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adjective august, capacious, compendious, comprehensive, dignified, distinguished, elegant, elevated, eminent, exalted, excellent, famous, first-rate, glorious, good, grandiose, great, illustrious, imperial, important, leading, lofty, magnificent, majestic, mighty, noble, palatial, paramount, pompous, preeminent, princely, prodigious, prominent, proud, renowned, splendid, stately, stellar, sublime, superb, superior, supreme, very magisterial, wide-reaching
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GRAND. An epithet frequently used to denote that the thing. to which it is joined is of more importance and dignity, than other things of the same name; as, grand assize, a writ in a real action to determine the right of property in land; grand cape, a writ used in England, on a plea of land, when the tenant makes default in appearance at the day given for the king to take the land into his hands; grand days, among the English lawyers, are those days in term which are solemnly kept in the inns of court and chancery, namely, Candlemas day, in Hilary term; Ascension day, in Easter term; and All Saint's day, in Michaelmas term; which days are dies non juridici. Grand distress is the name of a writ so called because of its extent, namely, to all. the goods and chattels of the party distrained within the county; this writ is believed to be peculiar to England. Grand Jury. (q. v.) Grand serjeantry, the name of an ancient English military tenure.

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The Grand Finale, from 2-5pm GMT on 18 November, will feature live presentations, discussion and debate around the latest thinking and developments in the fields of the headline speakers:
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Those who made it to the grand finale are, Haya Mohamed Al Nusuf, Riley James, Salma Abdelaziz, duo Ayah Ahmedi and Jawaher Almudaifa, Mariyah Faisal, sisters Eva and Sara Loncarevic, Chlea Marla, Luke Michael, group Vinoy Wilson, Aravind Sreekumar, Lee Abraham and Rohit Sanjay Parab, and Turky Nawaf Ahmed.
We are looking forward to the next two rounds and the Grand Finale of the event.
The grand finale was attended by Hrithik Roshan and Priyanka Chopra, who came on the sets to promote their upcoming film Krissh 3 , which is slated for a Diwali release.
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