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1. adam

(Old Testament) in Judeo-Christian mythology; the first man and the husband of Eve and the progenitor of the human race

2. adam, robert adam

Scottish architect who designed many public buildings in England and Scotland (1728-1792)

3. adam, cristal, disco biscuit, ecstasy, go, hug drug, x, xtc

street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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1. Old Testament
the first man, created by God: the progenitor of the human race (Genesis 2–3)
2.  not know someone from Adam
3.  the old Adam
1. (French adɑ̃)
Adolphe. 1803–56, French composer, best known for his romantic ballet Giselle (1841)
2. (ˈædəm )
Robert. 1728–92, Scottish architect and furniture designer. Assisted by his brother, James, 1730–94, he emulated the harmony of classical and Italian Renaissance architecture
in the neoclassical style made popular by Robert Adam

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relating to a style of English furniture and architecture characterized by straight lines and ornamental motifs of garlands, medallions, etc.
a masculine name
2.  Bible
the first man: Gen. 1-5

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In the Bible, the first man and the husband of Eve.
Relating to or characteristic of the elegant neoclassic style of furniture and architecture originated by Robert and James Adam.
British architect who led the neoclassical movement in England and is noted for his elegant interior designs and for collaborations with his brother James (1730?-1794).

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