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dean
 n.  dignitary or presiding officer; head in the faculty of some colleges or universities
Classic Sentence:
1  A figure was crouching before the large grate and by its leanness and greyness he knew that it was the dean of studies lighting the fire.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
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2  The dean rested back on his hunkers and watched the sticks catch.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
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3  The dean returned to the hearth and began to stroke his chin.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
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4  A smell of molten tallow came up from the dean's candle butts and fused itself in Stephen's consciousness with the jingle of the words, bucket and lamp and lamp and bucket.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
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5  The dean repeated the word yet again.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
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6  Stephen, disheartened suddenly by the dean's firm, dry tone, was silent; and through the silence a distant noise of many boots and confused voices came up the staircase.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
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7  In the inner hall the dean of studies stood talking to a young professor, stroking his chin gravely and nodding his head.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
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8  As they crossed the inner hall, the dean of studies was in the act of escaping from the student with whom he had been conversing.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
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Example Sentence:
1  The dean's talk about reforming the college admissions system was only an academic discussion.
2  He was elected the dean of our department.
3  At the protest rally, the students cheered the strikers and booed the dean with equal fervor.
4  Shamelessly fawning over a particularly generous donor, the dean kept on referring to her as "our munificent benefactor.".
5  As she entered the office of the dean of admissions, Sharon felt some trepidation about how she would do in her interview.
6  The dean praised the donor of the new science building for her unstinting generosity.
7  The dean beckoned to me to come mearer.
8  The dean tasked me to conduct experiments with new teaching methods.
9  The dean left this matter to me.
10  The students much like the new dean.
11  During his tenure as dean, he had a real influence on the students.
12  She is the new dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences.