an official form of address for abbots, abbesses, Anglican bishops, and other prelates.
Alright vs. All Right
What’s the difference between alright and all right? Are all right and alright interchangeable? All right has a range of meanings including: “safe,” as in “Are you all right?” “reliable; good,” as in “That fellow is all right.” as an adverb, it means “satisfactorily,” as in “His work is coming along all right” “yes,” as in “All right, I’ll go with you.” The form alright is a one-word spelling …
Does “right” actually mean “right?” Does that mean “left” means “wrong?”
Little kids often get confused regarding the fact that “right” refers to a certain direction and also what is good, proper, and just. After all, “left” doesn’t mean wrong ― right? Well, not exactly. “Left” comes from the Old English lyft, which means “weak, idle, foolish.” Whereas, the Old English riht means “just, good, fair, proper, fitting, straight.” In the 13th century “left” replaced the Old …
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Historical Examples of right reverend
Here I could shelter him With noble and right-reverend precedents.The Book of Humorous Verse
The right-reverend prelate is greatly deceived when he says that I have squandered my wealth in profligacy and luxury.
(in Britain) a title of respect for an Anglican or Roman Catholic bishop
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