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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Invested with legal power or official authority especially as symbolized by having a staff or baton borne by a sovereign as a ceremonial emblem of authority.

Usage examples (38)
  • For sceptred cynics earth were far too wide a den.
  • That crafty plague, with those twin-sceptred kings,
  • And startles on his throne their sceptred foe: 1635
  • And His infinite sceptred hands that sway us can bring for more
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