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honorable

(Honest), adjective beyond reproach, blameless, chaste, clean, creditable, decent, erect, esteemed, estimable, ethical, excellent reputation, fair, full of integrity, good, held in esteem, high-minded, high-principled, highly regarded, highly reputed, highly respectable, honored, immaculate, in favor, in good order, In high favor, in one's good books, inviolate, just, law-abiding, law-revering, manly, meritorious, moral, much esteemed, noble, of repute, prestigious, principled, pure, reputable, respectable, revered, reverend, right, right-minded, sinless, spotless, squeaky-clean, stainless, sterling, true-blue, truehearted, unblemished, uncorrupt, uncorrupted, undefiled, unspotted, unstained, unsullied, untarnished, upright, upstanding, venerable, virtuous, well-thought-of, worshipful, worth one's salt, worthy, yeomanly

honorable

(Judge), adjective acclaimed, adjudger, adjudicator, administrator of justice, admired, applauded, arbiter, arbitrator, assessor, celebrated, chancellor, elected, eminent, esteem, esteemed, exalted, eximious, favor, held, held in esteem or high, held in reepect, her honor, high, highly considered, highly regarded, highly reputed, his honor, honorable justice, honorary, honored, honorific, illustrious, in favor, in high, in high reeard, intercessor, interpreter, jurist, justice, justicer, marked, moderator, much admired, negotiator, noble, notable, noted, of mark, of note, one who dispenses justice, praetor, preeminent, prestigious, prominent, quaestor, referee, respected, revered, surrogate, the court, umpire, venerable, well-thought-of, widely acclaimed, your honor

honorable

(Upright), adjective august, awe-inspiring, dignified, estimable, ethical, high-minded, high-principled, honest, incorruptible, legitimate, moral, noble-minded, principled, respected, time-honored, to be trusted, tried and true, true, trustworthy, uncorrupted, upstanding, venerable
See also: bona fide, clean, conscientious, correct, equitable, ethical, exemplary, fair, high-minded, honest, impartial, incorruptible, ingenuous, just, law-abiding, loyal, magnanimous, meritorious, moral, obeisant, outstanding, prominent, pure, reliable, reputable, right, scrupulous, sterling, straightforward, upright
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Well, that's enough," said the Honourable William Batulcar.
The performance, so noisily announced by the Honourable Mr.
Fogg, Aouda, and Passepartout passed through the lobby of the theatre to the outside, where they encountered the Honourable Mr.
The honourable gentleman related one case of a muffin boy, who having been exposed to this inhuman and barbarous system for no less than five years, at length fell a victim to a cold in the head, beneath which he gradually sunk until he fell into a perspiration and recovered; this he could vouch for, on his own authority, but he had heard (and he had no reason to doubt the fact) of a still more heart-rending and appalling circumstance.
After announcing this determination, the honourable gentleman grew jocular; and as patent boots, lemon-coloured kid gloves, and a fur coat collar, assist jokes materially, there was immense laughter and much cheering, and moreover such a brilliant display of ladies' pocket-handkerchiefs, as threw the grievous gentleman quite into the shade.
I look on the noble family of the Herncastles as being my nest; and I shall take it as a favour if I am not expected to enter into particulars on the subject of the Honourable John.
But to give in, even when he was wrong, and had all society against him, was not the way of the Honourable John.
I have myself (in spite of the bishops and the clergy) an unfeigned respect for the Church; but I am firmly persuaded, at the same time, that the devil remained in undisturbed possession of the Honourable John, and that the last abominable act in the life of that abominable man was (saving your presence) to take the clergyman in!
Then would he come down to that house with a slap upon the table, and meet the honourable gentleman foot to foot.
They visited in Laura Place, they had the cards of Dowager Viscountess Dalrymple, and the Honourable Miss Carteret, to be arranged wherever they might be most visible: and "Our cousins in Laura Place,"--"Our cousin, Lady Dalrymple and Miss Carteret," were talked of to everybody.
So she invites her father and sister to a second day's dinner (if those sides, or ontrys, as she calls 'em, weren't served yesterday, I'm d--d), and to meet City folks and littery men, and keeps the Earls and the Ladies, and the Honourables to herself.
Especially the one about the politician--let's call him the honourable Mr Etho.