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leader

noun administrator, antecedent, captain, chairman, chief, commander, controller, demagogue, employer, forerunner, manager, mastermind, official, overseer, pathfinder, pioneer, precursor, predecessor, protagonist, ruler, shepherd, supervisor
See also: administrator, chairman, chief, demagogue, director, employer, forerunner, mastermind, official, patron, pioneer, protagonist, superintendent

leader

the senior barrister, usually a Queen's Counsel, in charge of the conduct of a case.
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But in that case, if the force that moves nations lies not in the historic leaders but in the nations themselves, what significance have those leaders?
So the Leader went into his den and looked at his children--two very cunning little cubs, lying on the floor.
But the elder leader was wise, very wise, in love even as in battle.
At once this knight seemed to throw aside his apathy, when he discovered the leader of his party so hard bestead; for, setting spurs to his horse, which was quite fresh, he came to his assistance like a thunderbolt, exclaiming, in a voice like a trumpet-call, ``Desdichado, to the rescue
The spectral forms of the lost pack were all about him as he sang and ran in open-eyed dream; the violinist paused in surprise; the men poked the monkey leader of the monkey orchestra and whirled him about wildly raging on his revolving stool; and Johnny laughed.
yelled the leader, scratching at the foot of the tree.
Ye have chosen me as a leader, and a leader I will be if ye come with me to Spain; and I vow to you that my pennon of the five roses shall, if God give me strength and life, be ever where there is most honor to be gained.
Fortunate for Okar is it that you were here to prevent their escape, for these be the greatest villains north of the ice-barrier, and this one"--pointing to the leader of the party--"would have made himself Jeddak of Jeddaks in the place of the dead Salensus Oll.
Belike we have found that leader in this young man.
He is gay and thoughtless, takes little heed of landmarks, depends upon his leaders and companions to think for the common weal, and, if left to himself, is easily perplexed and lost.
Neither Number Thirteen nor any of his crew had ever before seen a boat, and outside of the leader there was scarcely enough brains in the entire party to render it at all likely that they could ever navigate it, but the young man saw that the other prahus were being propelled by the long sticks which protruded from their sides, and he also saw the sails bellying with wind, though he had but a vague conception of their purpose.
An elderly man, evidently the leader, lifted a soft felt hat and mopped the perspiration from the bald top of his head.