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eminent
used in Measure for Measure

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Definition
standing above others in attainment or reputation
  • And the new deputy now for the duke,— Whether it be the fault and glimpse of newness, Or whether that the body public be A horse whereon the governor doth ride, Who, newly in the seat, that it may know He can command, lets it straight feel the spur: Whether the tyranny be in his place, Or in his eminence that fills it up, I stagger in.
    1.3 — Act 1 Scene 3 — The same (62% in)
  • And by an eminent body that enforced The law against it!
    4.4 — Act 4 Scene 4 — A Room in ANGELO'S house (64% in)

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