patrician


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Synonyms for patrician

Synonyms for patrician

Synonyms for patrician

a person of refined upbringing and manners

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befitting a person of noble origin

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belonging to or characteristic of the nobility or aristocracy

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Young leaves few stones unturned as his narrative traces the lives of two patrician Quebec families over successive generations--the Taschereaus and the McCords--aligning the family and the individual against and within the backdrop of Quebec history and the larger geo-political events of the eighteenth, nineteenth, and early twentieth centuries.
The "out" marriages were about seven percent of all patrician marriages in the years 1580-99, the only period for which comparative figures are provided.
Meanwhile, another group is frustrated: residents of the Patrician, 81 households, whose home values decline every day the park land remains on the "desirable list" for the conference center.
Being seen as a patrician has to do with the way I talk or act or look or something, but it has nothing to do with the social realities, I've always struggled to make a living.
Jim Patrician. I think it is prudent to conduct a thorough review of services to accurately determine which are most critical to the residents of the county.
Patrician resident Gene Hulett - a former state legislator and Springfield city councilor - said he believes it is inappropriate for Ralston and Woodrow to partake in conference center planning, because they may ultimately cast votes as city councilors that would determine whether the mobile home park could be closed to make room for the facility.
They were to act as the pragmatic intermediaries between plebeian culture and patrician culture, effectively negotiating between two very different ideals of honor and order.
Whereas homosexuals traditionally modeled their bodies on the patrician ideal of the clean-shaven upper-middle-class aesthete, many older gay men have taken an unprecedented step down-scale and rejected this aristocratic appearance for an even more spurious blue-collar look, loosely based on quixotic images of old-fashioned frontiersmen and hearty plebeians like marines and truckers.
I am not asking for another layer that is more genteel and patrician, or for a return of WASP ladies to privilege, pretense, and power.
Maybe the patrician values have faded; loyalty, service, and modesty seem on the defensive at all levels of American life.
Democrat Chris Kious narrowly defeated Republican Jim Patrician on Tuesday in the race for Kane County Board District 23.
Drawing on critical studies of early modern masculinity, Quaintance examines how the textual trafficking of women's bodies, particularly within the circle of writers affiliated with Venetian patrician and poet Domenico Venier (whose entourage included eminent literary figures, including Torquato Tasso and Pietro Aretino), both upheld and resisted gender norms in sixteenth-century Venice, during a period when the boundaries separating puttane, meretrici, and cortigiane remained unclear.
PATRICIAN'S GLORY looks sure to be suited by the step up in trip to 1m, so in light of that, the Jane-Chapple Hyam-trained colt looks good value in the Juddmonte Royal Lodge Stakes at Ascot (2.30), writes Ed Quigley.
Patrician Diamonds is an option partner with Triex Minerals, which found a large uranium anomaly on the Patrician Diamonds' 18,000 acre Dismal Lake property in Nunavut.