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1 a person of rank, power, or influence in a particular field
  • as lords of the local real estate scene, they own nearly all of the city's prime pieces of property

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2 capitalized the being worshipped as the creator and ruler of the universe
  • at this point all that we can do is put our fate in the hands of the Lord

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3 a man of high birth or social position
  • lords and ladies arriving at the palace

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The first known use of lord was before the 12th century

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“Lord.” The Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 10 December 2019.

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to state or do over again or repeatedly

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