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bas bleu
a woman having literary or intellectual interests
 
Rachel
(Old Testament) the second wife of Jacob and mother of Joseph and Benjamin
 
racetrack tout
someone who offers advice about betting on horses (either to influence the odds or in the hope of sharing some of the winnings)
 
Wilhelm Eduard Weber
German physicist and brother of E. H. Weber; noted for his studies of terrestrial magnetism (1804-1891)
 
primitive
a person who belongs to an early stage of civilization
 
Lebanese
a native or inhabitant of Lebanon
 
surpriser
a captor who uses surprise to capture the victim
 
Gunter Wilhelm Grass
German writer of novels and poetry and plays (born 1927)
 
absconder
a fugitive who runs away and hides to avoid arrest or prosecution
 
supercargo
an officer on a merchant ship in charge of the cargo and its sale and purchase
 
Zechariah
a Hebrew minor prophet of the late 6th century BC
 
Louis VII
king of France who led the unsuccessful Second Crusade and fought frequent wars with Henry II of England (1120-1180)
 
Frederic William Goudy
United States printer noted for designing typefaces (1865-1947)
 
limnologist
a specialist in the study of freshwater ponds and lakes
 
Jean-Frederic Joliot-Curie
French nuclear physicist who was Marie Curie's assistant and who worked with Marie Curie's daughter who he married (taking the name Joliot-Curie); he and his wife discovered how to synthesize new radioactive elements (1900-1958)
 
Vaslav Nijinsky
Russian dancer considered by many to be the greatest dancer of the 20th century (1890-1950)
 
lowbrow
a person who is uninterested in intellectual pursuits
 
Sergei Pavlovich Diaghilev
Russian ballet impresario who founded the Russian ballet and later introduced it to the West (1872-1929)
 
finisher
a painter who applies a finishing coat
 
syllogiser
logician skilled in syllogistic reasoning
 
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