Noun(1) high status importance owing to marked superiority(2) a protuberance on a bone especially for attachment of a muscle or ligament
(1) a swelling on the lower surface of the brain termed the median eminence(2) For eighteenth-century Europeans that was still the case, but, for west European intellectuals at least, Europe enjoyed an eminence over the rest of the world for secular reasons as well.(3) He cites the eminence and experience of the writers, showing that they are not mere hacks but people with a reputation to maintain.(4) Early nationalists in search of martial heroes raised him to the eminence of a ├ö├ç├┐freedom fighter├ö├ç├┐.(5) They are separated by an upward projection called the intercondylar eminence .(6) To achieve such eminence , there are doubtless various devices and elements in a novel which are more or less compulsory: crime fiction has to have a crime, for example.(7) I thought we were never going to reach it; and then, almost unexpectedly, we suddenly came upon it - a small but ancient village, rising up on a slight eminence , but concealed from view by big clumps of tall-growing reeds.(8) Note the relationship between the intercondylar eminence and the posterior cruciate ligament.(9) James, by contrast, has risen to a heady eminence which serves to further emphasize the humiliation of his sibling.(10) There was in fact a splendid view of the mine from the eminence of the hill, even better than the one from Fred and Peggy's bungalow.(11) Some authors have been surprised that their eminence hasn't protected them from a mauling at the hands of ├ö├ç├┐the mad, the bad, and the misinformed.├ö├ç├û(12) Before reaching the anterior margin, there is a low eminence on the paracristid crest and an expansion of its lingual surface, these features marking the position of the paraconid.(13) But the most impressive structures along what became the A40 were the three big monumental brick blocks rising on the north side on an eminence at Park Royal.(14) The male cheerleader was something of a campus eminence , regarded as an up-and-coming entrepreneur and future captain of industry.(15) There are certain men and women who by reason of their genius, eminence , achievement, or idiosyncrasy seem to exercise a sort of magnetism on biographers and publishers.(16) an eminence commanding the River Emme
(1) pre-eminence :: ncamisa kunje
1. fame ::
2. important person ::
3. elevation ::
4. tubercle ::
5. preeminence ::
Different Formseminence, eminences, preeminence
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