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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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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
Here one of the guinea-pigs cheered, and was immediately suppressed by the officers of the court.
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.
Fair wards of court have faded into mothers and grandmothers; a long procession of Chancellors has come in and gone out; the legion of bills in the suit have been transformed into mere bills of mortality; there are not three Jarndyces left upon the earth perhaps since old Tom Jarndyce in despair blew his brains out at a coffee-house in Chancery Lane; but Jarndyce and Jarndyce still drags its dreary length before the court, perennially hopeless.
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.
Lippet, if you are retained for the prisoner,” interrupted Judge Temple, “instruct your client how to plead; if not, the court will assign him counsel.
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.
And so they all went into the wood where the Nightingale was wont to sing, and half the Court went too.
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 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.
They were straightway invited to dinner at Court, and their intention of staying in the town being announced, the politest ladies of the whole town instantly called upon Mrs.
The governor, who is the executive magistrate, is appointed by the legislature; is chancellor and ordinary, or surrogate of the State; is a member of the Supreme Court of Appeals, and president, with a casting vote, of one of the legislative branches.