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adjective nobler, noblest
- She pulled a necklace that belonged to the noble family from her pocket and threw it on the ground.
- Families knew that their successful integration into the noble ranks of society rested on their lineage being recognized as worthy.
- Sir Syed Ahmad Khan was born in a noble family at Delhi on October 17, 1817.
- The new privileges belong to ‘preferred minorities’ rather than noble families.
- His mother came from a noble family but he refused to use a title of nobility in front of his name as requested by his mother.
- If you have the goal of being born into a noble family in your future life, surrounded by wealth and luxury and by many beautiful forms, it is possible that this aim might be fulfilled because of the effect of the practice.
- Born into a noble family, he held several official positions in Paris before his connection with the Duke of Orléans allowed him to take up composing.
- It was none of their business if I was born of a noble family or whatever.
- Those who were noble, titled, in their own right, she would have no choice but to accept their presence at court.
- Born into a noble family, Neroccio was one of the most able artists of late 15th-century Siena.
- She's not meek, like most noble ladies are trained to be.
2(virtuous)(sentiments/deed/sacrifice) noblethat was very noble of you — ¡qué generoso de tu parte!
- It was a good thing that Allan had the true noble morals and the principles which prevented him from ever taking advantage of Chase's loyalty.
- This personal contact also reminds the student that he or she is part of a larger effort to mobilize the American people for noble intellectual and moral causes.
- A fine noble gentleman, honest and upright, he gained the respect of everybody.
- Kate was a lady imbued with many fine and noble qualities.
- Her generation of Irish people knew all about sacrifice and were a noble people with a fine sense of community and idealism.
- The President's broader initiative is certainly a noble goal in principle.
- I cut him short and moved on to say that neither self-hatred nor envy were good reasons to strive to improve oneself and that ambition was a fine and noble thing when seen as part of a quest for perfection, for its own sake.
- That's a fine and noble mission, and certainly warrants some form of applause.
- Granted, I was now on the right side of the Iron Curtain, where the reasons for conducting propaganda were more noble, but the principles remained the same.
- Tragedy is a story or play that has a significant conflict of morals, with a noble protagonist displaying a tragic flaw that is their strength but leads to their downfall.
- Can there be a more noble, unselfish profession?
- How can one person, no matter how noble, confess the sins of another?
- Sadly, this plan is riddled with problems, no matter how noble it sounds.
- No matter how noble your intentions, your upbringing shows true.
- "You don't have to be so noble, Toby, " I replied.
- A revolution was carried out, on the basis of the noblest social ideals.
- The only blemish on such noble intentions was the absence yesterday of ordinary people.
- His intentions in this formation, he said, had been noble at first.
- While this may sound noble, they can't seriously think this will be effective.
- Now defiled with graffiti, this noble monument may be as much of a tribute as we'll get for a depression-era Edmonton history; perhaps it's fitting.
- We threaded through the side streets, slowing to pay respect to old grand churches and noble bungalows.
1noble masculine, femininearistócrata masculine, feminine
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