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synonyms for patriarch

  • elder
  • founder
  • grandfather
  • ruler
  • ancestor
  • architect
  • author
  • chief
  • creator
  • father
  • gaffer
  • generator
  • graybeard
  • head
  • inventor
  • maker
  • master
  • originator
  • paterfamilias
  • senior
  • sire
  • old man
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antonyms for patriarch

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  • servant
  • matriarch
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How to use patriarch in a sentence

Always a shady, controversial figure, the patriarch was posthumously revealed to have plundered his employees’ pension funds to avoid bankruptcy.
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Three members of the Ebrahimi family, whose patriarch made a fortune at the software firm Quark, collectively converted $65 million into Roths in 2010 and 2011.
LORD OF THE ROTHS: HOW TECH MOGUL PETER THIEL TURNED A RETIREMENT ACCOUNT FOR THE MIDDLE CLASS INTO A $5 BILLION TAX-FREE PIGGY BANKBY JUSTIN ELLIOTT, PATRICIA CALLAHAN AND JAMES BANDLERJUNE 24, 2021PROPUBLICA
Hana Alomair’s Whispers, Netflix’s first Saudi thriller, revolves around the death of a patriarch whose secrets spill out days before the launch of his company’s new app.
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The family patriarch founded the Foremost Group, a shipping company now headed by Chao’s sister.
ETHICS PROBE LED TO CRIMINAL REFERRAL INVOLVING ELAINE CHAO, TRANSPORTATION DEPT. INSPECTOR GENERAL SAYSMICHAEL LARISMARCH 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
I had those words in my thoughts four years ago, when I cut him down from the branch of the Patriarch.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
It is thus that I have seen it stated in the credentials granted to the said Fleuche, first Patriarch of those lands.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
The Patriarch went to him, and, with the help of an interpreter, did for him what pertained to his office as a good Pastor.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
They boast of having descended from Abraham through Ishmael, believing that this patriarch built Mecca and died there.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
The sufferings of the patriarch Job form the subject of a few of these scriptural illustrations.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
In China the patriarch of a nomad horde became emperor of a nation retaining ancestor worship as its chief religious system.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
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WORDS RELATED TO PATRIARCH

  • abba
  • administrator
  • angel
  • archer
  • berretta
  • cap
  • cleric
  • coadjutor
  • diocesan
  • director
  • metropolitan
  • miter
  • mitre
  • overseer
  • patriarch
  • pontiff
  • pope
  • prelate
  • priest
  • primate
  • suffragan
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