OTHER WORDS FOR corporal
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OTHER WORDS FROM corporalcor·po·ral·i·ty, nouncor·po·ral·ly, adverb
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- a noncommissioned officer ranking above a private first class in the U.S. Army or lance corporal in the Marines and below a sergeant.
- a similar rank in the armed services of other countries.
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OTHER WORDS FROM corporalcor·po·ral·cy, cor·po·ral·ship, noun
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MORE ABOUT CORPORAL
What does corporal mean?
Corporal means physical, or relating to the physical body.
Sometimes, corporal is about the body specifically- like corporal suffering, or bodily pain. Other times, corporal simply refers to something you are able to touch, like a corporal, or tangible, possession.
While it is frowned upon now, many schools in the United States used to use hitting, spanking, or other forms of corporal punishment to discipline students.
Where does corporal come from?
The first records of corporal come from around 1350. It comes from the Latin corporalis, meaning “bodily.”
There are a few specialized applications of corporal as well. A communion cloth, or the fine linen cloth which Catholic priests place consecrated holy objects on top of or underneath, is sometimes called a corporal. And a corporal is also a name for a military rank– in the U.S., it’s above a private and below a sergeant.
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How is corporal used in real life?
People might use corporal to refer to officers, physical punishment, or other things they can touch. Sometimes corporal is used in a religious sense, where corporal things are a part of this life or our time on Earth, and otherworldly or saintly things are to come.
Back in the days of corporal punishment, right on the knuckles or elbow. I always took it on the knuckles and the effects are obviously still visible. pic.twitter.com/C5CGIq9RL7
— Dennis (@Dennis92070975) January 23, 2021
Corporal Dailey read to us today for #literacyweek and we wrote poems for our pockets! #whywadsworth #wegrow #whywadsworth @FlaglerSheriff pic.twitter.com/7ThI4o8tos
— Joanna Hughes (@KinderTeachWES) January 27, 2021
There were some instructions with regard to not looking at the lasers but I am so beyond the corporal world now it hardly matters
— Claire (@just_claire_now) January 23, 2021
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Which of the following is not corporal?
A. The brain
B. The body
C. The soul
D. The heart
How to use corporal in a sentence
Craig Haack was a corporal in the Marines serving in Okinawa, Japan.Book details fight to repeal ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’|Kathi Wolfe|October 16, 2021|Washington Blade
In his decision, Chuang wrote that there were “notable disparities” in the test passage rate for the exam that promotes members of the force to police officer first class and corporal.
He graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1951 and enlisted in the Korean War as an Army corporal before returning home to enroll in law school, graduating in 1956.Walter Mondale, Former Vice President and History-Making Presidential Candidate, Dies at 93|Madeleine Carlisle|April 20, 2021|Time
From September 2013 to October 2020, Stewart collected nearly $74,000 in medical and educational benefits from the VA by falsely claiming he had been honorably discharged at the rank of Marine corporal.Contractor Who Was Awarded $34.5 Million in Government Money and Provided Zero Masks Pleads Guilty to Fraud|by J. David McSwane|February 3, 2021|ProPublica
Student leaders are demanding constitutional reform and new elections, as well as protections for LGBTQ people and an end to corporal punishment in schools.Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit on Thailand's protests: "No one knows where the limit is"|Dave Lawler|October 1, 2020|Axios
In an act of corporal punishment that we at the Daily Beast do not condone, Joseph grabbed Him by the ear and “pulled hard.”Was Baby Jesus A Holy Terror?|Candida Moss|December 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
By the end of his life, the memories of corporal punishment at the hands of his teachers were vivid.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Moreover, corporal punishment has the undesirable quality that the more you use it, the less effective it becomes.Why Adrian Peterson Changed My Mind on Spanking|Brandy Zadrozny|September 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In fact, 19 states, including Texas, still allow corporal punishment in schools.The Adrian Peterson Beating and the Christian Right's Love of Corporal Punishment|Amanda Marcotte|September 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The marksman, a lance corporal in the Coldstream Guards, was 930 yards from his target when he squeezed the trigger.The Greatest Sniper Shot in History: Six Taliban Killed With One Bullet|Nico Hines|April 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The corporal, rather chalky-looking under his tan, stepped forward and laid a hand on MacRae's shoulder.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
The guerrillas had hung the body of the corporal from a tree and there it dangled over the road, a gruesome object.
After he was securely bound he was forced to stand while the two, with foul epithets, hung the body of the corporal over the road.
A corporal immediately exclaimed, "I'm too deep already; I am up to the middle."
The bronze seemed to deepen in the corporal's face, but it was turned steadily towards his officer.Winston of the Prairie|Harold Bindloss