Great and Principal


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Great adjective – Coming before all others in importance.
Usage example: regards global warming as the great issue of the day

Principal is a synonym for great in position topic. In some cases you can use "Principal" instead an adjective "Great", when it comes to topics like important, major, chief, leading.
Nearby Words: greatly, greatness
Synonyms for Great


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Principal adjective – Coming before all others in importance.
Usage example: our principal reason for coming here today

Great is a synonym for principal. Sometimes you can use "Great" instead an adjective "Principal".
Nearby Words: principle, principally, principality, principe
Synonyms for Principal

Things that words describes

love great love principal love
sense great sense principal sense
part great part principal part
interest great interest principal interest
Other nouns: characters, powers.

Both words in one sentence

  • Generation Xerox In the current day, Asahi and Youko's homeroom teacher is Akari, Akane's great-great-granddaughter, while Akane herself is now the principal of the school.
  • Principal Skinner: Now I finally have time to do what I've always wanted: write the great American novel.
  • Video Game / Duel Savior Destiny Developers' Foresight: If you deal enough damage to the golem fight before Taiga gets Traitor, the battle ends and the principal and Dahlia remark on how Taiga would be a great soldier.
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