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synonyms for power behind the throne

  • fixer
  • kingmaker
  • hand that rocks the cradle
  • influence peddler
  • latency
  • logroller
  • wire-puller
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How to use power behind the throne in a sentence

Joe looked at her with a smile, his face still solemn and serious for all its youth and the fires of new-lit hope behind his eyes.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
More soldiers crowded into the cave and Professor-Commander Krafft came in behind them.
SENSE OF OBLIGATIONHENRY MAXWELL DEMPSEY (AKA HARRY HARRISON)
In treble, second and fourth, the first change is a dodge behind; and the second time the treble leads, there's a double Bob.
TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
The Seven-score and four on the six middle Bells, the treble leading, and the tenor lying behind every change, makes good Musick.
TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
I seized the opportunity to watch what I supposed would be a most interesting interview, from behind a curtain.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
For this use of the voice in the special service of will-power, or propelling force, it is necessary first to test its freedom.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
The Indian turned his head, and spoke to some one behind; one after another a score of figures rose.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
Wharton smiled at this littleness in so great a man, but determined that he should feel the power he despised.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
At the same moment the door was thrown open, and Mrs. Gordon appeared on the threshold with a gentleman behind her.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO POWER BEHIND THE THRONE

  • fixer
  • hand that rocks the cradle
  • influence peddler
  • kingmaker
  • latency
  • logroller
  • power behind the throne
  • wire-puller
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.