Thesaurus / preferment

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Probably they were concerning themselves with studies more likely to give them preferment or more immediate personal gain.

The WeaklingEverett B. Cole

Astonished at her son's promise, dazzled by the hopes of his preferment, all Mrs. Spimkins's usual good sense forsook her.

Odd VolumeVarious

When enthroned the new primate refused to make the enormous gift which the king expected from every recipient of preferment.

When Sir Robert fell, Bubb expected to rise, but his expectations of preferment were not realized.

The Wits and Beaux of SocietyGrace & Philip Wharton

Possibly the freedom of his opinions may have put obstacles in the way of his preferment.

In those days the patronage of a powerful peer was a ready road to preferment.

Under the new dynasty Daniel was given so much power that some of the officials, jealous of his preferment, plotted against him.

MichelangeloEstelle M. Hurll

In 1762, Mr. Mason was made precentor of York, to which preferment a canonry was annexed.

His first preferment of importance was the chancellorship of the university.

The bishops bought their places with money, or with promises which were to be fulfilled after preferment.

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