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Synonyms for class

a subdivision of a larger group

a division of persons or things by quality, rank, or grade

degree of excellence

high style in quality, manner, or dress

to distribute into groups according to kinds

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a body of students who are taught together

a league ranked by quality

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(biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders

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elegance in dress or behavior

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The indefatigable bell now sounded for the fourth time: the classes were marshalled and marched into another room to breakfast: how glad I was to behold a prospect of getting something to eat
Ere I had gathered my wits, the classes were again seated: but as all eyes were now turned to one point, mine followed the general direction, and encountered the personage who had received me last night.
The whole race of Saxon princes and nobles had been extirpated or disinherited, with few or no exceptions; nor were the numbers great who possessed land in the country of their fathers, even as proprietors of the second, or of yet inferior classes.
The dialogue which they maintained between them, was carried on in Anglo-Saxon, which, as we said before, was universally spoken by the inferior classes, excepting the Norman soldiers, and the immediate personal dependants of the great feudal nobles.
Classes in gymnastics, dancing, elocution, and drawing were held in the morning.
That is the one use of the idle classes of a country.
She retained just, but only just, enough of this to enter the CONSERVATOIRE, where she did not distinguish herself at all, attending the classes without enthusiasm and taking a prize only to please old Mamma Valerius, with whom she continued to live.
I have had to put off all pupils and classes, for flesh and blood could not stand much longer such a strain as I have had upon me.