Scopes

[ skohps ]
/ skoʊps /

noun

John Thomas,1901–70, U.S. high-school teacher whose teaching of the Darwinian theory of evolution became a cause célèbre (Scopes Trial or Monkey Trial) in 1925.

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“Compliment” and “complement” had a shared meaning a long time ago, but today they are no longer interchangeable.
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