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Sample sentences for the GRE study word subaltern

subaltern can be used as a adj
subaltern can be used as a noun

1."Well, he's really a good fellow, one can serve under him," said Timokhin to the subaltern beside him. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
2.She was an extraordinarily beautiful girl, Margaret Devereux, and made all the men frantic by running away with a penniless young fellow--a mere nobody, sir, a subaltern in a foot regiment, or something of that kind. - from The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
3.A group of soldiers, a quartermaster, and several subalterns came up to the balcony with Vronsky. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

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