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  • It took some time for the arbiter to come up with a black queen.
  • Suddenly she felt like an arbiter called to judge between them. Cited from Destiny, by Charles Neville Buck
  • It is ever thus, when the soul is appointed arbiter over reason. Cited from Old Calabria, by Norman Douglas
  • A man is in a great degree the arbiter of his own fortune. Cited from Hidden Treasures, by Harry A. Lewis
  • Its arbiter is reason and, in the natural state, reason shows us that men are equal. Cited from Political Thought in England from Locke to Bentham, by Harold J. Laski
  • He applied reason to all religious problems, and he regarded it as the final judge and arbiter. Cited from Unitarianism in America, by George Willis Cooke
  • She was no longer the arbiter of the physical or the religious progress of the world. Cited from Conflict Between Religion and Science, by Draper
  • He also was supreme commander-in-chief of the armed forces and final arbiter of foreign policy.
  • The arbiters of his fate came in and went out as they chose. Cited from History of England, James II V. 4, Macaulay
  • She is the one arbiter of the situation; you and I must aid her. Cited from The Midnight Passenger, by Richard Henry Savage
  • The chief arbiter declared both players to have lost the game.
  • It should be noted, however, that official games are conducted with an arbiter.
  • As a unique role model and personality, he stands out from other court show arbiters.
  • These are the sports of the evil one, who is a bad arbiter of our matters. Cited from Historical Sketches, Volume I (of 3), by John Henry Newman
  • We are the arbiters of our own fate, and that fact is the most important one of our lives. Cited from A Romance Of Two Worlds, by Marie Corelli
  • The fate that is born with a man is arbiter of all his acts. Cited from The Extant Odes of Pindar, by Pindar
  • When the boys divide into groups as part of their games, she usually serves as arbiter.
  • They were the arbiters of justice, but it was a justice that was never allowed to act against themselves. Cited from Great Fortunes from Railroads, by Gustavus Myers
  • The two arbiters of her destiny were in close conference upon ways and means. Cited from Idle Hour Stories, by Eugenia Dunlap Potts
  • House arbiter of situation; might have voted itself anything a year it pleased. Cited from Punch, Vol. 102, April 2, 1892, ed. by Sir Francis Burnand
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Words starting with arbiter

Meaning of arbiter

  • noun Someone with the power to settle matters at will
    she was the final arbiter on all matters of fashion
  • noun Someone chosen to judge and decide a disputed issue
    the critic was considered to be an arbiter of modern literature, the arbitrator's authority derived from the consent of the disputants, an umpire was appointed to settle the tax case