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Definition of Preeminently

  • to a preeminent degree; with superiority or distinction above others; in a preeminent manner

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For thirty years he was the representative of a noble and tender genre, and was preeminently the favorite novelist of the brilliant society of the Second Empire.
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But if there is one thing in the wide world the control of which naturally and preeminently belongs to the individual State and not to the central government at Washington, that thing is the personal conduct and habits of the people of the State.
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He remains a living figure for me because of that meeting in a billiard room, when, in my anxiety to hear about a particularly wolfish wolf, I came in momentary contact with a man who was preeminently a man amongst all men capable of feeling deeply, of believing steadily, of loving ardently.
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The acacia, in the mythic system of Freemasonry, is preeminently the symbol of the IMMORTALITY OF THE SOUL-that important doctrine which it is the great design of the institution to teach.
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It is preeminently the symbol of the immortality of the soul.
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It was of quite a different character from that of the Phœnicians and Philistines mentioned by Joel, which were only particular outbreaks of the hatred and envy which they continually cherished against the Covenant-people, and which, as such, were preeminently the object of punitive divine justice.
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The "councillor" is preeminently the king himself; compare Is.
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I am far from supposing that the American laws are preeminently good in themselves; I do not hold them to be applicable to all democratic peoples; and several of them seem to be dangerous, even in the United States.
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There were no other conditions imposed upon them than they were not to eat of the fruit of the tree of knowledge of good and evil, which was in the midst of the garden—a preeminently goodly tree, “pleasant to the eyes, and one to be desired.
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The monetary transactions of the Romans were preeminently conspicuous.
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But lately,-in many places, but preeminently in Greenwich Village,-these folk who love art, but can't achieve great art expression, have evolved a new sort of art life.
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Of course, nothing on earth but the resiliency, the electric vitality of youth, could stand this sort of thing; but then, the Village is young; it is preeminently the land of youth, and the wine of life is still fresh and strong enough in its veins to come buoyantly through what seems to an older consciousness a good bit more like an ordeal than an amusement!
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During the periods that gave it its character, when our independence was won and when our Union was preserved, we were preeminently a nation of farmers.
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It is preeminently the adventurous life of the world,-that in which the most happens, as well as that in which the spiritual possibilities are the greatest.
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Our problems of the day are preeminently spiritual ones.
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It is preeminently practical, as well: the thing that inevitably must be, now or hereafter, however men laugh it to scorn to-day.
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His ability as a politician, his growing fame as a lawyer and a public speaker, his well-known antipathy to slavery, singled him out as the one man who was preeminently fitted to answer the speech of Douglas, and he was by a tacit agreement selected for this purpose.
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The genius of Praxiteles, as thus far revealed to us, was preeminently sunny, drawn toward what is fair and graceful and untroubled, and ignoring what is tragic in human existence.
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On the contrary, Polygnotus was preeminently skilled in expressing character, and it is recorded that he drew the face with a freedom which archaic art had not attained.
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Captain Horn and Edna had not yet fully planned their future life, but they knew that they had enough money to allow them to select any sphere of life toward which ordinary human ambitions would be apt to point, and if they never received another bar of the unapportioned treasure, they would not only be preeminently satisfied with what fortune had done for them, but would be relieved of the great responsibilities which greater fortune must bring with it.
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Examples of Preeminently

Example #1
Women literally devoured him, and his feminine public has always remained faithful to him.
Example #2
As a romancer, Feuillet occupies a high place.
Example #3
If it is right and proper that the people of New York or Illinois or Maryland shall be subjected to a national law which declares what they may or may not eat or drink-a law which they cannot themselves alter, no matter how strongly they may desire it-then there is no act of centralization whatsoever which can be justly objected to as an act of centralization.
Example #4
If we do not hold the line where the line can be held, we give up the cause altogether; and it will be only a question of time when we shall have drifted into complete subjection to a centralized government, and State boundaries will have no more serious significance than county boundaries have now.
Example #5
And especially he was the particular friend of all returned exiles, helping them with purse and advice, arranging their affairs and finding them means of livelihood.
Example #6
It was well said that his days did not belong to himself but to his fellow citizens.