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In certain school systems, an official in charge of the courses of study for a particular subject and of all teachers of that subject
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  1. In certain school systems, an official in charge of the courses of study for a particular subject and of all teachers of that subject
  2. One who is in charge of a particular department or unit, as in a governmental agency or school system.
  3. A person who supervises; superintendent; manager; director
One who has influence or power, especially of a political nature.
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  1. One who has influence or power, especially of a political nature.
  2. The principal performer in an orchestral section or a group.
  3. A person or thing that leads; directing, commanding, or guiding head, as of a group or activity
(--- Baseball) The person in overall charge of a team and its strategy during games, practice sessions, etc.
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  1. (--- Baseball) The person in overall charge of a team and its strategy during games, practice sessions, etc.
  2. A person who manages
  3. One who is in charge of the business affairs of an entertainer.
One who directs; the person in charge of managing a department or directorate (e.g., director of engineering), project, or production (as in a show or film, e.g., film director).
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  1. One who directs; the person in charge of managing a department or directorate (e.g., director of engineering), project, or production (as in a show or film, e.g., film director).
  2. A member of a group of persons chosen to control or govern the affairs of an institution or corporation.
  3. The head of a project, bureau, school, etc.; supervisor
A man who chairs and speaks for a jury.
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  1. A man who chairs and speaks for a jury.
  2. A man who serves as the leader of a work crew, as in a factory.
  3. A person in charge of a department or group of workers in a factory, mill, etc.
  1. A foreman or forewoman.
  2. The chair and spokesperson for a jury:
  3. The leader of a work crew, as in a factory.
A woman who chairs and speaks for a jury.
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  1. A woman who chairs and speaks for a jury.
  2. A woman who serves as the leader of a work crew, as in a factory.
The working end of a tool or implement:
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  1. The working end of a tool or implement:
  2. A single animal:
  3. A person who leads, rules, or is in charge; a leader, chief, or director:
(--- Baseball) The person in overall charge of a team and its strategy during games, practice sessions, etc.
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  1. (--- Baseball) The person in overall charge of a team and its strategy during games, practice sessions, etc.
  2. A person who manages
  3. One who is in charge of the business affairs of an entertainer.
A supervisor or superintendent.
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  1. A supervisor or superintendent.
  2. One who watches over and directs the work of others, especially laborers.
A person in charge of a department, institution, etc.; director; supervisor
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  1. A person in charge of a department, institution, etc.; director; supervisor
  2. A janitor or custodian in a building, especially in an apartment house.
  3. A person responsible for the maintenance of a building; custodian
In certain school systems, an official in charge of the courses of study for a particular subject and of all teachers of that subject
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  1. In certain school systems, an official in charge of the courses of study for a particular subject and of all teachers of that subject
  2. One who is in charge of a particular department or unit, as in a governmental agency or school system.
  3. A person who supervises; superintendent; manager; director
A person who regularly imposes difficult or demanding tasks.
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  1. A person who regularly imposes difficult or demanding tasks.
  2. Someone who supervises workers, especially one who imposes hard or burdensome work.
Female equivalent of taskmaster.
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  1. Female equivalent of taskmaster.
  2. A woman who imposes tasks, especially burdensome or laborious ones.
A supervisor who has little or no authority to enforce his or her orders
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  1. A supervisor who has little or no authority to enforce his or her orders
  2. A worker who acts as a boss or crew leader in addition to performing regular duties.
  3. A person having subordinate authority, as a foreman's assistant
One who is highest in rank or authority; a leader.
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  1. One who is highest in rank or authority; a leader.
  2. The head or leader of a group, organization, etc.; person of highest title or authority
  3. (Naut.) A chief engineer or chief petty officer
One who is highest in rank or authority; a leader.
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  1. One who is highest in rank or authority; a leader.
  2. A chief petty officer.
  3. The head or leader of a group, organization, etc.; person of highest title or authority
The leader or head of a group, especially of a clan or tribe.
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  1. The leader or head of a group, especially of a clan or tribe.
  2. A chief or leader, esp. of a clan or tribe
A member of a group of persons chosen to control or govern the affairs of an institution or corporation.
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  1. A member of a group of persons chosen to control or govern the affairs of an institution or corporation.
  2. One who directs; the person in charge of managing a department or directorate (e.g., director of engineering), project, or production (as in a show or film, e.g., film director).
  3. The head of a project, bureau, school, etc.; supervisor
The working end of a tool or implement:
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  1. The working end of a tool or implement:
  2. A single animal:
  3. A person who leads, rules, or is in charge; a leader, chief, or director:
The chief man especially of a tribal or traditional village.
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  1. The chief man especially of a tribal or traditional village.
  2. Alternative spelling of head man.
  3. A leader, chief, or overseer
One who occupies a position of authority in a religious hierarchy.
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  1. One who occupies a position of authority in a religious hierarchy.
  2. The leader or chief of a religious group; high priest
Used as a title for a man who serves as the head or presiding officer of certain societies, clubs, orders, or institutions.
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  1. Used as a title for a man who serves as the head or presiding officer of certain societies, clubs, orders, or institutions.
  2. A man who owns a pack of hounds or is the chief officer of a hunt.
  3. (--- Old-fashioned) A man who is head of a household or institution
(Slang) A person in charge; leader; chief
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  1. (Slang) A person in charge; leader; chief
One who is highest in rank or authority; a leader.
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  1. One who is highest in rank or authority; a leader.
  2. The head or leader of a group, organization, etc.; person of highest title or authority
  3. (Naut.) A chief engineer or chief petty officer
A horse harnessed before all others in the same hitch or as one of the two horses in the foremost span
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  1. A horse harnessed before all others in the same hitch or as one of the two horses in the foremost span
  2. A person or thing that leads; directing, commanding, or guiding head, as of a group or activity
  3. The principal performer in an orchestral section or a group.
To fail to notice or consider; miss:
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  1. To fail to notice or consider; miss:
  2. To ignore; neglect
  3. To oversee; supervise
(Archaic) To examine; inspect
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  1. (Archaic) To examine; inspect
  2. To watch over and manage; supervise; superintend
  3. To catch sight of (a person or persons in some action) secretly or accidentally
To act as superintendent of; direct; supervise; manage
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  1. To act as superintendent of; direct; supervise; manage
  2. To oversee and manage; supervise.
To manage and direct; be in charge of:
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  1. To manage and direct; be in charge of:
  2. To oversee, direct, or manage (work, workers, a project, etc.); superintend
To issue orders or commands.
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  1. To issue orders or commands.
  2. To say or read aloud material to be recorded or written by another:
  3. To impose or give (orders) with or as with authority
To enjoy a commanding, controlling position in:
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  1. To enjoy a commanding, controlling position in:
  2. To be situated in or occupy a position that is more elevated or decidedly superior to others.
  3. To control, govern, or rule by superior authority or power:
To rule (over) in a harsh or arrogant way; tyrannize; bully
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  1. To rule (over) in a harsh or arrogant way; tyrannize; bully
  2. To exercise arbitrary or arrogant rule or control.
To put or keep in order; organize; arrange
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  1. To put or keep in order; organize; arrange
  2. To give an order or orders; request that something be done or supplied.
  3. To request to be supplied with:
Deciding a legal point or question; for example, the judge ruled the question was admissible.
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  1. Deciding a legal point or question; for example, the judge ruled the question was admissible.
  2. (Astrol.) To be the chief influence or guide
  3. To exercise control; for example, Diane’s parents rule with an iron fist.
To govern or use authority harshly or cruelly; be oppressive
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  1. To govern or use authority harshly or cruelly; be oppressive
  2. To govern as a tyrant; rule with absolute power
  3. To rule as a tyrant.
A trademark for an elastic bandage.
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  1. A trademark for an elastic bandage.
  2. Top-notch; first-rate.
  3. (Informal) First-rate; expert
  1. Exceptional; very good.
  2. Unusually good; outstanding:
(Informal) Preeminent or outstanding of its kind
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  1. (Informal) Preeminent or outstanding of its kind
  2. Designating or of a panel made up of persons specially selected as for their expertise
(Archaic) Brisk; full of spirits; boasting; pretentious; conceited.
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  1. (Archaic) Brisk; full of spirits; boasting; pretentious; conceited.
  2. Exceptionally fine.
  3. (Now Rare) First-rate; excellent
First and foremost; principal:
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  1. First and foremost; principal:
  2. Most important or most serious; principal; chief
  3. Of or relating to financial assets, especially being or related to those financial assets that add to the net worth of a business:
Superior to all others:
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  1. Superior to all others:
  2. Holding first place or prize:
(Obs.) Excelling; surpassing
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  1. (Obs.) Excelling; surpassing
  2. (Archaic) Being so to an extreme degree.
  3. Of the highest or finest quality; exceptionally good for its kind:
Excellent in character or ability:
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  1. Excellent in character or ability:
  2. Superior in quality; better than average; excellent; very good
  3. Able to make or detect effects of great subtlety or precision; sensitive:
(Programming) Of, or relating to a treatment like that for a first-class citizen.
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  1. (Programming) Of, or relating to a treatment like that for a first-class citizen.
  2. Constituting or belonging to the first, highest, or best group in a system of classification:
  3. Of the highest class, rank, excellence, etc.; of the best quality
Foremost in quality, rank, or importance.
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  1. Foremost in quality, rank, or importance.
  2. Of the highest class, rank, or quality; very good; excellent
Being the most desired or suitable example of something:
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  1. Being the most desired or suitable example of something:
  2. Highest in quality; excellent:
  3. First or highest in rank or importance; main:
Of high quality
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  1. Of high quality
  2. Having a high degree of excellence:
Brilliant with light or color; radiant:
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  1. Brilliant with light or color; radiant:
  2. Imposing by reason of showiness or grandeur; magnificent:
  3. Very good; excellent; fine
Majestic or magnificent:
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  1. Majestic or magnificent:
  2. Of unusually high quality; excellent:
  3. Extremely fine; excellent
Showing a feeling of being better than others; haughty
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  1. Showing a feeling of being better than others; haughty
  2. Presuming to be or suggesting that one is morally or socially better than others; disdainful or supercilious.
  3. Of great value or excellence; extraordinary.
(Informal) Unusually fine, admirable, enjoyable, etc.
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  1. (Informal) Unusually fine, admirable, enjoyable, etc.
  2. Very good or fine; splendid:
  3. Unusually great in degree, intensity, severity, etc.
(Informal) At the highest point of excellence, health, etc.
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  1. (Informal) At the highest point of excellence, health, etc.
  2. At the highest point, or top
  3. Excellent; first-rate:
Relating to, made up of, or broadcasting the Top 40:
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  1. Relating to, made up of, or broadcasting the Top 40:
  2. Of the highest degree, quality, rank, or amount:
  3. Of or having to do with the Top 40 or the kind of popular music they represent
(Informal) First-class; first-rate; superior
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  1. (Informal) First-class; first-rate; superior
  2. First-class; excellent.
Dashing, hearty, or jolly
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  1. Dashing, hearty, or jolly
  2. Excellent; splendid:
  3. (Informal) Fine; very good
(Rare) Of or for a dandy; foppish
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  1. (Rare) Of or for a dandy; foppish
  2. Suggestive of or attired like a dandy; foppish.
  3. Fine; good.
(Informal) Excellent; splendid; fine
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  1. (Informal) Excellent; splendid; fine
  2. Being one generation removed from the relative specified. Often used in combination:
  3. Superior in quality or character; noble:
Fashionably elegant; stylish.
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  1. Fashionably elegant; stylish.
  2. Excellent; wonderful:
  3. (Slang) First-rate; excellent
First-rate; excellent.
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  1. First-rate; excellent.
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