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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of throne.


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  • In lieu of the black Shaka throned against a background of flamelets, is a colossal Jizo-Sama, with a nimbus of fire -- a single gilded circle large as a wagon-wheel, breaking into fire-tongues at three points.

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  • Kings can be de-throned - and a couple of these DINOs need to be kicked out next time their election is held.

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  • In the 1500s and 1600s, for instance, the throned dynasts of Europe, Africa and Asia all put the same technology—gunpowder—to widely disparate uses and ends.

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  • I'm over-generalising perhaps, but nevertheless I do find it disturbing that so many MPs who 'entered Parliament to serve the public' or 'wanted to make things better for society' etc etc can, once de-throned, be so amenable to serving themselves and their egos through media exposure.

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  • The Alps were "palaces of Nature," that "throned Eternity in icy halls of cold sublimity."

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  • She hated them and ever as her hands and busy feet swept back the dust and slime her soul sat silver-throned, staring toward the great hill to the westward, which shone so brilliant-golden beneath the sunlight and above the sea.


  • From being crowned Miss California and later being de-throned, engaging in a public battle with the pageant director about who should pay for her breast implants, yelping about conservative values and then slinking out of the spotlight following the discovery of nude photos and videos that she took of herself and sent to multiple boyfriends, Prejean was a unanimous choice.

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  • For Gaga, the newly-throned goddess of the pop world, the visual attraction of an image comes before the meaning of the image, as she told Ryan Seacrest in a recent radio interview about the video:

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  • A British historian described the existential fear of the nineteenth century Afghan kings who would saddle and bridle their horses loaded with bags of gold each night for a possible flight in case they are suddenly de-throned.

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  • Even Bob Dylan, arguably the world's most famous Jewish artist, knelt before a seated and throned Pope John Paul ll after performing in his Holy presence.

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