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pol·y·math

ˈpälēˌmaTH/

noun

1.  a person of wide-ranging knowledge or learning.


shad·ow

ˈSHadō/

noun

Old English scead(u)we (noun), oblique case of sceadu, sceadwian ‘screen or shield from attack,’ of Germanic origin; related to Dutch schaduw and German Schatten (nouns), from an Indo-European root shared by Greek skotos ‘darkness.’