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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Quaintance then shifts her attention to idealized literary representations of Venier's circle written by men who, like Aretino, did not belong to the patrician class: Giralomo Parabosco's I diporti (1551), a dialogue on female virtues and vices featuring several poets from Venier's academy as its protagonists and whose frame drew inspiration from works like Boccaccio's Decameron, Castiglione's Courtier (Quaintance might have also mentioned some closer precedents, such as Pietro Bembo's Gli Asolani, which was printed in Venice in 1505), and Valerio Marcellino's philosophical dialogue, Il diamerone (1564), which is set in Ca' Venier and contains a lengthy digression on the dangers of female beauty.
On one level, Brian Young's Patrician Families and the Making of Quebec: The Taschereaus and the McCords represents a challenge to two major interpretations of Quebec history: the Laurentian thesis and the Quebec nationalist perspective.
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.
However, Patrician Diamonds believes that its 165,000 acre Sahtu diamond project in the Northwest Territories will bring the greatest rewards to investors in 2007.
The White/House chef powders up a lethal beverage/and the chief sips with patrician grace.
For another, the Roman constitution failed to give equal protection to all Roman citizens, institutionalizing the patrician aristocracy and ensuring that Rome would always have a ruling class.
The statue of Nelson was to be "disposed of in a manner to be determined" and the national saint was to take his place to "mark the occasion of the Patrician Year, 1961".
The sound track is provided by the deep, patrician tones of Stewart herself, her signature round vowels rolling around the installation like a spirit voice at a seance.
Kent suggests that the Ciompi revolt of 1378 shaped, over the course of the following century, a patrician response that gradually emphasized a relationship of peaceful, if wary, class coexistence between patricians and popolo.
As a resident of a medieval town, the player's goal is to rise from a simple trader to Patrician and eventually to become the head of the Hanseatic League.
Marissa Ventura (Jennifer Lopez) is a working-class mom with managerial aspirations in John Hughes' Cinderella romance between a hotel maid and a patrician politico.
The chapter he devoted to the "Great Generation" of Hungarian intellectuals (1875-1905) contains, among other fine things, a verbal miniature of Gyula Krudy, a writer who loved patrician ways of life, whose memories "poured into scenes of a bygone patrician world of domesticity, peopled by spotless wives and honorable old men.
NEW YORK-WestPoint Stevens is emphasizing its Grand Patrician towels and is adding Trousseau, a new collection, in time for the April textiles market.