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He opens his treatise, Nicomachean Ethics, by reviewing the various contenders for the good life — pleasure, honor, wealth, health or eminence — eventually arriving at “eudaimonia,” essentially human flourishing.
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He sounded like neither the directorial eminence revered for his chronicles of gangsters, rockers and New York after dark, nor like good ol’ Marty, universally beloved champion of film preservation and benefactor to auteurs the world over.
IN PRETEND IT’S A CITY, MARTIN SCORSESE SHARES THE PLEASURE OF FRAN LEBOWITZ’S COMPANYJUDY BERMANJANUARY 8, 2021TIME
Now while from the scholarly perspective this claim is debatable, there is no doubt about the archaeological eminence of the site.
THE ROMAN DOMUS (HOUSE): ARCHITECTURE AND RECONSTRUCTIONDATTATREYA MANDALAPRIL 8, 2020REALM OF HISTORY
All parties have borne testimony to the value of his services, and the eminence of his talents.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
He who has attained it grows giddy, and the fiercest winds are summoned to blow him from his eminence.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
He was the son of a miller, and raised himself to eminence by his great talent and genius as a painter.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
There was another theory promulgated many years back by certain people of some degree of eminence in their own walk in life.
ANTONIO STRADIVARIHORACE WILLIAM PETHERICK
We did not perceive the little town until we had surmounted the last eminence and were in its immediate vicinity.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
He sees nothing in any one of these religions to justify its claim to infallibility or pre-eminence.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
On a little eminence in the midst of these stands the chapel of Our Lady, which is the parish church of a large district.
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO BRAZILMARIA GRAHAM
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO EMINENCE

  • PR
  • applause
  • credit
  • distinction
  • eminence
  • esteem
  • fame
  • flattery
  • glory
  • honor
  • illustriousness
  • laudation
  • notability
  • pat on the back
  • plaudits
  • plum
  • preeminence
  • prestige
  • prominence
  • puff
  • pumping up
  • regard
  • renown
  • repute
  • strokes
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