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noun as in heaven


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Chris Brown, who was convicted of felony assault, has been fully reintegrated into hip-hop’s firmament, showing that once toxic figures will be readily embraced by the industry if they prove themselves to be financially productive.

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All of the cases thus far have focused on claims that mandates violate federal law, but much of the legal firmament that guides our lives is state law.

From Time

You ascend to your rightful place in the cultural and socioeconomic firmament, all because that famous person saw something extraordinary in you that you hadn’t yet discovered in yourself.

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Americans are expected to care about SNL because a bunch of aging people are in control, and to them, SNL remains one of the stars of the cultural firmament.

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The societies coming out of this psychological firmament have always been points of reference that give people a secure sense of meaning and validation.

The British film industry had grown and Hitch was a star in its small firmament.

The reader leaves with a better sense of the firmament and frontline fights occurring in the current independent movement.

But his disappearance from the Washington firmament does not mean that the work he used to do is being left undone.

The critical firmament and fanboy intelligentsia rose up in dissent.

Kristol was viewed as a mover and shaker whose ideas had ready impact on the political firmament in Washington.

For when a voice came from above the firmament, that was over their heads, they stood, and let down their wings.

Blessed art thou in the firmament of heaven: and worthy of praise, and glorious for ever.

The old faiths faded from the firmament of human thought as the stars of midnight at the dawn of day.

Nut was the goddess of the firmament; Ma was the goddess of truth; Horus was the mediator between creation and destruction.

They who in heaven are enthroned as gods, in the light of the firmament; with the Maruts come hither, O Agni!

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On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to firmament, such as: empyrean, lid, sky, vault, welkin, and the blue.

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