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{adj: coming, future day} yet to come
"coming generations"
"a future-day Gibbon of Macaulay"



{adj: cosmopolitan} composed of people from or at home in many parts of the world; especially not provincial in attitudes or interests
"his cosmopolitan benevolence impartially extended to all races and to all creeds"- T.B. Macaulay
"the ancient and cosmopolitan societies of Syria and Egypt"
"that queer, cosmopolitan, rather sinister crowd found around the Marseilles docks"
<-> provincial

{adj: foolhardy, heady, rash, reckless} marked by defiant disregard for danger or consequences
"foolhardy enough to try to seize the gun from the hijacker"
"became the fiercest and most reckless of partisans"-Macaulay
"a reckless driver"
"a rash attempt to climb Mount Everest"

{n: Macaulay, Thomas Babington Macaulay, First Baron Macaulay, Lord Macaulay} English historian noted for his history of England (1800-1859)

{n: Trevelyan, George Macaulay Trevelyan} English historian and son of Sir George Otto Trevelyan whose works include a social history of England and a biography of Garibaldi (1876-1962)

{n: Trevelyan, George Otto Trevelyan, Sir George Otto Trevelyan} English historian who wrote a history of the American revolution and a biography of his uncle Lord Macaulay (1838-1928)


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