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high priestess

n.
The female head or chief proponent, as of a movement or doctrine: the high priestess of modern art.
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Robert Heinecken's obsession with newswomen, for example, manifests in his work as photographs of them turned into both the high priestesses and vestal virgins of our public consciousness.
In front of the ancient ruins of the Temple of Hera, an actress playing as a high priestesses lit the Olympic flame by the rays of the sun in a parabolic mirror.
While Aphrodite, Stark, and the rest of the nerd herd work to find a way to bring Zoey back, something that has never been accomplished in the history of soul-shattered High Priestesses, Stevie Rae deals with her own fallout with the Red Fledglings and Kalona's son, Rephaim, whom she becomes bound to after a botched incantation.
This matriarchal society is governed by high priestesses who worship the goddess, Nyx and perform pagan rituals.
THE REAL FOOTBALLERS' WIVES (ITV1Wales, 9.50pm) THEY'RE the queens of naff, the high priestesses of bad taste and their mock Tudor homes are stacked to the nines with hair bleach and false nails.
The comma-shaped beads, called ''magatama'' in Japanese, were found buried at a depth of 30-40 centimeters at Sefautaki in the village of Chinen, where powerful high priestesses, called ''kikoe ogimi,'' were ordained.
In the prologue to their foolhardy "conversation," Phillips and Neri sound like what they really are: curators, not high priestesses guarding the mystic flame of Art, not Psychic Friends channeling Geist.