Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Top; summit: acropetal.
  • Height: acrophobia.
  • Tip; beginning: acronym.
  • Extremity of the body: acromegaly.

Etymologies

From Greek akros, extreme; see ak- in Indo-European roots.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • Lucien angers Kerry Katona with Amy Childs hook-up in CBB Lucien Laviscount has left Kerry Katona fuming after he hooked up with Amy Childs in the Celebrity Big Brother house Kim Kardashian brands brother a 'loser' In a new episode of the family's reality show 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians', Kim said: You're a loser, Rob.

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  • Lucien Laviscount sets out for CBB romance Lucien Laviscount has got his sights set on romance in the 'Celebrity Big Brother' house Kim Kardashian's wedding party cut short after complaints Kim Kardashian's wedding reception following the reality star's nuptials with basketball player Kris Humphries was cut short after...

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  • Lucien Laviscount, who plays the part of the teenage boy, is 18.

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  • Photography agency boss Darryn Lyons was nominated to become the heartless Tin Man, while actor Lucien Laviscount was named the Wicked Witch.

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  • Mark Croft - could find herself cheered up by a potential romance in the house with 'Waterloo Road' actor Lucien Laviscount.

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  • The Liverpool manager also likes the cut of Wolves goal-getter Kevin Doyle's jib, according to the Daily Star, which also reports that "randy Lucien Laviscount is planning to set a Big Brother record and bed four women" in the Celebrity Big Brother house.

    The Guardian World News

  • The Rumour Mill has not got the foggiest idea who Lucien Laviscount is, but we wish him well.

    The Guardian World News

  • Those left are Amy Childs (superficial cast member of The Only Way Is Essex), Bobby Sabel (a model), Darryn Lyons (a "celebrity guru"), Jedward (creepy X Factor runner-ups), Kerry Katona (once a pop star, now a reality TV star), Lucien Laviscount (actor) and Paddy Doherty (featured on Big Fat Gypsy Weddings).

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • In addition to former X Factor contestants Jedward otherwise known as John and Edward Grimes, Pamela Bach Hasselhoff and My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding star Paddy Doherty, the line-up features Amy Childs from The Only Way Is Essex, a male model called Bobby Sabel, teenage Waterloo Road actor Lucien Laviscount, paparazzi boss Darryn Lyons, American Pie actress Tara Reid and reality TV fixture Kerry Katona.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • TOWIE's Mark and Lauren fell out of love James 'Arg' Argent thinks the split between Mark Wright and Lauren Goodger is permanent Lucien angers Kerry Katona with Amy Childs hook-up in CBB Lucien Laviscount has left Kerry Katona fuming after he hooked up with Amy Childs in the Celebrity Big Brother house Kim Kardashian brands brother a 'loser' In a new episode of the family's reality show 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians', Kim said: You're a loser, Rob.

    Evening Standard - Home

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