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Synonyms for pretorian

of or relating to a Roman praetor

characteristic of or similar to the corruptible soldiers in the Praetorian Guard with respect to corruption or political venality


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Now the 24-year-old Pretorian looks set to follow the lead of another Els Academy graduate, 2010 Open champ Louis Oosthuizen, by winning a prestigious title at St Andrews.
Pretorian has an industry-leading line of panel and fascia mount devices, and ITAC Systems is a leader in desk top controllers.
That suited the jinking Scarlet down to the ground as he capped a superb all-round display with a mesmeric second-half try that even had the partisan Pretorian crowd on their feet in admiration.
Based on court records of public notaries in Palermo and cases brought before the Pretorian court in Palermo, these abstracts and transcripts illustrate the economic, social and religious history of the Jewish minority and their relations with the Christian majority on the island.
He received the dux docens laureatus and MD (honoris causa) from the Universities of Pretoria and the Free State, Pretorian of the Year from the City of Pretoria, and Special Distinction by the Medical Research Council.
It is difficult to write about Pistorius without sounding patronising, but the Pretorian must be applauded.
48) A future populist regime will have to adopt the same (immenserising) growth acceleration strategy that has been articulated by the present pretorian regime.
According to Hutton, Icknield Street was "one of those famous pretorian roads which marked the Romans with conquest, and the Britons with slavery".
He started playing for Pretorian side Arcadia Shepherds, before signing for SuperSport United, who currently top the domestic league.
Both of these parties saw in the Iraqi-Syrian union a way out of the Pretorian dilemma.
The Stourbridge star hardly landed a glove on the Pretorian puncher.
The farm was subsequently divided up and incorporated into encroaching Pretorian suburbia with only the homestead and outbuildings remaining.
The Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Ebrahim I Ebrahim, together with the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Mr Kairat Sarybay co-chaired the 3rd Round of Bilateral Consultations between South Africa and Kazakhstan held in Pretorian today,10 October 2013.
Sterne is a former Leopard Creek champion - he took this title in 2009 - but the diminutive Pretorian has been in dismal form in the second half of 2012 and was tailed off in the Nelson Mandela Championship last week.