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  • nounentourage
  • nounfollowers

synonyms for retinue

  • band
  • cortege
  • crew
  • escort
  • following
  • procession
  • suite
  • train
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How to use retinue in a sentence

When the Begum and the moulvie departed for Lucknow they were accompanied by nearly the whole of their retinue.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Well, her father established Peggy in a big house in St. James's—huge retinue of servants and so forth.
A BUTTERFLY ON THE WHEELCYRIL ARTHUR EDWARD RANGER GULL
Gazing toward the Distance, the Wazir saw the Princess and her retinue nearing their destination.
FIFTY CONTEMPORARY ONE-ACT PLAYSVARIOUS
The past has come down to us cloaked and shrouded, and attended by its decorous retinue of mutes and bearers.
A CURSORY HISTORY OF SWEARINGJULIAN SHARMAN
His guardsmen trotted alongside while the rest of his retinue mounted and followed as best they could.
THE ENVOY, HERHORACE BROWN FYFE
A few hours later, Wilkins found Vyrtl and a small retinue resting beside a pool at the edge of the forest.
THE ENVOY, HERHORACE BROWN FYFE
The usual retinue of the King on his visits to Poland included also a part of the French ballet and comedy.
FREDERICK CHOPIN AS A MAN AND MUSICIANFREDERICK NIECKS
Two nights later, with a retinue, he hurriedly left England-for Constantinople.
THE LORD OF THE SEAM. P. SHIEL
The hero is a young thane who wins the favor of Earl Harold and becomes one of his retinue.
A ROVING COMMISSIONG. A. HENTY
These qualities have ever been displayed in their mightiest perfection, as attendants in the retinue of strong passions.
ORATIONSJOHN QUINCY ADAMS
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WORDS RELATED TO RETINUE

  • aggregation
  • assemblage
  • band
  • bevy
  • bunch
  • cluster
  • collection
  • company
  • complement
  • congregation
  • corps
  • covey
  • crowd
  • faction
  • gang
  • herd
  • horde
  • lot
  • mob
  • organization
  • pack
  • party
  • posse
  • retinue
  • sailors
  • sect
  • set
  • squad
  • swarm
  • team
  • troop
  • troupe
  • workers
  • working party
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