coevals


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Noun1.coevals - all the people living at the same time or of approximately the same agecoevals - all the people living at the same time or of approximately the same age
people - (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively; "old people"; "there were at least 200 people in the audience"
youth culture - young adults (a generational unit) considered as a cultural class or subculture
peer group - contemporaries of the same status
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The Draculas were, says Arminius, a great and noble race, though now and again were scions who were held by their coevals to have had dealings with the Evil One.
These structures bear every indication of a very high antiquity and Kory-Kory, who was my authority in all matters of scientific research, gave me to understand that they were coeval with the creation of the world; that the great gods themselves were the builders; and that they would endure until time shall be no more.
An old woman, who seemed coeval with the building, and greatly resembled her whom Chamont mentions in the Orphan, received us at the gate, and in a howl scarce human, and to me unintelligible, welcomed her master home.
They were coeval with the coureurs des bois, or rangers of the woods, already noticed, and, like them, in the intervals of their long, arduous, and laborious expeditions, were prone to pass their time in idleness and revelry about the trading posts or settlements; squandering their hard earnings in heedless conviviality, and rivaling their neighbors, the Indians, in indolent indulgence and an imprudent disregard of the morrow.
It was now that Julia, in some measure accustomed to her proximity to her hero, began to enjoy the beauties of the scenery; her eye dwelt with rapture on each opening glimpse that they caught of the river, and took in its gaze meadows of never-failing verdure, which were beautifully interspersed with elms that seemed coeval with the country itself.
born at every moment, yet of an age coeval with the rocks, and far surpassing the venerable antiquity of a forest.
Such an eye was not born when the bird was, but is coeval with the sky it reflects.
The scenery was remarkable The chief part of the range was composed of grand, solid, abrupt masses of granite, which appeared as if they had been coeval with the beginning of the world.
A corpulent man, with a fortnight's napkin under his arm, and coeval stockings on his legs, slowly desisted from his occupation of staring down the street, on this question being put to him by Mr.
Compare and contrast" exercises involving Greek contemporaries unconnected to Augustine take up space that could have been devoted to Latin coevals with whom he was actively engaged.
Rudy's well-born great grandparents, who lost their wealth for defying the frailes, were coevals of the first recorded ParaNaque Mayuga-Narciso, who held Emilio Aguinaldo's southern flank in the revolution.
In his analysis of these marginalia, Casper recognizes El Greco "as self-conscious about his place in the tradition of Italian art as these other artists were" (83) without stressing how he explored in more practical terms the form and function of his Renaissance coevals or predecessors.