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Synonyms for king



a king's ransom


Synonyms for king

a competitor who holds a preeminent position

preeminence in a particular category or group or field

United States woman tennis player (born in 1943)

United States guitar player and singer of the blues (born in 1925)

United States charismatic civil rights leader and Baptist minister who campaigned against the segregation of Blacks (1929-1968)

a checker that has been moved to the opponent's first row where it is promoted to a piece that is free to move either forward or backward

one of the four playing cards in a deck bearing the picture of a king

(chess) the weakest but the most important piece

References in classic literature ?
The twelve huntsmen always followed the king to the chase, and his liking for them continually increased.
Now the King had read a prophecy in which it was said that a King of Scotland should be slain that same year.
Christmas went by quietly and peacefully, and the New Year came, and still the King lingered in Perth.
and the King left the apartment followed by his gentlemen, all of whom had drawn away from the Earl of Leicester when it became apparent that the royal displeasure was strong against him.
Henry felt in no mood for fencing with De Fulm, who, like the other sycophants that surrounded him, always allowed the King easily to best him in every encounter.
The king must see the dead infant, and if he suspect, and even reeds have ears, you know the heart of Chaka and where we shall lie to-morrow.
For I will tell the king that you came to me, the two of you, and whispered plots into my ear--plots to save the child and kill the king.
Hearing this, the King glared at his Counselor with a furious expression and tugged at his own long white whiskers until he pulled them so hard that he yelled with pain.
So, when the guards had hoed, the King said to them:
All eyes, after having admired the young king, so handsome and so agreeable, sought for that other king of France, much otherwise king than the former, and so old, so pale, so bent, that people called him the Cardinal Mazarin.
Accordingly the king mounted his horse and went into the place where he played.
After Ring had been with the King for some days the latter began to think there was a great deal in him, and esteemed him more than the others.
Come hither, Tepus," said the King to his bow-bearer.
He will have had the glory of having saved his king," cried Winter.
When this little army appeared before Melun, the chief magistrates came out to meet the king, and to present him with the keys of the city, and invited him to enter the Hotel de Ville, in order to partake of the wine of honor.