civilian


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Antonyms for civilian

a nonmilitary citizen

associated with civil life or performed by persons who are not active members of the military

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sez I, though me blood was hot in me wid being called a civilian.
The end upon which the civilian stood almost, but not quite, reached a fourth.
There are not such a very great number of civilians, and a deformed man was sure to have attracted attention.
After all, you know, you're only a civilian, and you can't be expected to understand these things.
If you are a civilian, the windows of this house flatter you worse than a newspaper, but if you're a soldier, they do you a grave injustice.
A person distinguishable from a civilian by his uniform
Sir," said the stranger, "although a civilian, you are perhaps an enemy.
A pen-stroke might demolish his civilian epaulets, his place at court, his sinecure, his two offices and their advantages; in all, six salaries retained under fire of the law against pluralists.
He wore a military cap and military boots, but was otherwise dressed as a civilian.
Whereupon the civilian finds us free quarters and makes much of us, so do the women, who showed great discernment.
You are part of the civilian population of the country.
I think it's very cruel of you to laugh, George," she said, looking particularly unhappy; but George only laughed the more at her piteous and discomfited mien, persisted in thinking the joke a most diverting one, and when Miss Sharp came downstairs, bantered her with a great deal of liveliness upon the effect of her charms on the fat civilian.
A little old man in civilian dress, arranging his gray curls before another mirror, and diffusing an odor of scent, stumbled against them on the stairs, and stood aside, evidently admiring Kitty, whom he did not know.
As we neared the city we discovered a mighty concourse of civilians and troops assembled upon the plain before the city.
Passepartout saw, too, begging friars, long-robed pilgrims, and simple civilians, with their warped and jet-black hair, big heads, long busts, slender legs, short stature, and complexions varying from copper-colour to a dead white, but never yellow, like the Chinese, from whom the Japanese widely differ.
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