[ US /ˈsɛptɝ, ˈskɛptɝ/ ]
[ UK /sˈɛptɐ/ ]
  1. a ceremonial or emblematic staff
  2. the imperial authority symbolized by a scepter
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How To Use sceptre 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.’
  • The issue of this was that they did not keep God's covenant, and so the entail was at length cut off, and the sceptre departed from Judah by degrees. Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume III (Job to Song of Solomon)
  • But why carry a baton for sentiment when it should be a scepter?
  • Had they swayed the sceptre justly, they had been repaid the like, But they were unjust, and Fortune guerdoned them with dole and teen. The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night, Volume I
  • Orm blasts them both with his scepter, which is powered with some sort of neural blaster, temporarily paralyzing both our heroes. Aquaman (Vol.6) #67 - May 2000
  • Compare as to a similar scourge of unsparing trial, Job 9: 23. it shall be no more -- the scepter, that is, the state, must necessarily then come to an end. Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible
  • Edward's is the first English royal seal to survive; the image of the king in majesty, enthroned with orb and sceptre, was borrowed from German models.
  • Each year, for example, imitative Miskitu crowns, scepters, and swords appear as part of a celebratory re-enactment called the kingpulanka.
  • The Prince handed his sceptre back to the courtier and stepped down from his throne. KARA KUSH
  • In her right hand she carried a scepter, and in the top of the wand was a small zirconium. GING GANG GOOLIE IT'S AN ALIEN
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