sceptered

ADJECTIVE
  1. invested with legal power or official authority especially as symbolized by having a scepter
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How To Use sceptered In A Sentence

  • The Chorus mentions that Agamemnon and his brother Menelaus are very similar to each other, ‘twin throned, twin sceptered, in twofold power.’
  • Sadly, the book prizes are restricted to residents of the British isles, but as a compensation a further 3 correct entries from outwith these sceptered isles will receive a nifty wee promotional-type gewgaw currently to be decided upon. Seeds Of Earth Competition! – Updated « INTERSTELLAR TACTICS
  • The great emperor was revealed sitting on a throne, crowned and sceptered, and surprisingly well preserved.
  • There are also excellent specimens of sceptered and reverse-sceptered (sometimes called castellated) quartz crystals.
  • (Ad Æn.ii. 632), stood the simulacre of a bearded Aphrodite with feminine body and costume, sceptered and mitred like a man. The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night
  • Now a little half-grown black and white cat squeezed herself through the bars of the iron gate and came purring lovingly about us, unawed by the time or the place, unimpressed by the marble pomp that sepulchers a line of mighty dead that ends with a great author of yesterday and began with a sceptered monarch away back in the dawn of history, more than twelve hundred years ago .... Mark Twain: A Biography
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