verb (used with object)
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Origin of scepter
OTHER WORDS FROM scepterscep·ter·less, adjectivescep·tral [sep-truhl], /ˈsɛp trəl/, adjectiveun·scep·tered, adjective
Words nearby scepter
Example sentences from the Web for scepter
He portrays Merkel holding a Euro-topped scepter as she sits on a throne adorned with an EU emblem-inspired clock.Nicole Kidman Bulldozed by Paparazzi on Bike During NYFW; Marc Jacobs Apologizes for Neo-Nazi T-Shirt|The Fashion Beast Team|September 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Offering the scepter to an ex-President Obama is one option, writes Geoffrey Robertson.
“Katy has a status,” he says, pointing to a painting of Perry wielding a candy-cane scepter.
In that relationship, the lower-class king of his dingy domain is enthroned atop a commode and uses a toilet brush as a scepter.
On the throne sat an old132 magician, with a crown on his ugly head and a scepter in his hand.Rudy and Babette|Hans Christian Andersen
Certainly he was not a man of sufficient ability worthily to hold the scepter of so great an empire.South American Fights and Fighters|Cyrus Townsend Brady
The god was represented as seated on his throne, with his brows crowned with a wreath of olive and in his hand a scepter.Stories of Old Greece and Rome|Emilie Kip Baker
In the right hand there is a scepter terminating in a sign which has been thought to represent fire.The Illustrated Key to the Tarot|L. W. de Laurence
The present-day detective king wields his scepter for precisely the same reason.The Substitute Prisoner|Max Marcin