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Of external causes of cold the third is, a striving for preeminence between married partners, n. 248.
Not only are the paths of preeminence untrodden; the purlieus of brutish ignorance are likewise unfrequented.
He had never known youth, he had not therefore been disturbed by its pangs for instant preeminence.
MAX FARGUSOWEN JOHNSON
The intellectual preeminence of Mrs. Markham was equally, and no less ostentatiously, granted.
They were in a continued quarrel contesting the preeminence.
Even Josie Pye attained a certain preeminence as the sharpest-tongued young lady in attendance at Queen's.
ANNE OF GREEN GABLESLUCY MAUD MONTGOMERY
The emperor Honorius was distinguished, above his subjects, by the preeminence of fear, as well as of rank.
Auvergne had formerly maintained a just preeminence among the independent states and cities of Gaul.
In less than a century, Constantinople disputed with Rome itself the preeminence of riches and numbers.
His third sister, Constantia, was distinguished by her preeminence of greatness and of misery.

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pulchritudinousadjective | [puhl-kri-tood-n-uhs, -tyood- ]SEE DEFINITION