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synonyms for plebeians

  • commonalty
  • commoner
  • peasant
  • pleb
  • plebe
  • proletarian
  • common people
  • person in the street
  • rank and file
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antonyms for plebeians

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  • aristocrat
  • noble
  • patrician
  • rich
  • wealthy
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How to use plebeians in a sentence

The benefits to the plebeians resulting from the overthrow of the kingdom were of slight, if any importance.
THE TWO GREAT REPUBLICS: ROME AND THE UNITED STATESJAMES HAMILTON LEWIS
The tribunes were introduced as a protection for the plebeians and an additional restraint upon the magistrates.
THE TWO GREAT REPUBLICS: ROME AND THE UNITED STATESJAMES HAMILTON LEWIS
Either patricians or plebeians could be elected to the office of military tribunes.
THE TWO GREAT REPUBLICS: ROME AND THE UNITED STATESJAMES HAMILTON LEWIS
The rebuilding of Rome was immediately followed by another period of conflict between the patricians and plebeians.
THE TWO GREAT REPUBLICS: ROME AND THE UNITED STATESJAMES HAMILTON LEWIS
The political controversies, however, did not terminate upon the admission of the plebeians to full political rights.
THE TWO GREAT REPUBLICS: ROME AND THE UNITED STATESJAMES HAMILTON LEWIS
After the plebeians had won their contests there came the Latins, and after the Latins the Italians.
THE TWO GREAT REPUBLICS: ROME AND THE UNITED STATESJAMES HAMILTON LEWIS
He began by dismissing all plebeians employed about the royal palaces and appointing youths of noble blood in their places.
THE WORKS OF HUBERT HOWE BANCROFT, VOLUME 5HUBERT HOWE BANCROFT
But how could this weak-minded sovereign co-operate with plebeians against the orders which sustained his throne?
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IXJOHN LORD
Roscius, a tribune, ordered the distinction of places at public shows, betwixt the noblemen of Rome and the plebeians.
DRYDEN'S WORKS (13 OF 18): TRANSLATIONS; PASTORALSJOHN DRYDEN
To them exclusively the name of populus applied, as that of plebs was given to the plebeians.
HISTORY OF JULIUS CAESAR VOL. 1 OF 2NAPOLEON III, EMPEROR OF THE FRENCH, 1808-1873.
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WORDS RELATED TO PLEBEIANS

  • commonalty
  • hoi polloi
  • lower orders
  • lower ranks
  • lowlife
  • masses
  • other half
  • plebeians
  • plebs
  • proletariat
  • rank and file
  • working class
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