Renaissance man


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Renaissance man

One who possesses skills and knowledge in many different areas. Bob can fix cars, repair computers, and talk about anything from physics to philosophy. He's an all-around Renaissance man.
See also: man
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It is a brave argument and beautifully defended: if the reader never believed she could find a discussion of prosody gripping, Shakespeare and the Mismeasure of Renaissance Man is about to prove her wrong.
This public notice has itself brought new inquiries about Cusanus, the Renaissance man.
Philip was one of the cleverest people I have come across in my life--clever in every way and profoundly knowledgeable: a latter-day Renaissance man.
Barnum, this Renaissance man in the snap-brim fedora created the tail fin, the concept car, the auto show, and the very idea that a car not only could be -- but should be - a public declaration of personal style.
The games, spying, hidden agenda, as well as the vast bureaucracy, of the KGB were cloned in the seminaries across America: "Fellow seminarians spy on one another; blackmail, intimidation, slander, threats, and even violence are employed to protect the status quo Quote the Pope and you are an arch-conservtive, John Birch, KKK, neo-Nazi; quote Gore Vidal and you are an intellectual Renaissance man.
I do what I want to do," said Quebec's own Renaissance man as I sat before him, sweaty palmed and heart aflutter, in Montreal's noisy Cafe Melies.
Greg Pashke quotes his mantra, and partner Stan Twargowski refers to himself as the firm's "resident philosopher and renaissance man.
Dutch poet and daughter of the Renaissance man of letters Roemer Visscher.
Bombshell has to go because it's also "militaristic and violent," as do Renaissance man, dirty old man ("conveys very little real information"), Big Brother, Caesar's wife, and deus ex machina (deus is in the masculine gender).
The Renaissance man was learned, temperate, and generous.
As a writer, guitar player, hunter, woodsman, and war hero, Dickey emulates the Renaissance man in both his life and his letters.
Quesada took his design inspiration from the qualities of the Renaissance Man.
The Baltimore-based composer, electronic musician and all-round Renaissance man is known for his weird and wonderful live shows.
He is a bit of a renaissance man because his CV suggests a fantastic athlete.
Queudrue - renaissance man, player-ofthe-season and now St Andrew's psychic.
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