quadrumvirate

NOUN
  1. a group of four men
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How To Use quadrumvirate In A Sentence

  • He has two quadrumvirates on which he depends: Robinson, Dickinson, Frost and Millay in poetry, and, less rhythmically, Faulkner, Hemingway, Cather and Lawrence among the prose writers.
  • Mr. Gilgan, so Cowperwood knew, was only one of a new quadrumvirate setting out to rule the city, but he pretended to believe that he was the last word — an all power and authority — after the fashion of McKenty. The Titan
  • Naturally, the minor speculators throughout the city — those who had expected to make a fortune out of this crash — raged and complained, but, being faced by an adamantine exchange directorate, a subservient press, and the alliance between the big bankers and the heavy quadrumvirate, there was nothing to be done. The Titan
  • There can be a motion of no confidence in the whole ruling triumvirate or quadrumvirate but not in an individual leader. ADDRESS OF NELSON MANDELA, PRESIDENT OF THE AFRICAN NATIONAL CONGRESS ON RECEIVING AN HONORARY LLD DEGREE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF THE WITWATERSRAND
  • The quadrumvirate of men who provide blurbs for Kirby's fifth collection, read like a who's who of the book's poetic influences.
  • If it could be made effective this quadrumvirate was to endure for years. The Titan
  • Cummings even had to ask the identity of the Irish member of the quadrumvirate, assuming at first it was Yeats.
  • He had the justification in his own mind that the quadrumvirate had been ready to desert him anyhow. The Titan
  • Here was not only a loophole for himself in connection with his own subtle side-plays, but also, if the quadrumvirate desired, an excuse for deserting the troublesome fortunes of Hull & Stackpole. The Titan
  • He was one of a quadrumvirate of Norwegians who developed much of the basis for modern econometrics.
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