(NZ) the life force or essence of the emotions
[maw-ryahk] /mɔˈryɑk/ noun 1. François [frahn-swa] /frɑ̃ˈswa/ (Show IPA), 1885–1970, French novelist: Nobel prize 1952. /French mɔrjak/ noun 1. François (frɑ̃swa). 1885–1970, French novelist, noted esp for his psychological studies of the conflict between religious belief and human desire. His works include Le désert de l’amour (1925), Thérèse Desqueyroux (1927), and Le nœud de vipères […]
[math-uh-suh n] /ˈmæθ ə sən/ noun 1. Peter, 1927–2014, U.S. novelist and travel writer.
- Maurice ravel
[ruh-vel; French ra-vel] /rəˈvɛl; French raˈvɛl/ noun 1. Maurice Joseph [moh-rees zhaw-zef] /moʊˈris ʒɔˈzɛf/ (Show IPA), 1875–1937, French composer.
[mawr-ist] /ˈmɔr ɪst/ noun 1. a member of the Benedictine “Congregation of St. Maur,” founded in France in 1618, distinguished for its scholarship and literary works: suppressed during the French Revolution. /ˈməʊrɪst/ noun 1. a member of a congregation of French Benedictine monks founded in 1621 and noted for its scholarly work