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synonyms for pontifex maximus

  • pontiff
  • legate
  • nuncio
  • otho
  • papacy
  • pontifical
  • popery
  • see
  • vatican
  • vicegerent
  • ablegate
  • bishop of rome
  • paparchy
  • popedom
  • popish
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How to use pontifex maximus in a sentence

The Vestal virgins received especial honor, and were appointed by the Pontifex Maximus.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
The highest religious officer of the state, the pontifex maximus, was from this time on elected by the Pontifical College.
THE TWO GREAT REPUBLICS: ROME AND THE UNITED STATESJAMES HAMILTON LEWIS
Quintus Fabius Maximus seemed a man just passing the prime of life.
THE LION'S BROODDUFFIELD OSBORNE
Upon one an inscription was placed which tersely expressed the true state of the case: "Pontifex Colinii necem probat."
HISTORY OF THE RISE OF THE HUGUENOTSHENRY BAIRD
Maximus, the celebrated cynic philosopher and magician of Ephesus, instructed the Emperor Julian in magic.
THE MYSTERIES OF ALL NATIONSJAMES GRANT
After the death of Julian, Maximus was nearly sacrificed by the soldiers, but his friends succeeded in saving his life.
THE MYSTERIES OF ALL NATIONSJAMES GRANT
Very like L. maximus, but with a sharp keel, and the sole paler in the middle than at the sides.
OUR BRITISH SNAILSJOHN WILLIAM HORSLEY
The Circus Maximus, like all the other structures of its kind in Rome, has been entirely destroyed.
HISTORY OF ANCIENT ARTFRANZ VON REBER
On the Pope has descended the name of their superior as ‘Pontifex Maximus.’
FISHES, FLOWERS, AND FIRE AS ELEMENTS AND DEITIES IN THE PHALLIC FAITHS AND WORSHIP OF THE ANCIENT RELIGIONS OF GREECE, BABYLON,ANONYMOUS
The Common Scallop (P. maximus) is largely used as food, and is therefore a common object in the fishmongers shop.
THE SEA SHOREWILLIAM S. FURNEAUX
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PONTIFEX MAXIMUS

  • ablegate
  • bishop of rome
  • legate
  • nuncio
  • otho
  • papacy
  • paparchy
  • pontifex maximus
  • pontiff
  • pontifical
  • popedom
  • popery
  • popish
  • see
  • vatican
  • vicegerent
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.