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adjective as in very old

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I meant the age-old motivator, fear—stoking fear in their base of what a Republican Senate would look like.

It promises to be a parsimonious solution to the age-old problem of preventing unwanted pregnancies.

Finally, some solid facts in the age-old debate: Does marriage make you live longer or does it just seem longer?

It is called “being offended,” and it is an age-old Russian national pastime, both on an individual level and more broadly.

You, and millions like you, may have recently discovered meditation, an age-old practice dating back to the 1st millenium BCE.

It was in the stifling of all the youth and ambition of my nature by the baleful weight of her age-old weariness of intellect.

Meanwhile, journeying through this age-old land, a snatch of verse goes running through my head.

A proud people, yet a people who would turn and run without thought, in a panic of age-old fear.

It was the age-old tragic comedy of a false friend's treachery and a woman's weakness; a duel, and the wrong man slain.

"It's the age-old story," he went on, again sweeping the lock of hair from before his flashing glance.


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On this page you'll find 27 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to age-old, such as: ancient, antiquated, archaic, hoary, old-fashioned, and timeworn.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.