old guard

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synonyms for old guard

On this page you'll find 27 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to old guard, such as: conservative group, diehards, veterans, and war-horse.

How to use old guard in a sentence

  • The Constitutional Court is “absolutely part of the old guard trying to usurp power,” he tells The Daily Beast.

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  • Its old guard pushed back Monday, and I felt a powerful jolt of deja vu: Didn't the Pentagon just run this experiment?

  • It was in the garden of the Tuileries, and twenty-four battalions of the old guard filed past our great chief.

  • Now an officer of the old guard is seen to ride up the pass.

    The Bronze Eagle | Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
  • Something done to the two old guard-rooms on each side of the gate.

    The Young Castellan | George Manville Fenn
  • The old guard was overwhelmed, or rather would have been overwhelmed if not already well-nigh crumbled away.

    Vie de Bohme | Orlo Williams
  • From then on they had begun their regular duty tours accompanied, at first, by one of the old guard on each tour.

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