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2008-07-10 09:00:00

By Christina Rexrode, The Charlotte Observer, N.C. Jul. 10--Even in a coterie of strong leaders, Robert Steel stands out. As chairman of Duke University's trustees, Steel commands a 37-member board that includes a former speaker of the N.C. House, the president of Shaw University, and the head of General Motors. Fellow trustees describe him as a thoughtful listener and a steady, intelligent leader. He headed the search committee that in 2003 selected the current university president,...


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bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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