Words which all derive from a person, real or fictitious.

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  1. gerrymander
    divide voting districts unfairly and to one's advantage
  2. bowdlerize
    edit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate
  3. spoonerism
    transposition of initial consonants in a pair of words
  4. quisling
    someone who collaborates with an enemy occupying force
  5. quixotic
    not sensible about practical matters
  6. bacchanalia
    a wild gathering involving excessive drinking and promiscuity

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