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synonyms for superiors

  • boss
  • manager
  • principal
  • ruler
  • supervisor
  • CEO
  • VIP
  • brass
  • chief
  • chieftain
  • director
  • elder
  • exec
  • executive
  • head
  • heavyweight
  • higher-up
  • leader
  • senior
  • head honcho
  • key player

antonyms for superiors

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  • employee
  • worker
  • follower
  • junior
  • inferior
  • servant
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How to use superiors in a sentence

Yet he bore himself with the easy dignity of a man who counts more inferiors than superiors.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
In the curing of tobacco, the Ohio growers have but few equals, and no superiors.
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Fort Bizoton, Port-au-Prince, blown up by its commandant, in revenge of some supposed injuries received from his superiors.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
The discipline of the Academy and three years in the regular army had ground into him the soldier's respect for superiors.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
On his return he was received with coolness by Cordero, and they both made their communications to their superiors.
THE EXPEDITIONS OF ZEBULON MONTGOMERY PIKE, VOLUME II (OF 3)ELLIOTT COUES
But he is highly respected by his superiors, and looked up to as a model of military conduct by his inferiors.
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It was not to be expected he would always remain content in his subjection to his superiors in social and civil life.
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Indolence is their failing as well as that of their superiors in rank.
MARY WOLLSTONECRAFTELIZABETH ROBINS PENNELL
His superiors among the Benedictines had a profound interest in what he was doing.
OLD-TIME MAKERS OF MEDICINEJAMES J. WALSH
Wycherly fidgeted, but respect for his superiors kept him silent.
THE TWO ADMIRALSJ. FENIMORE COOPER
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