One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘his eminence as a scientist is well known’
illustriousness, distinction, renown, pre-eminence, notability, greatness, calibre, prestige, importance, reputation, repute, note
fame, celebrity, prominence
stature, standing, rank, station
2‘her first-class mind made her an eminence in the British establishment’
important person, influential person, distinguished person, dignitary, luminary, worthy, grandee, notable, notability, personage, leading light, VIP
informal somebody, someone, bigwig, big shot, big noise, big gun, big cheese, nob, lady muck, heavyweight
North American informal big wheel, big kahuna, top banana, big enchilada
3‘the hotel dominated Scarborough from its eminence above the sea’
elevation, rise, raised ground, rising ground, height, hill, bank, mound
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