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synonyms for ageing

  • deteriorate
  • develop
  • get along
  • grow
  • grow up
  • mature
  • decline
  • mellow
  • push
  • ripen
  • wane
  • grow feeble
  • grow old
  • put mileage on

antonyms for ageing

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  • cease
  • decrease
  • halt
  • lessen
  • stop
  • increase
  • rise
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How to use ageing in a sentence

Nevertheless, the ageing ayatollah is confident that his extremist support base can sustain his rule — and has judged that it is time to advance to the next stage of the Islamic Revolution.
WHY IRAN’S ELECTIONS ARE A CRITICAL TURNING POINT FOR KHAMENEI’S REGIMEKASRA AARABIJUNE 16, 2021TIME
The plan was to be closer to his ageing mother, who was already based there, while escaping the big city.
‘WORKCATION RETREATS’: TOURIST DESTINATIONS OFFER REMOTE-WORKING PACKAGES INCLUDING PERSONAL ASSISTANTS, TO ATTRACT VISITORSJESSICA DAVIESJUNE 11, 2021DIGIDAY
A rapidly ageing population means a diminishing labor force.
CHINA'S UPCOMING 'TWO SESSIONS' MIGHT BE ITS MOST IMPORTANT POLITICAL GATHERING IN DECADESCHARLIE CAMPBELL / SHANGHAIIMARCH 2, 2021TIME
Hilda's assumption that the ageing woman had telegraphed for her on inadequate grounds had proved to be quite wrong.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
There was in it the indefinable hardening and ageing which seemed to Boyson to have affected the whole personality.
MARRIAGE LA MODEMRS. HUMPHRY WARD
Evenings without number, after little Hal had been tucked into bed, the two ageing men had sat and smoked together.
CURSEDGEORGE ALLAN ENGLAND
Indeed she looked quite youthful, despite the ageing influences of black silk.
THE REGENTE. ARNOLD BENNETT
When was it to end—this curse of his heart not ageing while his frame moved naturally onward?
THE WELL-BELOVEDTHOMAS HARDY
Only a few middle-aged and ageing people in France had had any practical experience of warfare.
THE OUTLINE OF HISTORY: BEING A PLAIN HISTORY OF LIFE AND MANKINDHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
Of the untrammelled days of his boyhood the ageing poet has told us in his wonderful book Les Tendresses Premires.
MILE VERHAERENSTEFAN ZWEIG
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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