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Eminent, 1) high, conspicuous: “bowed his e. top to their low ranks,” All's I, 2, 43. “who stands so e. in the degree of this fortune as Cassio does?” Oth. II, 1, 240 (Qq eminently).
2) of high rank: “by an e. body that enforced the law against it,” Meas. IV, 4, 25. “allied to e. assistants,” H8 I, 1, 62. “an e. monsieur,” Cymb. I, 6, 65. “a pantler, not so e.” II, 3, 129.
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