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growler

  • noun a speaker whose voice sounds like a growl
  • noun a small iceberg or ice floe just large enough to be hazardous for shipping

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rhetorician

  • noun a person who delivers a speech or oration
    orator; public speaker; speechmaker; speechifier.

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over

  • noun (cricket) the division of play during which six balls are bowled at the batsman by one player from the other team from the same end of the pitch
  • adjective satellite having come or been brought to a conclusion
    concluded; terminated; complete; ended; all over.
    • the harvesting was complete
    • the affair is over, ended, finished
    • the abruptly terminated interview

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speech

  • noun the act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience
    address.
    • he listened to an address on minor Roman poets
  • noun (language) communication by word of mouth
    oral communication; spoken language; language; voice communication; speech communication; spoken communication.
    • his speech was garbled
    • he uttered harsh language
    • he recorded the spoken language of the streets

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medieval_schoolman

  • noun a scholar in one of the universities of the Middle Ages; versed in scholasticism
    Schoolman.

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islamist

  • noun a scholar who knowledgeable in Islamic studies
  • noun an orthodox Muslim

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brain

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

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shakespearean

  • noun a Shakespearean scholar
    Shakespearian.
  • adjective of or relating to William Shakespeare or his works
    Shakespearian.
    • Shakespearean plays

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skim

  • noun a thin layer covering the surface of a liquid
    • there was a thin skim of oil on the water
  • noun reading or glancing through quickly
    skimming.

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magpie

  • noun long-tailed black-and-white crow that utters a raucous chattering call
  • noun someone who collects things that have been discarded by others
    scavenger; pack rat.

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schmoozer

  • noun someone skilled at conversation
    conversationist; conversationalist.

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creative

  • adjective having the ability or power to create
    originative.
    • a creative imagination
  • adjective satellite promoting construction or creation
    • creative work

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speed

  • noun distance travelled per unit time
    velocity.
  • noun a rate (usually rapid) at which something happens
    swiftness; fastness.
    • the project advanced with gratifying speed

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babbler

  • noun an obnoxious and foolish and loquacious talker
    prater; chatterer; spouter; magpie; chatterbox.
  • noun any of various insectivorous Old World birds with a loud incessant song; in some classifications considered members of the family Muscicapidae
    cackler.

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alum

  • noun a white crystalline double sulfate of aluminum: the ammonium double sulfate of aluminum
    ammonia alum; ammonium alum.
  • noun a white crystalline double sulfate of aluminum: the potassium double sulfate of aluminum
    potash alum; potassium alum.

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poring_over

  • noun reading carefully with intent to remember
    perusal; perusing; studying.

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witnesser

  • noun someone who sees an event and reports what happened
    informant; witness.

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theologian

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

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booklover

  • noun someone who loves (and usually collects) books
    bibliophile; book lover.

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stammerer

  • noun someone who speaks with involuntary pauses and repetitions
    stutterer.

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narrator

  • noun someone who tells a story
    storyteller; teller.

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decompression

  • noun restoring compressed information to its normal form for use or display
  • noun relieving pressure (especially bringing a compressed person gradually back to atmospheric pressure)
    decompressing.

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encyclopedism

  • noun profound scholarly knowledge
    eruditeness; encyclopaedism; learnedness; learning; erudition; scholarship.

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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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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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theoriser

  • noun someone who theorizes (especially in science or art)
    theorist; theoretician; idealogue; theorizer.

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public_speaker

  • noun a person who delivers a speech or oration
    orator; speechmaker; speechifier; rhetorician.

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crichton

  • noun Scottish man of letters and adventurer (1560-1582)
    The Admirable Crichton; James Crichton.

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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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someone

  • noun a human being
    somebody; soul; person; individual; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do

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driveller

  • noun someone whose talk is trivial drivel
    jabberer.
  • noun a person who dribbles; he needs a bib"
    dribbler; drooler; slobberer.
    • that baby is a dribbler

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scholiast

  • noun a scholar who writes explanatory notes on an author (especially an ancient commentator on a classical author)

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read

  • noun something that is read
    • the article was a very good read
  • verb interpret something that is written or printed
    • read the advertisement
    • Have you read Salman Rushdie?

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rake

  • noun a dissolute man in fashionable society
    rip; rakehell; blood; roue; profligate.
  • noun degree of deviation from a horizontal plane
    slant; pitch.
    • the roof had a steep pitch

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edmond_malone

  • noun English scholar remembered for his chronology of Shakespeare's plays and his editions of Shakespeare and Dryden (1741-1812)
    Malone; Edmund Malone.

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verbaliser

  • noun someone who expresses in language; someone who talks (especially someone who delivers a public speech or someone especially garrulous)
    verbalizer; speaker; talker; utterer.
    • the speaker at commencement
    • an utterer of useful maxims

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post_doc

  • noun a grant that funds postdoctoral study or research
    postdoc; postdoctoral.
  • noun a scholar or researcher who is involved in academic study beyond the level of a doctoral degree
    postdoc.

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lorenzo_the_magnificent

  • noun Italian statesman and scholar who supported many artists and humanists including Michelangelo and Leonardo and Botticelli (1449-1492)
    Lorenzo de'Medici.

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wise_man

  • noun a wise and trusted guide and advisor
    mentor.

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mentioner

  • noun a speaker who refers to something briefly or incidentally

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recitation

  • noun written matter that is recited from memory
  • noun a public instance of reciting or repeating (from memory) something prepared in advance
    reading; recital.
    • the program included songs and recitations of well-loved poems

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aphorist

  • noun someone who formulates aphorisms or who repeats aphorisms

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kabbalist

  • noun an expert who is highly skilled in obscure or difficult or esoteric matters
    cabalist.
  • noun a student of the Jewish Kabbalah
    Cabalist.

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learned

  • adjective satellite having or showing profound knowledge
    erudite.
    • a learned jurist
    • an erudite professor
  • verb gain knowledge or skills
    acquire; larn; learn.
    • She learned dancing from her sister
    • I learned Sanskrit
    • Children acquire language at an amazing rate

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generalist

  • noun a modern scholar who is in a position to acquire more than superficial knowledge about many different interests
    Renaissance man.
    • a statistician has to be something of a generalist

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encyclopaedism

  • noun profound scholarly knowledge
    eruditeness; learnedness; learning; erudition; encyclopedism; scholarship.

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mumbler

  • noun a person who speaks softly and indistinctly
    murmurer; mutterer.

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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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creative_thinker

  • noun an important intellectual
    thinker; mind.
    • the great minds of the 17th century

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retell

  • verb render verbally, "recite a poem"
    recite.
    • retell a story
  • verb make into fiction
    fictionalize; fictionalise.
    • The writer fictionalized the lives of his parents in his latest novel

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verbalizer

  • noun someone who expresses in language; someone who talks (especially someone who delivers a public speech or someone especially garrulous)
    speaker; talker; utterer; verbaliser.
    • the speaker at commencement
    • an utterer of useful maxims

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historiographer

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

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utterer

  • noun an organism that can utter vocal sounds
    vocalizer; vocaliser.
    • an utterer of foul oaths
    • is the giraffe a vocalizer?
  • noun someone who circulates forged banknotes or counterfeit coins

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egghead

  • noun an intellectual; a very studious and academic person
    • in spite of her love of reading she denied being an egghead

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clever_clogs

  • noun an intellectual who is ostentatiously and irritatingly knowledgeable
    clever Dick.

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grad

  • noun one-hundredth of a right angle
    grade.
  • noun a person who has received a degree from a school (high school or college or university)
    alum; alumna; alumnus; graduate.

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audience

  • noun a gathering of spectators or listeners at a (usually public) performance
    • the audience applauded
    • someone in the audience began to cough
  • noun the part of the general public interested in a source of information or entertainment
    • every artist needs an audience
    • the broadcast reached an audience of millions

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readership

  • noun the audience reached by written communications (books or magazines or newspapers etc.)

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humanist

  • noun a classical scholar or student of the liberal arts
  • noun an advocate of the principles of humanism; someone concerned with the interests and welfare of humans
    humanitarian.

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querier

  • noun someone who asks a question
    questioner; enquirer; asker; inquirer.

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theorizer

  • noun someone who theorizes (especially in science or art)
    theorist; theoretician; theoriser; idealogue.

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dip

  • noun a depression in an otherwise level surface
    • there was a dip in the road
  • noun (physics) the angle that a magnetic needle makes with the plane of the horizon
    magnetic dip; angle of dip; inclination; magnetic inclination.

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sinologist

  • noun a student of Chinese history and language and culture

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conversationist

  • noun someone skilled at conversation
    schmoozer; conversationalist.

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specifier

  • noun someone who draws up specifications giving details (as for obtaining a patent)

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caller

  • noun a social or business visitor
    company.
    • the room was a mess because he hadn't expected company
  • noun an investor who buys a call option

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learning

  • noun the cognitive process of acquiring skill or knowledge
    acquisition.
    • the child's acquisition of language
  • noun profound scholarly knowledge
    eruditeness; encyclopaedism; learnedness; erudition; encyclopedism; scholarship.

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perusal

  • noun reading carefully with intent to remember
    perusing; studying; poring over.

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phoner

  • noun the person initiating a telephone call
    caller-up; caller; telephoner.
    • there were so many callers that he finally disconnected the telephone

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initiate

  • noun someone new to a field or activity
    tyro; novice; beginner; tiro.
  • noun someone who has been admitted to membership in a scholarly field
    savant; pundit; learned person.

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up

  • verb raise
    • up the ante
  • adjective being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level
    • the anchor is up
    • the sun is up
    • he lay face up
    • he is up by a pawn
    • the market is up
    • the corn is up

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see

  • noun the seat within a bishop's diocese where his cathedral is located
  • verb perceive by sight or have the power to perceive by sight
    • You have to be a good observer to see all the details
    • Can you see the bird in that tree?
    • He is blind--he cannot see

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individual

  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; soul; person; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do
  • noun a single organism

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postdoc

  • noun a grant that funds postdoctoral study or research
    post doc; postdoctoral.
  • noun a scholar or researcher who is involved in academic study beyond the level of a doctoral degree
    post doc.

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masorete

  • noun a scholar who is expert on the Masorah (especially one of the Jewish scribes who contributed to the Masorah)
    Massorete; Masorite.

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skim_over

  • verb read superficially
    skim.
  • verb move or pass swiftly and lightly over the surface of
    skim.

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alliterator

  • noun a speaker or writer who makes use of alliteration

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informant

  • noun a person who supplies information
    source.
  • noun someone who sees an event and reports what happened
    witnesser; witness.

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intellect

  • noun knowledge and intellectual ability
    mind.
    • he reads to improve his mind
    • he has a keen intellect
  • noun the capacity for rational thought or inference or discrimination
    reason; understanding.
    • we are told that man is endowed with reason and capable of distinguishing good from evil

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numeration

  • noun naming numbers
  • noun the act of counting; reciting numbers in ascending order
    count; counting; tally; enumeration; reckoning.
    • the counting continued for several hours

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salutatory_speaker

  • noun a graduating student with the second highest academic rank; may deliver the opening address at graduation exercises
    salutatorian.

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exponent

  • noun a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea
    advocator; proponent; advocate.
  • noun someone who expounds and interprets or explains

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shakespearian

  • noun a Shakespearean scholar
    Shakespearean.
  • adjective of or relating to William Shakespeare or his works
    Shakespearean.
    • Shakespearean plays

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skeptic

  • noun someone who habitually doubts accepted beliefs
    sceptic; doubter.

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literate

  • noun a person who can read and write
    literate person.
  • adjective able to read and write

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philosopher

  • noun a specialist in philosophy
  • noun a wise person who is calm and rational; someone who lives a life of reason with equanimity

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decoding

  • noun the activity of making clear or converting from code into plain text
    decipherment; decryption.
    • a secret key or password is required for decryption
  • verb convert code into ordinary language
    decode; decipher; decrypt.

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wonderer

  • noun someone who is curious about something
  • noun someone filled with admiration and awe; someone who wonders at something
    marveller.

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genius

  • noun someone who has exceptional intellectual ability and originality
    Einstein; brainiac; mastermind; brain.
    • Mozart was a child genius
    • he's smart but he's no Einstein
  • noun unusual mental ability
    brilliance.

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salutatorian

  • noun a graduating student with the second highest academic rank; may deliver the opening address at graduation exercises
    salutatory speaker.

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inquirer

  • noun someone who asks a question
    questioner; enquirer; asker; querier.

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bibliophile

  • noun someone who loves (and usually collects) books
    booklover; book lover.

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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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highbrow

  • noun a person of intellectual or erudite tastes
  • adjective satellite highly cultured or educated
    highbrowed.
    • highbrow events such as the ballet or opera
    • a highbrowed literary critic

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reading

  • noun the cognitive process of understanding a written linguistic message
    • his main reading was detective stories
    • suggestions for further reading
  • noun a particular interpretation or performance
    • on that reading it was an insult
    • he was famous for his reading of Mozart

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lip-read

  • verb interpret by lipreading; of deaf people
    lipread; speech-read.

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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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reread

  • verb read anew; read again
    • He re-read her letters to him

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bel_esprit

  • noun a witty or clever person with a fine mind

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visionary

  • noun a person given to fanciful speculations and enthusiasms with little regard for what is actually possible
  • noun a person with unusual powers of foresight
    illusionist; seer.

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medieval

  • adjective relating to or belonging to the Middle Ages
    mediaeval.
    • Medieval scholars
    • Medieval times
  • adjective satellite as if belonging to the Middle Ages; old-fashioned and unenlightened
    gothic; mediaeval.
    • a medieval attitude toward dating

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wailer

  • noun a mourner who utters long loud high-pitched cries

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lover

  • noun a person who loves someone or is loved by someone
  • noun an ardent follower and admirer
    devotee; fan; buff.

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lipreading

  • noun perceiving what a person is saying by observing the movements of the lips
  • verb interpret by lipreading; of deaf people
    lipread; speech-read; lip-read.

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theorist

  • noun someone who theorizes (especially in science or art)
    theoretician; theoriser; idealogue; theorizer.

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decipherment

  • noun the activity of making clear or converting from code into plain text
    decryption; decoding.
    • a secret key or password is required for decryption

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licentiate

  • noun holds a license (degree) from a (European) university

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raver

  • noun a participant in a rave dancing party
  • noun someone who rants and raves; speaks in a violent or loud manner
    ranter.

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decipher

  • verb convert code into ordinary language
    decode; decrypt.
  • verb read with difficulty
    trace.
    • Can you decipher this letter?
    • The archeologist traced the hieroglyphs

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lorenzo_de'medici

  • noun Italian statesman and scholar who supported many artists and humanists including Michelangelo and Leonardo and Botticelli (1449-1492)
    Lorenzo the Magnificent.

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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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anagrammatise

  • verb read letters out of order to discover a hidden meaning
    anagram; anagrammatize.

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speechmaker

  • noun a person who delivers a speech or oration
    orator; public speaker; speechifier; rhetorician.

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malone

  • noun English scholar remembered for his chronology of Shakespeare's plays and his editions of Shakespeare and Dryden (1741-1812)
    Edmund Malone; Edmond Malone.

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anagrammatize

  • verb read letters out of order to discover a hidden meaning
    anagram; anagrammatise.

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book_lover

  • noun someone who loves (and usually collects) books
    bibliophile; booklover.

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mujtihad

  • noun an Islamic scholar who engages in ijtihad, the effort to derive rules of divine law from Muslim sacred texts

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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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alchemist

  • noun one who was versed in the practice of alchemy and who sought an elixir of life and a panacea and an alkahest and the philosopher's stone

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study

  • noun a detailed critical inspection
    survey.
  • noun applying the mind to learning and understanding a subject (especially by reading)
    work.
    • mastering a second language requires a lot of work
    • no schools offer graduate study in interior design

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marcus_terentius_varro

  • noun Roman scholar (116-27 BC)
    Varro.

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drawler

  • noun someone who speaks with a drawl

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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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stentor

  • noun a speaker with an unusually loud voice
  • noun the mythical Greek warrior with an unusually loud voice who died after losing a shouting contest with Hermes

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mentor

  • noun a wise and trusted guide and advisor
    wise man.
  • verb serve as a teacher or trusted counselor
    • The famous professor mentored him during his years in graduate school
    • She is a fine lecturer but she doesn't like mentoring

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browsing

  • noun reading superficially or at random
    browse.
  • noun the act of feeding by continual nibbling
    browse.

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cryptographer

  • noun decoder skilled in the analysis of codes and cryptograms
    cryptanalyst; cryptologist.

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clever_dick

  • noun an intellectual who is ostentatiously and irritatingly knowledgeable
    clever clogs.

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recite

  • verb recite in elocution
    declaim.
  • verb repeat aloud from memory
    • she recited a poem
    • The pupil recited his lesson for the day

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speech-read

  • verb interpret by lipreading; of deaf people
    lipread; lip-read.

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writer

  • noun writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
    author.
  • noun a person who is able to write and has written something

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murmurer

  • noun a person who speaks softly and indistinctly
    mumbler; mutterer.

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voicer

  • noun someone who regulates the tone of organ pipes
  • noun a speaker who voices an opinion

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decipherer

  • noun the kind of intellectual who converts messages from a code to plain text
    decoder.
  • noun a reader capable of reading and interpreting illegible or obscure text

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massorete

  • noun a scholar who is expert on the Masorah (especially one of the Jewish scribes who contributed to the Masorah)
    Masorite; Masorete.

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storyteller

  • noun someone who tells a story
    narrator; teller.
  • noun someone who tells lies
    fibber; fabricator.

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into

To the inside of; within. It is used in a variety of applications.

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intellectual

  • noun a person who uses the mind creatively
    intellect.
  • adjective satellite of or associated with or requiring the use of the mind
    noetic; rational.
    • intellectual problems
    • the triumph of the rational over the animal side of man

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anagram

  • noun a word or phrase spelled by rearranging the letters of another word or phrase
  • verb read letters out of order to discover a hidden meaning
    anagrammatize; anagrammatise.

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varro

  • noun Roman scholar (116-27 BC)
    Marcus Terentius Varro.

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alumnus

  • noun a person who has received a degree from a school (high school or college or university)
    alum; alumna; grad; graduate.

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alphabetiser

  • noun a literate person who can arrange items in alphabetical order
    alphabetizer.

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vociferator

  • noun a loud and vehement speaker (usually in protest)

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numerate

  • verb determine the number or amount of
    count; number; enumerate.
    • Can you count the books on your shelf?
    • Count your change
  • verb read out loud as words written numbers

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eruditeness

  • noun profound scholarly knowledge
    encyclopaedism; learnedness; learning; erudition; encyclopedism; scholarship.

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viewers

  • noun the audience reached by television
    TV audience; viewing audience.
  • noun a close observer; someone who looks at something (such as an exhibition of some kind)
    viewer; looker; witness; spectator; watcher.
    • the spectators applauded the performance
    • television viewers
    • sky watchers discovered a new star

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alphabetizer

  • noun a literate person who can arrange items in alphabetical order
    alphabetiser.

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pundit

  • noun someone who has been admitted to membership in a scholarly field
    initiate; savant; learned person.

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browse

  • noun vegetation (such as young shoots, twigs, and leaves) that is suitable for animals to eat
    • a deer needs to eat twenty pounds of browse every day
  • noun reading superficially or at random
    browsing.

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scan

  • noun the act of scanning; systematic examination of a prescribed region
    • he made a thorough scan of the beach with his binoculars
  • noun an image produced by scanning
    CAT scan.
    • he analyzed the brain scan
    • you could see the tumor in the CAT scan

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historian

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

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valedictory

  • noun a farewell oration (especially one delivered during graduation exercises by an outstanding member of a graduating class)
    valedictory address; valedictory oration; valediction.
  • adjective of or relating to an occasion or expression of farewell
    • a valedictory address
    • valedictory praise for his uniformly manly course
    • a suitable valedictory gesture

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learned_person

  • noun someone who has been admitted to membership in a scholarly field
    initiate; savant; pundit.

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thinker

  • noun an important intellectual
    mind; creative thinker.
    • the great minds of the 17th century
  • noun someone who exercises the mind (usually in an effort to reach a decision)

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decode

  • verb convert code into ordinary language
    decipher; decrypt.

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synthesizer

  • noun an intellectual who synthesizes or uses synthetic methods
    synthesist; synthesiser.
  • noun (music) an electronic instrument (usually played with a keyboard) that generates and modifies sounds electronically and can imitate a variety of other musical instruments
    synthesiser.

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call

  • noun a telephone connection
    telephone call; phone call.
    • she reported several anonymous calls
    • he placed a phone call to London
    • he heard the phone ringing but didn't want to take the call
  • noun a special disposition (as if from a divine source) to pursue a particular course
    • he was disappointed that he had not heard the Call

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mutterer

  • noun a person who speaks softly and indistinctly
    mumbler; murmurer.

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stutterer

  • noun someone who speaks with involuntary pauses and repetitions
    stammerer.

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dictator

  • noun a speaker who dictates to a secretary or a recording machine
  • noun a ruler who is unconstrained by law
    potentate.

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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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venter

  • noun a speaker who expresses or gives vent to a personal opinion or grievance
  • noun the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis
    stomach; abdomen; belly.

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lipread

  • verb interpret by lipreading; of deaf people
    speech-read; lip-read.

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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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clever

  • adjective satellite showing self-interest and shrewdness in dealing with others
    cagy; canny; cagey.
    • a cagey lawyer
    • too clever to be sound
  • adjective satellite mentally quick and resourceful
    apt.
    • an apt pupil
    • you are a clever man...you reason well and your wit is bold"-Bram Stoker

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valedictory_speaker

  • noun the student with the best grades who usually delivers the valedictory address at commencement
    valedictorian.

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pore

  • noun any tiny hole admitting passage of a liquid (fluid or gas)
  • noun any small opening in the skin or outer surface of an animal

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mind

  • noun that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason
    psyche; brain; head; nous.
    • his mind wandered
    • I couldn't get his words out of my head
  • noun recall or remembrance
    • it came to mind

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illusionist

  • noun a person with unusual powers of foresight
    visionary; seer.
  • noun someone who performs magic tricks to amuse an audience
    prestidigitator; conjurer; magician; conjuror.

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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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edmund_malone

  • noun English scholar remembered for his chronology of Shakespeare's plays and his editions of Shakespeare and Dryden (1741-1812)
    Malone; Edmond Malone.

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salutatory

  • noun an opening or welcoming statement (especially one delivered at graduation exercises)
    salutatory oration; salutatory address.

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decoder

  • noun the kind of intellectual who converts messages from a code to plain text
    decipherer.
  • noun a machine that converts a coded text into ordinary language

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orator

  • noun a person who delivers a speech or oration
    public speaker; speechmaker; speechifier; rhetorician.

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synthesist

  • noun an intellectual who synthesizes or uses synthetic methods
    synthesizer; synthesiser.

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witness

  • noun someone who sees an event and reports what happened
    witnesser; informant.
  • noun a close observer; someone who looks at something (such as an exhibition of some kind)
    viewer; looker; spectator; watcher.
    • the spectators applauded the performance
    • television viewers
    • sky watchers discovered a new star

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speed-reading

  • noun reading at speeds significantly faster than normal

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goliard

  • noun a wandering scholar in medieval Europe; famed for intemperance and riotous behavior and the composition of satirical and ribald Latin songs

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skimmer

  • noun a rapid superficial reader
  • noun a cooking utensil used to skim fat from the surface of liquids

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wise

  • noun a way of doing or being
    • in no wise
    • in this wise
  • noun United States Jewish leader (born in Hungary) (1874-1949)
    Stephen Samuel Wise.

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vedist

  • noun a scholar of or an authority on the Vedas

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bel

The Babylonian name of the god known among the Hebrews as Baal. See Baal. Baruch vi. 41.

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chatterer

  • noun an obnoxious and foolish and loquacious talker
    prater; spouter; magpie; chatterbox; babbler.
  • noun passerine bird of New World tropics
    cotinga.

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pedant

  • noun a person who pays more attention to formal rules and book learning than they merit
    scholastic; bookworm.

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cryptanalyst

  • noun decoder skilled in the analysis of codes and cryptograms
    cryptographer; cryptologist.

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anomalist

  • noun someone who has a special interest in exceptional cases

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native_speaker

  • noun a speaker of a particular language who has spoken that language since earliest childhood
    • native speakers of French

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soul

  • noun the immaterial part of a person; the actuating cause of an individual life
    psyche.
  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; person; individual; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do

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savant

  • noun someone who has been admitted to membership in a scholarly field
    initiate; pundit; learned person.

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scholastic

  • noun a person who pays more attention to formal rules and book learning than they merit
    pedant; bookworm.
  • noun a Scholastic philosopher or theologian

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perusing

  • noun reading carefully with intent to remember
    perusal; studying; poring over.
  • verb examine or consider with attention and in detail
    peruse.
    • Please peruse this report at your leisure

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idealogue

  • noun someone who theorizes (especially in science or art)
    theorist; theoretician; theoriser; theorizer.

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einstein

  • noun physicist born in Germany who formulated the special theory of relativity and the general theory of relativity; Einstein also proposed that light consists of discrete quantized bundles of energy (later called photons) (1879-1955)
    Albert Einstein.
  • noun someone who has exceptional intellectual ability and originality
    genius; brainiac; mastermind; brain.
    • Mozart was a child genius
    • he's smart but he's no Einstein

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theologist

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

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valedictorian

  • noun the student with the best grades who usually delivers the valedictory address at commencement
    valedictory speaker.

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prattler

  • noun someone who speaks in a childish way

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talker

  • noun someone who expresses in language; someone who talks (especially someone who delivers a public speech or someone especially garrulous)
    verbalizer; speaker; utterer; verbaliser.
    • the speaker at commencement
    • an utterer of useful maxims

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ejaculator

  • noun a man who ejaculates semen
  • noun a speaker who utters a sudden exclamation

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asker

  • noun someone who asks a question
    questioner; enquirer; querier; inquirer.

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teller

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

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seer

  • noun a person with unusual powers of foresight
    visionary; illusionist.
  • noun an observer who perceives visually
    • an incurable seer of movies

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decryption

  • noun the activity of making clear or converting from code into plain text
    decipherment; decoding.
    • a secret key or password is required for decryption

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dick

  • noun someone who is a detective
    gumshoe; hawkshaw.
  • noun obscene terms for penis
    shaft; prick; cock; tool; putz; peter; pecker.

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decrypt

  • verb convert code into ordinary language
    decode; decipher.

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reader

  • noun a person who enjoys reading
  • noun someone who contracts to receive and pay for a service or a certain number of issues of a publication
    subscriber.

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bookworm

  • noun a person who pays more attention to formal rules and book learning than they merit
    pedant; scholastic.
  • noun someone who spends a great deal of time reading

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talking

  • noun an exchange of ideas via conversation
    talk.
    • let's have more work and less talk around here
  • verb exchange thoughts; talk with
    talk; speak.
    • We often talk business
    • Actions talk louder than words

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say

  • noun the chance to speak
    • let him have his say
  • verb express in words
    state; tell.
    • He said that he wanted to marry her
    • tell me what is bothering you
    • state your opinion
    • state your name

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learnedness

  • noun profound scholarly knowledge
    eruditeness; encyclopaedism; learning; erudition; encyclopedism; scholarship.

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dictation

  • noun an authoritative direction or instruction to do something
    bid; command; bidding.
  • noun speech intended for reproduction in writing

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dictate

  • noun an authoritative rule
  • noun a guiding principle
    • the dictates of reason

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caller-up

  • noun the person initiating a telephone call
    phoner; caller; telephoner.
    • there were so many callers that he finally disconnected the telephone

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somebody

  • noun a human being
    someone; soul; person; individual; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do

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literate_person

  • noun a person who can read and write
    literate.

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tv_audience

  • noun the audience reached by television
    viewing audience; viewers.

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erudition

  • noun profound scholarly knowledge
    eruditeness; encyclopaedism; learnedness; learning; encyclopedism; scholarship.

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native

  • noun an indigenous person who was born in a particular place
    indigen; aboriginal; indigene; aborigine.
    • the art of the natives of the northwest coast
    • the Canadian government scrapped plans to tax the grants to aboriginal college students
  • noun a person born in a particular place or country
    • he is a native of Brazil

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renaissance_man

  • noun a modern scholar who is in a position to acquire more than superficial knowledge about many different interests
    generalist.
    • a statistician has to be something of a generalist
  • noun a scholar during the Renaissance who (because knowledge was limited) could know almost everything about many topics

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clog

  • noun footwear usually with wooden soles
    geta; patten; sabot.
  • noun any object that acts as a hindrance or obstruction

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map-reader

  • noun a person who can read maps
    • he is a good map-reader

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prater

  • noun an obnoxious and foolish and loquacious talker
    chatterer; spouter; magpie; chatterbox; babbler.

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doctor

  • noun a licensed medical practitioner
    MD; medico; physician; doc; Dr..
    • I felt so bad I went to see my doctor
  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) a title conferred on 33 saints who distinguished themselves through the orthodoxy of their theological teaching
    Doctor of the Church.
    • the Doctors of the Church greatly influenced Christian thought down to the late Middle Ages

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studying

  • noun reading carefully with intent to remember
    perusal; perusing; poring over.
  • verb consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning
    canvas; study; analyse; examine; canvass; analyze.
    • analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare
    • analyze the evidence in a criminal trial
    • analyze your real motives

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viewing_audience

  • noun the audience reached by television
    TV audience; viewers.

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scholarly

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

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graduate

  • noun a person who has received a degree from a school (high school or college or university)
    alum; alumna; grad; alumnus.
  • noun a measuring instrument for measuring fluid volume; a glass container (cup or cylinder or flask) whose sides are marked with or divided into amounts

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masorite

  • noun a scholar who is expert on the Masorah (especially one of the Jewish scribes who contributed to the Masorah)
    Massorete; Masorete.

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book

  • noun a written work or composition that has been published (printed on pages bound together)
    • I am reading a good book on economics
  • noun physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together
    volume.
    • he used a large book as a doorstop

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lip

  • noun either of two fleshy folds of tissue that surround the mouth and play a role in speaking
  • noun (botany) either of the two parts of a bilabiate corolla or calyx

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take

  • noun the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property
    return; yield; takings; issue; proceeds; payoff.
    • the average return was about 5%
  • noun the act of photographing a scene or part of a scene without interruption

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arabist

  • noun a scholar who specializes in Arab languages and culture

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telephoner

  • noun the person initiating a telephone call
    caller-up; phoner; caller.
    • there were so many callers that he finally disconnected the telephone

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jabberer

  • noun someone whose talk is trivial drivel
    driveller.

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dip_into

  • verb read selectively; read only certain passages from a text

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lecturer

  • noun a public lecturer at certain universities
    lector; reader.
  • noun someone who lectures professionally

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map

  • noun a diagrammatic representation of the earth's surface (or part of it)
  • 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)
    function; single-valued function; mathematical function; mapping.

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theoretician

  • noun someone who theorizes (especially in science or art)
    theorist; theoriser; idealogue; theorizer.

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trace

  • noun a just detectable amount
    suggestion; hint.
    • he speaks French with a trace of an accent
  • noun an indication that something has been present
    vestige; shadow; tincture.
    • there wasn't a trace of evidence for the claim
    • a tincture of condescension

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schoolman

  • noun a scholar in one of the universities of the Middle Ages; versed in scholasticism
    medieval Schoolman.
  • noun a scholar who is skilled in academic disputation
    academician.

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talking_head

  • noun a talker on television who talks directly into the cameras and whose upper body is all that is shown on the screen

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james_crichton

  • noun Scottish man of letters and adventurer (1560-1582)
    Crichton; The Admirable Crichton.

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antigram

  • noun an anagram that means the opposite of the original word or phrase
    • `restful' is the antigram of `fluster'

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spouter

  • noun an obnoxious and foolish and loquacious talker
    prater; chatterer; magpie; chatterbox; babbler.
  • noun an oil well that is spouting

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mortal

  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; soul; person; individual.
    • there was too much for one person to do
  • adjective subject to death
    • mortal beings

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chatterbox

  • noun orchid growing along streams or ponds of western North America having leafy stems and 1 greenish-brown and pinkish flower in the axil of each upper leaf
    stream orchid; giant helleborine; Epipactis gigantea.
  • noun an obnoxious and foolish and loquacious talker
    prater; chatterer; spouter; magpie; babbler.

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theologizer

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

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viewing

  • noun the display of a motion picture
    showing; screening.
  • noun a vigil held over a corpse the night before burial
    wake.
    • there's no weeping at an Irish wake

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enquirer

  • noun someone who asks a question
    questioner; asker; querier; inquirer.

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mouth

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

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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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the_admirable_crichton

  • noun Scottish man of letters and adventurer (1560-1582)
    Crichton; James Crichton.

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mastermind

  • noun someone who creates new things
    originator; conceiver.
  • noun someone who has exceptional intellectual ability and originality
    Einstein; genius; brainiac; brain.
    • Mozart was a child genius
    • he's smart but he's no Einstein

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speechifier

  • noun a person who delivers a speech or oration
    orator; public speaker; speechmaker; rhetorician.

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declaim

  • verb recite in elocution
    recite.
  • verb speak against in an impassioned manner
    inveigh.
    • he declaimed against the wasteful ways of modern society

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doubter

  • noun someone who habitually doubts accepted beliefs
    skeptic; sceptic.
  • noun someone who is doubtful or noncommittal about something
    agnostic.

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alumna

  • noun a person who has received a degree from a school (high school or college or university)
    alum; grad; alumnus; graduate.

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theologiser

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

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ranter

  • noun someone who rants and raves; speaks in a violent or loud manner
    raver.

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doc

  • noun a licensed medical practitioner
    MD; medico; physician; doctor; Dr..
    • I felt so bad I went to see my doctor
  • noun the United States federal department that promotes and administers domestic and foreign trade (including management of the census and the patent office); created in 1913
    Commerce; Commerce Department; Department of Commerce.

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schoolman

  • noun a scholar who is skilled in academic disputation
    academician.
  • noun a scholar in one of the universities of the Middle Ages; versed in scholasticism
    medieval Schoolman.

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synthesiser

  • noun an intellectual who synthesizes or uses synthetic methods
    synthesizer; synthesist.
  • noun (music) an electronic instrument (usually played with a keyboard) that generates and modifies sounds electronically and can imitate a variety of other musical instruments
    synthesizer.

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recital

  • noun the act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events
    yarn; narration.
    • his narration was hesitant
  • noun performance of music or dance especially by soloists

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declamation

  • noun vehement oratory
  • noun recitation of a speech from memory with studied gestures and intonation as an exercise in elocution or rhetoric

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brainiac

  • noun someone who has exceptional intellectual ability and originality
    Einstein; genius; mastermind; brain.
    • Mozart was a child genius
    • he's smart but he's no Einstein

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sceptic

  • noun someone who habitually doubts accepted beliefs
    skeptic; doubter.

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cryptologist

  • noun decoder skilled in the analysis of codes and cryptograms
    cryptanalyst; cryptographer.

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motormouth

  • noun someone who talks incessantly
    • I wish that motormouth would shut up

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cabalist

  • noun a member of a cabal
  • noun an expert who is highly skilled in obscure or difficult or esoteric matters
    kabbalist.

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skimming

  • noun the act of removing floating material from the surface of a liquid
  • noun reading or glancing through quickly
    skim.

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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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scholarship

  • noun financial aid provided to a student on the basis of academic merit
  • noun profound scholarly knowledge
    eruditeness; encyclopaedism; learnedness; learning; erudition; encyclopedism.

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