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verb as in become older

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Stories impact and inspire relationships and images about ageing and sexuality influence individual behaviour.

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.

From Time

The plan was to be closer to his ageing mother, who was already based there, while escaping the big city.

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A rapidly ageing population means a diminishing labor force.

From Time

One study in the peer-reviewed journal Age and Ageing notes that symptoms typically present upon 6 to 12 hours of arrival at altitude—but that’s much longer than tourists usually spend atop a cable-car route.

Proponents of the Warthog, however, argue that the ageing plane has no equal in supporting troops on the ground.

For me, what was most moving was his terrible fear of ageing and his extreme dislike of his own appearance.

The Netherlands humiliates an ageing Spain, while the world looks on in disbelief.

To stand up to the depilation dictators, to ignore all diet and detox regimes, to embrace ageing, wrinkles, and grey hair.

Despite the anguish, she was careful to maintain her responsibilities to her own children and ageing parents.

Hilda's assumption that the ageing woman had telegraphed for her on inadequate grounds had proved to be quite wrong.

There was in it the indefinable hardening and ageing which seemed to Boyson to have affected the whole personality.

Evenings without number, after little Hal had been tucked into bed, the two ageing men had sat and smoked together.

Indeed she looked quite youthful, despite the ageing influences of black silk.

When was it to end—this curse of his heart not ageing while his frame moved naturally onward?


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ageing, such as: develop, mature, get along, grow, deteriorate, and push.

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