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  • n. An account of an individual's life
  • n. A long detailed monologue to someone

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an account of the series of events making up a person's life


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  • We got down on our hands and knees in every one of the fifty-six corrals and recorded the numbers of each plant species we found by repeating the process over the course of the year, and gradually we boy detectives uncovered the life story of Myosurus minimus.


  • Allusion is made to the two incidents in his life story to show how easy is the transition from racial nobility to barbarianism when instinct points the way.

    Recollections and reflections : an auto of half a century and more,

  • I was fascinated with the life story of Knute Rockne, the legendary Norwegian-born coach at Notre Dame who died in a plane crash in 1931 after revolutionizing the game of football.

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  • Well, this idea morphed into a graphic novel, The Alcoholic, which is essentially a life story as one big bender, and so there are plenty of girls and fights and madness and heartbreak.

    The Double Life is Twice as Good

  • I am greatly indebted to Elizabeth Jensen, Quaker rancher, who shared her life story with me.

    Plain Language

  • FIFTYSOMETHING AND BEYOND With a full collection of jeans that tell your life story in each style, where do you go now?

    The Style Checklist

  • There are historians, sour and cynical, who have tried to contradict the truth of the life story of Stradella as Bourdelot tells it in his

    The Love Affairs of Great Musicians

  • Chalker had been born in Condigeo, or Blackmouth Bay, or Big Rock, depending on which version of his life story you believed.

    Burning Tower

  • It must be added that, while in the life story of four of the seven kings in II Par., reference to the source is omitted, these are also absent in the

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