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synonyms for elder statesman

  • elder
  • important person
  • mentor
  • national leader
  • starets
  • wise old man
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How to use elder statesman in a sentence

Here the speaker, putting her hand before her mouth, coughed again, and looked affectionately at the elder Mr. Weller.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
“My sister is passionately fond of children,” said the elder lady, in smiling apology.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Lawrence Hyde, earl of Rochester, died; deservedly respected as an able statesman.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
"All right, Pater," you would say, and leave the matter in the hands of the elder generation.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 107, NOVEMBER 3, 1894VARIOUS
You see, your two elder brothers went to the University, but then we could find them family livings.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 107, NOVEMBER 3, 1894VARIOUS
The virtuous statesman advanced to meet him, while his countenance proclaimed that he knew all, and sympathized with its victim.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
A woman with such capabilities would be wasted in the rle of a mere countess—but as the wife of an aspiring Liberal statesman!
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
William Pitt, earl of Chatham, a most illustrious English statesman, died.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Moreover, it circulated over all the state where the Elder was well known, and gave the gossips great food for delight.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
The Elder arrived the next morning, and after being greeted by the family, with Glavis, went at once to a white attorney.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
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