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illiterates

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Proust has to be corrected in one way: It's not "a few illiterates" who care only for political agreement.

And I think there are people who are just moral illiterates.

He wished, I imagine, to give some idea to the young illiterates of the simple laws of motion and force.

Our illiterates are largely foreigners who have not been in our country long enough to become educated.

Certainly to supply only about one-half as many illiterates per hundred as the Germans is a notable record.

In 1900 the percentage of illiterates among the Bohemians entering the United States was 3.

But as construed and enforced it is not confined to illiterates but to persons of intelligence as well.

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On this page you'll find 357 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to illiterates, such as: ass, birdbrain, blockhead, bonehead, boob, and buffoon.

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

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