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noun as in police

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On the evening of June 8, 1847, John Sullivan was apprehended by gendarmes while weaving down a sidewalk in London.

In September, Francis told the Swiss Guard and the Gendarme that the only real threats the Vatican faces are from within.

His father was executed in 1942 by a German gendarme after attempting to smuggle a packet of saccharine into the Ghetto.

A French gendarme on the case has been dispatched to London, where he will be joined by three additional French investigators.

The gendarme moved quietly away, and repeated what he had heard to his captain.

The gendarme passed on, without deigning to thank the wretched looking man in a faded fez and torn coat.

He finished with a gesture of supreme disgust, as if friendship with a gendarme were the basest of crimes.

When mother had recovered enough to speak she began to argue with the gendarme, telling him our story and begging him to be kind.

Mamma asked him why, but he said nothing and left the car, another gendarme entering as he did so.


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On this page you'll find 186 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to gendarme, such as: constable, policewoman, badge, bear, blue, and bluecoat.

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