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Sentence count:105+2 Only show simple sentencesPosted:2017-02-17Updated:2020-07-24
Synonym: aristocracySimilar words: intransigentintransigenceentryagentgentlycogenturgentgentleMeaning: ['dʒentrɪ]  n. the most powerful members of a society. 
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1 Landed income was the true measure of the gentry.
2 The so - called golden - collar gentry are essentially nothing but brain - workers with high income.
3 Hutton was no tourist from the sheltered gentry.
4 Mindless gentry - with a single decent exception.
5 They were old gentry, tolerated because they were permanently in decline and had fallen prey to drink and idleness.
6 Other local gentry families were less fortunate in overcoming the crisis produced by some of their members.
7 But it certainly suited the dominant landed gentry to interpret him in that way.
8 It was the natural choice for the landed gentry and a symbol of aspiration for wealthy businessmen.
9 Local gentry and landowners found the gang's exploits so expensive and unremitting that measures had to be taken to apprehend them.
10 Minna was with us and the local gentry were kind.
11 The landed gentry planted for their grandchildren avenues of hardwood that they themselves would never see.
12 Gentry still owed Mr Tilly $7,000, a fact he failed to mention when he was arrested.
13 Gentry was stopped May 26, 1995, for weaving and failed a roadside sobriety test.
14 Several more substantial gentry houses can still be found in the rural parts of Dronfield's large parish.
15 It was an everyday occurrence for the gentry to bed maidservants.
16 Better be the head of the yeomanry than the tail of the gentry
17 Most of them were the nobility and the landed gentry.
18 Most of the country estates were built by the landed gentry during the late 19th century.
19 On 26 October 1856 Alexander gave written instructions to Nazimov to collect the ideas of the north-western gentry more systematically.
20 The Civil Wars remained a matter of conflict among the gentry and clergy.
21 For a number of years after he ascended the throne he remained highly deferential to gentry concerns.
22 The race has changed in that it is no longer just the local gentry who take part.
23 Each was a weekend retreat for white-collar workers and gentry for purposes of education and uplift.
24 Nearly two-thirds of the town's 36 property qualifications were owned by a Warwickshire gentry family, the Goughs of Edgbaston.
25 You must commit yourself, and so must all the gentry, to take no vengeance for today's work.
26 It was built originally by one of the old wool merchants,[] who wanted to establish his family as landed gentry.
27 One could never tell, with these town-dwelling millionaires who were smitten with the desire to be landed gentry.
28 They developed women's fashions-long dresses with ruffles and frills-based on that of the Southern gentry.
29 The King appointed them to high offices of state, which the aristocracy and landed gentry considered to be their prerogative.
30 Parliament remained dominated by the aristocracy and by the landed gentry.
More similar words: intransigentintransigenceentryagentgentlycogenturgentgentlecentrepungentexigenttangentcentralentreatindigentdiligententrailsentrenchentrancestringentinsurgentindulgentdivergentgentlemannegligenteccentricventriclediligentlycontingentgentleness
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