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Synonyms for ministerial

of, for, or relating to administration or administrators

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Besides, constitutionally speaking, three ministries will agree better than seven; and, in the restricted number there is less chance for mistaken choice; moreover, it might be that the kingdom would some day escape from those perpetual ministerial oscillations which interfered with all plans of foreign policy and prevented all ameliorations of home rule.
"That is, you wish me to lay aside my ministerial functions, to quit France and be an exile."
"That was the further statement which I wished to make to you," said Bulstrode, who had thoroughly prepared his ministerial explanation.
Will's ministerial dream came to pass in the course of time, however, and a gentle, bright-eyed lady ruled over the parsonage, whom the reverend William called his "little Jane."
peas so late!" -- for I continued to plant when others had begun to hoe -- the ministerial husbandman had not suspected it.
And yet the public attention was so deeply interested in the details of the trial that the occurrence of a ministerial crisis was completely unnoticed at the time.
Specimens of all the fishes that swim in the sea, surely had swum their way to it, and if samples of the fishes of divers colours that made a speech in the Arabian Nights (quite a ministerial explanation in respect of cloudiness), and then jumped out of the frying-pan, were not to be recognized, it was only because they had all become of one hue by being cooked in batter among the whitebait.
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