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carlyle

  • noun Scottish historian who wrote about the French Revolution (1795-1881)
    Thomas Carlyle.

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brisbane

  • noun capital and largest city of Queensland state; located in the southeastern corner of Queensland on the Pacific; settled by British as a penal colony; 3rd largest city in Australia

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arthur_schlesinger_jr.

  • noun United States historian and advisor to President Kennedy (born in 1917)
    Schlesinger; Arthur Schlesinger; Arthur Meier Schlesinger Jr..

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brain

  • noun that part of the central nervous system that includes all the higher nervous centers; enclosed within the skull; continuous with the spinal cord
    encephalon.
  • noun mental ability
    mental capacity; learning ability; mentality; brainpower; wit.
    • he's got plenty of brains but no common sense

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aby_warburg

  • noun German art historian (1866-1929)
    Aby Moritz Warburg; Warburg.

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johann_joachim_winckelmann

  • noun German archaeologist and art historian said to be the father of archaeology (1717-1768)
    Winckelmann; Johann Winckelmann.

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gaius_cornelius_tacitus

  • noun Roman historian who wrote major works on the history of the Roman Empire (56-120)
    Tacitus; Publius Cornelius Tacitus.

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completion

  • noun (American football) a successful forward pass in football
    pass completion.
  • noun a concluding action
    culmination; closing; mop up; windup.

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william_stubbs

  • noun English historian noted for his constitutional history of medieval England (1825-1901)
    Stubbs.

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michael_ellis_de_bakey

  • noun United States heart surgeon who in 1966 implanted the first artificial heart in a human patient (born in 1908)
    De Bakey.

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alfred_thayer_mahan

  • noun United States naval officer and historian (1840-1914)
    Mahan.

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tv

  • noun broadcasting visual images of stationary or moving objects
    telecasting; television; video.
    • she is a star of screen and video
    • Television is a medium because it is neither rare nor well done" - Ernie Kovacs
  • noun an electronic device that receives television signals and displays them on a screen
    goggle box; television; boob tube; tv set; television receiver; telly; idiot box; television set.
    • the British call a tv set a telly

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nervous

  • adjective satellite easily agitated
    • a nervous addict
    • a nervous thoroughbred
  • adjective satellite causing or fraught with or showing anxiety
    anxious; queasy; unquiet; uneasy.
    • spent an anxious night waiting for the test results
    • cast anxious glances behind her
    • those nervous moments before takeoff
    • an unquiet mind

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frederic_william_maitland

  • noun English historian noted for his works on the history of English law (1850-1906)
    Maitland.

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robinson

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

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st._bede

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) English monk and scholar (672-735)
    Beda; Bede; St. Baeda; Saint Baeda; St. Beda; Baeda; the Venerable Bede; Saint Beda; Saint Bede.

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arendt

  • noun United States historian and political philosopher (born in Germany) (1906-1975)
    Hannah Arendt.

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eliezer_wiesel

  • noun United States writer (born in Romania) who survived Nazi concentration camps and is dedicated to keeping alive the memory of the Holocaust (born in 1928)
    Elie Wiesel; Wiesel.

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secondary

  • noun the defensive football players who line up behind the linemen
  • noun coil such that current is induced in it by passing a current through the primary coil
    secondary coil; secondary winding.

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sawbones

  • noun a physician who specializes in surgery
    surgeon; operating surgeon.

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australia

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

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james_parkinson

  • noun English surgeon (1755-1824)
    Parkinson.

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c._vann_woodward

  • noun United States historian (1908-1999)
    Woodward; Comer Vann Woodward.

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plastic_surgeon

  • noun a surgeon who beautifies the body (especially the face)
    cosmetic surgeon.

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operating_surgeon

  • noun a physician who specializes in surgery
    sawbones; surgeon.

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band

  • noun an unofficial association of people or groups
    circle; set; lot.
    • the smart set goes there
    • they were an angry lot
  • noun instrumentalists not including string players

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chronological

  • adjective relating to or arranged according to temporal order
    • chronological age

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john_hope_franklin

  • noun United States historian noted for studies of Black American history (born in 1915)
    Franklin.

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surgeon

  • noun a physician who specializes in surgery
    sawbones; operating surgeon.

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saint_baeda

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) English monk and scholar (672-735)
    Beda; Bede; St. Baeda; St. Beda; St. Bede; Baeda; the Venerable Bede; Saint Beda; Saint Bede.

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george_macaulay_trevelyan

  • noun English historian and son of Sir George Otto Trevelyan whose works include a social history of England and a biography of Garibaldi (1876-1962)
    Trevelyan.

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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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walpole

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

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tacitus

  • noun Roman historian who wrote major works on the history of the Roman Empire (56-120)
    Publius Cornelius Tacitus; Gaius Cornelius Tacitus.

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john_bach_mcmaster

  • noun United States historian who wrote a nine volume history of the people of the United States (1852-1932)
    McMaster.

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beaumont

  • noun United States surgeon remembered for his studies of digestion (1785-1853)
    William Beaumont.
  • noun English dramatist who collaborated with John Fletcher (1584-1616)
    Francis Beaumont.

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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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joseph_ben_matthias

  • 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; Josephus.

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saint_beda

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) English monk and scholar (672-735)
    Beda; Bede; St. Baeda; Saint Baeda; St. Beda; St. Bede; Baeda; the Venerable Bede; Saint Bede.

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saint_bede

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) English monk and scholar (672-735)
    Beda; Bede; St. Baeda; Saint Baeda; St. Beda; St. Bede; Baeda; the Venerable Bede; Saint Beda.

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mcmaster

  • noun United States historian who wrote a nine volume history of the people of the United States (1852-1932)
    John Bach McMaster.

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mommsen

  • noun German historian noted for his history of Rome (1817-1903)
    Theodor Mommsen.

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joseph_lister

  • noun English surgeon who was the first to use antiseptics (1827-1912)
    Baron Lister; Lister.

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disorder

  • noun a physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning
    upset.
    • the doctor prescribed some medicine for the disorder
    • everyone gets stomach upsets from time to time
  • noun a condition in which things are not in their expected places
    disorderliness.
    • the files are in complete disorder

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schlesinger

  • noun United States historian and advisor to President Kennedy (born in 1917)
    Arthur Schlesinger; Arthur Schlesinger Jr.; Arthur Meier Schlesinger Jr..
  • noun United States historian (1888-1965)
    Arthur Schlesinger; Arthur Meier Schlesinger.

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portuguese

Of or pertaining to Portugal, or its inhabitants. -- n. sing. & pl. A native or inhabitant of Portugal; people of Portugal.

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durant

  • noun United States historian (1885-1981)
    William James Durant; Will Durant.

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historiographer

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

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art

  • noun the products of human creativity; works of art collectively
    fine art.
    • an art exhibition
    • a fine collection of art
  • noun the creation of beautiful or significant things
    artistic creation; artistic production.
    • art does not need to be innovative to be good
    • I was never any good at art
    • he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully

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carrel

  • noun French surgeon and biologist who developed a way to suture and graft blood vessels (1873-1944)
    Alexis Carrel.
  • noun small individual study area in a library
    stall; cubicle; carrell.

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titus_livius

  • noun Roman historian whose history of Rome filled 142 volumes (of which only 35 survive) including the earliest history of the war with Hannibal (59 BC to AD 17)
    Livy.

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livy

  • noun Roman historian whose history of Rome filled 142 volumes (of which only 35 survive) including the earliest history of the war with Hannibal (59 BC to AD 17)
    Titus Livius.

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vasari

  • noun Italian painter and art historian (1511-1574)
    Giorgio Vasari.

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comer_vann_woodward

  • noun United States historian (1908-1999)
    Woodward; C. Vann Woodward.

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arnold_joseph_toynbee

  • noun English historian who studied the rise and fall of civilizations looking for cyclical patterns (1889-1975)
    Arnold Toynbee; Toynbee.

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tuchman

  • noun United States historian (1912-1989)
    Barbara Tuchman; Barbara Wertheim Tuchman.

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james_harvey_robinson

  • noun United States historian who stressed the importance of intellectual and social events for the course of history (1863-1936)
    Robinson.

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lord_macaulay

  • noun English historian noted for his history of England (1800-1859)
    Macaulay; First Baron Macaulay; Thomas Babington Macaulay.

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aby_moritz_warburg

  • noun German art historian (1866-1929)
    Aby Warburg; Warburg.

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arnold_toynbee

  • noun English historian who studied the rise and fall of civilizations looking for cyclical patterns (1889-1975)
    Arnold Joseph Toynbee; Toynbee.

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record

  • noun anything (such as a document or a phonograph record or a photograph) providing permanent evidence of or information about past events
    • the film provided a valuable record of stage techniques
  • noun sound recording consisting of a disk with a continuous groove; used to reproduce music by rotating while a phonograph needle tracks in the groove
    phonograph recording; platter; phonograph record; disc; disk.

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flavius_josephus

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

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annals

  • noun reports of the work of a society or learned body etc
  • noun a chronological account of events in successive years
    chronological record.

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mahan

  • noun United States naval officer and historian (1840-1914)
    Alfred Thayer Mahan.

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central_nervous_system

  • noun the portion of the vertebrate nervous system consisting of the brain and spinal cord
    systema nervosum centrale; CNS.

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frederick_jackson_turner

  • noun United States historian who stressed the role of the western frontier in American history (1861-1951)
    Turner.

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toynbee

  • noun English historian who studied the rise and fall of civilizations looking for cyclical patterns (1889-1975)
    Arnold Toynbee; Arnold Joseph Toynbee.

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niebuhr

  • noun United States Protestant theologian (1892-1971)
    Reinhold Niebuhr.
  • noun German historian noted for his critical approach to sources and for his history of Rome (1776-1831)
    Barthold George Niebuhr.

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elie_wiesel

  • noun United States writer (born in Romania) who survived Nazi concentration camps and is dedicated to keeping alive the memory of the Holocaust (born in 1928)
    Eliezer Wiesel; Wiesel.

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giorgio_vasari

  • noun Italian painter and art historian (1511-1574)
    Vasari.

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xenophon

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

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rock

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

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barbara_wertheim_tuchman

  • noun United States historian (1912-1989)
    Barbara Tuchman; Tuchman.

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will_durant

  • noun United States historian (1885-1981)
    William James Durant; Durant.

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adage

  • noun a condensed but memorable saying embodying some important fact of experience that is taken as true by many people
    proverb; saw; byword.

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neurosurgeon

  • noun someone who does surgery on the nervous system (especially the brain)
    brain surgeon.

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cosmetic_surgeon

  • noun a surgeon who beautifies the body (especially the face)
    plastic surgeon.

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baeda

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) English monk and scholar (672-735)
    Beda; Bede; St. Baeda; Saint Baeda; St. Beda; St. Bede; the Venerable Bede; Saint Beda; Saint Bede.

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alexis_carrel

  • noun French surgeon and biologist who developed a way to suture and graft blood vessels (1873-1944)
    Carrel.

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herodotus

  • noun the ancient Greek known as the father of history; his accounts of the wars between the Greeks and Persians are the first known examples of historical writing (485-425 BC)

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arthur_meier_schlesinger

  • noun United States historian (1888-1965)
    Schlesinger; Arthur Schlesinger.

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samuel_rawson_gardiner

  • noun British historian remembered for his ten-volume history of England (1829-1902)
    Gardiner.

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central

  • noun a workplace that serves as a telecommunications facility where lines from telephones can be connected together to permit communication
    telephone exchange; exchange.
  • adjective satellite serving as an essential component
    cardinal; key; fundamental; primal.
    • a cardinal rule
    • the central cause of the problem
    • an example that was fundamental to the argument
    • computers are fundamental to modern industrial structure

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punk

  • noun an aggressive and violent young criminal
    strong-armer; tough; goon; hoodlum; thug; toughie; hood.
  • noun substance that smolders when ignited; used to light fuses (especially fireworks)

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winckelmann

  • noun German archaeologist and art historian said to be the father of archaeology (1717-1768)
    Johann Joachim Winckelmann; Johann Winckelmann.

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british

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

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son

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

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sir_paul_gavrilovich_vinogradoff

  • noun British historian (born in Russia) (1854-1925)
    Vinogradoff.

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operating

  • adjective involved in a kind of operation
    • the operating conditions of the oxidation pond
  • verb direct or control; projects, businesses, etc.
    operate; run.
    • She is running a relief operation in the Sudan

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macaulay

  • noun English historian noted for his history of England (1800-1859)
    Lord Macaulay; First Baron Macaulay; Thomas Babington Macaulay.

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cowper

  • noun English surgeon who discovered Cowper's gland (1666-1709)
    William Cowper.
  • noun English poet who wrote hymns and poetry about nature (1731-1800)
    William Cowper.

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gibbon

  • noun English historian best known for his history of the Roman Empire (1737-1794)
    Edward Gibbon.
  • noun smallest and most perfectly anthropoid arboreal ape having long arms and no tail; of southern Asia and East Indies
    Hylobates lar.

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publius_cornelius_tacitus

  • noun Roman historian who wrote major works on the history of the Roman Empire (56-120)
    Tacitus; Gaius Cornelius Tacitus.

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cosmetic

  • noun a toiletry designed to beautify the body
  • adjective satellite serving an esthetic rather than a useful purpose
    decorative; ornamental.
    • cosmetic fenders on cars
    • the buildings were utilitarian rather than decorative

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parkinson

  • noun English surgeon (1755-1824)
    James Parkinson.
  • noun British historian noted for ridicule of bureaucracies (1909-1993)
    Cyril Northcote Parkinson; C. Northcote Parkinson.

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son

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

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john_knox

  • noun Scottish theologian who founded Presbyterianism in Scotland and wrote a history of the Reformation in Scotland (1514-1572)
    Knox.

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lister

  • noun English surgeon who was the first to use antiseptics (1827-1912)
    Joseph Lister; Baron Lister.
  • noun assessor who makes out the tax lists

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degenerative_disorder

  • noun condition leading to progressive loss of function

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plastic

  • noun generic name for certain synthetic or semisynthetic materials that can be molded or extruded into objects or films or filaments or used for making e.g. coatings and adhesives
  • noun a card (usually plastic) that assures a seller that the person using it has a satisfactory credit rating and that the issuer will see to it that the seller receives payment for the merchandise delivered
    charge plate; charge card; credit card.
    • do you take plastic?

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historiography

  • noun a body of historical literature
  • noun the writing of history

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horatio_walpole

  • noun English writer and historian; son of Sir Robert Walpole (1717-1797)
    Walpole; Fourth Earl of Orford; Horace Walpole.

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william_beaumont

  • noun United States surgeon remembered for his studies of digestion (1785-1853)
    Beaumont.

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theodor_mommsen

  • noun German historian noted for his history of Rome (1817-1903)
    Mommsen.

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gardiner

  • noun British historian remembered for his ten-volume history of England (1829-1902)
    Samuel Rawson Gardiner.

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historian

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

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system

  • noun instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity
    • he bought a new stereo system
    • the system consists of a motor and a small computer
  • noun a group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole
    scheme.
    • a vast system of production and distribution and consumption keep the country going

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geoffrey_of_monmouth

  • noun Welsh chronicler who wrote an account of the kings of Britain which is now believed to contain little historical fact but it is a source of the Arthurian legend (circa 1100-1154)

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eusebius_of_caesarea

  • noun Christian bishop of Caesarea in Palestine; a church historian and a leading early Christian exegete (circa 270-340)
    Eusebius.

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series

  • noun similar things placed in order or happening one after another
    • they were investigating a series of bank robberies
  • noun a serialized set of programs
    serial.
    • a comedy series
    • the Masterworks concert series

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barbara_tuchman

  • noun United States historian (1912-1989)
    Barbara Wertheim Tuchman; Tuchman.

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beda

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) English monk and scholar (672-735)
    Bede; St. Baeda; Saint Baeda; St. Beda; St. Bede; Baeda; the Venerable Bede; Saint Beda; Saint Bede.

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amputator

  • noun a surgeon who removes part or all of a limb

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bede

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) English monk and scholar (672-735)
    Beda; St. Baeda; Saint Baeda; St. Beda; St. Bede; Baeda; the Venerable Bede; Saint Beda; Saint Bede.

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erwin_panofsky

  • noun art historian (1892-1968)
    Panofsky.

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maitland

  • noun English historian noted for his works on the history of English law (1850-1906)
    Frederic William Maitland.

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de_bakey

  • noun United States heart surgeon who in 1966 implanted the first artificial heart in a human patient (born in 1908)
    Michael Ellis De Bakey.

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william_james_durant

  • noun United States historian (1885-1981)
    Durant; Will Durant.

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st._beda

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) English monk and scholar (672-735)
    Beda; Bede; St. Baeda; Saint Baeda; St. Bede; Baeda; the Venerable Bede; Saint Beda; Saint Bede.

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gorgas

  • noun United States Army surgeon who suppressed yellow fever in Havana and in the Panama Canal Zone (1854-1920)
    William Crawford Gorgas.

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horace_walpole

  • noun English writer and historian; son of Sir Robert Walpole (1717-1797)
    Walpole; Horatio Walpole; Fourth Earl of Orford.

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william_cowper

  • noun English surgeon who discovered Cowper's gland (1666-1709)
    Cowper.
  • noun English poet who wrote hymns and poetry about nature (1731-1800)
    Cowper.

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walter_reed

  • noun United States physician who proved that yellow fever is transmitted by mosquitoes (1851-1902)
    Reed.

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chronological_record

  • noun a chronological account of events in successive years
    annals.

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atypical

  • adjective not representative of a group, class, or type
    untypical.
    • a group that is atypical of the target audience
    • a class of atypical mosses
    • atypical behavior is not the accepted type of response that we expect from children
  • adjective satellite deviating from normal expectations; somewhat odd, strange, or abnormal
    irregular.
    • these days large families are atypical
    • atypical clinical findings
    • atypical pneumonia
    • highly irregular behavior

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first_baron_macaulay

  • noun English historian noted for his history of England (1800-1859)
    Macaulay; Lord Macaulay; Thomas Babington Macaulay.

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architect

  • noun someone who creates plans to be used in making something (such as buildings)
    designer.

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cyril_northcote_parkinson

  • noun British historian noted for ridicule of bureaucracies (1909-1993)
    C. Northcote Parkinson; Parkinson.

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george_otto_trevelyan

  • noun English historian who wrote a history of the American revolution and a biography of his uncle Lord Macaulay (1838-1928)
    Trevelyan; Sir George Otto Trevelyan.

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trevelyan

  • noun English historian and son of Sir George Otto Trevelyan whose works include a social history of England and a biography of Garibaldi (1876-1962)
    George Macaulay Trevelyan.
  • noun English historian who wrote a history of the American revolution and a biography of his uncle Lord Macaulay (1838-1928)
    George Otto Trevelyan; Sir George Otto Trevelyan.

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peter

  • noun disciple of Jesus and leader of the Apostles; regarded by Catholics as the vicar of Christ on earth and first Pope
    St. Peter; Saint Peter the Apostle; Saint Peter; Simon Peter; St. Peter the Apostle.
  • noun obscene terms for penis
    shaft; prick; cock; tool; dick; putz; pecker.

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history

  • noun the aggregate of past events
    • a critical time in the school's history
  • noun a record or narrative description of past events
    account; story; chronicle.
    • a history of France
    • he gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president
    • the story of exposure to lead

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hannah_arendt

  • noun United States historian and political philosopher (born in Germany) (1906-1975)
    Arendt.

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brain_surgeon

  • noun someone who does surgery on the nervous system (especially the brain)
    neurosurgeon.

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disambiguation

  • noun clarification that follows from the removal of ambiguity

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disease

  • noun an impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning

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panofsky

  • noun art historian (1892-1968)
    Erwin Panofsky.

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art_historian

  • noun a historian of art

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parkinson

  • noun English surgeon (1755-1824)
    James Parkinson.
  • noun British historian noted for ridicule of bureaucracies (1909-1993)
    Cyril Northcote Parkinson; C. Northcote Parkinson.

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chat

  • noun an informal conversation
    confab; schmoose; confabulation; schmooze.
  • noun birds having a chattering call
    New World chat.

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the_venerable_bede

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) English monk and scholar (672-735)
    Beda; Bede; St. Baeda; Saint Baeda; St. Beda; St. Bede; Baeda; Saint Beda; Saint Bede.

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st._baeda

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) English monk and scholar (672-735)
    Beda; Bede; Saint Baeda; St. Beda; St. Bede; Baeda; the Venerable Bede; Saint Beda; Saint Bede.

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venerable

  • adjective satellite impressive by reason of age
    • a venerable sage with white hair and beard
  • adjective satellite profoundly honored
    revered; august.
    • revered holy men

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arthur_schlesinger

  • noun United States historian and advisor to President Kennedy (born in 1917)
    Schlesinger; Arthur Schlesinger Jr.; Arthur Meier Schlesinger Jr..
  • noun United States historian (1888-1965)
    Schlesinger; Arthur Meier Schlesinger.

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william_crawford_gorgas

  • noun United States Army surgeon who suppressed yellow fever in Havana and in the Panama Canal Zone (1854-1920)
    Gorgas.

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sir_george_otto_trevelyan

  • noun English historian who wrote a history of the American revolution and a biography of his uncle Lord Macaulay (1838-1928)
    Trevelyan; George Otto Trevelyan.

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thucydides

  • noun ancient Greek historian remembered for his history of the Peloponnesian War (460-395 BC)

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knox

  • noun Scottish theologian who founded Presbyterianism in Scotland and wrote a history of the Reformation in Scotland (1514-1572)
    John Knox.

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degenerative

  • adjective satellite (of illness) marked by gradual deterioration of organs and cells along with loss of function
    • degenerative diseases of old age

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eusebius

  • noun Christian bishop of Caesarea in Palestine; a church historian and a leading early Christian exegete (circa 270-340)
    Eusebius of Caesarea.

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barthold_george_niebuhr

  • noun German historian noted for his critical approach to sources and for his history of Rome (1776-1831)
    Niebuhr.

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vinogradoff

  • noun British historian (born in Russia) (1854-1925)
    Sir Paul Gavrilovich Vinogradoff.

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warburg

  • noun German biochemist who pioneered the use of chemical techniques in biological investigations; noted for studies of cellular respiration (1883-1970)
    Otto Heinrich Warburg.
  • noun German art historian (1866-1929)
    Aby Warburg; Aby Moritz Warburg.

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suburb

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

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wiesel

  • noun United States writer (born in Romania) who survived Nazi concentration camps and is dedicated to keeping alive the memory of the Holocaust (born in 1928)
    Elie Wiesel; Eliezer Wiesel.

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johann_winckelmann

  • noun German archaeologist and art historian said to be the father of archaeology (1717-1768)
    Johann Joachim Winckelmann; Winckelmann.

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woodward

  • noun United States historian (1908-1999)
    C. Vann Woodward; Comer Vann Woodward.
  • noun United States chemist honored for synthesizing complex organic compounds (1917-1979)
    Robert Burns Woodward; Robert Woodward; Bob Woodward.

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law

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

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fourth_earl_of_orford

  • noun English writer and historian; son of Sir Robert Walpole (1717-1797)
    Walpole; Horatio Walpole; Horace Walpole.

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turner

  • noun United States slave and insurrectionist who in 1831 led a rebellion of slaves in Virginia; he was captured and executed (1800-1831)
    Nat Turner.
  • noun United States endocrinologist (1892-1970)
    Henry Hubert Turner.

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syndrome

  • noun a complex of concurrent things
    • every word has a syndrome of meanings
  • noun a pattern of symptoms indicative of some disease

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reed

  • noun tall woody perennial grasses with hollow slender stems especially of the genera Arundo and Phragmites
  • noun United States journalist who reported on the October Revolution from Petrograd in 1917; founded the Communist Labor Party in America in 1919; is buried in the Kremlin in Moscow (1887-1920)
    John Reed.

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chronicle

  • noun a record or narrative description of past events
    account; story; history.
    • a history of France
    • he gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president
    • the story of exposure to lead
  • verb record in chronological order; make a historical record

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c._northcote_parkinson

  • noun British historian noted for ridicule of bureaucracies (1909-1993)
    Cyril Northcote Parkinson; Parkinson.

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baron_lister

  • noun English surgeon who was the first to use antiseptics (1827-1912)
    Joseph Lister; Lister.

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arthur_meier_schlesinger_jr.

  • noun United States historian and advisor to President Kennedy (born in 1917)
    Schlesinger; Arthur Schlesinger; Arthur Schlesinger Jr..

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thomas_carlyle

  • noun Scottish historian who wrote about the French Revolution (1795-1881)
    Carlyle.

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edward_gibbon

  • noun English historian best known for his history of the Roman Empire (1737-1794)
    Gibbon.

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stubbs

  • noun English historian noted for his constitutional history of medieval England (1825-1901)
    William Stubbs.

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saxo_grammaticus

  • noun Danish historian who chronicled the history of Denmark (including the legend of Hamlet) (1150?-1220?)

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parkinsonism

  • noun a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system characterized by tremor and impaired muscular coordination
    paralysis agitans; shaking palsy; Parkinson's disease; Parkinson's; Parkinson's syndrome.

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time

  • noun an instance or single occasion for some event
    clip.
    • this time he succeeded
    • he called four times
    • he could do ten at a clip
  • noun a period of time considered as a resource under your control and sufficient to accomplish something
    • take time to smell the roses
    • I didn't have time to finish
    • it took more than half my time

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parkinson's_disease

  • noun a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system characterized by tremor and impaired muscular coordination
    paralysis agitans; shaking palsy; Parkinson's; Parkinsonism; Parkinson's syndrome.

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thomas_babington_macaulay

  • noun English historian noted for his history of England (1800-1859)
    Macaulay; Lord Macaulay; First Baron Macaulay.

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franklin

  • noun United States historian noted for studies of Black American history (born in 1915)
    John Hope 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)
    Benjamin Franklin.

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