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{adj: disconnected, disunited, fragmented, split} having been divided; having the unity destroyed
"Congress...gave the impression of...a confusing sum of disconnected local forces"-Samuel Lubell
"a league of disunited nations"- E.B.White
"a fragmented coalition"
"a split group"



{adj: tractable, manipulable} easily managed (controlled or taught or molded)
"tractable young minds"
"the natives...being...of an intelligent tractable disposition"- Samuel Butler
<-> intractable


{adv: similarly, likewise} in like or similar manner
"He was similarly affected"
"some people have little power to do good, and have likewise little strength to resist evil"- Samuel Johnson

{n: Adams, Sam Adams, Samuel Adams} American Revolutionary leader and patriot; an organizer of the Boston Tea Party and signer of the Declaration of Independence (1722-1803)

{n: Bailey, Nathan Bailey, Nathaniel Bailey} English lexicographer who was the first to treat etymology consistently; his work was used as a reference by Samuel Johnson (died in 1742)

{n: Beckett, Samuel Beckett} a playwright and novelist (born in Ireland) who lived in France; wrote plays for the theater of the absurd (1906-1989)

{n: Champlain, Samuel de Champlain} French explorer in Nova Scotia who established a settlement on the site of modern Quebec (1567-1635)

{n: Goldwyn, Sam Goldwyn, Samuel Goldwyn} United States film maker (born in Poland) who founded his own film company and later merged with Louis B. Mayer (1882-1974)

{n: Gompers, Samuel Gompers} United States labor leader (born in England) who was president of the American Federation of Labor from 1886 to 1924 (1850-1924)

{n: Houston, Sam Houston, Samuel Houston} United States politician and military leader who fought to gain independence for Texas from Mexico and to make it a part of the United States (1793-1863)

{n: Huntington, Samuel Huntington} American revolutionary leader who signed the Declaration of Independence and was president of the Continental Congress (1731-1796)

{n: I Samuel, 1 Samuel} the first of two books in the Old Testament that tell of Saul and David

{n: II Samuel, 2 Samuel} the second of two books of the Old Testament that tell of Saul and David

{n: Langley, Samuel Pierpoint Langley} United States astronomer and aviation pioneer who invented the bolometer and contributed to the design of early aircraft (1834-1906)

{n: Mayer, Louis B. Mayer, Louis Burt Mayer} United States filmmaker (born in Russia) who founded his own film company and later merged with Samuel Goldwyn (1885-1957)

{n: Pepys, Samuel Pepys} English diarist whose diary contained detailed descriptions of 17th century disasters in England (1633-1703)

{n: Tzara, Tristan Tzara, Samuel Rosenstock} French poet (born in Romania) who was one of the cofounders of the dada movement (1896-1963)

{n: Wiesenthal, Samuel Wiesenthal} Austrian investigator of Nazi war crimes (born in 1908)

{n: Wilder, Billy Wilder, Samuel Wilder} United States filmmaker (born in Austria) whose dark humor infused many of the films he made (1906-2002)

{n: Wise, Stephen Samuel Wise} United States Jewish leader (born in Hungary) (1874-1949)

{n: theater of the absurd} plays stressing the irrational or illogical aspects of life, usually to show that modern life is pointless
"Samuel Beckett and Eugene Ionesco have written plays for the theater of the absurd"


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