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noun as in high ranking person


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It was seen by a small delegation of star-struck prelates and dignitaries who later described the film as “moving.”

A few blocks away, dignitaries, including Tony Blair, held court in the upscale Serena Hotel.

Capricia Marshall has spent four years as the link between the White House and visiting foreign dignitaries.

Before the race she met dignitaries in the grandstand, including Amanda Elliott, the vice chairman of the Victoria Racing Club.

In autumn, the kitchen had to serve squash soup to visiting Korean dignitaries.

Many of her high dignitaries, and even popes, were men who had risen from the humbler ranks of society.

She was young and beautiful; the great world knew her; even the highest dignitaries had been interested in her.

The stalls at the west end of the choir are wider than the others, and are used by the higher dignitaries of the cathedral.

With passionate wrath he rushed upon kings, priests, and dignitaries.

Then we reached the door and found the small room crowded with officials and dignitaries.

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On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dignitaries, such as: celebrity, luminary, vip, official, star, and bigwig.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.