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synonyms for age-old

  • ancient
  • antiquated
  • archaic
  • hoary
  • old-fashioned
  • timeworn
  • well-established
  • aged
  • antediluvian
  • antique
  • old
  • old-time
  • olden
  • venerable
  • vintage

antonyms for age-old

MOST RELEVANT
  • current
  • modern
  • new
  • young
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How to use age-old in a sentence

Davy looked around and saw an old man coming toward them across the lawn.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
Here began indeed, in the drab surroundings of the workshop, in the silent mystery of the laboratory, the magic of the new age.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
His wife stood smiling and waving, the boys shouting, as he disappeared in the old rockaway down the sandy road.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
The Rev. Alonzo Barnard, seventy-one years of age, accompanied by his daughter, was present.
AMONG THE SIOUXR. J. CRESWELL
Old Mrs. Wurzel and the buxom but not too well-favoured heiress of the house of Grains were at the head of the table.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Vicars' wives had come and gone, but all had submitted, some after a brief struggle, to old Mrs. Wurzel's sway.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
But with all her advantages Miss Solomonson failed with the old lord, and she abuses him to this day.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
We shall recover again some or all of the steadfastness and dignity of the old religious life.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
In a warlike age this peacefulness of a monarch was the great and supernatural phenomenon.
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
And furthermore, I imagine something else about this—quite unlike the old Bible—I imagine all of it periodically revised.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
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WORDS RELATED TO AGE-OLD

  • age-old
  • ancient
  • antediluvian
  • antiquated
  • antique
  • been around
  • creaky
  • elderly
  • getting on
  • gray
  • moth-eaten
  • oldie
  • over the hill
  • passé
  • rusty
  • senescent
  • senior citizen
  • shot
  • timeworn
  • venerable
  • worn
  • worse for wear
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