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  • noun Plural form of eminence.

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Examples

  • It was also another case of cap-doffing to unelected 'eminences' whose support could prove politically useful to

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  • "eminences" of Europe or the United States. i do not know to what extent you may be affected by these evils, but we must take into account that the softening up, the introduction of individualistic habits, is one of the basic weapons used by imperialism against the peoples.

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  • In "Office of the Dead," for example, the hooded figures in the background are clearly separated from the tonsured clerics in the middle-ground, who in turn stand apart from the robed eminences in the foreground.

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  • More than two dozen individual press conferences with the senior leadership of both campaigns and various eminences of both political parties had halted abruptly when Alex had bellowed his first obscenity at Haley.

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  • In "Office of the Dead," for example, the hooded figures in the background are clearly separated from the tonsured clerics in the middle-ground, who in turn stand apart from the robed eminences in the foreground.

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  • She upgraded to literary eminences — "kiss me," she demanded of the aged Victor Hugo, "on the mouth!"

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  • They are the eminences of the permanent political class.

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  • They are the eminences of the permanent political class.

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  • This week the fashion retailer Abercrombie & Fitch offered to pay Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino—one of the eminences of the reality smash/think tank "Jersey Shore"—to not wear its clothing.

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  • More than two dozen individual press conferences with the senior leadership of both campaigns and various eminences of both political parties had halted abruptly when Alex had bellowed his first obscenity at Haley.

    O: A Presidential Novel

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