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Synonyms for counsel

Synonyms for counsel

an exchange of views in an attempt to reach a decision

an opinion as to a decision or course of action

a person who practices law

one who advises another, especially officially or professionally

to give recommendations to (someone) about a decision or course of action

Synonyms for counsel

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All things invite To peaceful Counsels, and the settl'd State Of order, how in safety best we may Compose our present evils, with regard Of what we are and where, dismissing quite All thoughts of Warr: ye have what I advise.
Many a brave soul did it send hurrying down to Hades, and many a hero did it yield a prey to dogs and vultures, for so were the counsels of Jove fulfilled from the day on which the son of Atreus, king of men, and great Achilles, first fell out with one another.
Trickster," she cried, "which of the gods have you been taking into your counsels now?
Juno," replied the sire of gods and men, "you must not expect to be informed of all my counsels.
If such ill counsels are to prevail, we shall have no pleasure at our banquet.
If you had, you would have carried away both the bird and the horse; yet will I once more give you counsel.
Yes,' and forgot the fox's counsel, and sat down on the side of the river; and while he suspected nothing, they came behind, and threw him down the bank, and took the princess, the horse, and the bird, and went home to the king their master, and said.
Leaving this address (delivered like a sepulchral message) ringing in the rafters of the roof, the very little counsel drops, and the fog knows him no more.
if we come not quickly to some counsel we shall be burned like young rooks in a nest.
Phunky, as he entered, and took his seat behind the row appropriated to the King's Counsel, attracted Mr.
Pickwick was on the point of inquiring, with great abhorrence of the man's cold-blooded villainy, how Mr, Serjeant Buzfuz, who was counsel for the opposite party, dared to presume to tell Mr.
Let me tell him, gentlemen, that any gestures of dissent or disapprobation in which he may indulge in this court will not go down with you; that you will know how to value and how to appreciate them; and let me tell him further, as my Lord will tell you, gentlemen, that a counsel, in the discharge of his duty to his client, is neither to be intimidated nor bullied, nor put down; and that any attempt to do either the one or the other, or the first, or the last, will recoil on the head of the attempter, be he plaintiff or be he defendant, be his name Pickwick, or Noakes, or Stoakes, or Stiles, or Brown, or Thompson.
Turenne, who has a large head full of all sorts of good counsels, before the plan of the campaign it is advisable to draw a striking portrait of the generals to whom we are opposed.
My dear brother, Jehan hath made of your counsels straw and dung to trample under foot.
His mind has a soil deep and fertile, Out of which spring his prudent counsels.