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scenarist

[si-nair-ist, -nahr-] /sɪˈnɛər ɪst, -ˈnɑr-/
noun
1.
a writer of motion-picture or television scenarios.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20; scenar(io) + -ist
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  • The scenarist-director has given real horror a new look it has long deserved.
  • But where there's a scenarist there's a happy ending.

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