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eminent
used in Atlas Shrugged

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Definition
standing above others in attainment or reputation
  • It reminded him of that interview with the eminent novelist, last winter.
    2.1 Part 2 Chapter 1 — The Man Who Belonged on Earth (3% in)
  • The San Sebastian Mines were the most eminently successful venture in industrial history: they produced no copper, but they provided a livelihood for thousands of men who could not have achieved, in a lifetime, the equivalent of what they got for one day's work, which they could not do.
    1.6 Part 1 Chapter 6 — The Non-Commercial (48% in)
  • "Well, Mr. Rearden," he said, by way of greeting, "I didn't know that even a hardened hound of public functions and shaker of famous hands, like myself, could still get a thrill out of meeting an eminent man, but that's what I feel right now, believe it or not."
    2.3 Part 2 Chapter 3 — White Blackmail (24% in)
  • This invention, the product of Dr. Robert Stadler, the pre-eminent lover of freedom-
    3.3 Part 3 Chapter 3 — Anti-Greed (25% in)

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