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Synonyms for Praetorian

ruthlessly seeking personal advantage

Synonyms for Praetorian

a member of the Praetorian Guard

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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The novel describes how they uncover a plot within the Praetorian Guard to assassinate the emperor.
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Calling on Mr Brown to hold a referendum, she said: "I fear that Brown's Praetorian Guard will argue that strong leadership means hunkering down and seeing off calls for a referendum on the new Treaty.
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