Sentence Examples


  • He stands preeminent above all; he unites in himself all the best qualities of other explorers..
  • Preeminent as a biographer is Ibn Khallikan (q.v.; d.
  • Ebyathar, "the [divine] father is preeminent"), in the Bible, son of Ahimelech or Ahijah, priest at Nob.
  • Rather as that city which most nobly expressed the noblest attributes of Greek political existence, and which, by her preeminent gifts both of intellect and of moral insight, was primarily responsible, everywhere and always, for the maintenance of those attributes in their integrity.
  • And though such antinomianism has always been sternly repudiated by the moral consciousness of Christendom, it has never been forgotten that " inwardness," rightness of heart or spirit, is the preeminent characteristic of Christian goodness.