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(Originator), noun architect, auctor, begetter, causer, composer, contriver, creator, deviser, discoverer, effecter, fabricator, founder, generator, inaugurator, initiator, innovater, institutor, introducer, inventor, maker, manufacturer, occasioner, organizer, parent, prime mover, producer, sire
Associated concepts: copyright
Foreign phrases: Culpa tenet suos auctores.Fault binds its own authors.

author

(Writer), noun compiler, composer of a literrry work, drafter, essayist, literary person, man of letters, person who writes, scriptor, verse maker
Associated concepts: copyright, plagiarism
See also: architect, compose, derivation, elicit, engender, generate, invent, make, maker, originate, undersigned
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Mew was the putative author of CatWatch articles that chronicled his travels through the veterinary healthcare establishment.
What about FRANCIS BACON, the putative author of Shakespeare's plays?
seems uncritically to accept the interpretation of the Deuteronomist (the putative author of Kings), who regards the competing perspective of the Phoenician religion (for instance) as a dramatic alternative to the Israelite religion.

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