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law court

palace

royal household

cultivate

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woo

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Synonyms for court

an area partially or entirely enclosed by walls or buildings

a judicial assembly

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to behave so as to bring on (danger, for example)

to attempt to gain the affection of

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the sovereign and his advisers who are the governing power of a state

Australian woman tennis player who won many major championships (born in 1947)

the family and retinue of a sovereign or prince

a hotel for motorists

a tribunal that is presided over by a magistrate or by one or more judges who administer justice according to the laws

the residence of a sovereign or nobleman

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an area wholly or partly surrounded by walls or buildings

respectful deference

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make amorous advances towards

seek someone's favor

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engage in social activities leading to marriage

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References in classic literature ?
All this time the Queen had never left off staring at the Hatter, and, just as the Dormouse crossed the court, she said to one of the officers of the court, `Bring me the list of the singers in the last concert!' on which the wretched Hatter trembled so, that he shook both his shoes off.
Here one of the guinea-pigs cheered, and was immediately suppressed by the officers of the court. (As that is rather a hard word, I will just explain to you how it was done.
The court was so crowded that many lawyers were compelled to find seats on the steps.
Many expected that Monsieur Stangerson, after giving his evidence, would have gone over to the prisoner and shaken hands with him; but he left the court without another word.
Thus, in the midst of the mud and at the heart of the fog, sits the Lord High Chancellor in his High Court of Chancery.
I am not at the moment prepared to inform the court in what exact remove he is a cousin, but he IS a cousin.
Aroused from studying the indictment by this appeal, the attorney got up, and after a short dialogue with the hunter in a low voice, he informed the court that they were ready to proceed.
Doolittle, in the face of this court, put ting it to your conscience and your knowledge of the law, whether you had any right to enter that man’s dwelling?”
'My esteemed little Nightingale,' said the First Lord, 'I have the great pleasure to invite you to Court this evening, where His Gracious Imperial Highness will be enchanted with your charming song!'
The whole Court was there, and the little kitchenmaid was allowed to stand behind the door, now that she was a Court-cook.
The court was all bestrewn with herbs and sprinkled with vinegar, as a precaution against gaol air and gaol fever.
It happened, that the action turned his face to that side of the court which was on his left.
As for me, I hate the court and have but one desire at this moment -- vengeance.
Emmy, too, was presented to the august family, and as mourning is not admitted in Court on certain days, she appeared in a pink crape dress with a diamond ornament in the corsage, presented to her by her brother, and she looked so pretty in this costume that the Duke and Court (putting out of the question the Major, who had scarcely ever seen her before in an evening dress, and vowed that she did not look five-and-twenty) all admired her excessively.
In conjunction with an executive council, he appoints the members of the judiciary department, and forms a court of impeachment for trial of all officers, judiciary as well as executive.