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Benedetto Odescalchi
Italian pope from 1676 to 1689 whose papacy was marked by the struggle with Louis XIV of France over papal authority over French Catholics; known for saintliness and canonized in 1956 (1611-1689)
 
psycho
a person afflicted with psychosis
 
meany
a person of mean disposition
 
Laszlo Lowestein
United States actor (born in Hungary) noted for playing sinister roles (1904-1964)
 
Max Karl Ernst Ludwig Planck
German physicist whose explanation of blackbody radiation in the context of quantized energy emissions initiated quantum theory (1858-1947)
 
selectwoman
an elected member of a board of officials who run New England towns
 
attache
a specialist assigned to the staff of a diplomatic mission
 
huckster
a person who writes radio or tv advertisements
 
Marie Jean Antoine Nicolas Caritat
French mathematician and philosopher (1743-1794)
 
legal representative
a personal representative with legal standing (as by power of attorney or the executor of a will)
 
Alben William Barkley
United States politician and lawyer; vice president of the United States (1877-1956)
 
Darius the Great
king of Persia who expanded the Persian Empire and invaded Greece but was defeated at the battle of Marathon (550-486 BC)
 
Bedrich Smetana
Czech composer (1824-1884)
 
gas fitter
a workman who installs and repairs gas fixtures and appliances
 
Daniel Chester French
United States sculptor who created the seated marble figure of Abraham Lincoln in the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. (1850-1931)
 
welterweight
a professional boxer who weighs between 141 and 147 pounds
 
Richard August Carl Emil Erlenmeyer
German chemist (1825-1909)
 
Archibald MacLeish
United States poet (1892-1982)
 
Baron Karl Wilhelm von Humboldt
German philologist noted for his studies of the relation between language and culture (1767-1835)
 
taximan
someone who drives a taxi for a living
 
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