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coach

  • noun (sports) someone in charge of training an athlete or a team
    handler; manager.
  • noun a person who gives private instruction (as in singing, acting, etc.)
    tutor; private instructor.

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curate

  • noun a person authorized to conduct religious worship
    pastor; minister; rector; minister of religion; parson.
    • clergymen are usually called ministers in Protestant churches

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consul

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

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counsellorship

  • noun the position of counselor
    counselorship.

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manager

  • noun someone who controls resources and expenditures
    director; managing director.
  • noun (sports) someone in charge of training an athlete or a team
    handler; coach.

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land_site

  • noun the piece of land on which something is located (or is to be located)
    site.
    • a good site for the school

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gloomy_dean

  • noun English prelate noted for his pessimistic sermons and articles (1860-1954)
    Inge; William Ralph Inge.

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chair

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

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captain

  • noun an officer holding a rank below a major but above a lieutenant
  • noun the naval officer in command of a military ship
    skipper.

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hierarch

  • noun a person who holds a high position in a hierarchy
  • noun a senior clergyman and dignitary
    high priest; prelate; primate; archpriest.

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top_dog

  • noun a person who is in charge
    head; chief.
    • the head of the whole operation

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rabbinate

  • noun rabbis collectively
  • noun the office or function of a rabbi

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lord

  • noun a person who has general authority over others
    overlord; master.
  • noun terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
    Jehovah; Creator; God Almighty; Almighty; Divine; Maker; Godhead.

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vicereine

  • noun wife of a viceroy
  • noun governor of a country or province who rules as the representative of his or her king or sovereign
    viceroy.

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woman

  • noun an adult female person (as opposed to a man)
    adult female.
    • the woman kept house while the man hunted
  • noun a female person who plays a significant role (wife or mistress or girlfriend) in the life of a particular man
    • he was faithful to his woman

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proctor

  • noun someone who supervises (an examination)
    monitor.
  • verb watch over (students taking an exam, to prevent cheating)
    invigilate.

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magistracy

  • noun the position of magistrate
    magistrature.

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school

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

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scholar

  • noun a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines
    scholarly person; bookman; student.
  • noun someone (especially a child) who learns (as from a teacher) or takes up knowledge or beliefs
    assimilator; learner.

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saint_dominic

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) Spanish priest who founded an order whose members became known as Dominicans or Black Friars (circa 1170-1221)
    Dominic; St. Dominic; Domingo de Guzman.

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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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lecturing

  • noun teaching by giving a discourse on some subject (typically to a class)
    lecture.
  • verb deliver a lecture or talk
    lecture; talk.
    • She will talk at Rutgers next week
    • Did you ever lecture at Harvard?

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managing_director

  • noun someone who controls resources and expenditures
    director; manager.

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officiation

  • noun the act of umpiring
    umpirage; refereeing; officiating.
    • the officiating was excellent
  • noun the performance of a religious or ceremonial or public duty

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senior_pilot

  • noun the pilot in charge of an airship
    captain.

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judicature

  • noun an assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business
    tribunal; court.
  • noun the system of law courts that administer justice and constitute the judicial branch of government
    judicatory; judicial system; judiciary.

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lawyer

  • noun a professional person authorized to practice law; conducts lawsuits or gives legal advice
    attorney.

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christ

  • noun any expected deliverer
    messiah.
  • noun a teacher and prophet born in Bethlehem and active in Nazareth; his life and sermons form the basis for Christianity (circa 4 BC - AD 29)
    the Nazarene; Jesus of Nazareth; Good Shepherd; Jesus; Saviour; Redeemer; Savior; Deliverer; Jesus Christ.

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learner

  • noun someone (especially a child) who learns (as from a teacher) or takes up knowledge or beliefs
    assimilator; scholar.
  • noun works for an expert to learn a trade
    prentice; apprentice.

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pontifex

  • noun a member of the highest council of priests in ancient Rome

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pulpit

  • noun a platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the person on it
    soapbox; stump; podium; ambo; dais; rostrum.

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jurist

  • noun a legal scholar versed in civil law or the law of nations
    legal expert.
  • noun a public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice
    judge; justice.

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public

  • noun people in general considered as a whole
    world; populace.
    • he is a hero in the eyes of the public
  • noun a body of people sharing some common interest
    • the reading public

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holy_person

  • noun person of exceptional holiness
    angel; saint; holy man.

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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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padre

  • noun a chaplain in one of the military services
    Holy Joe; military chaplain; sky pilot.
  • noun `Father' is a term of address for priests in some churches (especially the Roman Catholic Church or the Orthodox Catholic Church); `Padre' is frequently used in the military
    Father.

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guardian

  • noun a person who cares for persons or property
    defender; protector; shielder.

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clerk

  • noun an employee who performs clerical work (e.g., keeps records or accounts)
  • noun a salesperson in a store
    shop clerk; salesclerk; shop assistant.

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umpirage

  • noun mediation by an umpire
  • noun the act of umpiring
    officiation; refereeing; officiating.
    • the officiating was excellent

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teacher

  • noun a person whose occupation is teaching
    instructor.
  • noun a personified abstraction that teaches
    • books were his teachers
    • experience is a demanding teacher

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interne

  • noun an advanced student or graduate in medicine gaining supervised practical experience (`houseman' is a British term)
    houseman; intern; medical intern.

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editor_in_chief

  • noun a person responsible for the editorial aspects of publication; the person who determines the final content of a text (especially of a newspaper or magazine)
    editor.

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comptroller

  • noun someone who maintains and audits business accounts
    accountant; controller.

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commandership

  • noun the position or office of commander
    commandery.

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prior

  • noun the head of a religious order; in an abbey the prior is next below the abbot
  • adjective satellite earlier in time
    anterior.

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shielder

  • noun a person who cares for persons or property
    defender; protector; guardian.

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chieftain

  • noun the leader of a group of people
    captain.
    • a captain of industry
  • noun the head of a tribe or clan
    chief; headman; tribal chief.

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confessor

  • noun a priest who hears confession and gives absolution
  • noun someone who confesses (discloses information damaging to themselves)

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deputy

  • noun someone authorized to exercise the powers of sheriff in emergencies
    deputy sheriff.
  • noun an assistant with power to act when his superior is absent
    lieutenant.

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houseman

  • noun an advanced student or graduate in medicine gaining supervised practical experience (`houseman' is a British term)
    intern; medical intern; interne.

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paragon

  • noun an ideal instance; a perfect embodiment of a concept
    beau ideal; idol; perfection.
  • noun model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal
    nonesuch; nonsuch; apotheosis; ideal; saint; nonpareil.

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john_henry_newman

  • noun English prelate and theologian who (with John Keble and Edward Pusey) founded the Oxford movement; Newman later turned to Roman Catholicism and became a cardinal (1801-1890)
    Newman; Cardinal Newman.

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handler

  • noun one who trains or exhibits animals
    animal trainer.
  • noun an agent who handles something or someone
    • the senator's campaign handlers

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archpriest

  • noun a senior clergyman and dignitary
    hierarch; high priest; prelate; primate.

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holy

  • noun a sacred place of pilgrimage
    sanctum; holy place.
  • adjective belonging to or derived from or associated with a divine power

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theologiser

  • noun someone who is learned in theology or who speculates about theology
    theologian; theologizer; theologist.

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billet

  • noun a short personal letter
    note; line; short letter.
    • drop me a line when you get there
  • noun lodging for military personnel (especially in a private home)

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armand_jean_du_plessis

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

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academician

  • noun someone elected to honorary membership in an academy
  • noun a scholar who is skilled in academic disputation
    schoolman.

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adult

  • noun a fully developed person from maturity onward
    grownup.
  • noun any mature animal

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desmond_tutu

  • noun South African prelate and leader of the antiapartheid struggle (born in 1931)
    Tutu.

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official_emissary

  • noun a member of a legation
    legate.

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air_force_officer

  • noun an officer in the airforce
    commander.

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berth

  • noun a job in an organization
    office; billet; spot; place; situation; position; post.
    • he occupied a post in the treasury
  • noun a place where a craft can be made fast
    moorage; slip; mooring.

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primate

  • noun a senior clergyman and dignitary
    hierarch; high priest; prelate; archpriest.
  • noun any placental mammal of the order Primates; has good eyesight and flexible hands and feet

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police_captain

  • noun a policeman in charge of a precinct
    police chief; captain.

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chaplainship

  • noun the position of chaplain
    chaplaincy.

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have

  • noun a person who possesses great material wealth
    rich person; wealthy person.
  • verb have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
    hold; have got.
    • She has $1,000 in the bank
    • He has got two beautiful daughters
    • She holds a Master's degree from Harvard

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admiralty

  • noun the department in charge of the navy (as in Great Britain)
  • noun the office of admiral

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counselor-at-law

  • noun a lawyer who pleads cases in court
    counsel; counsellor; advocate; pleader; counselor.

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viceroy

  • noun governor of a country or province who rules as the representative of his or her king or sovereign
    vicereine.
  • noun showy American butterfly resembling the monarch but smaller
    Limenitis archippus.

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jimenez_de_cisneros

  • noun prelate who was the confessor of Isabella I and who was later appointed Grand Inquisitor (1436-1517)
    Francisco Jimenez de Cisneros.

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high

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

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professor

  • noun someone who is a member of the faculty at a college or university
    prof.

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speaker

  • noun someone who expresses in language; someone who talks (especially someone who delivers a public speech or someone especially garrulous)
    verbalizer; talker; utterer; verbaliser.
    • the speaker at commencement
    • an utterer of useful maxims
  • noun electro-acoustic transducer that converts electrical signals into sounds loud enough to be heard at a distance
    loudspeaker; speaker unit; loudspeaker system; speaker system.

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council

  • noun a body serving in an administrative capacity
    • student council
  • noun (Christianity) an assembly of theologians and bishops and other representatives of different churches or dioceses that is convened to regulate matters of discipline or doctrine

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steward

  • noun someone who manages property or other affairs for someone else
  • noun the ship's officer who is in charge of provisions and dining arrangements

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provincial

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) an official in charge of an ecclesiastical province acting under the superior general of a religious order
    • the general of the Jesuits receives monthly reports from the provincials
  • noun a country person
    bucolic; peasant.

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gaffer

  • noun an elderly man
    old geezer; antique; old-timer; oldtimer.
  • noun an electrician responsible for lighting on a movie or tv set

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police_chief

  • noun a policeman in charge of a precinct
    police captain; captain.

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prexy

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

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war_secretary

  • noun head of a former executive department; combined with the Navy Secretary to form the Defense Secretary in 1947
    Secretary of War.

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hot

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

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cardinal

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) one of a group of more than 100 prominent bishops in the Sacred College who advise the Pope and elect new Popes
  • noun the number of elements in a mathematical set; denotes a quantity but not the order
    cardinal number.

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assistant

  • noun a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
    help; helper; supporter.
    • my invaluable assistant
    • they hired additional help to finish the work
  • adjective satellite of or relating to a person who is subordinate to another
    adjunct.

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maestro

  • noun an artist of consummate skill
    master.
    • a master of the violin
    • one of the old masters

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tutu

  • noun South African prelate and leader of the antiapartheid struggle (born in 1931)
    Desmond Tutu.
  • noun very short skirt worn by ballerinas
    ballet skirt.

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wykeham

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

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pleader

  • noun a lawyer who pleads cases in court
    counsel; counselor-at-law; counsellor; advocate; counselor.

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salesclerk

  • noun a salesperson in a store
    shop clerk; clerk; shop assistant.

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swayer

  • noun a person who rules or commands
    ruler.
    • swayer of the universe

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mastership

  • noun the skill of a master
  • noun the position of master

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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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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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legateship

  • noun the post or office of legate
    legation.

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solon

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

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public_lecture

  • noun a speech that is open to the public
    lecture; talk.
    • he attended a lecture on telecommunications

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pastorate

  • noun pastors collectively
  • noun the position of pastor
    pastorship.

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chief

  • noun a person who is in charge
    head; top dog.
    • the head of the whole operation
  • noun a person who exercises control over workers
    foreman; gaffer; honcho; boss.
    • if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman

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talk

  • noun an exchange of ideas via conversation
    talking.
    • let's have more work and less talk around here
  • noun discussion; (`talk about' is a less formal alternative for `discussion of')
    • his poetry contains much talk about love and anger

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theologizer

  • noun someone who is learned in theology or who speculates about theology
    theologian; theologiser; theologist.

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secretary_of_labor

  • noun the person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of Labor
    Labor Secretary.
    • the first Labor Secretary was William B. Wilson who was appointed by President Wilson
  • noun the position of the head of the Department of Labor
    Labor Secretary.
    • the post of Labor Secretary was created in 1913

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proconsulate

  • noun the position of proconsul
    proconsulship.

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councilorship

  • noun the position of council member
    councillorship.

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office

  • noun place of business where professional or clerical duties are performed
    business office.
    • he rented an office in the new building
  • noun an administrative unit of government
    agency; authority; bureau; federal agency; government agency.
    • the Central Intelligence Agency
    • the Census Bureau
    • Office of Management and Budget
    • Tennessee Valley Authority

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inge

  • noun English prelate noted for his pessimistic sermons and articles (1860-1954)
    Gloomy Dean; William Ralph Inge.
  • noun United States playwright (1913-1973)
    William Inge.

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counsellor

  • noun someone who has supervisory duties at a summer camp
    counselor.
  • noun someone who gives advice about problems
    counselor.

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vicar

  • noun a Roman Catholic priest who acts for another higher-ranking clergyman
  • noun (Episcopal Church) a clergyman in charge of a chapel

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prelature

  • noun prelates collectively
    prelacy.
  • noun the office or station of a prelate
    prelacy.

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vizier

  • noun a high official in a Muslim government (especially in the Ottoman Empire)

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head_teacher

  • noun the educator who has executive authority for a school
    head; school principal; principal.
    • she sent unruly pupils to see the principal

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bishopry

  • noun the office and dignity of a bishop
    episcopate.

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arrangement

  • noun the thing arranged or agreed to
    agreement.
    • they made arrangements to meet in Chicago
  • noun an orderly grouping (of things or persons) considered as a unit; the result of arranging
    • a flower arrangement

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grand_inquisitor

  • noun director of the court of Inquisition (especially in Spain and Portugal)

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seigniory

  • noun the estate of a seigneur
    signory; seigneury.
  • noun the position and authority of a feudal lord
    feudal lordship; seigneury.

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member

  • noun one of the persons who compose a social group (especially individuals who have joined and participate in a group organization)
    fellow member.
    • only members will be admitted
    • a member of the faculty
    • she was introduced to all the members of his family
  • noun anything that belongs to a set or class
    • snakes are members of the class Reptilia
    • members of the opposite sex

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overlord

  • noun a person who has general authority over others
    lord; master.

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police

  • noun the force of policemen and officers
    law; police force; constabulary.
    • the law came looking for him
  • verb maintain the security of by carrying out a patrol
    patrol.

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monitor

  • noun someone who supervises (an examination)
    proctor.
  • noun someone who gives a warning so that a mistake can be avoided
    admonisher; reminder.

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theologian

  • noun someone who is learned in theology or who speculates about theology
    theologizer; theologiser; theologist.

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womanhood

  • noun the state of being an adult woman
    muliebrity.
  • noun women as a class
    woman; fair sex.
    • it's an insult to American womanhood
    • woman is the glory of creation
    • the fair sex gathered on the veranda

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thane

  • noun a feudal lord or baron
  • noun a man ranking above an ordinary freeman and below a noble in Anglo-Saxon England (especially one who gave military service in exchange for land)

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sinecure

  • noun a benefice to which no spiritual or pastoral duties are attached
  • noun an office that involves minimal duties

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full_general

  • noun a general officer of the highest rank
    general.

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prime_minister

  • noun the person who holds the position of head of the government in the United Kingdom
    premier; PM.
  • noun the person who is head of state (in several countries)
    chancellor; premier.

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ussher

  • noun Irish prelate who deduced from the Bible that Creation occurred in the year 4004 BC (1581-1656)
    James Usher; Usher; James Ussher.

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stefan_wyszynski

  • noun Polish prelate who persuaded the Soviet to allow greater religious freedom in Poland (1901-1981)
    Wyszynski.

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skipper

  • noun a student who fails to attend classes
  • noun an officer who is licensed to command a merchant ship
    captain; master; sea captain.

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dominic

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) Spanish priest who founded an order whose members became known as Dominicans or Black Friars (circa 1170-1221)
    St. Dominic; Saint Dominic; Domingo de Guzman.

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feudal_lordship

  • noun the position and authority of a feudal lord
    seigniory; seigneury.

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professorship

  • noun the position of professor
    chair.
    • he was awarded an endowed chair in economics

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curator

  • noun the custodian of a collection (as a museum or library)
    conservator.

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refereeing

  • noun the act of umpiring
    umpirage; officiation; officiating.
    • the officiating was excellent
  • verb be a referee or umpire in a sports competition
    umpire; referee.

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receivership

  • noun the state of property that is in the hands of a receiver
    • the business is in receivership
  • noun a court action that places property under the control of a receiver during litigation so that it can be preserved for the benefit of all

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peasant

  • noun a country person
    bucolic; provincial.
  • noun one of a (chiefly European) class of agricultural laborers

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financial

  • adjective involving financial matters
    fiscal.
    • fiscal responsibility

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female

  • noun an animal that produces gametes (ova) that can be fertilized by male gametes (spermatozoa)
  • noun a person who belongs to the sex that can have babies
    female person.

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incumbency

  • noun the term during which some position is held
    term of office; tenure.
  • noun a duty that is incumbent upon you

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apotheosis

  • noun model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal
    nonesuch; nonsuch; paragon; ideal; saint; nonpareil.
  • noun the elevation of a person (as to the status of a god)
    exaltation; deification.

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james_usher

  • noun Irish prelate who deduced from the Bible that Creation occurred in the year 4004 BC (1581-1656)
    Ussher; Usher; James Ussher.

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transportation_secretary

  • noun the person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of Transportation
    Secretary of Transportation.
    • Johnson appointed Alan S. Boyd as the first Transportation Secretary
  • noun the position of the head of the Department of Transportation
    Secretary of Transportation.
    • the post of Transportation Secretary was created in 1966

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tribal_chief

  • noun the head of a tribe or clan
    chief; chieftain; headman.

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lecture

  • noun a speech that is open to the public
    talk; public lecture.
    • he attended a lecture on telecommunications
  • noun a lengthy rebuke
    speech; talking to.
    • a good lecture was my father's idea of discipline
    • the teacher gave him a talking to

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secretary_of_the_treasury

  • noun the person who holds the secretaryship of the Treasury Department
    Treasury Secretary.
    • Alexander Hamilton was the first Secretary of the Treasury
  • noun the position of the head of the Treasury Department
    Treasury Secretary.
    • the position of Treasury Secretary was created in 1789

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sainthood

  • noun saints collectively
  • noun the status and dignity of a saint

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bully

  • noun a cruel and brutal fellow
    yobo; ruffian; tough; roughneck; hooligan; rowdy; yob; yobbo.
  • noun a hired thug

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spot

  • noun a point located with respect to surface features of some region
    topographic point; place.
    • this is a nice place for a picnic
    • a bright spot on a planet
  • noun a short section or illustration (as between radio or tv programs or in a magazine) that is often used for advertising

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secretary_of_housing_and_urban_development

  • noun the person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of Housing and Urban Development
    • the first Secretary of Housing and Urban Development was Robert C. Weaver who was appointed by Johnson
  • noun the position of the head of the Department of Housing and Urban Development
    • the position of Secretary of Housing and Urban Development was created in 1966

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attendant

  • noun someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another
    tender; attender.
  • noun a person who is present and participates in a meeting
    attendee; attender; meeter.
    • he was a regular attender at department meetings
    • the gathering satisfied both organizers and attendees

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messiah

  • noun any expected deliverer
    christ.
  • noun Jesus Christ; considered by Christians to be the promised deliverer

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positioning

  • noun the act of putting something in a certain place
    emplacement; placement; location; position; locating.
  • verb cause to be in an appropriate place, state, or relation
    position.

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episcopate

  • noun the term of office of a bishop
  • noun the territorial jurisdiction of a bishop
    bishopric; diocese.

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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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st._dominic

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) Spanish priest who founded an order whose members became known as Dominicans or Black Friars (circa 1170-1221)
    Dominic; Saint Dominic; Domingo de Guzman.

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secretary

  • noun a person who is head of an administrative department of government
  • noun an assistant who handles correspondence and clerical work for a boss or an organization
    secretarial assistant.

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fair_sex

  • noun women as a class
    womanhood; woman.
    • it's an insult to American womanhood
    • woman is the glory of creation
    • the fair sex gathered on the veranda

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council_member

  • noun a member of a council
    councillor.

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apostle

  • noun an ardent early supporter of a cause or reform
    • an apostle of revolution
  • noun any important early teacher of Christianity or a Christian missionary to a people
    Apostelic Father.

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elder

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

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president

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

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bibliothec

  • noun a professional person trained in library science and engaged in library services
    librarian.

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financial_officer

  • noun an officer charged with receiving and disbursing funds
    treasurer.

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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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chief_executive

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

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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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interior_secretary

  • noun the person who holds the secretaryship of the Interior Department
    Secretary of the Interior.
    • President Taylor appointed Thomas Ewing as the first Secretary of the Interior
  • noun the position of the head of the Department of the Interior
    Secretary of the Interior.
    • the position of Interior Secretary was created in 1849

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saint

  • noun a person who has died and has been declared a saint by canonization
  • noun person of exceptional holiness
    holy person; angel; holy man.

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richelieu

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

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master

  • noun an artist of consummate skill
    maestro.
    • a master of the violin
    • one of the old masters
  • noun a person who has general authority over others
    lord; overlord.

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proconsulship

  • noun the position of proconsul
    proconsulate.

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solicitor

  • noun a petitioner who solicits contributions or trade or votes
    canvasser.
  • noun a British lawyer who gives legal advice and prepares legal documents

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treasurer

  • noun an officer charged with receiving and disbursing funds
    financial officer.

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part

  • noun something determined in relation to something that includes it
    component part; portion; component; constituent.
    • he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself
    • I read a portion of the manuscript
    • the smaller component is hard to reach
    • the animal constituent of plankton
  • noun something less than the whole of a human artifact
    portion.
    • the rear part of the house
    • glue the two parts together

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chairwoman

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

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prefecture

  • noun the district administered by a prefect (as in France or Japan or the Roman Empire)
  • noun the office of prefect

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flight_attendant

  • noun an attendant on an airplane
    steward.

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secretarial

  • adjective of or relating to a secretary or to a secretary's work

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apprentice

  • noun works for an expert to learn a trade
    prentice; learner.
  • verb be or work as an apprentice
    • She apprenticed with the great master

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commandant

  • noun an officer in command of a military unit
    commanding officer; commander.

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usher

  • noun Irish prelate who deduced from the Bible that Creation occurred in the year 4004 BC (1581-1656)
    Ussher; James Usher; James Ussher.
  • noun an official stationed at the entrance of a courtroom or legislative chamber
    doorkeeper.

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secretary_of_health_and_human_services

  • noun the person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of Health and Human Services
    • the first Secretary of Health and Human Services was Patricia Roberts Harris who was appointed by Carter
  • noun the position of the head of the Department of Health and Human Services
    • the post of Secretary of Health and Human Services was created by Congress in 1979

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garrison

  • noun a fortified military post where troops are stationed
    fort.
  • noun United States abolitionist who published an anti-slavery journal (1805-1879)
    William Lloyd Garrison.

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theologist

  • noun someone who is learned in theology or who speculates about theology
    theologian; theologizer; theologiser.

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sea

  • noun a division of an ocean or a large body of salt water partially enclosed by land
  • noun anything apparently limitless in quantity or volume
    ocean.

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angel

  • noun spiritual being attendant upon God
  • noun person of exceptional holiness
    holy person; saint; holy man.

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premier

  • noun the person who holds the position of head of the government in the United Kingdom
    Prime Minister; PM.
  • noun the person who is head of state (in several countries)
    chancellor; prime minister.

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prime_minister

  • noun the person who holds the position of head of the government in the United Kingdom
    premier; PM.
  • noun the person who is head of state (in several countries)
    chancellor; premier.

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chaplaincy

  • noun the position of chaplain
    chaplainship.

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william_of_wykeham

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

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attorney_general_of_the_united_states

  • noun the position of the head of the Justice Department and the chief law enforcement officer of the United States
    Attorney General.
    • the post of Attorney General was created in 1789

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person

  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; soul; individual; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do
  • noun a human body (usually including the clothing)
    • a weapon was hidden on his person

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ideal

  • noun the idea of something that is perfect; something that one hopes to attain
  • noun model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal
    nonesuch; nonsuch; paragon; apotheosis; saint; nonpareil.

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cantor

  • noun the musical director of a choir
    choirmaster; precentor.
  • noun the official of a synagogue who conducts the liturgical part of the service and sings or chants the prayers intended to be performed as solos
    hazan.

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chairman

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

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caliphate

  • noun the territorial jurisdiction of a caliph
  • noun the era of Islam's ascendancy from the death of Mohammed until the 13th century; some Moslems still maintain that the Moslem world must always have a calif as head of the community
    • their goal was to reestablish the Caliphate

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pretor

  • noun an annually elected magistrate of the ancient Roman Republic
    praetor.

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secretary_of_state

  • noun the person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of State
    • the first Secretary of State was Thomas Jefferson
  • noun a government minister for foreign relations
    foreign minister.

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foreman

  • noun a person who exercises control over workers
    chief; gaffer; honcho; boss.
    • if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman
  • noun a man who is foreperson of a jury

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headmaster

  • noun presiding officer of a school
    master; schoolmaster.

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pastor

  • noun a person authorized to conduct religious worship
    curate; minister; rector; minister of religion; parson.
    • clergymen are usually called ministers in Protestant churches
  • noun only the rose-colored starlings; in some classifications considered a separate genus
    subgenus Pastor.

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commerce_secretary

  • noun the person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of Commerce
    Secretary of Commerce.
    • the first Commerce Secretary was William C. Redfield who was appointed by Wilson
  • noun the position of the head of the Department of Commerce
    Secretary of Commerce.
    • the position of Commerce Secretary was created in 1913

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commanding

  • adjective satellite used of a height or viewpoint
    dominating; overlooking.
    • a commanding view of the ocean
    • looked up at the castle dominating the countryside
    • the balcony overlooking the ballroom
  • verb be in command of
    command.
    • The general commanded a huge army

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librarian

  • noun a professional person trained in library science and engaged in library services
    bibliothec.

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evaluator

  • noun an authority who is able to estimate worth or quality
    judge.

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trusteeship

  • noun a dependent country; administered by another country under the supervision of the United Nations
    trust territory.
  • noun the position of trustee

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placement

  • noun the spatial property of the way in which something is placed
    arrangement.
    • the arrangement of the furniture
    • the placement of the chairs
  • noun contact established between applicants and prospective employees
    • the agency provided placement services

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medical

  • noun a thorough physical examination; includes a variety of tests depending on the age and sex and health of the person
    checkup; medical checkup; health check; medical examination; medical exam.
  • adjective relating to the study or practice of medicine
    • the medical profession
    • a medical student
    • medical school

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dog

  • noun a member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds
    domestic dog; Canis familiaris.
    • the dog barked all night
  • noun a dull unattractive unpleasant girl or woman
    frump.
    • she got a reputation as a frump
    • she's a real dog

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lordship

  • noun the authority of a lord
  • noun a title used to address any British peer except a duke and extended to a bishop or a judge
    • Your Lordship
    • His Lordship

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professional

  • noun a person engaged in one of the learned professions
    professional person.
  • noun an athlete who plays for pay
    pro.

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senior

  • noun an undergraduate student during the year preceding graduation
  • noun a person who is older than you are
    elder.

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shop

  • noun a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services
    store.
    • he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod
  • noun small workplace where handcrafts or manufacturing are done
    workshop.

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peasanthood

  • noun the state of being a peasant
    • the same homely dress she wore in the days of her peasanthood

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moderator

  • noun any substance used to slow down neutrons in nuclear reactors
  • noun in the Presbyterian church, the officer who presides over a synod or general assembly

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rector

  • noun a person authorized to conduct religious worship
    curate; pastor; minister; minister of religion; parson.
    • clergymen are usually called ministers in Protestant churches

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defender

  • noun a person who cares for persons or property
    protector; shielder; guardian.
  • noun a fighter who holds out against attack
    withstander.

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chieftaincy

  • noun the position of chieftain
    chieftainship.

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superior_general

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

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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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presidentship

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

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secretary_of_energy

  • noun the person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of Energy
    Energy Secretary.
    • the first Secretary of Energy was James R. Schlesinger who was appointed by Carter
  • noun the position of the head of the Department of Energy
    Energy Secretary.
    • the post of Energy Secretary was created in 1977

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justice

  • noun the quality of being just or fair
    justness.
  • noun judgment involved in the determination of rights and the assignment of rewards and punishments

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medical_intern

  • noun an advanced student or graduate in medicine gaining supervised practical experience (`houseman' is a British term)
    houseman; intern; interne.

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labor_secretary

  • noun the person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of Labor
    Secretary of Labor.
    • the first Labor Secretary was William B. Wilson who was appointed by President Wilson
  • noun the position of the head of the Department of Labor
    Secretary of Labor.
    • the post of Labor Secretary was created in 1913

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agriculture_secretary

  • noun the person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of Agriculture
    Secretary of Agriculture.
    • the first Secretary of Agriculture was Norman J. Colman, who was appointed by Cleveland
  • noun the position of the head of the Department of Agriculture
    Secretary of Agriculture.
    • the post of Secretary of Agriculture was established in 1889

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headman

  • noun an executioner who beheads the condemned person
    headsman.
  • noun the head of a tribe or clan
    chief; chieftain; tribal chief.

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adherent

  • noun someone who believes and helps to spread the doctrine of another
    disciple.
  • adjective satellite sticking fast

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custodian

  • noun one having charge of buildings or grounds or animals
    keeper; steward.

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conservator

  • noun the custodian of a collection (as a museum or library)
    curator.
  • noun someone appointed by a court to assume responsibility for the interests of a minor or incompetent person

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prime

  • noun a number that has no factor but itself and 1
    prime quantity.
  • noun the period of greatest prosperity or productivity
    flower; blossom; efflorescence; peak; flush; bloom; heyday.

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education_secretary

  • noun the person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of Education
    Secretary of Education.
    • Carter appointed Shirley Hufstedler as the first Secretary of Education
  • noun the position of the head of the Education Department
    Secretary of Education.
    • the post of Education Secretary was created in 1979

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high_priest

  • noun a preeminent authority or major proponent of a movement or doctrine
    • he's the high priest of contemporary jazz
  • noun a senior clergyman and dignitary
    hierarch; prelate; primate; archpriest.

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wyszynski

  • noun Polish prelate who persuaded the Soviet to allow greater religious freedom in Poland (1901-1981)
    Stefan Wyszynski.

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shop_steward

  • noun a union member who is elected to represent fellow workers in negotiating with management
    steward.

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priest

  • noun a clergyman in Christian churches who has the authority to perform or administer various religious rites; one of the Holy Orders
  • noun a person who performs religious duties and ceremonies in a non-Christian religion
    non-Christian priest.

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academicianship

  • noun the position of member of an honorary academy

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praetor

  • noun an annually elected magistrate of the ancient Roman Republic
    pretor.

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locating

  • noun the act of putting something in a certain place
    emplacement; placement; positioning; location; position.
  • noun a determination of the place where something is
    localisation; fix; location; localization.
    • he got a good fix on the target

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fair

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

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counselorship

  • noun the position of counselor
    counsellorship.

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national

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

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bill_poster

  • noun someone who pastes up bills or placards on walls or billboards
    poster; bill sticker.

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seat

  • noun a space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane)
    place.
    • he booked their seats in advance
    • he sat in someone else's place
  • noun the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
    bum; 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; backside; 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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secretary_of_commerce

  • noun the person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of Commerce
    Commerce Secretary.
    • the first Commerce Secretary was William C. Redfield who was appointed by Wilson
  • noun the position of the head of the Department of Commerce
    Commerce Secretary.
    • the position of Commerce Secretary was created in 1913

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deanship

  • noun the position or office of a dean
    deanery.

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precentor

  • noun the musical director of a choir
    cantor; choirmaster.

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manage

  • verb be successful; achieve a goal
    negociate; bring off; carry off; pull off.
    • She succeeded in persuading us all
    • I managed to carry the box upstairs
    • She pulled it off, even though we never thought her capable of it
    • The pianist negociated the difficult runs
  • verb be in charge of, act on, or dispose of
    handle; deal; care.
    • I can deal with this crew of workers
    • This blender can't handle nuts
    • She managed her parents' affairs after they got too old

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william_ralph_inge

  • noun English prelate noted for his pessimistic sermons and articles (1860-1954)
    Inge; Gloomy Dean.

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embassador

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

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prentice

  • noun works for an expert to learn a trade
    learner; apprentice.

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emplacement

  • noun military installation consisting of a prepared position for siting a weapon
  • noun the act of putting something in a certain place
    placement; positioning; location; position; locating.

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superior

  • noun one of greater rank or station or quality
    superordinate; higher-up.
  • noun the head of a religious community

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shop_clerk

  • noun a salesperson in a store
    clerk; salesclerk; shop assistant.

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boss

  • noun a person who exercises control over workers
    foreman; chief; gaffer; honcho.
    • if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman
  • noun a person responsible for hiring workers
    hirer.
    • the boss hired three more men for the new job

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pastorship

  • noun the position of pastor
    pastorate.

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shop_assistant

  • noun a salesperson in a store
    shop clerk; clerk; salesclerk.

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counselor

  • noun someone who gives advice about problems
    counsellor.
  • noun someone who has supervisory duties at a summer camp
    counsellor.

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adult_female

  • noun an adult female person (as opposed to a man)
    woman.
    • the woman kept house while the man hunted

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vice-presidency

  • noun the tenure of a vice president
    vice-presidential term.
  • noun the office and function of a vice president

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residency

  • noun the act of dwelling in a place
    residence; abidance.
  • noun the position of physician who is receiving special training in a hospital (usually after completing an internship)

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receiver

  • noun set that receives radio or tv signals
    receiving system.
  • noun (law) a person (usually appointed by a court of law) who liquidates assets or preserves them for the benefit of affected parties
    liquidator.

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protector

  • noun a person who cares for persons or property
    defender; shielder; guardian.

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messiah

  • noun any expected deliverer
    christ.
  • noun Jesus Christ; considered by Christians to be the promised deliverer

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regent

  • noun members of a governing board
    trustee.
  • noun someone who rules during the absence or incapacity or minority of the country's monarch

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james_ussher

  • noun Irish prelate who deduced from the Bible that Creation occurred in the year 4004 BC (1581-1656)
    Ussher; James Usher; Usher.

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manhood

  • noun the state of being a man; manly qualities
  • noun the quality of being human
    humanness; humanity.
    • he feared the speedy decline of all manhood

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secretary_of_the_navy

  • noun head of a former executive department; combined with the War Secretary to form the Defense Secretary in 1947
    Navy Secretary.

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nonesuch

  • noun model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal
    nonsuch; paragon; apotheosis; ideal; saint; nonpareil.

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minister_of_religion

  • noun a person authorized to conduct religious worship
    curate; pastor; minister; rector; parson.
    • clergymen are usually called ministers in Protestant churches

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apostle

  • noun an ardent early supporter of a cause or reform
    • an apostle of revolution
  • noun any important early teacher of Christianity or a Christian missionary to a people
    Apostelic Father.

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educatee

  • noun a learner who is enrolled in an educational institution
    pupil; student.

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flight

  • noun a formation of aircraft in flight
  • noun an instance of traveling by air
    flying.
    • flying was still an exciting adventure for him

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father

  • noun a male parent (also used as a term of address to your father)
    male parent; begetter.
    • his father was born in Atlanta
  • noun the founder of a family
    forefather; sire.
    • keep the faith of our forefathers

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regency

  • noun the period of time during which a regent governs
  • noun the period from 1811-1820 when the Prince of Wales was regent during George III's periods of insanity

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controller

  • noun someone who maintains and audits business accounts
    accountant; comptroller.
  • noun a person who directs and restrains
    restrainer.

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defense_secretary

  • noun the person who holds the secretaryship of the Defense Department
    Secretary of Defense.
    • the first Defense Secretary was James V. Forrestal who was appointed by Truman
  • noun the position of the head of the Department of Defense
    Secretary of Defense.
    • the position of Defense Secretary was created in 1947

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minister

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

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pilot

  • noun someone who is licensed to operate an aircraft in flight
    airplane pilot.
  • noun a person qualified to guide ships through difficult waters going into or out of a harbor

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national_leader

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

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presidency

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

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francisco_jimenez_de_cisneros

  • noun prelate who was the confessor of Isabella I and who was later appointed Grand Inquisitor (1436-1517)
    Jimenez de Cisneros.

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deanery

  • noun the official residence of a dean
  • noun the position or office of a dean
    deanship.

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tribal

  • adjective relating to or characteristic of a tribe
    • tribal customs

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bill

  • noun a statute in draft before it becomes law
    measure.
    • they held a public hearing on the bill
  • noun an itemized statement of money owed for goods shipped or services rendered
    account; invoice.
    • he paid his bill and left
    • send me an account of what I owe

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governor

  • noun the head of a state government
  • noun a control that maintains a steady speed in a machine (as by controlling the supply of fuel)
    regulator.

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air

  • noun a mixture of gases (especially oxygen) required for breathing; the stuff that the wind consists of
    • air pollution
    • a smell of chemicals in the air
    • open a window and let in some air
    • I need some fresh air
  • noun the region above the ground
    • her hand stopped in mid air
    • he threw the ball into the air

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commanding_officer

  • noun an officer in command of a military unit
    commandant; commander.

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situation

  • noun the general state of things; the combination of circumstances at a given time
    state of affairs.
    • the present international situation is dangerous
    • wondered how such a state of affairs had come about
    • eternal truths will be neither true nor eternal unless they have fresh meaning for every new social situation"- Franklin D.Roosevelt
  • noun a condition or position in which you find yourself
    position.
    • the unpleasant situation (or position) of having to choose between two evils
    • found herself in a very fortunate situation

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property

  • noun something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone;
    belongings; holding.
    • that hat is my property
    • he is a man of property
  • noun a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class
    • a study of the physical properties of atomic particles

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primacy

  • noun the state of being first in importance

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secretary_of_commerce_and_labor

  • noun head of a former executive department created in 1903 and divided into two departments in 1913

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examiner

  • noun someone who administers a test to determine your qualifications
    quizzer; tester.
  • noun an investigator who observes carefully
    inspector.
    • the examiner searched for clues

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celebrant

  • noun a person who is celebrating
    celebrater; celebrator.
  • noun an officiating priest celebrating the Eucharist

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sticker

  • noun a small sharp-pointed tip resembling a spike on a stem or leaf
    pricker; spine; thorn; prickle; spikelet.
  • noun an adhesive label
    gummed label; paster.

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canon

  • noun a rule or especially body of rules or principles generally established as valid and fundamental in a field or art or philosophy
    • the neoclassical canon
    • canons of polite society
  • noun a priest who is a member of a cathedral chapter

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site

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

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commander

  • noun an officer in command of a military unit
    commanding officer; commandant.
  • noun someone in an official position of authority who can command or control others

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in

  • noun a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot
    inch.
  • noun a rare soft silvery metallic element; occurs in small quantities in sphalerite
    indium; atomic number 49.

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inspector

  • noun a high ranking police officer
  • noun an investigator who observes carefully
    examiner.
    • the examiner searched for clues

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bill_sticker

  • noun someone who pastes up bills or placards on walls or billboards
    poster; bill poster.

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domestic_prelate

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) a priest who is an honorary member of the papal household

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liquidator

  • noun a criminal who commits homicide (who performs the unlawful premeditated killing of another human being)
    manslayer; murderer.
  • noun (law) a person (usually appointed by a court of law) who liquidates assets or preserves them for the benefit of affected parties
    receiver.

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bishop

  • noun a senior member of the Christian clergy having spiritual and administrative authority; appointed in Christian churches to oversee priests or ministers; considered in some churches to be successors of the twelve Apostles of Christ
  • noun port wine mulled with oranges and cloves

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newman

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

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incumbent

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

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president

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

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secretary_of_transportation

  • noun the person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of Transportation
    Transportation Secretary.
    • Johnson appointed Alan S. Boyd as the first Transportation Secretary
  • noun the position of the head of the Department of Transportation
    Transportation Secretary.
    • the post of Transportation Secretary was created in 1966

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disciple

  • noun someone who believes and helps to spread the doctrine of another
    adherent.

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warder

  • noun a person who works in a prison and is in charge of prisoners

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monsignor

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) an ecclesiastical title of honor bestowed on some priests

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director

  • noun someone who controls resources and expenditures
    manager; managing director.
  • noun member of a board of directors

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holy_man

  • noun person of exceptional holiness
    holy person; angel; saint.

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student

  • noun a learner who is enrolled in an educational institution
    educatee; pupil.
  • noun a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines
    scholarly person; bookman; scholar.

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secretarial_assistant

  • noun an assistant who handles correspondence and clerical work for a boss or an organization
    secretary.

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functionary

  • noun a worker who holds or is invested with an office
    official.

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emissary

  • noun someone sent on a mission to represent the interests of someone else
    envoy.

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attorney_general

  • noun the chief law officer of a country or state
  • noun the person who holds the position of secretary of the Justice Department
    United States Attorney General; US Attorney General.
    • Edmund Randolph was the first Attorney General, appointed by President Washington

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bailiff

  • noun an officer of the court who is employed to execute writs and processes and make arrests etc.

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position

  • noun the particular portion of space occupied by something
    place.
    • he put the lamp back in its place
  • noun a point occupied by troops for tactical reasons
    military position.

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associateship

  • noun the position of associate (as in an office or academy)

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ambassador

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

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ruler

  • noun a person who rules or commands
    swayer.
    • swayer of the universe
  • noun measuring stick consisting of a strip of wood or metal or plastic with a straight edge that is used for drawing straight lines and measuring lengths
    rule.

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police_lieutenant

  • noun an officer in a police force
    lieutenant.

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nonsuch

  • noun model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal
    nonesuch; paragon; apotheosis; ideal; saint; nonpareil.

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domestic

  • noun a servant who is paid to perform menial tasks around the household
    house servant; domestic help.
  • adjective of concern to or concerning the internal affairs of a nation
    • domestic issues such as tax rate and highway construction

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secretary_of_war

  • noun head of a former executive department; combined with the Navy Secretary to form the Defense Secretary in 1947
    War Secretary.

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khanate

  • noun the realm of a khan
  • noun the position of a khan

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schoolmaster

  • noun presiding officer of a school
    headmaster; master.
  • noun any person (or institution) who acts as an educator

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location

  • noun a point or extent in space
  • noun the act of putting something in a certain place
    emplacement; placement; positioning; position; locating.

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prelate

  • noun a senior clergyman and dignitary
    hierarch; high priest; primate; archpriest.

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bookman

  • noun a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines
    scholarly person; scholar; student.

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chancellor

  • noun the person who is head of state (in several countries)
    premier; prime minister.
  • noun the British cabinet minister responsible for finance
    Chancellor of the Exchequer.

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advocate

  • noun a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea
    advocator; proponent; exponent.
  • noun a lawyer who pleads cases in court
    counsel; counselor-at-law; counsellor; pleader; counselor.

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seigneury

  • noun the estate of a seigneur
    seigniory; signory.
  • noun the position and authority of a feudal lord
    seigniory; feudal lordship.

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magistrature

  • noun the position of magistrate
    magistracy.

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judge

  • noun a public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice
    justice; jurist.
  • noun an authority who is able to estimate worth or quality
    evaluator.

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secretary_of_health_education_and_welfare

  • noun head of a former executive department created in 1953 and divided into two departments in 1979

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commandery

  • noun the position or office of commander
    commandership.

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secretary_of_defense

  • noun the person who holds the secretaryship of the Defense Department
    Defense Secretary.
    • the first Defense Secretary was James V. Forrestal who was appointed by Truman
  • noun the position of the head of the Department of Defense
    Defense Secretary.
    • the position of Defense Secretary was created in 1947

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bucolic

  • noun a country person
    provincial; peasant.
  • noun a short poem descriptive of rural or pastoral life
    idyll; eclogue; idyl.

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school_principal

  • noun the educator who has executive authority for a school
    head; head teacher; principal.
    • she sent unruly pupils to see the principal

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officer

  • noun any person in the armed services who holds a position of authority or command
    military officer.
    • an officer is responsible for the lives of his men
  • noun someone who is appointed or elected to an office and who holds a position of trust
    officeholder.
    • he is an officer of the court
    • the club elected its officers for the coming year

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president_of_the_united_states

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

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secretary_of_education

  • noun the person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of Education
    Education Secretary.
    • Carter appointed Shirley Hufstedler as the first Secretary of Education
  • noun the position of the head of the Education Department
    Education Secretary.
    • the post of Education Secretary was created in 1979

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attorney

  • noun a professional person authorized to practice law; conducts lawsuits or gives legal advice
    lawyer.

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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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intern

  • noun an advanced student or graduate in medicine gaining supervised practical experience (`houseman' is a British term)
    houseman; medical intern; interne.
  • verb deprive of freedom
    • During WW II, Japanese were interned in camps in the West

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cardinal_richelieu

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

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home

  • noun where you live at a particular time
    place.
    • deliver the package to my home
    • he doesn't have a home to go to
    • your place or mine?
  • noun housing that someone is living in
    abode; dwelling house; dwelling; domicile; habitation.
    • he built a modest dwelling near the pond
    • they raise money to provide homes for the homeless

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secretary_of_veterans_affairs

  • noun the person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of Veterans Affairs
    • Bush appointed Edward J. Derwinski as the first Secretary of Veterans Affairs
  • noun the position of the head of the Department of Veterans Affairs
    • the post of Secretary of Veterans Affairs was created in 1989

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headship

  • noun the position of headmaster or headmistress
  • noun the position of head

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sex

  • noun activities associated with sexual intercourse
    sexual activity; sex activity; sexual practice.
    • they had sex in the back seat
  • noun either of the two categories (male or female) into which most organisms are divided
    • the war between the sexes

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prelacy

  • noun prelates collectively
    prelature.
  • noun the office or station of a prelate
    prelature.

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baronetage

  • noun the collective body of baronets
  • noun the state of a baronet

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religion

  • noun a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny
    religious belief; faith.
    • he lost his faith but not his morality
  • noun an institution to express belief in a divine power
    organized religion; faith.
    • he was raised in the Baptist religion
    • a member of his own faith contradicted him

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treasury_secretary

  • noun the person who holds the secretaryship of the Treasury Department
    Secretary of the Treasury.
    • Alexander Hamilton was the first Secretary of the Treasury
  • noun the position of the head of the Treasury Department
    Secretary of the Treasury.
    • the position of Treasury Secretary was created in 1789

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prof

  • noun someone who is a member of the faculty at a college or university
    professor.

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leader

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

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honcho

  • noun a person who exercises control over workers
    foreman; chief; gaffer; boss.
    • if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman

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power

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

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lieutenant

  • noun a commissioned military officer
  • noun an officer in a police force
    police lieutenant.

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plebe

  • noun a military trainee (as at a military academy)
    cadet.

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keeper

  • noun someone in charge of other people
    • am I my brother's keeper?
  • noun one having charge of buildings or grounds or animals
    custodian; steward.

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post

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

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officiating

  • noun the act of umpiring
    umpirage; officiation; refereeing.
    • the officiating was excellent
  • verb act in an official capacity in a ceremony or religious ritual, such as a wedding
    officiate.
    • Who officiated at your wedding?

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throne

  • noun the chair of state for a monarch, bishop, etc.
    • the king sat on his throne
  • noun a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination
    toilet; commode; crapper; stool; potty; can; pot.

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duc_de_richelieu

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

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plum

  • noun any of several trees producing edible oval fruit having a smooth skin and a single hard stone
    plum tree.
  • noun any of numerous varieties of small to medium-sized round or oval fruit having a smooth skin and a single pit

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parson

  • noun a person authorized to conduct religious worship
    curate; pastor; minister; rector; minister of religion.
    • clergymen are usually called ministers in Protestant churches

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marshal

  • noun a law officer having duties similar to those of a sheriff in carrying out the judgments of a court of law
    marshall.
  • noun (in some countries) a military officer of highest rank
    marshall.

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marshall

  • noun (in some countries) a military officer of highest rank
    marshal.
  • noun United States actor (1914-1998)
    E. G. Marshall.

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aaron

  • noun United States professional baseball player who hit more home runs than Babe Ruth (born in 1934)
    Hank Aaron; Henry Louis Aaron.
  • noun (Old Testament) elder brother of Moses and first high priest of the Israelites; created the golden calf

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feudal

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of feudalism
    feudalistic.

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bully_pulpit

  • noun a public office of sufficiently high rank that it provides the holder with an opportunity to speak out and be listened to on any matter
    • the American presidency is a bully pulpit

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secretary_of_the_interior

  • noun the position of the head of the Department of the Interior
    Interior Secretary.
    • the position of Interior Secretary was created in 1849
  • noun the person who holds the secretaryship of the Interior Department
    Interior Secretary.
    • President Taylor appointed Thomas Ewing as the first Secretary of the Interior

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scholarly_person

  • noun a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines
    bookman; scholar; student.

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statesman

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

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accountant

  • noun someone who maintains and audits business accounts
    comptroller; controller.

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editor

  • noun a person responsible for the editorial aspects of publication; the person who determines the final content of a text (especially of a newspaper or magazine)
    editor in chief.
  • noun (computer science) a program designed to perform such editorial functions as rearrangement or modification or deletion of data
    editor program.

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secretary_of_agriculture

  • noun the person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of Agriculture
    Agriculture Secretary.
    • the first Secretary of Agriculture was Norman J. Colman, who was appointed by Cleveland
  • noun the position of the head of the Department of Agriculture
    Agriculture Secretary.
    • the post of Secretary of Agriculture was established in 1889

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function

  • noun (mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated with an element of another set (the range of the function)
    single-valued function; mathematical function; mapping; map.
  • noun what something is used for
    use; role; purpose.
    • the function of an auger is to bore holes
    • ballet is beautiful but what use is it?

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head

  • noun the upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals; contains the face and brains
    caput.
    • he stuck his head out the window
  • noun a single domestic animal
    • 200 head of cattle

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preceptor

  • noun teacher at a university or college (especially at Cambridge or Oxford)
    don.

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poster

  • noun a sign posted in a public place as an advertisement
    notice; placard; posting; bill; card.
    • a poster advertised the coming attractions
  • noun someone who pastes up bills or placards on walls or billboards
    bill poster; bill sticker.

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generalship

  • noun the leadership ability of a military general
  • noun the office and authority of a general
    generalcy.

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chairperson

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

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don

  • noun teacher at a university or college (especially at Cambridge or Oxford)
    preceptor.
  • noun a Spanish gentleman or nobleman

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legation

  • noun the post or office of legate
    legateship.
  • noun a permanent diplomatic mission headed by a minister
    foreign mission.

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fort

  • noun a fortified military post where troops are stationed
    garrison.
  • noun a fortified defensive structure
    fortress.

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counsel

  • noun a lawyer who pleads cases in court
    counselor-at-law; counsellor; advocate; pleader; counselor.
  • noun something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action
    counseling; guidance; direction; counselling.

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official

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

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cardinal_newman

  • noun English prelate and theologian who (with John Keble and Edward Pusey) founded the Oxford movement; Newman later turned to Roman Catholicism and became a cardinal (1801-1890)
    Newman; John Henry Newman.

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emirate

  • noun the domain controlled by an emir
  • noun the office of an emir

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general

  • noun a general officer of the highest rank
    full general.
  • noun the head of a religious order or congregation
    superior general.

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at

  • noun a highly unstable radioactive element (the heaviest of the halogen series); a decay product of uranium and thorium
    atomic number 85; astatine.
  • noun 100 at equal 1 kip in Laos

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fatherhood

  • noun the kinship relation between an offspring and the father
    paternity.
  • noun God when considered as the first person in the Trinity
    Father-God; Father.
    • hear our prayers, Heavenly Father

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energy_secretary

  • noun the person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of Energy
    Secretary of Energy.
    • the first Secretary of Energy was James R. Schlesinger who was appointed by Carter
  • noun the position of the head of the Department of Energy
    Secretary of Energy.
    • the post of Energy Secretary was created in 1977

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nonpareil

  • noun model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal
    nonesuch; nonsuch; paragon; apotheosis; ideal; saint.
  • noun colored beads of sugar used as a topping on e.g. candies and cookies

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sea_captain

  • noun an officer who is licensed to command a merchant ship
    captain; master; skipper.

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scholarly

  • adjective characteristic of scholars or scholarship
    • scholarly pursuits
    • a scholarly treatise
    • a scholarly attitude

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public_office

  • noun a position concerning the people as a whole

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role

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

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proconsul

  • noun an official in a modern colony who has considerable administrative power
  • noun a provincial governor of consular rank in the Roman Republic and Roman Empire

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generalcy

  • noun the office and authority of a general
    generalship.

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united_states_president

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

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domingo_de_guzman

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) Spanish priest who founded an order whose members became known as Dominicans or Black Friars (circa 1170-1221)
    Dominic; St. Dominic; Saint Dominic.

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land

  • noun the land on which real estate is located
    • he built the house on land leased from the city
  • noun material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use)
    soil; ground.
    • the land had never been plowed
    • good agricultural soil

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vice

  • noun moral weakness
    frailty.
  • noun a specific form of evildoing
    • vice offends the moral standards of the community

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hot_seat

  • noun an instrument of execution by electrocution; resembles an ordinary seat for one person
    electric chair; chair; death chair.
    • the murderer was sentenced to die in the chair
  • noun a difficult position where you are subjected to stress and criticism

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pupil

  • noun a learner who is enrolled in an educational institution
    educatee; student.
  • noun the contractile aperture in the center of the iris of the eye; resembles a large black dot

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