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master

Roget category 745

5. Words relating to the voluntary powers
5.6. General intersocial volition
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#745. Master

noun

master, padronelord, lord paramountcommander, commandantcaptainchief, chieftainsirdar, sachem, sheik, head, senior, governor, ruler, dictatorleader etc. (director) 694boss, cockarouse, sagamore, werowance.
lord of the ascendantcock of the walk, cock of the roostgray maremistress.
potentateliege, liege lordsuzerain, sovereign, monarch, autocrat, despot, tyrant, oligarch.
crowned head, emperor, king, anointed king, majesty, imperator [Lat.], protector, president, stadholder, judge.
ceasar, kaiser, czar, tsar, sultan, soldan, grand Turk, caliph, imaum, shah, padishah, sophi, mogul, great mogul, khan, lama, tycoon, mikado, tenno [Jap.], inca, caziquevoivodelandammanseyyidAbuna, cacique, czarowitz, grand seignior.
prince, duke etc. (nobility) 875archduke, doge, electorseigniormarland, margraverajah, emir, wali, sheik nizam, nawab.
empress, queen, sultana, czarina, princess, infanta, duchess, margravineczarevna, czaritamaharani, rani, rectrix.
regent, viceroy, exarch, palatine, khedive, hospodar, beglerbeg, three-tailed bashaw, pasha, bashaw, bey, beg, dey, scherif, tetrarch, satrap, mandarin, subahdar, nabob, maharajahburgravelaird etc. (proprietor) 779collector, commissioner, deputy commissioner, woon.
the authorities, the powers that be, the governmentstaff, etat major [Fr.], aga, official, man in office, person in authoritysircar, sirkar, Sublime Porte.
[Military authorities] marshal, field marshal, marechalgeneral, generalissimocommander in chief, seraskier, hetmanlieutenant general, major generalcolonel, lieutenant colonel, major, captain, centurion, skipper, lieutenant, first lieutenant, second lieutenant, sublieutenant, officer, staff officer, aide-de-camp, brigadier, brigade major, adjutant, jemidar, ensign, cornet, cadet, subaltern, noncommissioned officer, warrant officersergeant, sergeant majorcolor sergeantcorporal, corporal majorlance corporal, acting corporaldrum majorcaptain general, dizdar, knight marshal, naik, pendragon.
[Civil authorities] mayor, mayoraltyprefect, chancellor, archon, provost, magistrate, syndicalcalde, alcaidburgomaster, corregidor, seneschal, alderman, councilman, committeeman, councilwoman, warden, constable, portreevelord mayorofficer etc. (executive) 965dewan, fonctionnaire [Fr.].
[Naval authorities] admiral, admiraltyrear admiral, vice admiral, port admiralcommodore, captain, commander, lieutenant, ensign, skipper, mate, master, officer of the day, ODnavarch.

phrase

da locum melioribus [Lat.]der Furst ist der erste Diener seines Staats [G.], the prince is the first servant of his statelord of thy presence and no land beside" [King John].



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