dignitary

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  • noun

Synonyms for dignitary

public figure

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Synonyms for dignitary

Synonyms for dignitary

an important or influential (and often overbearing) person

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Then came more dignitaries, and the officers of the palace and of the army, and finally two figures entirely muffled in scarlet silk, so that not a feature of either was discernible.
The remaining guards, reinforced by the high dignitaries and nobles of the First Born, closed in between us and Issus, who sat leaning far forward upon her carved sorapus bench, now screaming high-pitched commands to her following, now hurling blighting curses upon those who sought to desecrate her godhood.
The Abbot spoke in Latin now, as a language which was more fitted by its age and solemnity to convey the thoughts of two high dignitaries of the order.
But one fact was indubitable--she was in amicable relations with the highest dignitaries of all the churches and sects.
It was the world--those officers, dignitaries, men of fashion, officials, members of the Yacht Club.
Whether his good friend had at all interested himself in the proceedings of our Combined Additional Endowed Dignitaries Committee, and whether it had occurred to him that to shed a little money in that direction might be a great conception finely executed?
just as it was not Our Committee who wanted the Additional Endowed Dignitaries, but it was Society that was in a state of the most agonising uneasiness of mind until it got them.
In Madrid, the UAE Embassy hosted the reception attended by senior Spanish officials and dignitaries.
Senior Qatari officials and a number of other dignitaries attended an Asian Ambassadors' Group dinner hosted by Indonesian ambassador Deddy Saiful Hadi and his wife Endang Ratiningsih Hadi at their residence in Doha.
He said that lights will be installed in the area where dignitaries and leaders from other countries have planted plants.
The parade is returning to the town after a twoyear break, with dignitaries, veterans and standard bearers due to meet at the Albert Park Pavilion at 10.
He said that this meeting took place to counter the press conference held earlier in the name of Arsal dignitaries at the Press Order, where Adib Hojeiry, from Arsal, called the Lebanese army to enter the town and free its outskirts from Takfiri hooligans.
According to ISPR here, both the dignitaries discussed matters related to professional interest and mutual cooperation between the two armed forces.
WASHINGTON, April 29, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- About two dozen senior former US officials and political dignitaries supported the initiative by the US Congress to invite Iranian opposition leader Maryam Rajavi to testify on the growth of Islamic fundamentalism and ways to confront it.
Damascus, SANA-Deir Ezzor sheikhs, dignitaries, MPs and different families affirmed they stand against and reject terrorism with all its forms, particularly the terrorist organization of the so-called "The State of Iraq and Cham.