Examples of scholar in a Sentence
She's a renowned scholar of African-American history.
scholars have long debated whether there is ever such a thing as a truly selfless act
Recent Examples of scholar from the Web
Struggling to explain the phenomenon, some scholars have described the mummies as votive offerings, akin to candles in Catholic churches.
Before joining the Fed’s Board of Governors in 2012, Powell was a visiting scholar at the Bipartisan Policy Center in Washington and for almost a decade was a partner at the Carlyle Group, an investment firm.
But Bryant Walker Smith, a legal scholar at the University of South Carolina, believes that's the wrong way to read the law.
Other notable amenities in the works include a tea house and meditation chamber that should serve the spiritual needs of guests like celebrity Buddhist scholar Dr. Robert Thurman.
Vice presidential scholar Joel Goldstein has read memos written by Vice President Hubert Humphrey requesting a plane to give a speech, or asking to borrow the then-presidential yacht to entertain major contributors.
Biblical scholars have long debated whether the Tower of Babel really existed.
Is that the conclusion that legal scholar Donald Trump has come to after years of studying the issue?
Yet the Sandersons longed to pass through its front door into a different world, equal parts Parisian jewel box, scholar's retreat, and natural wonder.
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Origin and Etymology of scholar
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymspundit, savant, sage
Antonymsamateur, inexpert, nonexpert
Related Wordsseer, wise man; polyhistor, polymath, Renaissance man; brain, egghead, genius, highbrow, intellect, intellectual, thinker, whiz, wizard; guru, mahatma, pandit, swami, yogi (also yogin); rabbi; master, mentor, teacher
Near Antonymsblockhead, dodo, dolt, donkey, dope, dumbbell, dummy, dunce, fathead, fool, goon, half-wit, idiot, ignoramus, imbecile, jackass, know-nothing, moron, nincompoop, ninny, nitwit, numskull (or numbskull), pinhead, simpleton, stock, turkey
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