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Synonyms for troop

Synonyms for troop

a group of people acting together in a shared activity

to come or go in large numbers

Synonyms for troop

a group of soldiers

a cavalry unit corresponding to an infantry company

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a unit of Girl or Boy Scouts

an orderly crowd

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march in a procession

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move or march as if in a crowd

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Of course," said the troop horse, "everyone is not made in the same way, and I can quite see that your family, on your father's side, would fail to understand a great many things.
I suppose we've inherited them from our mothers," said the troop horse.
Animated with these succours, he marched out of his trenches to enter those of the Portuguese, who received him with the utmost bravery, destroyed prodigious numbers of his men, and made many sallies with great vigour, but losing every day some of their small troops, and most of their officers being killed, it was easy to surround and force them.
Athos and Aramis again questioned Planchet, but he had seen nothing of D'Artagnan; they wished to take Planchet with them, but he could not leave his troop, who at five o'clock returned home, saying that they were returning from the battle, whereas they had never lost sight of the bronze equestrian statue of Louis XIII.
To Monsieur de Chanleu, who commands your troops at Charenton.
Harvey choked with rage, but Troop went on consolingly: "We're sorry fer you.
But the rapidity of our march and the fact that all available troops were being hastened toward the northeast assured me that a matter of vital importance to the dominion of Menelek XIV in that part of Europe was threatening or had already broken.
The small body of national troops, which has been judged necessary in time of peace, is defectively kept up, badly paid, infected with local prejudices, and supported by irregular and disproportionate contributions to the treasury.
At this cry a hysterical fear and dismay beset the troops.
I shall remember this to-morrow," said Charley; "and I will go to State Street, so as to see exactly where the British troops were stationed.
During the stay of the troops at the foot of the Otsego a soldier was shot for desertion.
A hundred yards to my right was the gate from which the troops were evidently expected to issue, but to reach it I must pass the flank of the green warriors within easy sight of them, and, fearing that my plan to warn the Kaolians might thus be thwarted, I decided upon hastening toward the left, where another gate a mile away would give me ingress to the city.
The neighbors hearing the war cries of the king's troops, had mingled in the affray, and bullets rained upon the outcasts from every story.
On the contrary," he said, in a querulous and angry tone that contrasted with his flattering words, "on the contrary, your excellency's participation in the common action is highly valued by His Majesty; but we think the present delay is depriving the splendid Russian troops and their commander of the laurels they have been accustomed to win in their battles," he concluded his evidently prearranged sentence.
This party had scarcely left the city behind them ere they fell into the hands of the baronial troops.