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something or someone that shows the way

a leading contestant

one who is highest in rank or authority

a professional politician who controls a party or political machine

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a prominent article in a periodical

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So the Leader of the Lions went back to the Doctor and said, "I happened to be passing this way and thought I'd look in.
And they toasted him in nut brown ale, and hailed him as their leader, by the name of Robin Hood.
The white hunters were deterred from venturing forth in quest of game, neither did the leaders think it proper to expose them to such a risk.
The big bay leader had leaped many times in the air, but Mowgli dared not risk a false blow.
The leader of the Winged Monkeys flew up to her, his long, hairy arms stretched out and his ugly face grinning terribly; but he saw the mark of the Good Witch's kiss upon her forehead and stopped short, motioning the others not to touch her.
For an instant the nobles looked relieved, and then as their eyes fell upon the leader of the new party their faces fell, for he was Talu, rebel Prince of Marentina, and they knew that they could look for neither aid nor mercy at his hands.
Then, monsieur," rejoined Colbert's man, addressing the new leader, "it is for you that this last order remitted to me is intended.
If the whole activity of the leaders serves as the expression of the people's will, as some historians suppose, then all the details of the court scandals contained in the biographies of a Napoleon or a Catherine serve to express the life of the nation, which is evident nonsense; but if it is only some particular side of the activity of an historical leader which serves to express the people's life, as other so-called "philosophical" historians believe, then to determine which side of the activity of a leader expresses the nation's life, we have first of all to know in what the nation's life consists.
The leader was a mighty fellow with a great shock of coarse black hair and a red, bloated face almost concealed by a huge matted black beard.
The leader of the orchestra, an irascible elderly monkey, sat on a revolving stool to which he was securely attached.
Sometimes, however, he dropped cautiously and slowly behind and edged in between the old leader and the she-wolf.
A POLITICAL Leader was walking out one sunny day, when he observed his Shadow leaving him and walking rapidly away.
Cowed and disheartened by the loss of their leader, the Normans had given back and were now streaming over the bulwarks on to their own galley, dropping a dozen at a time on to her deck, But the anchor still held them in its crooked claw, and Sir Oliver with fifty men was hard upon their heels.
13: They came to call those who followed local manners Latins, but those who followed Hellenic customs Greeks, after the brothers Latinus and Graecus; as Hesiod says: `And in the palace Pandora the daughter of noble Deucalion was joined in love with father Zeus, leader of all the gods, and bare Graecus, staunch in battle.
That girl was born to be a leader in social and intellectual circles, far away from Four Winds," she said to Gilbert as they walked home one night.