Synonyms for esther
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- 1. Esther
- usage: (Old Testament) a beautiful Jewess chosen by the king of Persia to be his queen; she stopped a plot to massacre all the Jews in Persia (an event celebrated by Jews as the feast of Purim)
- 2. Esther, Book of Esther
- usage: an Old Testament book telling of a beautiful Jewess who became queen of Persia and saved her people from massacre