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regal

re·gal

regal

 
pronunciation:
ri gl
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of, pertaining to, or suitable for royalty; royal.
The crown is a regal symbol.
similar words:
kingly, majestic, royal
definition 2: imposing and splendid.
a regal ceremony
similar words:
grand, grandiose, kingly, majestic, splendid
derivation: regally (adv.)
Word Parts
The word regal contains the following part:
reg, rect, rig1 Latin root that means king, rule, guide; straight