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synonyms for bred

  • cultivated
  • cultured
  • produced
  • raised
  • trained
  • educated
  • propagated
  • reared
  • refined
  • brought up
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antonyms for bred

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  • inexperienced
  • uncultured
  • unsophisticated
  • coarse
  • crude
  • impolite
  • unpolished
  • unrefined
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How to use bred in a sentence

Isabel had a glimpse of a delicate high-bred face set like a panel in a parted curtain.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
She spoke calmly, with the pleasantly modulated voice of a well-bred Englishwoman.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The alarms and excursions of the past three weeks were naturally trying to a girl born and bred in a quiet Devon village.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Among these showy and high-bred soldiers, the hours passed delightfully.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
To converse with an entirely uneducated person upon literature, interlarding your remarks with quotations, is ill-bred.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
Amongst well-bred persons, every conversation is considered in a measure confidential.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
I have the skin of one killed in the Braye Pond in November, 1876, which might have been one of those bred there that year.
BIRDS OF GUERNSEY (1879)CECIL SMITH
Heredity decides how a man shall be bred; environment regulates what he shall learn.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
Such conduct is not only excessively ill-bred, but intensely selfish.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
The men for the most part made a good appearance, the more favored looking college-bred and irreproachable.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
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WORDS RELATED TO BRED

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.