“He was very bitter,” says longtime Granite State Republican eminence and former state attorney general Tom Rath.
“Mr. de la Renta is far more a hot dog than an eminence grise of American fashion” Horyn wrote in her review.
Tayoun served almost three years, but remained an eminence on the Philadelphia political scene.
Forthwith a few examples, in no particular order of eminence.
The eminence was asked, the next morning, “Well, you've met the young Yeats— what did you think of him?”
There were only three ways at Rome in which a man could rise to eminence and power.
While thus employed, a messenger came in from the head chief, who resided in the village on the eminence to which we have alluded.
It seemed to Julian that it was not by the will of the Emperor, but by the will of the gods, that he had reached this eminence.
The whole band consequently encamped for several days upon this eminence, to construct new canoes.
I like to see a man risen to eminence like you, having his heart in the right place.
c.1400, "projection, protuberance;" early 15c., "high or exalted position," from Old French eminence or directly from Latin eminentia "prominence, eminence," from eminentem (nominative eminens) "excellent, prominent" (see eminent).
As a title of honor (now only of cardinals) it is attested from 1650s. The original Éminence grise (French, literally "gray eminence") was François Leclerc du Trembley (1577-1638), confidential agent of Richelieu.
eminence em·i·nence (ěm'ə-nəns)
The projecting prominent part of an organ, especially a bone.