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exceedingly dignified in form, tone, or style

raised to or occupying a high position or rank

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the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100

of behavior that is impressive and ambitious in scale or scope

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of or befitting a lord

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rich and superior in quality

large and impressive in physical size or extent

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the most important and magnificent in adornment

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used of a person's appearance or behavior

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The first, the daughter of the grand old man, destroys the equilibrium of the desert household by suddenly disappearing without trace.
The grand old man of Purdue University and Indiana agriculture; a biography of William Carroll Latta.
The grand old man of management has been out of work for a year since leaving Newcastle, but he has not lost his appetite.
Enter Richard Serra, the grand old man of American sculpture, although he still looks as if he could throw a mean punch.
Thatcher learned that this policy is not a one-way street when the grand old man of the Conservative Party, ex-Prime Minister Harold MacMillan, stood up in the House of Lords and criticized her for selling the "family silver" (or state-owned companies).
Now the grand old man of betting and gaming, he will soon step down, after steering the company from humble beginnings in Liverpool in 1958 to a unique position in the UK casino industry.
In 1942, when choreographer Michel Fokine died in New York, the dance world mourned, lie was the grand old man of ballet modernism, the first to break with the "old" (nineteenth-century style) ballet and create classics that embodied the new.
W Long: the Grand Old Man of Catholic Education'; Michael P.
DAVID SEAMAN THE grand old man of the team again gave the players in front of him confidence with an almost faultless display in the England goal.
It is said that among the madames the Grand Old Man was known as 'Old Glad Eyes'.
The grand old man of peace is a role he loves to play, but the man and the role don't really match.
SIR Walter Scott, the grand old man of Scottish literature, has had a trim.
HARRY ORMSBY (below) the grand old man of Warwickshire bowls, has died at the age of 101.
They are introduced by the other half of that splendid partnership, the grand old man of Troeltsch studies.
called the Grand Old Man, 1809 - 1898) English statesman, financier, and orator.