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noble

1. of or relating to a hereditary class with special social or political status, often derived from a feudal period
2. Chem
a. (of certain elements) chemically unreactive
b. (of certain metals, esp copper, silver, and gold) resisting oxidation
3. Falconry
a. designating long-winged falcons that capture their quarry by stooping on it from above
b. designating the type of quarry appropriate to a particular species of falcon
4. a person belonging to a privileged social or political class whose status is usually indicated by a title conferred by sovereign authority or descent
5. (in the British Isles) a person holding the title of duke, marquess, earl, viscount, or baron, or a feminine equivalent
6. a former Brit gold coin having the value of one third of a pound
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I began to imitate this master of mine almost as soon as I began to read him; this must be, and I had a greater pride and joy in my success than I should probably have known in anything really creative; I should have suspected that, I should have distrusted that, because I had nothing to test it by, no model; but here before me was the very finest and noblest model, and I had but to form my lines upon it, and I had produced a work of art altogether more estimable in my eyes than anything else could have been.
However much we may admire the orator's occasional bursts of eloquence, the noblest written words are commonly as far behind or above the fleeting spoken language as the firmament with its stars is behind the clouds.
Local authorities are the noblest levels of governance as they are the level through which governments directly provide basic services to its people, ||Kharas Governor, Lucia Basson has said.
Of course, the noblest attribute of its population is sheer hard work!
'We should provide teachers with the right incentives to encourage them to remain in the noblest profession of educating and molding our youth to become productive citizens of the country,' Drilon said.
While calling all professions noble, the chief justice mentioned three to the noblest of them all, and these he described as 'divinity, law and medicine'.
'You never ever harm people who are performing one of the noblest profession in this earth.
'Saving an invaluable human life by donating blood is an act of charity with perpetual reward and noblest of the deeds.
In a press release, stated that teachers have been making a difference taking up the noblest profession instilling the passion of learning on the students of the state.
NNA - Caretaker Defense Minister, Yaacoub Riad al-Sarraf, paid tribute to the Lebanese army as relentlessly making the noblest and greatest sacrifices in defense of the homeland, stability, security and justice.
"Treating those in real need and trying to save lives blighted by cancer is the noblest act of service to humanity," said Ms.
If we look at the history of the world, we find that the noblest heroes are those who have tried to do well to their country/nation and who have died for it when the need has arisen.