that publishes newspapers
    paper; newspaper publisher.
    • Murdoch owns many newspapers

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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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hertz

  • noun the unit of frequency; one hertz has a periodic interval of one second
    Hz; cycles/second; cycle per second; cps; cycle.
  • noun German physicist who was the first to produce electromagnetic waves artificially (1857-1894)
    Heinrich Hertz; Heinrich Rudolph Hertz.

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leading_man

  • noun actor who plays the leading male role

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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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thomas_wentworth_storrow_higginson

  • noun United States writer and soldier who led the first Black regiment in the Union Army (1823-1911)
    Higginson; Thomas Higginson.

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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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sergei_mikhailovich_eisenstein

  • noun Russian film maker who pioneered the use of montage and is considered among the most influential film makers in the history of motion pictures (1898-1948)
    Sergei Eisenstein; Eisenstein.

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andrei_tarkovsky

  • noun Russian filmmaker (1932-1986)
    Andrei Arsenevich Tarkovsky; Tarkovsky.

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general_de_gaulle

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

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anthony

  • noun Roman general under Julius Caesar in the Gallic wars; repudiated his wife for the Egyptian queen Cleopatra; they were defeated by Octavian at Actium (83-30 BC)
    Marcus Antonius; Mark Antony; Antonius; Mark Anthony; Antony.
  • noun United States suffragist (1820-1906)
    Susan Anthony; Susan Brownell Anthony; Susan B. Anthony.

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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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benedict_arnold

  • noun United States general and traitor in the American Revolution; in 1780 his plan to surrender West Point to the British was foiled (1741-1801)
    Arnold.

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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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fred_astaire

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

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name

  • noun a language unit by which a person or thing is known
    • his name really is George Washington
    • those are two names for the same thing
  • noun a person's reputation
    • he wanted to protect his good name

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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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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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william_augustus

  • noun English general; son of George II; fought unsuccessfully in the battle of Fontenoy (1721-1765)
    Butcher Cumberland; Duke of Cumberland; Cumberland.

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darryl_zanuck

  • noun United States filmmaker whose works include the first full-length feature film with sound sequences (1902-1979)
    Zanuck; Darryl Francis Zanuck.

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storm

  • noun a violent weather condition with winds 64-72 knots (11 on the Beaufort scale) and precipitation and thunder and lightning
    violent storm.
  • noun a violent commotion or disturbance
    tempest.
    • the storms that had characterized their relationship had died away
    • it was only a tempest in a teapot

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poitier

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

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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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charles_laughton

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

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robert_treat_paine

  • noun American Revolutionary leader and signer of the Declaration of Independence (1731-1814)
    Paine.

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baron_friedrich_wilhelm_ludolf_gerhard_augustin_von_steuben

  • noun American Revolutionary leader (born in Prussia) who trained the troops under George Washington (1730-1794)
    Steuben.

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soldiering

  • noun skills that are required for the life of soldier
    soldiership.
  • noun the evasion of work or duty
    slacking; shirking; goofing off; goldbricking.

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darryl_francis_zanuck

  • noun United States filmmaker whose works include the first full-length feature film with sound sequences (1902-1979)
    Zanuck; Darryl Zanuck.

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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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rochambeau

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

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para

  • noun (obstetrics) the number of liveborn children a woman has delivered
    parity.
    • the parity of the mother must be considered
    • a bipara is a woman who has given birth to two children
  • noun 100 para equal 1 dinar in Yugoslavia

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otto_frisch

  • noun British physicist (born in Austria) who with Lise Meitner recognized that Otto Hahn had produced a new kind of nuclear reaction which they named nuclear fission; Frisch described the explosive potential of a chain nuclear reaction (1904-1979)
    Otto Robert Frisch; Frisch.

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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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francisco_franco

  • noun Spanish general whose armies took control of Spain in 1939 and who ruled as a dictator until his death (1892-1975)
    General Franco; Franco; El Caudillo.

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roger_sherman

  • noun American Revolutionary leader and signer of the Declaration of Independence and the Articles of Confederation and the United States Constitution (1721-1793)
    Sherman.

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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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erich_von_stroheim

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

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william_mitchell

  • noun United States aviator and general who was an early advocate of military air power (1879-1936)
    Billy Mitchell; Mitchell.

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charlie_chaplin

  • noun English comedian and film maker; portrayed a downtrodden little man in baggy pants and bowler hat (1889-1977)
    Chaplin; Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin.

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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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jane_fonda

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

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flaminius

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

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louis_victor_de_broglie

  • noun French nuclear physicist who generalized the wave-particle duality by proposing that particles of matter exhibit wavelike properties (1892-1987)
    de Broglie; Broglie.

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joseph_warren_stilwell

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

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trudge

  • noun a long difficult walk
  • verb walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud
    footslog; tramp; plod; slog; pad.
    • Mules plodded in a circle around a grindstone

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leslie_howard_stainer

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

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glaser

  • noun United States physicist who invented the bubble chamber to study subatomic particles (born in 1926)
    Donald Arthur Glaser; Donald Glaser.

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howard_hughes

  • noun United States industrialist who was an aviator and a film producer; during the last years of his life he was a total recluse (1905-1976)
    Hughes; Howard Robard Hughes.

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stroheim

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

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wyler

  • noun United States filmmaker (1902-1981)
    William Wyler.

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man-at-arms

  • noun a heavily armed and mounted soldier in medieval times

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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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highlands_of_scotland

  • noun a mountainous region of northern Scotland famous for its rugged beauty; known for the style of dress (the kilt and tartan) and the clan system (now in disuse)
    Highlands.

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streep

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

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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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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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stale

  • verb urinate, of cattle and horses
  • adjective lacking freshness, palatability, or showing deterioration from age
    • stale bread
    • the beer was stale

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john_ford

  • noun United States film maker (1896-1973)
    Ford.

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fermentation

  • noun a state of agitation or turbulent change or development
    ferment; unrest; tempestuousness; agitation.
    • the political ferment produced new leadership
    • social unrest
  • noun a process in which an agent causes an organic substance to break down into simpler substances; especially, the anaerobic breakdown of sugar into alcohol
    zymolysis; ferment; fermenting; zymosis.

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william_clark_gable

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

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mountain

  • noun a land mass that projects well above its surroundings; higher than a hill
    mount.
  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money

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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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surname

  • noun the name used to identify the members of a family (as distinguished from each member's given name)
    last name; family name; cognomen.

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pauli

  • noun United States physicist (born in Austria) who proposed the exclusion principle (thus providing a theoretical basis for the periodic table) (1900-1958)
    Wolfgang Pauli.

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tamm

  • noun Russian physicist (1895-1971)
    Igor Tamm; Igor Yevgeneevich Tamm.

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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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disambiguation

  • noun clarification that follows from the removal of ambiguity

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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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charles_cornwallis

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

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rough_rider

  • noun a member of the volunteer cavalry regiment led by Theodore Roosevelt in the Spanish-American War (1898)

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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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hans_bethe

  • noun United States physicist (born in Germany) noted for research in astrophysics and nuclear physics (1906-2005)
    Hans Albrecht Bethe; Bethe.

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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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mark_anthony

  • noun Roman general under Julius Caesar in the Gallic wars; repudiated his wife for the Egyptian queen Cleopatra; they were defeated by Octavian at Actium (83-30 BC)
    Marcus Antonius; Mark Antony; Antonius; Anthony; Antony.

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duke_wayne

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

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peter_sellers

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

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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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mel_columcille_gerard_gibson

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

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sergei_eisenstein

  • noun Russian film maker who pioneered the use of montage and is considered among the most influential film makers in the history of motion pictures (1898-1948)
    Sergei Mikhailovich Eisenstein; Eisenstein.

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lie

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

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benjamin_rush

  • noun physician and American Revolutionary leader; signer of the Declaration of Independence (1745-1813)
    Rush.

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macarthur

  • noun United States general who served as chief of staff and commanded Allied forces in the South Pacific during World War II; he accepted the surrender of Japan (1880-1964)
    Douglas MacArthur.

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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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lemmon

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

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ernest_orlando_lawrence

  • noun United States physicist who developed the cyclotron (1901-1958)
    E. O. Lawrence; Lawrence.

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loretta_young

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

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mount

  • noun a lightweight horse kept for riding only
    riding horse; saddle horse.
  • noun the act of climbing something
    climb.
    • it was a difficult climb to the top

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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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revere

  • noun American silversmith remembered for his midnight ride (celebrated in a poem by Longfellow) to warn the colonists in Lexington and Concord that British troops were coming (1735-1818)
    Paul Revere.
  • noun a lapel on a woman's garment; turned back to show the reverse side
    revers.

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sediment

  • noun matter that has been deposited by some natural process
    deposit.
  • verb deposit as a sediment

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hale

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

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force

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

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paul_ludwig_von_beneckendorff_und_von_hindenburg

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

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comte_de_saxe

  • noun a French marshal who distinguished himself in the War of the Austrian Succession (1696-1750)
    Marshal Saxe; Saxe; Hermann Maurice Saxe.

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bertolucci

  • noun Italian filmmaker (born in 1940)
    Bernardo Bertolucci.

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lucius_clay

  • noun United States general who commanded United States forces in Europe from 1945 to 1949 and who oversaw the Berlin airlift (1897-1978)
    Lucius DuBignon Clay; Clay.

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teller

  • noun United States physicist (born in Hungary) who worked on the first atom bomb and the first hydrogen bomb (1908-2003)
    Edward Teller.
  • noun an official appointed to count the votes (especially in legislative assembly)
    vote counter.

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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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hughes

  • noun English poet (born in 1930)
    Edward James Hughes; Ted Hughes.
  • noun United States writer (1902-1967)
    James Langston Hughes; Langston Hughes.

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war

  • noun the waging of armed conflict against an enemy
    warfare.
    • thousands of people were killed in the war
  • noun a legal state created by a declaration of war and ended by official declaration during which the international rules of war apply
    state of war.
    • war was declared in November but actual fighting did not begin until the following spring

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igor_yevgeneevich_tamm

  • noun Russian physicist (1895-1971)
    Igor Tamm; Tamm.

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mark_clark

  • noun United States general who was Allied commander in Africa and Italy in World War II and was commander of the United Nations forces in Korea (1896-1984)
    Mark Wayne Clark; Clark.

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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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soldierlike

  • adjective satellite (of persons) befitting a warrior
    warriorlike; soldierly; martial.
    • a military bearing

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film_producer

  • noun a producer of motion pictures
    film maker; movie maker; filmmaker.

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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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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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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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lee_side

  • noun the side of something that is sheltered from the wind
    leeward; lee.

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stone

  • noun a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter
    rock.
    • he threw a rock at me
  • noun building material consisting of a piece of rock hewn in a definite shape for a special purpose
    • he wanted a special stone to mark the site

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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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lafayette

  • noun French soldier who served under George Washington in the American Revolution (1757-1834)
    La Fayette; Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier; Marquis de Lafayette.
  • noun a town in south central Louisiana; settled by Acadians

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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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services

  • noun performance of duties or provision of space and equipment helpful to others
    • the mayor tried to maintain city services
    • the medical services are excellent
  • noun work done by one person or group that benefits another
    service.
    • budget separately for goods and services

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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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america

  • noun North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
    USA; the States; U.S.A.; U.S.; United States; US; United States of America.
  • noun North America and South America and Central America

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lee

  • noun the side of something that is sheltered from the wind
    leeward; lee side.
  • noun United States filmmaker whose works explore the richness of black culture in America (born in 1957)
    Spike Lee; Shelton Jackson Lee.

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film_director

  • noun the person who directs the making of a film
    director.

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martin_scorsese

  • noun United States filmmaker (born in 1942)
    Scorsese.

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nyse

  • noun a stock exchange in New York
    New York Stock Exchange; big board; N. Y. Stock Exchange.

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foot

  • noun the part of the leg of a human being below the ankle joint
    human foot; pes.
    • his bare feet projected from his trousers
    • armored from head to foot
  • noun a linear unit of length equal to 12 inches or a third of a yard
    ft.
    • he is six feet tall

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clear

  • noun the state of being free of suspicion
    • investigation showed that he was in the clear
  • noun a clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water
    open.
    • finally broke out of the forest into the open

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jewison

  • noun Canadian filmmaker (born in 1926)
    Norman Jewison.

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laurens

  • noun leader of the American Revolution and president of the Continental Congress (1724-1792)
    Henry Laurens.

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face

  • noun the front of the human head from the forehead to the chin and ear to ear
    human face.
    • he washed his face
    • I wish I had seen the look on his face when he got the news
  • noun the feelings expressed on a person's face
    facial expression; expression; look; aspect.
    • a sad expression
    • a look of triumph
    • an angry face

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orderly

  • noun a soldier who serves as an attendant to a superior officer
    • the orderly laid out the general's uniform
  • noun a male hospital attendant who has general duties that do not involve the medical treatment of patients
    hospital attendant.

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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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t._e._lawrence

  • 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; Lawrence of Arabia; Lawrence.

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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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enterprise

  • noun a purposeful or industrious undertaking (especially one that requires effort or boldness)
    endeavor; endeavour.
    • he had doubts about the whole enterprise
  • noun an organization created for business ventures
    • a growing enterprise must have a bold leader

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jonathan_trumbull

  • noun American Revolutionary leader who as governor of Connecticut provided supplies for the Continental Army (1710-1785)
    Trumbull.

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karl_von_clausewitz

  • noun Prussian general and military theorist who proposed a doctrine of total war and war as an extension of diplomacy (1780-1831)
    Clausewitz.

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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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bunuel

  • noun Spanish film director (1900-1983)
    Luis Bunuel.

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von_sternberg

  • noun United States film maker (born in Austria) whose films made Marlene Dietrich an international star (1894-1969)
    Josef von Sternberg.

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parish

  • noun a local church community
  • noun the local subdivision of a diocese committed to one pastor

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thomas

  • noun United States clockmaker who introduced mass production (1785-1859)
    Seth Thomas.
  • noun United States socialist who was a candidate for president six times (1884-1968)
    Norman Mattoon Thomas; Norman Thomas.

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dreggy

Containing dregs or lees; muddy; foul; feculent. Boyle.

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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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eugene_wigner

  • noun United States physicist (born in Hungary) noted for his work on the structure of the atom and its nucleus (1902-1995)
    Wigner; Eugene Paul Wigner.

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yukawa

  • noun Japanese mathematical physicist who proposed that nuclear forces are mediated by massive particles called mesons which are analogous to the photon in mediating electromagnetic forces (1907-1981)
    Hideki Yukawa.

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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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miltiades

  • noun Athenian general who defeated the Persians at Marathon (540-489)

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lucius_licinius_lucullus

  • noun Roman general famous for self-indulgence and giving lavish banquets (circa 110-57 BC)
    Licinius Lucullus; Lucullus.

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soldiery

  • noun soldiers collectively
    troops; military personnel.

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tire

  • noun hoop that covers a wheel
    tyre.
    • automobile tires are usually made of rubber and filled with compressed air
  • verb lose interest or become bored with something or somebody
    jade; fatigue; pall; weary.
    • I'm so tired of your mother and her complaints about my food

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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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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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marcus_antonius

  • noun Roman general under Julius Caesar in the Gallic wars; repudiated his wife for the Egyptian queen Cleopatra; they were defeated by Octavian at Actium (83-30 BC)
    Mark Antony; Antonius; Anthony; Mark Anthony; Antony.

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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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geography

  • noun study of the earth's surface; includes people's responses to topography and climate and soil and vegetation
    geographics.

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heisenberg

  • noun German mathematical physicist noted for stating the uncertainty principle (1901-1976)
    Werner Karl Heisenberg.

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legionnaire

  • noun a soldier who is a member of a legion (especially the French Foreign Legion)
    legionary.
  • noun a member of the American Legion

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