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noun as in cadet

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noun as in plebeian

noun as in undergraduate

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Example Sentences

He did well during his plebe year but not spectacularly, earning a class rank of 161st out of more than 800 classmates.

He was glad that he had learned, before the end of his plebe year at West Point, to speak without moving his lips.

Hodge remembered that Gage had tried to injure Frank in the past, and the dark-eyed plebe was ready to blaze forth in an instant.

This hasty and guarded conversation was carried on between two plebe cadets who had met in a corridor of the academy "cockloft."

"You may not want to box, but you can down Frank Merriwell just the same," declared the big plebe.

He saw that Davis did not mean to fight, and he made a resolve to save the plebe if possible by taking up his quarrel.


On this page you'll find 92 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to plebe, such as: student, youth, junior, midshipman, and recruit.

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