Hierarchy

Vocabulary Lesson 2, Word #10

Hierarchy

n. A group organized by rank.

Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms:


- ranking

- grouping

- pecking order

- chain of command


Antonyms:


- anarchy

- popularity

- caste system


Sentences:


- The supposed social hierarchy of high school is that cheerleaders and jocks are the most popular kids in school while the 'goths', 'nerds', and 'band geeks' are at the bottom.


-The movie 'The Breakfast Club' and 'Mean Girls' both demonstrate examples of a similar system; the Plastics being at the top of the heap, and the Mathletes being at the bottom.

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