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Let's define an Oppogram as an anagram of opposites. Provided the words below, find their opposites, and then answer the question using an anagram of the words you found.

Example
Who is Pepper's best friend?
first
answer: first -> last -> salt


Who is this famous person?

  dry young alpha-male

or

  collect sea preserve

Note: Two word sets have been provided that will each individually reach the same conclusion. The pair can be used to help you determine that your opposite selections were correct since they will be anagrams of each other.

Hint 1:

The opposite for dry and the opposite for collect only differ by one letter.

Hint 2:

Young > old, sea > land

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    $\begingroup$ I'm not sure how the original was unclear, but hopefully I have reworded it in a way that is more understandable while not fundamentally changing the puzzle. $\endgroup$ – Ian MacDonald Apr 4 '16 at 12:28
  • $\begingroup$ the original was beyond unclear for me. Now I get it, good edit. The example is key. $\endgroup$ – Kate Gregory Apr 4 '16 at 14:31
  • $\begingroup$ I have posted another of this type, hopefully we can get more. Thank you! $\endgroup$ – Jonathan Allan May 2 '16 at 14:55
  • $\begingroup$ Is "Oppogram" a word in the Urban Dictionary? ;) $\endgroup$ – Feeds Jul 21 '18 at 16:27
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It is:

Donald Trump


because

dry young alpha-male = damp old runt

and

collect sea preserve = dump land rot

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    $\begingroup$ waste -> rot? $\endgroup$ – Will Apr 4 '16 at 13:45
  • $\begingroup$ Yes - my mistake in filling in answer - I will correct if OK. $\endgroup$ – Tom Apr 4 '16 at 13:57
  • $\begingroup$ I refuse to upvote this answer on principle, but it does appear to be the correct answer. $\endgroup$ – Ian MacDonald Apr 4 '16 at 14:05
  • $\begingroup$ Totally nailed it! $\endgroup$ – James Apr 4 '16 at 14:37
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WET-OLD-OMEGA-WOMAN

or

DISPERSE-LAND-ENDANGER
DISPERSE-LAND-WASTE

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  • $\begingroup$ Hey you're going along the right track. Some of the opposites are correct! $\endgroup$ – James Apr 2 '16 at 15:44
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    $\begingroup$ opp of male is female $\endgroup$ – JonMark Perry Apr 2 '16 at 15:53
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    $\begingroup$ Alpha-male seems one word so I doubt that omega women is the right opposite $\endgroup$ – karmalu Apr 4 '16 at 9:09
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No answer yet, but here are the opposites that I've found so far which look like having common letters (some taken from @Van.Graaf's answer):-

dry - wet, watery; humid, moist, damp
young - old, elder; aged
alpha-male - beta-male; subordinate, deputy

collect - distribute, disburse, disperse, dismantle; scatter
sea - land; shore, harbo(u)r, earth
preserve - destroy, waste; endanger

Notes: There is only one word with 'm' or 'g' in the second list, and none with 'f'.

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  • $\begingroup$ A couple of the opposites are a bit tricky and not entirely antonyms. But using the nature of the puzzle shouldn't be too hard to figure out. $\endgroup$ – James Apr 2 '16 at 18:36

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