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The Obama administration should have been raising holy hell, demanding that a pre-eminent doctor get his vote on the Senate floor.

Some of the pre-eminent innovators at the intersection of art and coding are based at the Aesthetics and Computation Group at MIT.

Pre-eminent naval historian Craig L. Symonds talks about how the Allies devised, executed, and then survived the D-Day invasion.

It is today regarded as a pre-eminent artistic commentary on apartheid.

Gates has repeatedly lauded Petraeus as “the pre-eminent soldier-scholar of his generation.”

But, apart from this, the Bruce's capacity as a military commander stands forth pre-eminent.

In didactic poetry Lucretius was pre-eminent, and is regarded by Schlegel as the first of Roman poets in native genius.

But it was in forensic eloquence that Cicero was pre-eminent, in which he had but one equal in ancient times.

To the ancients “holidays” were joy-days, pandemoniums, and the pre-eminent emblem of joviality was the holly tree.

These are two powerful and genuine pictures, two pre-eminent works which will endure.


On this page you'll find 71 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pre-eminent, such as: big-league, big-time, blue-chip, chief, critical, and crucial.

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