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Gramps missed none of the high drama he had authored and he gave his own familiar role everything he had.

In addition to writing an autobiography, she authored articles and a swimming instruction book for women.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, autor "father," from Old French auctor, acteor "author, originator, creator, instigator (12c., Modern French auteur), from Latin auctorem (nominative auctor) "enlarger, founder, master, leader," literally "one who causes to grow," agent noun from auctus, past participle of augere "to increase" (see augment). Meaning "one who sets forth written statements" is from late 14c. The -t- changed to -th- 16c. on mistaken assumption of Greek origin.

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