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adjective as in out-of-date; prehistoric

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In the best of times the permitting process is slightly antediluvian.

Didn't Linehan and Mathews know they were perpetuating antediluvian blah blah blah... You know the drill.

Put aside an invincibly ignorant Rick Perry or the antediluvian Ron Paul, who would abolish the Fed altogether.

“Through Cain came all the smart, educated people down to the antediluvian flood—the intellectuals, bible colleges,” Branham wrote.

But carriages, dog-carts and antediluvian flys began to pour into The Park.

But I also find the petrified vertebra of an antediluvian animal upon which the Trojans have carved a large owls head.

And we may fairly surmise that this Accadian culture (if such it be) is reflected from antediluvian tradition.

Been a long ride for ye, ain't it, ye old antediluvian handful of animated carpet-tacks?

I felt as if we were inside the skeleton of some antediluvian monster whose huge black ribs completely enfolded us.


On this page you'll find 37 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to antediluvian, such as: ancient, antique, old, primitive, age-old, and antiquated.

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