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Word: factotum

Definition: handyman; person who does all kinds of work; CF. do everything


Sentences Containing 'factotum'

Like Brown, George Duckworth had toured with Jardine, and was now the scorer, baggage-master and general factotum.

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::: fanaticism - excessive zeal; extreme devotion to a belief or cause; N. fanatic; ADJ. fanatic
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::: crossbreed - hybridize; N: hybrid; CF. interbreed; CF. inbreed
::: coax - persuade by flattery
::: synthesis - combining parts or separate things into a whole; the whole so formed; PL. syntheses; V. synthesize
::: refraction - bending of a ray of light
::: induce - persuade; lead to do something; bring about; N. inducement
::: prevail - be widespread; triumph over; gain victory; prevail on: persuade; induce; Ex. Justice has prevailed; Ex. prevail on someone to do something
::: encircle - surround