- (Robert) Sar·gent, Jr. [sahr-juh nt] /ˈsɑr dʒənt/, 1915–2011, U.S. businessman and government official: first director of the U.S. Peace Corps, 1961–66.
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Examples from the Web for shriver
The satisfaction experienced by high-performance companies did not surprise Shriver at all.Hiring People With Disabilities Isn’t Just the Right Thing to Do—It’s Good for Business
October 27, 2014
In the latest edition of the "Shriver Report", Beyonce declares that "Gender equality is a myth!"'Frozen' Takes on Broadway, Outkast Announces Full Tour
January 13, 2014
Shriver, whom he had had just started dating, hated the idea and convinced him to pay $7,000 to have the story killed.
That was in 1997, when Shriver was pregnant and he was busy promoting Batman and Robin.
It was not until Shriver, who had previously taken a back seat in the campaign, jumped front and center that the day was saved.Is Arnold Schwarzenegger Still Lying?
A. L. Bardach
September 30, 2012
Shriver was in the rear, and in the greatest trepidation for the safety of the President.The Old Pike
Thomas B. Searight
I said to Mr. Shriver, whom I knew to be reckoned as a loyal man, that he should not have lent his presence.
While in the midst of his examination, Miss Branson, accompanied by a Mr. Shriver, came in.
Ill stand up against them, declared Shriver, if I have to be carried off the field in a wheelbarrow.
I told you, Shriver, that you didnt pay enough attention to your training and kept too late hours.
Word Origin and History for shriver
"confessor," mid-14c., agent noun from shrive (v.).
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