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grandeur
used in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

4 uses
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Definition
the quality of being grand or magnificent or splendid
  • And above it all the great man sat and beamed a majestic judicial smile upon all the house, and warmed himself in the sun of his own grandeur—for he was "showing off," too.
    Chapter 4 (75% in)
  • True, the knife would not cut anything, but it was a "sure-enough" Barlow, and there was inconceivable grandeur in that—though where the Western boys ever got the idea that such a weapon could possibly be counterfeited to its injury is an imposing mystery and will always remain so, perhaps.
    Chapter 4 (13% in)
  • They were jubilant with vanity over their new grandeur and the illustrious trouble they were making.
    Chapter 14 (81% in)
  • One poor chap, who had no other grandeur to offer, said with tolerably manifest pride in the remembrance: "Well, Tom Sawyer he licked me once."
    Chapter 17 (35% in)

There are no more uses of "grandeur" in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.

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