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United States electrical engineer noted for his work on the theory of alternating currents; independently of Oliver Heaviside he discovered the existence of an atmospheric layer that reflects radio waves back to earth (1861-1939) A. E. Kennelly , Arthur Edwin Kennelly , Kennelly
United States politician who served as vice president under Jefferson; he mortally wounded his political rival Alexander Hamilton in a duel and fled south (1756-1836) Aaron Burr , Burr
debtor's accounts of money he owes; normally arise from the purchase of products or services accounts payable
antihypertensive drug that blocks the formation of angiotensin in the kidney, leading to relaxation of the arteries; promotes the excretion of salt and water by inhibiting the activity of the angiotensin converting enzyme; also used to treat congestive he ACE inhibitor , angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor
mythical Greek hero of the Iliad; a foremost Greek warrior at the siege of Troy; when he was a baby his mother tried to make him immortal by bathing him in a magical river but the heel by which she held him remained vulnerable--his `Achilles' heel' Achilles
Roman Emperor who was the adoptive son of Trajan; travelled throughout his empire to strengthen its frontiers and encourage learning and architecture; on a visit to Britain in 122 he ordered the construction of Hadrian's Wall (76-138) Adrian , Hadrian , Publius Aelius Hadrianus
according to the Old Testament he was a pagan king of Israel and husband of Jezebel (9th century BC) Ahab
in the Arabian Nights a boy who acquires a magic lamp from which he can summon a genie Aladdin
first Pope to assume a double name; he reigned for only 34 days (1912-1978) Albino Luciano , John Paul I
United States statesman and leader of the Federalists; as the first Secretary of the Treasury he establish a federal bank; was mortally wounded in a duel with Aaron Burr (1755-1804) Alexander Hamilton , Hamilton
fourth caliph of Islam who is considered to be the first caliph by Shiites; he was a cousin and son-in-law of Muhammad; after his assassination Islam was divided into Shiite and Sunnite sects Ali
(law) a defense by an accused person purporting to show that he or she could not have committed the crime in question alibi
specialist who administers an anesthetic to a patient before he is treated anaesthetist , anesthesiologist , anesthetist
Russian chess master who was world champion from 1975 until 1985 when he was defeated by Gary Kasparov (born in 1951) Anatoli Karpov , Anatoli Yevgenevich Karpov , Karpov
French economist who in 1774 was put in control of finances by Louis XVI; his proposals for reforms that involved abolishing feudal privileges made him unpopular with the aristocracy and in 1776 he was dismissed (1727-1781) Anne Robert Jacques Turgot , Turgot
United States reformer who led moral crusades against art and literature that he considered obscene (1844-1915) Anthony Comstock , Comstock
Italian pope from 1566 to 1572 who led the reformation of the Roman Catholic Church; he excommunicated Elizabeth I (1504-1572) Antonio Ghislieri , Pius V
(New Testament) a Christian missionary to the Gentiles; author of several Epistles in the New Testament; even though Paul was not present at the Last Supper he is considered an apostle Apostle of the Gentiles , Apostle Paul , Paul , Paul the Apostle , Saint Paul , Saul , Saul of Tarsus , St. Paul
someone who humbles himself as a sign of respect; who behaves as if he had no self-respect apple polisher , ass-kisser , bootlicker , fawner , groveler , groveller , truckler
British field marshal in North Africa in World War II; he defeated the Italians before being defeated by the Germans (1883-1950) Archibald Percival Wavell , First Earl Wavell , Wavell
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