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noun as in resident

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He’s a denizen of Free City, a hugely popular open-world video game in which the players can do whatever they want—generally, they just adopt customized tough-guy skins, drive fast in their cartoony cars and rob virtual banks.

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Humans are destroying forests because they lack empathy with their denizens, he says.

Microwaves are the shortest denizens of the radio wave family.

In Boston, for instance, fighting regularly broke out as denizens from the north and south ends of town met with their floats to do battle.

There were still many moments when I felt dumbfounded by the intensity of the denizens of this foreign world.

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How lovely, than, that one Internet denizen took the time to help these forgotten statesmen find sexual satiation…with each other!

When Kemal, a wealthy denizen of Istanbul, meets Fusun, a beautiful shop girl and distant cousin, the two begin a torrid affair.

It's a small, exclusive French brand that was once only the denizen of select fashionistas.

It embellishes the denizen of the city, and hides the nakedness of barbarism.

It was strange indeed to meet a living denizen of a world that seemed to her impossible except in books.

The elephant is the denizen of the forests where, in a succeeding chapter, we shall encounter both him and the rhinoceros.

The solitary denizen of the plains—the little minivet (Pericrocotus peregrinus)—is the least resplendent of them all.

Sometimes this throat uttered Yes, sometimes it uttered No; sometimes it made inquiries about a time worn denizen of the place.


On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to denizen, such as: dweller, inhabitant, occupant, resident, citizen, and habitant.

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