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synonyms for rudiments

  • ABCs
  • basics
  • beginnings
  • elements
  • essentials
  • foundation
  • guts
  • heart
  • nitty-gritty
  • principles
  • first principles
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How to use rudiments in a sentence

French, the English Grammar, and the rudiments of Latin comprised the only systematic training which she received.
THE CHILDHOOD OF DISTINGUISHED WOMENSELINA A. BOWER
From these shapeless rudiments we have, it is true, an immense distance to travel before we arrive at syntax.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
One must be pardoned for repeating the very rudiments of criticism to some of the headstrong writers of our day.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 67, NUMBER 414, APRIL, 1850VARIOUS
But he spoke a language whose rudiments he first learned in manhood.
THOUGHTS ON EDUCATIONAL TOPICS AND INSTITUTIONSGEORGE S. BOUTWELL
He was born in County Mayo, Ireland, in 1824, and received the rudiments of education in his native town.
HISTORY OF PRINCE EDWARD ISLANDDUNCAN CAMPBELL
In a powerfully mimetic race like the Italians, the rudiments out of which it was constructed were, as we shall see, indigenous.
THE MEMOIRS OF COUNT CARLO GOZZI; VOLUME THE FIRSTCOUNT CARLO GOZZI
In Plate No. 7, Laura, in yellow, acquires the rudiments of obedience and refrains from eating forbidden fruit.
ADVENTURES AND ENTHUSIASMSE. V. LUCAS
Cleanly he is himself sadly lacking in the very rudiments of official culture.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 156, APRIL 9, 1919VARIOUS
That line of strategy had come into fashion since he had learnt his political rudiments, and was very odious to him.
THE PRIME MINISTERANTHONY TROLLOPE
After the Rudiments are past, very little of our art can be taught by others.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXVIII. FEBRUARY, 1843. VOL. LIII.VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO RUDIMENTS

  • ABC's
  • brass tacks
  • elements
  • essentials
  • first steps
  • foundation
  • nitty-gritty
  • nuts and bolts
  • principles
  • rudiments
  • the three R's
  • ABCs
  • accidence
  • alphabet
  • elements
  • linguistics
  • morphology
  • principles
  • rudiments
  • sentence structure
  • stratification
  • structure
  • syntax
  • tagmemics
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.