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synonyms for starets

  • elder
  • important person
  • mentor
  • national leader
  • wise old man
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How to use starets in a sentence

The Empress, her head bowed in silence, knelt before the weird impressive shrine, side by side with the Starets.
THE MINISTER OF EVILWILLIAM LE QUEUX
One day a frantic message came to me over the telephone from Madame Vyrubova, who inquired the whereabouts of the Starets.
THE MINISTER OF EVILWILLIAM LE QUEUX
The Tsar bowed as the Starets, crossing himself, bestowed his blessing upon him.
THE MINISTER OF EVILWILLIAM LE QUEUX
Experts were brought in, when it was found that the writing was in Russian character, and the words were: "The holy Starets is——"
THE MINISTER OF EVILWILLIAM LE QUEUX
This conveyed nothing to the London police, who, of course, knew nothing save that a "Starets" in Russia is a "saint."
THE MINISTER OF EVILWILLIAM LE QUEUX
Well he knew the bitter revenge which the Starets wreaked upon any who dared to challenge his divinity.
THE MINISTER OF EVILWILLIAM LE QUEUX
What followed ought, I saw, not to be read aloud to that trio, who might at any moment turn to be enemies of the Starets.
THE MINISTER OF EVILWILLIAM LE QUEUX
All he could do then was to obey the starets, to restrain himself, to undertake nothing, and simply to wait.
FATHER SERGIUSLEO TOLSTOY
By return of post came a letter from the starets, who wrote that Sergius's pride was the cause of all that had happened.
FATHER SERGIUSLEO TOLSTOY
All possibility of doubt about anything was silenced by obedience to the starets.
FATHER SERGIUSLEO TOLSTOY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO STARETS

  • elder
  • important person
  • mentor
  • national leader
  • starets
  • wise old man
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.