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noun as in craftsman

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Still, enthusiasts are describing Ingenuity’s planned airborne exercises as nothing short of a Wright Brothers moment—the first powered flight of an aircraft on a planet other than Earth.

From Time

Wright highlights three moments at which America could’ve have gotten things right but, for various reasons, didn’t.

From Vox

He was already here when Wright was hired to replace Allen as team president — exactly the kind of statement the team needed to make with such a forward-facing position.

Wright said that the reason for the success in Asia in particular is “the fact that we maintain local language publications, which allows us to connect with a broader spectrum of partner publications regionally.”

From Digiday

This cycle, further encouraged by subsidies, has continued for decades and is a good example of a technology trend called Wright’s Law.

Among African Americans, the likes of Al Sharpton, Jesse Jackson, or Jeremiah Wright cannot do it.

According to court papers, “[Wright] knew she was underage.”

NCIS managed to eavesdrop on phone calls Wright made to his mother, Valerie Burgess.

She said Wright, whom the girl refers to as the shorthand “J,” also sensed that the heat was on.

Editor's Note: This story had been amended to clarify Jeffrey Wright's Naval service.

To Americans Mrs. Wright is interesting by reason of her patriotism, which amounted to a passion.

By its operation Gordon Wright, the most sensible man of our acquaintance, is reduced to the level of infancy!

When he returned to his hotel he found on his table a letter superscribed in Gordon Wright's hand.

Gordon Wright stood there, looking at him—with a gaze which Bernard returned for a moment before bidding him to come in.

With Wright's stain it can be brought out by staining longer and washing less than for the ordinary blood-stain.


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On this page you'll find 30 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to wright, such as: artisan, journeyman, machinist, maker, manufacturer, and master.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.