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As you are doubtless aware, between civilians the small-sword, the rapier and the pistol are what are usually employed.
Succor could not arrive, he argued, and they were in duty bound to save the surviving civilians and the women and children.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
With them were two civilians, both in rough shooting-jackets and breeches, one about forty-five, the other a few years his junior.
THE DOCTOR OF PIMLICOWILLIAM LE QUEUX
This professional conscience becomes a destiny to him, and guides his life to an extent inconceivable by most civilians.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
Three more civilians, wearing the white-feather symbol on their overcoats, advanced toward Winfree.
Nearby, Hartson Brant and the other scientists were deep in conversation with a group of civilians and Navy officers.
THE FLAMING MOUNTAINHAROLD LELAND GOODWIN
I entered the hall, where I found the president seated, and surrounded by a circle, as well of officers as civilians.
The Spanish War had done more than give straps to a lot of civilians with pulls; it had eradicated the dry-rot from the Army.
From delicacy of feeling, or because they feared his anger, civilians and military residents avoided Longwood.
The guard house was only intended for soldiers and gentlemen, and no place for condemned civilians.

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pulchritudinousadjective | [puhl-kri-tood-n-uhs, -tyood- ]SEE DEFINITION