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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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I will set the young lady's mind at rest respecting her honorable sister," said Smilash.
It is ESSENTIAL to such a government that it be derived from the great body of the society, not from an inconsiderable proportion, or a favored class of it; otherwise a handful of tyrannical nobles, exercising their oppressions by a delegation of their powers, might aspire to the rank of republicans, and claim for their government the honorable title of republic.
Look at my eyes and you will see what no looking-glass has ever shown you -- a frank and honorable countenance.
Yes, yes; I will become his bonds man—his slave, Is it not an honorable servitude, old man?
Malicorne to have intentions towards me, if his intentions are honorable.
In fact, he seemed never to have heard that there existed such a thing as a code of honor, for he repeatedly outraged a dozen Barsoomian fighting customs that an honorable man would rather die than ignore.
You are offended at being put on duty a bit, but why not apologize to an old and honorable officer?
There would be some pleasure in voting for a gentleman who speaks in that honorable manner.
Our conduct, as I have already intimated, was honorable to us, on either side.
I am talking of our neighbor, Lady Lydiard--the Honorable Mr.
Barting had always seemed to me an honorable and truthful man, and the warm friendship which he expressed in his note for Mr.
honorable; as, "the honorable gentleman is a scurvy cur.