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  • as innative
  • as insenior
  • as ingolden ager
  • as inoldster
  • as inelder

synonyms for ancients

  • citizen
  • inhabitant
  • national
  • aboriginal
  • aborigine
  • ancient
  • autochthon
  • dweller
  • indigene
  • local
  • home towner
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antonyms for ancients

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  • alien
  • foreigner
  • immigrant
  • stranger
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      How to use ancients in a sentence

      If they are Ancients and dead then let them be buried and left to the archæological excavator.
      THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
      Among the ancients, the tools which served in the arts were few in number, and these of exceeding simplicity.
      OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
      Owing to their strange appearance, comets were to the ancients omens of calamity.
      OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
      This was the opinion of all the ancients; it has been asserted that Helen was seventy when she was carried off by Paris.
      A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
      This island was known in early times to the ancients, and appears to have been used as a summer or sea-bathing resort.
      THE TOWNS OF ROMAN BRITAINJAMES OLIVER BEVAN
      An author of modern times usually proves the ancients inferior to us in two ways: by reason and examples.
      THE 'CHARACTERS' OF JEAN DE LA BRUYREJEAN DE LA BRUYRE
      The ancients, it must be confessed, almost always spoke in allegories.
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      Just so will he judge of the ancients; not by their names—not by the age in which they lived—but by their works themselves.
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      And when the king was come to Tyre, three men were sent from the ancients to plead the cause before him.
      THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
      The common drama obliged him to a plot well formed and pleasant, or, as the ancients call it, one entire and great action.
      THE WORKS OF JOHN DRYDEN, VOLUME 4 (OF 18)JOHN DRYDEN
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