councillor


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Synonyms for councillor

a member of a council

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"I was about to say a 'misunderstood person,' when you interrupted me," insinuated quietly Councillor Mikulin.
Why should it be a forbidden word?" Councillor Mikulin turned in his seat with crossed legs and resting his elbow on the table propped his head on the knuckles of a half- closed hand.
Councillor Mikulin glanced down his beard, and Razumov, whose tension was relaxed by that unexpected and discursive turn, murmured with gloomy discontent-
I drink your health Councillor, and to our better acquaintance." He raised a glass with which he had been served to his lips and elevated his little finger as he drank it.
"It was you, Councillor." McMurdo drew a cocked pistol from the side pocket of his peajacket.
I've a word to say to you, Councillor, about this man."
"It doesn't surprise me," said D'Artagnan, in a low tone to Porthos, "that Mazarin would have been much better satisfied had I crushed the life out of his councillor."
"How shabby indeed!" cried the Town Councillors, who always agreed with the Mayor; and they went up to look at it.
"Little better than a beggar," said the Town Councillors.
"Of myself," said each of the Town Councillors, and they quarrelled.
So he at once said, "Aldermen and town councillors of the Phaeacians, we have had enough now, both of the feast, and of the minstrelsy that is its due accompaniment; let us proceed therefore to the athletic sports, so that our guest on his return home may be able to tell his friends how much we surpass all other nations as boxers, wrestlers, jumpers, and runners."
The king was delighted at this, and exclaimed to the Phaeacians, "Aldermen and town councillors, our guest seems to be a person of singular judgement; let us give him such proof of our hospitality as he may reasonably expect.
"Aldermen and town councillors of the Phaeacians, let Demodocus cease his song, for there are those present who do not seem to like it.
The fathers of the people, those of fourscore years and upwards, were disturbed, deeming it strange that they should forget one of such evident authority, whom they must have known in their early days, the associate of Winthrop, and all the old councillors, giving laws, and making prayers, and leading them against the savage.
But yet I held my hand in the fire and made no sign, while the king and his councillors watched me curiously.
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