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Of these four Aspirants, one will be named the Foretold.
Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  one hoping to achieve recognition or advancement
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aspirant aspirants
Strongly Associated with:   aspire, aspiration
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  • Of these four Aspirants, one will be named the Foretold.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • "As you know, this is the first time we’ve broadcast an Aspirant session."
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • Kat, I hear some aspirants for the frying-pan over there.
    Erich Maria Remarque  --  All Quiet on the Western Front
  • His unbroken national interscholastic mile record stands as a challenge to the aspirants of the (Ginger Cup).
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken

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  • At eighteen hundred feet in the air, the large aircraft began to cruise and prepare to offload its twenty aspirants.
    Wes Moore  --  The Other Wes Moore
  • To the Press, for the fair field its honest suffrage has opened to an obscure aspirant.
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • But the thing has to be done scientifically, or the last state of the aspirant may be worse than the first.
    George Bernard Shaw  --  Pygmalion
  • Every career has its aspirants, who form a train for those who have attained eminence in it.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • First, all the sugar must be chewed out of Mexican gum, then the bartender gives a few slips of paper to the aspirant, who writes either a proverb or a sentimental remark on the strip.
    Maya Angelou  --  I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
  • "Then I shall come home and teach drawing for my living," replied the aspirant for fame, with philosophic composure.
    Louisa May Alcott  --  Little Women

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  • In a collection of so serious savages, there is never to be found any impatient aspirant after premature distinction, standing ready to move his auditors to some hasty, and, perhaps, injudicious discussion, in order that his own reputation may be the gainer.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Last of the Mohicans
  • Agnes says ’No,’ but I say ’Yes,’ and tell her that she little thinks what stores of knowledge have been mastered by the wonderful Being, at whose place she thinks I, even I, weak aspirant, may arrive in time.
    Charles Dickens  --  David Copperfield
  • Behind them followed other Companions of the Temple, with a long train of esquires and pages clad in black, aspirants to the honour of being one day Knights of the Order.
    Sir Walter Scott  --  Ivanhoe
  • — The reply to this, of course, is that given by Ramakrishna: God has made different religions to suit different aspirants.
    Joseph Campbell  --  The Hero With a Thousand Faces
  • At his age when dabbling in politics roughly some score of years previously when he had been a quasi aspirant to parliamentary honours in the Buckshot Foster days he too recollected in retrospect (which was a source of keen satisfaction in itself) he had a sneaking regard for those same ultra ideas.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • The first precaution of any aspirant for the Presidency is to make sure of his own state and section; and Webster knew that his speech would send echoes of denunciation leaping from Mount Mansfield to Monamoy Light.
    John F. Kennedy  --  Profiles in Courage
  • And so low had been her social state until very recently that she had not been able to come in contact with anything better than butcher and baker boys—the rather commonplace urchins and small job aspirants of her vicinity.
    Theodore Dreiser  --  An American Tragedy
  • She had always consistently ignored the world of outer aspirants, or had recognized its individual members only when prompted by motives of self-interest; and the very capriciousness of her condescensions had, as Lily was aware, given them special value in the eyes of the persons she distinguished.
    Edith Wharton  --  The House of Mirth
  • He had always opposed my militant flippancy about the plebe system, and I knew it would offend him deeply to see it directed at newly ordained aspirants to the invigorating rituals of that system.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • He resolved that his conduct should be worthy of an aspirant who was already a model of discretion; but he saw nothing in any pledge he had given Madame Merle that made it improper he should keep himself in spirits by an occasional visit to Miss Osmond’s home.
    Henry James  --  The Portrait of a Lady - Volumes 1 & 2
  • No demon lord or aspirant shall invade these, lands or harm its inhabitants under pain of death.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Fiend And The Forge
  • They untune and dissipate the brave aspirant.’
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Society and Solitude
  • They were aware of it, for they would raise their shaggy heads from the grass and gaze a moment at the king and his jealous aspirant.
    Zane Grey  --  The Thundering Herd
  • Under big awnings the aspirants to food wait their turn, aligned along the curbs of streets gaping and sizzling in the fires of noon.
    Albert Camus  --  The Plague
  • He said it was quite time she was walking out; he told Philip that she was very proud, and would have nothing to do with aspirants to that honour who lined up at the door, two by two, outside the Sunday school and craved the honour of escorting her home.
    W. Somerset Maugham  --  Of Human Bondage
  • He resolved that his conduct should be worthy of an aspirant who was already a model of discretion; but he saw nothing in any pledge he had given Madame Merle that made it improper he should keep himself in spirits by an occasional visit to Miss Osmond’s home.
    Henry James  --  The Portrait of a Lady - Volume 2
  • As I expect to be particularly calm and abstracted in my last moments, if you add a few details, concerning the fortitude and scholastic dignity with which I met my death, it may serve to encourage future aspirants for similar honours, and assuredly give offence to no one.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Prairie
  • From this time the work advanced with great rapidity, and in the course of the season the Labor was completed; the edifice Manding, in all its heatity and proportions, the boast of the village, the study of young aspirants for architectural fame, and the admiration of every settler on the Patent.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Pioneers
  • There might have been half a dozen aspirants for the honors of this trial; one or two, who had barely succeeded in touching the spot of paint in the previous strife, preferring to rest their reputations there, feeling certain that they could not succeed in the greater effort that was now exacted of them.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Pathfinder
  • But nothing is gained by increasing the army amongst a democratic people, because the number of aspirants always rises in exactly the same ratio as the army itself.
    Alexis de Toqueville  --  Democracy In America, Volume 2
  • A political aspirant in the United States begins by discriminating his own interest, and by calculating upon those interests which may be collected around and amalgamated with it; he then contrives to discover some doctrine or some principle which may suit the purposes of this new association, and which he adopts in order to bring forward his party and to secure his popularity; just as the imprimatur of a King was in former days incorporated with the volume which it authorized, but to…
    Alexis de Toqueville  --  Democracy In America, Volume 1
  • To be chosen as an Aspirant for the Trials is to be granted the greatest honor the Empire has to offer.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • In exchange for this great gift, the Augurs require an oath: that as Aspirants, you will see the Trials through until the Emperor is named.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • Hours after I’m named an Aspirant, I dutifully stand beside Grandfather in his cavernous foyer to greet guests arriving for my graduation party.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • Suddenly, I’m the only one of the four Aspirants still standing, and Cain is before me, awaiting my decision.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • He tells me of the Trials and the four Aspirants.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • And you almost look like an Aspirant.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • On the naming of the Aspirants.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • I’d hoped the Augurs had, at some point in time, expanded on their original prophecy—perhaps even described what the Aspirants should expect.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • I have ordered the Centurions to intensify your training to reflect your status as Aspirants.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • "We’ve heard that two of the Aspirants returned today," Keenan says.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • If I’d paid closer attention to the auxes’ gossip, I might have learned which Aspirants had survived the Trial.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • "Aspirant Veturius," Grandfather booms.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • Keris gains much if she backs the right Aspirant.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • The—the Commandant has requested you and Aspirant Aquilla to report to her office at—at sixth bell.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • The Aspirant who wins two Trials first will he named victor.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • The bruises from my run-in with Aspirant Marcus a week ago are fading, and the ten lashes I received afterward have scabbed over.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • "Congratulations, Aspirant Veturius," a mustached man who might be a cousin says as he shakes my hand in both of his, using the title the Augurs bestowed on me during graduation.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • Asp-aspirant Veturius.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • Every time I put it on, I think of Aspirant Veturius, of that unabashed fire that burned in him when he first turned to me, of his smell when he stepped close, distractingly clean and masculine.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
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