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  • adj. comparative form of kingly: more kingly


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  • He is (in your Lordship's private ear) a kinglier man than ever Miraz was.

    Prince Caspian

  • Never had sleep been more refreshing nor food tasted more savoury, and he began already to harden and his face wore a kinglier look.

    Prince Caspian

  • Doubtless, they were men cast in a kinglier mould than most men; but their secret was not in themselves.

    When the Holy Ghost is Come

  • It was all kinglier than her father's home, and as she stood in wonder and awe, soft airs stirred about her.

    Good Stories for Great Holidays

  • Thy cousin, the trout, in his purple and gold with crimson spots, wears a more splendid armour than thy russet and silver mottled with black, but thine is the kinglier nature.

    Little Rivers; a book of essays in profitable idleness

  • Were the Right subject to Brutus 'dagger, it would be unworthy to wear a kinglier than Caesar's crown.

    The Assassination of President Lincoln

  • Age, -- the greatest and the last of the old Norman chivalry, kinglier in pride, in state, in possessions, and in renown than the king himself, Richard Nevile, Earl of Salisbury and Warwick.

    The Last of the Barons — Volume 01

  • The Supreme in its progress could never be borne forward upon some soulless vehicle nor even directly upon the soul: it will be heralded by some ineffable beauty: before the great King in his progress there comes first the minor train, then rank by rank the greater and more exalted, closer to the King the kinglier; next his own honoured company until, last among all these grandeurs, suddenly appears the Supreme Monarch himself, and all — unless indeed for those who have contented themselves with the spectacle before his coming and gone away — prostrate themselves and hail him.

    The Six Enneads.

  • a kinglier sun and spanned by kindlier skies; and far off he sees sparkling in the evening light another and grander ocean on whose shores he must pause.

    Woman on the American Frontier


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