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  • as inwell-bred
  • as inhigh-class
  • as inupper crust

synonyms for upper-crust

  • aristocratic
  • patrician
  • urbane
  • well-mannered
  • blue-blooded
  • civil
  • considerate
  • courteous
  • courtly
  • cultivated
  • cultured
  • gallant
  • genteel
  • gentle
  • noble
  • polished
  • polite
  • refined
  • taught
  • trained
  • well-behaved

antonyms for upper-crust

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  • ignoble
  • unmannered
  • unrefined
  • unsophisticated
  • inferior
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    How to use upper-crust in a sentence

    Despite Mars’ impressive volcanic architecture, a lot of its magma seems to be injected into the upper crust and simply stuck there, sometimes creating enormous volcanic protuberances.
    RUMBLES ON MARS RAISE HOPES OF UNDERGROUND MAGMA FLOWSROBIN GEORGE ANDREWSFEBRUARY 1, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
    “Perhaps you do not speak my language,” she said in Urdu, the tongue most frequently heard in Upper India.
    THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
    On the upper part of the stem the whorls are very close together, but they are more widely separated at the lower portion.
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    It is to be remembered, however, that a few of these bacteria may reach the sputum from the upper air-passages.
    A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
    The upper part of the stem is usually unbranched, but whorls of branches occur towards the base.
    HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
    The eyebrows were low and thick, the upper lip was sensitive, quivering sometimes as she talked, but the lower was firm and full.
    ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
    A very little crust thrown to the very hungry is always accepted with gratitude.
    THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
    A stern, but noble-looking man sat at the upper end of the table, and seemed to do the honours to the rest of the company.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
    The rest is done by cutting away two upper and four under-teeth, and substituting false ones at the desired angle.
    CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
    She rose with a smile as Lady Victoria emerged from the cottage at the upper end of the village.
    ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
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    WORDS RELATED TO UPPER-CRUST

    • best
    • choice
    • classy
    • deluxe
    • elite
    • superior
    • supreme
    • upper-class
    • upper-crust
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