Pronunciation of Sceptred
/skˈɛptəd/, /skˈɛptəd/, /s_k_ˈɛ_p_t_ə_d/
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Usage examples for sceptred:
- Amid the plumed and sceptred ones Irradiatingly Jovian, The mountain tower capped by the floating cloud; A nursery screamer where dialectics ruled: Mannerless, graceless, laughterless, unlike Herself in all, yet with such power to strike, That she the various features she could scan Dared not to sum, though seeing: and befooled By power which beamed omnipotent, she bowed, Subservient as roused echo round his guns. - "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.
- This sceptred misanthrope possessed it, and it was in that his wife was blessed. - "Imperial Purple", Edgar Saltus.
- When thus the king, with hospitable port; " Accept this welcome to the Spartan court: The waste of nature let the feast repair, Then your high lineage and your names declare; Say from what sceptred ancestry ye claim, Recorded eminent in deathless fame, For vulgar parents cannot stamp their race With signatures of such majestic grace." - "The Odyssey of Homer", Homer, translated by Alexander Pope.