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Synonyms for Wilson

author of the first novel by an African American that was published in the United States (1808-1870)

English writer of novels and short stories (1913-1991)

Scottish ornithologist in the United States (1766-1813)

United States physicist honored for his work on cosmic microwave radiation (born in 1918)

Canadian geophysicist who was a pioneer in the study of plate tectonics (1908-1993)

American Revolutionary leader who was one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence (1742-1798)


United States entomologist who has generalized from social insects to other animals including humans (born in 1929)

Scottish physicist who invented the cloud chamber (1869-1959)

United States literary critic (1895-1972)

28th President of the United States

a peak in the San Juan mountains of Colorado (14,246 feet high)


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Wilson, I think," said he, in a tone of recognition, and extending his hand.
Wilson; "and this boy described here is a fine fellow--no mistake about that.
Pudd'nhead Wilson had a trifle of money when he arrived, and he bought a small house on the extreme western verge of the town.
"It may be fun to you," said Miss Lindsay sharply; "but it is not very creditable to me, as Miss Wilson said just now, to take a prize in moral science and then have to write down that I don't know how to behave myself.
"Now write, 'I am very sorry that Miss Wilson saw me when I slid down the banisters this evening.
Wilson vouchsafed to rest her tongue for a moment, and listen in silence, while she complacently sipped her gin-and-water.
He made no reply, but looked down and bit his lip, and shortly after rose and sauntered up to Miss Wilson, as much repelled by me, I fancy, as attracted by her.
Wilson, not a little astonished at this outbreak -- for he was a grandfatherly sort of personage, and usually a vast favourite with children -- essayed, however, to proceed with the examination.
Wilson's question, the child finally announced that she had not been made at all, but had been plucked by her mother off the bush of wild roses that grew by the prison-door.
It was broken by the fall of a chair on the carpet as Wilson rose hurriedly to his feet.
He could see the outlying portions of a girl in blue at the further end of the table, but Wilson obscured his vision.
Morton moved toward the window immediately in front of them, where the hidden outlaw had just snuffed the candle; Nolan, a little farther westward to the next window; while Wilson, followed by Macbride with the ladder, went round to the two windows at the back.
Wilson, I am not a detective, and these unhappy happenings have left you in charge of that branch of the business.
"Is it you, indeed, Professor Wilson? I was afraid that you might get here before I did.
Wilson was pleased to find that he had been the cause of her rapid walk, and with her he was even more vastly pleased than before.