[ UK /ˌæmɐnjˈuːənsˌɪs/ ]
  1. someone skilled in the transcription of speech (especially dictation)
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How To Use amanuensis In A Sentence

  • But she had, like some robotic amanuensis, taking down dictation. MIDNIGHT IS A LONELY PLACE
  • In fact, not all of the men know---most think Filing runs it and I'm just his amanuensis. ALL ABOUT LOVE
  • His amanuensis, David Frum, is a different and much sadder case.
  • How could I dictate to some amanuensis all the love I feel for my darling Lily, the loveliest flower ....
  • The enmity of states has given rise to the deployment of other counter-productive crudities, such as sanctions on Iran, trade barriers against the developing world and the exchange of rhetorical abuse, beloved of George Bush and his amanuensis, Tony Blair. Clegg told the truth on Iraq. It's for Cameron to end a decade of pretence
  • In the screenshot above, I'm using YubNub to do a Google search for the word "amanuensis". posted by Jonathan at (Windows) SlickRun: Looks cool with a large font
  • Affectionate and needy, Thackeray had nurtured Anny's talents, and used her as his amanuensis.
  • My amanuensis is a gentleman who acted as my aide-de-camp, and I beg you will acquaint his good father that he acquitted himself highly to my satisfaction, and showed himself deserving the stock from which he sprung. Memoirs and Correspondence of Admiral Lord de Saumarez, Vol. I
  • Recent scholarship, however, has tended to the view that lecture notes and other extraneous material might have been included in the text, Kant being increasingly dependent on an amanuensis when transcribing his drafts.
  • Young men share their nostalgia for domestic life in these letters, while the female amanuensis momentarily becomes a soldier.
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