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noun as in nobility

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Gentry didn’t just argue that the most valuable use of the property was apartments, he said that the Union-Tribune’s analysis was incorrect because it only compared the hotel purchases to other hotel purchases.

Neither Gentry or Pavco mentioned it in their board presentation, and no board members asked any questions about it.

But the new rich, particularly the young, tend to be more progressive, or at least gentry liberal.

Last week was a good week for natural gas, but a bad one for green gentry liberalism.

Gentry domination requires allies with a broader social base and their own political power.

The urban gentry and intelligentsia, though, disdained this voluntary migration.

The Beltway gentry gets a great deal on government-provided health care—but they think your plan needs cutting.

The miserable ignorance of the peasantry is a disgrace to the landed gentry, and loudly calls for reform.

It was played by particular request of one of the pepper-and-salt gentry.

The Tory gentry, who were powerful in all the counties, had special grievances.

In the two other parts the tradespeople and the gentry reside; they have an incomparably better aspect.

None but nobles and gentry are knights, and none but these will remain to dance to our music after that episode.


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On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to gentry, such as: aristocracy, high society, and upper class.

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