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minister
 n.  one who performs service for another; officer of justice; executive head of a government department
Classic Sentence: (181 in 13 pages)
1  A little before three the Lutheran minister arrived from Flushing and I began to look involuntarily out the windows for other cars.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 9
2  The minister glanced several times at his watch so I took him aside and asked him to wait for half an hour.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 9
3  But he hath a godly minister or two with him, and likewise a leech.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In VII. THE GOVERNOR'S HALL
4  The old minister seated himself in an arm-chair and made an effort to draw Pearl betwixt his knees.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In VIII. THE ELF-CHILD AND THE MINISTER
5  "It must be even so," resumed the minister.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In VIII. THE ELF-CHILD AND THE MINISTER
6  So the minister, and the physician with him, withdrew again within the limits of what their Church defined as orthodox.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In IX. THE LEECH
7  It had the graveyard, originally Isaac Johnson's home-field, on one side, and so was well adapted to call up serious reflections, suited to their respective employments, in both minister and man of physic.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In IX. THE LEECH
8  The people looked, with an unshaken hope, to see the minister come forth out of the conflict transfigured with the glory which he would unquestionably win.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In IX. THE LEECH
9  But Old Roger Chillingworth, too, had perceptions that were almost intuitive; and when the minister threw his startled eyes towards him, there the physician sat; his kind, watchful, sympathising, but never intrusive friend.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In X. THE LEECH AND HIS PATIENT
10  "That, good sir, is but a phantasy of yours," replied the minister.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In X. THE LEECH AND HIS PATIENT
11  "You speak in riddles, learned sir," said the pale minister, glancing aside out of the window.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In X. THE LEECH AND HIS PATIENT
12  "It is as well to have made this step," said Roger Chillingworth to himself, looking after the minister, with a grave smile.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In X. THE LEECH AND HIS PATIENT
13  He became, thenceforth, not a spectator only, but a chief actor in the poor minister's interior world.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XI. THE INTERIOR OF A HEART
14  All this was accomplished with a subtlety so perfect, that the minister, though he had constantly a dim perception of some evil influence watching over him, could never gain a knowledge of its actual nature.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XI. THE INTERIOR OF A HEART
15  But, for all that, they were, in one sense, the truest and most substantial things which the poor minister now dealt with.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XI. THE INTERIOR OF A HEART
Example Sentence: (149 in 10 pages)
16  The prime minister may decide to call an early election.
17  The resignation of the prime minister will cause much confusion.
18  The minister suggested that the dire prophecies of certain leading environmentalists were somewhat exaggerated.
19  The prime minister narrowly survived a leadership challenge.
20  The civil aviation minister ordered all the planes to be grounded.
21  The minister warned that any civil servant not at his desk faced immediate suspension.
22  The prime minister was concerned that such a move would arouse public hostility.
23  The minister was called to court to explain his conduct.
24  The minister held a press conference in order to pre-empt criticism in the newspapers.
25  The finance minister will continue to mastermind Poland's economic reform.
26  The prime minister claims he wants to create a classless meritocracy in Britain.
27  The prime minister admitted that the crisis had been mishandled.
28  The prime minister pressed the panic button yesterday as Britain's economy plunged deeper into crisis.
29  The minister said that the government planned to develop exchanges with other countries, particularly in cultural, scientific and economic spheres.
30  When the government had come to power, he had been named minister of culture.