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preeminent
used in The Iliad by Homer (translated by: Lang, Leaf, & Myers)

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Definition
outstanding or surpassing others in status, ability, or possession of a notable characteristic
  • And thirdly the old man say Aias, and asked: "Who then is this other Achaian warrior, goodly and great, preeminent among the Archives by the measure of his head and broad shoulders?"
    Book 3 (50% in)
  • Not thus was Tydeus wont to shrink, but rather to fight his enemies far in front of his dear comrades, as they say that beheld him at the task; for never did I meet him nor behold him, but men say that he was preeminent amid all.
    Book 4 (69% in)

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