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1    a person who composes a book, article, or other written work  
   Related adj       auctorial  
2    a person who writes books as a profession; writer  
3    the writings of such a person  
reviewing a postwar author     
4    an originator or creator  
the author of this plan     
      vb   tr  
5    to write or originate  
     (C14: from Old French autor, from Latin auctor author, from augere to increase)  
  authorial      adj  
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secret or previously unknown details of a history or a biography
Abandoning something that one has intimate knowledge of for something unknown and probably highly risky to one's well-being.
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