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high status importance owing to marked superiority

a protuberance on a bone especially for attachment of a muscle or ligament

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"If, God willing, these swords should be devoted to the service of your eminence," said D'Artagnan, "I shall venture to express a wish, which is, that in its turn the purse of your eminence may become light and theirs heavy -- for with these three men your eminence may rouse all Europe if you like."
"Bourgeois, rustics, and citizens, in order to satisfy those who wish the play to begin again, and those who wish it to end, his eminence orders that it be continued."
It may easily be understood, therefore, that the conversation during the whole of dinner turned upon the two checks that his Eminence's Guardsmen had received.
"Seven of his Eminence's Guards placed HORS DE COMBAT by you four in two days!
"Your eminence commanded me to cast up an account."
The eminence height (Eh) was measured by the perpendicular distance between the lowest point of the articular eminence and the highest point of the fossa (Figure 1(a)).
The agreement was signed by His Eminence Obaid Humaid Al Tayer, Minister of State for Financial Affairs, on behalf of the Ministry of Finance (MoF), Dutch Minister of Economic Affairs, Henk Kamp, on behalf of the Netherlands; in the presence of His Eminence Younis Haji Al Khouri, Undersecretary of the MoF; HE Khalid Ali Al Bustani, Assistant Undersecretary of International Financial Relations Sector at MoF and Yousuf bin Hajar, Deputy Director of Regional and International Financial Relations Department.
Among the invited dignatries was His Eminence Szczepan Wesoly, retired Archbishop of Polish Emigration, and the Reverend Krzysztof Tyliszczak, chancellor of the Polish Catholic Mission in England and Wales.
But in a small sliver of brain tissue called the median eminence, new nerve cells are born throughout life, neuroscientist Seth Blackshaw of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and colleagues report online March 25 in Nature Neuroscience.
His Eminence Abraham, peace be upon him, was a Muslim.
Picking up the classical baton will be Eminence Brass, four leading international brass musicians - David Childs on euphonium, trumpeter-cornettist Philip Cobb, Owen Farr on tenor horn and Richard Marshall on cornet.
Summary: Riyadh, Jumada II 18, 1432 /May 21, 2011, SPA -- His Eminence Sheikh Abdulaziz bin Abdullah bin Mohammed Al Al Sheikh, Grand Mufti of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, President of senior Scholars Commission and Department of Scientific Research and Issuing Fatwas has received here the delegation of...
the pioneer in inner wear category in India is all set to create a revolution by its grand alliance with Eminence SA of France.
He eventually won two consecutive Kentucky Derbies: one in 1901 while riding His Eminence and the other in 1902 while riding Alan-a-Dale.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-13 July 2009-Seadrill's West Eminence rig commences operations in Brazil(C)1994-2009 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com