Gregor Stefan Heuwangl(*1963), deutscher Aphoristiker, Lyriker und Schriftsteller
Definition: (noun) Acting like a clown or buffoon. Synonyms: clowning, harlequinade, prank, frivolity. Usage: Mrs. Williams had little patience for the class clown's buffoonery, and she would often send him to the principal's office. Discuss
Charles de Secondat, Baron de Montesquieu(1689 – 1755), Charles-Louis de Secondat, Baron de La Brède de Montesquieu, französischer Staatstheoretiker und Schriftsteller
noun: Chastisement; punishment; beatings.
Definition: (noun) A canoe made from a hollowed tree trunk. Synonyms: dugout canoe, dugout. Usage: Then I'll take you some night in the pirogue when the moon shines. Discuss
«Chi de la gloria è vago sol di virtù sia pago.» (Giuseppe Parini)
Hans-Jürgen Quadbeck-Seeger(*1939), Prof. Dr., deutscher Chemiker, Mitglied der Enquête-Kommission für Gentechnik des Deutschen Bundestages, wurde für sein Engagement mit dem Bundesverdienstkreuz ausgezeichnet
noun: An official who investigates complaints by individuals against an organization.
Definition: (noun) A system of clandestine printing and distribution of dissident or banned literature. Synonyms: underground press. Usage: The samizdat was successful in disseminating the banned literature until an informant turned in its chief operator. Discuss
noun: 1. A short, thick, heavy stick, used as a weapon. Also known as a truncheon, blackjack, bludgeon, etc. 2. An attack with, or as if with, such a weapon. verb tr.: To hit with, or as if with, such a weapon.
Definition: (noun) A superior skill that one can learn by study and practice and observation. Synonyms: prowess, art. Usage: They were wrought to such a pitch of nervous dread by the uncanny artistry of their witch-doctor, they were helpless with terror. Discuss
Romana Prinoth Fornwagner(*1960), italienische Archäologin und Prähistorikerin
noun: A large conglomerate of businesses, tightly controlled by a person or a family.
Definition: (noun) A school for students intermediate between elementary school and college; usually grades 9 to 12. Synonyms: secondary school, Gymnasium, lycee, middle school. Usage: "That lyceum has ruined him," she added, remembering the insistence with which the chevalier had spoken of the evils of education in such schools. Discuss
Michael Wollmann(*1990), Philosoph und Aphoristiker