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  • n. Plural form of aristocrat.


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  • Here, the con man deals with an aristocrat (who, like all aristocrats, is above the law) to perpetrate his most important scheme yet.

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  • American heiresses marrying British aristocrats is one of my favorite subjects.

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  • The documented theft of the American people by the corporate aristocrats is as shocking as it is brazen.

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  • Is it because the Mountrachets were titled aristocrats?

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  • This was more than enough to excite the terror of the Parisians and to arouse their anger against those whom they called aristocrats and whom they accused of complicity with the enemies of the nation.

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  • "This Assembly," writes the American ambassador, [2128] "may be divided into three parties; -- one called the aristocrats, consists of the high clergy, the parliamentary judges, and such of the nobility as think they ought to form a separate order."

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  • I believe that in London the titled aristocrats do hang pretty much together. '

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  • Shakespeare, for example, like everyone in his day, often used them as synonyms for lords, ladies and other titled aristocrats, people whose "quality" was established the moment they were born into one of "the better families."

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  • The resultant social strain on England's people, from the throngs of "sturdy beggars" pressing for relief to the titled aristocrats like the Earls of Pembroke who resented the Stuart monarchs '"divine right of kingship," was immense.

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  • I believe that in London the titled aristocrats do hang pretty much together.’

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