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scepter

scep·ter

scepter

pronunciation:
sep tr
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a ceremonial staff that symbolizes a monarch's power.
similar words:
baton, staff, verge
definition 2: a monarch's power or office; sovereignty.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: sceptered, sceptering, scepters
definition: to bestow a scepter upon; grant royal power to.
derivation: sceptral (adj.)
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  monarchy