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synonyms for elders

  • patriarch
  • senior
  • senior citizen
  • veteran
  • ancestor
  • ancient
  • matriarch
  • oldster
  • superior
  • forebearer
  • golden ager
  • old fogey
  • oldest
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antonyms for elders

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  • junior
  • minor
  • youngster
  • youth
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How to use elders in a sentence

Imitation of the ways of their elders doubtless plays a part here, but it is aided by an instinct for adornment.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
I never now see our young people, or their elders either, affected by an author as we were then by the power of Dickens.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
He was in the habit of visiting or writing to them; and here the elders sent to him, if they happened to have a trustworthy envoy.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
They would prefer Hans Nilsen, but, at the same time, would be grateful for any one whom the elders might send to them.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
Still they were pleased to hear him, the elders nodding their heads approvingly, and smiling at one another.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
The elders then begged Madame Torvestad to write to him, and the next day she delivered to them a sealed letter.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
She will always be welcome in my house; and as for my daughter, she will only laugh at this tempest of her elders in a tea-pot.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
But in the little office behind Sivert Jespersen's store, five or six of the elders were assembled.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
But the two elders rising up in the midst of the people, laid their hands upon her head.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
The multitude believed them, as being the elders, and the judges of the people, and they condemned her to death.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
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