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democratic
Used in
The Age of Innocence
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  • To come to the Opera in a Brown coupe was almost as honourable a way of arriving as in one's own carriage; and departure by the same means had the immense advantage of enabling one (with a playful allusion to democratic principles) to scramble into the first Brown conveyance in the line, instead of waiting till the cold-and-gin congested nose of one's own coachman gleamed under the portico of the Academy.  (not reviewed by editor)

Samples from Other Sources
  • It is a democratic country.

  • Movies are a democratic art form.

  • It promotes a return to the democratically elected political systems of the past.
    Veronica Roth  --  Divergent

  • But Mr. P isn`t a Democratic-, Republican-, Christian-, or Devil-worshipping freak.
    Sherman Alexie  --  The Absolutlely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

  • This country has long exemplified democratic practice to the rest of the world.
    Sandra Day O`Connor and Roy Romer  --  Not By Math Alone
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