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Synonyms for lieutenant

a person who holds a position auxiliary to another and assumes some of the superior's responsibilities

Synonyms for lieutenant

an officer in a police force

an assistant with power to act when his superior is absent

an officer holding a commissioned rank in the United States Navy or the United States Coast Guard

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With the core of Blackmon (who wrote/co-wrote nearly every track and produced all of them), singer Tomi Jenkins and trumpeter/singer Nathan Leftenant, Cameo scorched the charts.
We find him on horseback in the sands of the Sudan as a young leftenant of the 21st Lancers, armed with a pen, a notebook, and a lance, which is anything but decorative.
He wrote it literally while fighting in a mountain campaign against raiding rebellious Pathan tribes in the form of letters to the London Daily Telegraph, quickly editing them into book form at the cavalry barracks in Bangalore before dashing off to fight as a lancer leftenant in the Sudan.