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Sample sentences for the GRE study word plebeian

plebeian can be used as a adj
plebeian can be used as a noun

1.But if a clamorous vile plebeian rose. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
2.I had always felt aversion to my uncourtly patronymic, and its very common, if not plebeian praenomen. - from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe
3.I smiled as I unfolded it, and devised how I would tease you about your aristocratic tastes, and your efforts to masque your plebeian bride in the attributes of a peeress. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
4.Pocket to be brought up from her cradle as one who in the nature of things must marry a title, and who was to be guarded from the acquisition of plebeian domestic knowledge. - from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
5.But when, as in the case of Nicholas the Czar, the ringed crown of geographical empire encircles an imperial brain then, the plebeian herds crouch abased before the tremendous centralization. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
6.This displacement, which places the "elegant" name on the plebeian and the rustic name on the aristocrat, is nothing else than an eddy of equality. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
7.Villefort, as we have seen, belonged to the aristocratic party at Marseilles, Morrel to the plebeian the first was a royalist, the other suspected of Bonapartism. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
8.He was dressed in a common gray blouse and velvet cap, but his carefully arranged hair, beard and mustache, all of the richest and glossiest black, ill accorded with his plebeian attire. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
9.The plebeians have got your fellow tribun. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
10.With the plebeians swarming at their heels. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
11.That with the fusty plebeians hate thine honours. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
12.Ay, to devour him, as the hungry plebeians would th. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare

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