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noun as in mentor, guide

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noun as in technical expert

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Bed Bath & Beyond is also refreshing its store brands under Mark Tritton, the private brand guru who came to the company last autumn from Target.

From Fortune

Along the way, she'll be joined by a revolving cast of experts, including Scotland Yard detectives, medical examiners, weapons gurus and more.

Catering to the needs of the top tier has caused a steady flow of commissions and fees to rain upon the world’s top private bankers and wealth management gurus.

From Fortune

There are many aspiring gurus shilling advice, but there’s no single prescription as our jobs and living situations are vastly different.

From Quartz

There are a lot of gurus who are coming at it from a media buying perspective pedaling secret methods that can make you absurd returns and things like that.

From Digiday

The guru Rampal is in custody after a deadly battle at his ruined ashram.

And yes, that authoritarian, patriarchal guru-power structure, invariably, always leads to abuses.

And while guru literally means “teacher,” in Hindu and Buddhist contexts, it often means much more.

Point one: It pits a best-selling management guru against a trendy yogurt company.

Because, in what an ethics guru might call a “very real sense,” how is not a brand, it is reality.

With Guru to lead them and point out passages through the swamp, they made speedy time in the boat.

As he hurried out of the ravine he saw Guru hastily helping his mate carry the child to a higher, safer cave.

Craig felt the weirdness of the scene as he and Guru started down the side of the mountain.

After disposing his force and ordering them to get as much rest as possible, Craig and Guru started down to the city of the Ogrum.

"Big rock cave," Guru answered, pointing toward the large stone temple that stood in the center of the city.


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On this page you'll find 33 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to guru, such as: master, teacher, tutor, authority, leader, and sage.

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