Sentence Examples


  • Soon afterwards Sulpicius, hitherto an aristocrat, declared in favour of Marius and the popular party.
  • From these specific uses the word has come into general use as a synonym of "aristocrat" or "noble," and implies the possession of such qualities as are generally associated with long descent, hereditary good breeding and the like.
  • Nevertheless Tarnowski was emphatically an aristocrat and an oligarch, proud of his ancient lineage and intensely opposed to the democratic tendencies of the szlachta.