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Alex

[al-iks] /ˈæl ɪks/
noun
1.
a male given name, form of Alexander.
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  • Right in front of our eyes he was arresting Alex and signing our death warrants.

    Arm of the Law Harry Harrison
  • Then Fats saw Alex with the bracelets on and turned sober in one second.

    Arm of the Law Harry Harrison
  • Even under the circumstances, Alex Gorram was glad to see the last of them.

    Space Viking Henry Beam Piper
  • Marion, I have been thinking I'd ask Alex to be my partner when you go.

  • And Alex was not in the least jealous of her sister's popularity.

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