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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of or relating to an annually elected magistrate of the ancient Roman Republic

Usage examples (5)
  • praetorial powers
  • One did not usually refuse a praetorial request, even at one removed; such were assumed by the prudent to have the force of an order.
  • They were from the Taman Guards division, ceremonial troops with minimal weapons training-a praetorial guard without teeth, like many ceremonial units they practiced...
  • Antiochus, who was of a loyal and unsiui - pecting disposition, never dreaming of his vile intentions, orders his servants to carry it well packed, and with as much secrecy as... for more
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