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Eddington

[ed-ing-tuhn]
noun
Sir Arthur (Stanley) 1882–1944, English astronomer, physicist, and writer.

Harden

[hahr-dn]
noun
Sir Arthur, 1865–1940, English biochemist: Nobel Prize 1929.

Keith

[keeth]
noun
1.
Sir Arthur, 1866–1955, Scottish anthropologist.
2.
a male given name.

Sullivan

[suhl-uh-vuhn]
noun
1.
Annie (Anne Mansfield Sullivan Macy) 1866–1936, U.S. teacher of Helen Keller.
2.
Sir Arthur (Seymour) 1842–1900, English composer: collaborator with Sir William Gilbert.
3.
Ed(ward Vincent) 1902–74, U.S. journalist and television host.
4.
Harry Stack [stak] , 1892–1949, U.S. psychiatrist.
5.
John L(awrence) 1858–1918, U.S. boxer: world heavyweight champion 1882–92.
6.
Louis Henri [hen-ree] , 1856–1924, U.S. architect.
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bliss (blɪs)
 
n
1.  perfect happiness; serene joy
2.  the ecstatic joy of heaven
 
[Old English blīths; related to blītheblithe, Old Saxon blīdsea bliss]
 
'blissless
 
adj

Bliss (blɪs)
 
n
Sir Arthur. 1891--1975, British composer; Master of the Queen's Musick (1953--75). His works include the Colour Symphony (1922), film and ballet music, and a cello concerto (1970)

Eddington (ˈɛdɪŋtən)
 
n
Sir Arthur Stanley. 1882--1944, English astronomer and physicist, noted for his research on the motion, internal constitution, and luminosity of stars and for his elucidation of the theory of relativity

harden1 (ˈhɑːdən)
 
vb
1.  to make or become hard or harder; freeze, stiffen, or set
2.  to make or become more hardy, tough, or unfeeling
3.  to make or become stronger or firmer: they hardened defences
4.  to make or become more resolute or set: hardened in his resolve
5.  (intr) commerce
 a.  (of prices, a market, etc) to cease to fluctuate
 b.  (of price) to rise higher

harden2 (ˈhɑːdən)
 
n
a rough fabric made from hards

Sullivan (ˈsʌlɪvən)
 
n
1.  Sir Arthur (Seymour). 1842--1900, English composer who wrote operettas, such as H.M.S. Pinafore (1878) and The Mikado (1885), with W. S. Gilbert as librettist
2.  Louis (Henri). 1856--1924, US pioneer of modern architecture: he coined the slogan "form follows function"

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bliss
O.E. bliðs "bliss, merriment, happiness, grace, favor," from P.Gmc. *blithsjo, from *blithiz "gentle, kind" + *-tjo noun suffix. Associated with blithe (q.v.).
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Sullivan Sul·li·van, Harry Stack. 1892-1949.

American psychiatrist who theorized that personality is largely determined by one's interpersonal relations and the assimilation of societal values.

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Eddington   (ěd'ĭng-tən)  Pronunciation Key 
British mathematician, astronomer, and physicist who founded modern astrophysics. He conducted research on the evolution, structure, and motion of stars and was one of the first scientists to promote the theory of relativity. He also wrote a series of scientific books for the layperson.
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