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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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Linguistic comparison examinations, however, found strong similarities in word usage, grammar, spelling, and format, concluding that Whitworth most likely authored the anonymous letters.