noun, genitive Ar·gus [ahr-guh s] /ˈɑr gəs/ for 1.
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He won one for Best Supporting Actor for Syriana in 2006 (he won another for Argo, which he co-produced).
Usually the Best Picture winner is a foregone conclusion by this point—did anyone really think The Artist or Argo would lose?And the Best Picture Oscar Goes to… ‘12 Years A Slave,’ ‘Gravity,’ or ‘American Hustle?’|Kevin Fallon, Marlow Stern|March 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And the Academy has always loved heaping awards on exaggerated films “based on a true story,” from Titanic to Argo.From ‘American Hustle’ to ‘Saving Mr. Banks,’ Why Is Hollywood Hooked On Embellishing the Truth?|Marina Watts, Marlow Stern|January 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And, speaking of politics, the Argo bandwagon has become entirely political.‘Argo,’ ‘Silver Linings Playbook,’ ‘Lincoln’: Who Will Win On Oscar Night?|Ramin Setoodeh, Marlow Stern|February 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Then Argo swept the precursor awards and stole all its thunder.Oscar’s Best Director: Steven Spielberg vs. David O. Russell|Ramin Setoodeh|February 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But it interested somewhat as if it had been a part of the Argo, clipped off in passing through the Symplegades.Cape Cod|Henry D. Thoreau
It was a chapel, obviously of Argo because of the altar at the far end, but its detail was strange.
The Argo touched the landing-stage, and Fitzhugh and his friend went out on the pier.Peter Cotterell's Treasure|Rupert Sargent Holland
On the other hand, words fail to describe the Alpha of Argo.South America To-day|Georges Clemenceau
The last thing he saw was Jordde suddenly wrest something from Argo's neck and then fling it out into the sea.
noun Latin genitive Argus (ˈɑːɡəs)
name of the ship in which Jason and his companions sought the Fleece in Colchis, in Greek, literally "The Swift," from argos "swift" (adj.), an epithet, literally "shining, bright" (see argent; cf. also Sanskrit cognate rjrah "shining, glowing, bright," also "swift"), "because all swift motion causes a kind of glancing or flickering light" [Liddell and Scott].