Georges Henri Lemaitre
Belgian cosmologist who proposed the big-bang theory of the origin of the universe (1894-1966)
a participant in a masquerade
Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
the person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of Housing and Urban Development
better half
a person's partner in marriage
Nikola Tesla
United States electrical engineer and inventor (born in Croatia but of Serbian descent) who discovered the principles of alternating currents and developed the first alternating-current induction motor and the Tesla coil and several forms of oscillators (1856-1943)
an English barrister of the highest rank
a Mexican man who practices healing techniques inherited from the Mayans
a clerk in a betting shop who calculates the winnings
Isidor Feinstein Stone
United States journalist who advocated liberal causes (1907-1989)
(Hinduism) term of respect for a brahmin sage
line officer
a commissioned officer with combat units (not a staff officer or a supply officer)
Louis Aragon
French writer who generalized surrealism to literature (1897-1982)
Louis Antoine de Bougainville
French explorer who circumnavigated the globe accompanied by scientists (1729-1811)
Edward Roscoe Murrow
United States broadcast journalist remembered for his reports from London during World War II (1908-1965)
color guard
a ceremonial escort for the (regimental) colors
Hugo De Vries
Dutch botanist who rediscovered Mendel's laws and developed the mutation theory of evolution (1848-1935)
a painter who represents the world realistically and not in an idealized or romantic style
a native or inhabitant of Colombia
a believer in imperialism
Martha Graham
United States dancer and choreographer whose work was noted for its austerity and technical rigor (1893-1991)
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