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synonyms for rear guard

  • back
  • back door
  • back end
  • backside
  • bottom
  • butt
  • rear end
  • tail
  • behind
  • buttocks
  • end
  • heel
  • hind
  • hindquarters
  • posterior
  • postern
  • rearward
  • reverse
  • rump
  • seat
  • stern
  • tailpiece
  • tush
  • afterpart
  • back seat
  • hind part
  • tail end
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How to use rear guard in a sentence

In particular the Governor of Adinskoy offered us a guard of fifty men to the next station, if we apprehended any danger.
THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
As the bright glow of a little cascade of sparks pierced the darkness, a voice in our rear called sharply: "Hands up!"
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
He went himself to the kitchen, which was a building apart from the cottages and lying to the rear of the house.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
If we had shot 'em without discrimination, the cowards would have got bold, seein' that they weren't safer in rear than in front.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Going back we had some long range shots with the 15-inch guns at batteries in rear of Achi Baba.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
On the evening of September 17th he sent away his advance guard of two thousand men in eighty small boats.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Leaving Bruno to guard, Harry climbed the tree, and to his satisfaction had a good view of the country.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
Every precaution was taken by Colonel Guitar to guard against a night attack, but his little army was allowed to rest in peace.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
Nevertheless Monsieur de Biancourt was always on his guard, and often sent the boat on ahead with the sounding-lead.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
So Lawrence find Harry rode ahead, the squad some fifteen or twenty paces in the rear, leisurely following.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
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WORDS RELATED TO REAR GUARD

  • afterpart
  • back
  • back door
  • back end
  • back seat
  • backside
  • behind
  • bottom
  • butt
  • buttocks
  • end
  • heel
  • hind
  • hind part
  • hindquarters
  • posterior
  • postern
  • rear end
  • rear guard
  • rearward
  • reverse
  • rump
  • seat
  • stern
  • tail
  • tail end
  • tailpiece
  • tush
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