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In the best of times the permitting process is slightly antediluvian.
JULY 4 IN REHOBOTH: FIREWORKS RETURN BUT FREDDIE’S IS DELAYEDPETER ROSENSTEINJUNE 28, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
But carriages, dog-carts and antediluvian flys began to pour into The Park.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
But I also find the petrified vertebra of an antediluvian animal upon which the Trojans have carved a large owls head.
TROY AND ITS REMAINSHENRY (HEINRICH) SCHLIEMANN
And we may fairly surmise that this Accadian culture (if such it be) is reflected from antediluvian tradition.
NEEDLEWORK AS ARTMARIAN ALFORD
Been a long ride for ye, ain't it, ye old antediluvian handful of animated carpet-tacks?
SIXES AND SEVENSO. HENRY
I felt as if we were inside the skeleton of some antediluvian monster whose huge black ribs completely enfolded us.
THE EMPTY HOUSE AND OTHER GHOST STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
We cast one more sorrowful look at the caves, and returned to our antediluvian carriages.
FROM THE CAVES AND JUNGLES OF HINDOSTANHELENA PRETROVNA BLAVATSKY
The people of Alabama will no longer vote the Democratic ticket simply because the “antediluvian” leaders say so.
POLITICS OF ALABAMAJ. C. (JOSEPH COLUMBUS) MANNING
It is the plural elohim who create the earth, and whose sons visit the daughters of antediluvian men.
THE IDEA OF GOD AS AFFECTED BY MODERN KNOWLEDGEJOHN FISKE
Its deviser is, more than likely, as undiscoverable as the name of the valiant antediluvian who first tasted an oyster.
THE VERBALISTTHOMAS EMBLY OSMUN, (AKA ALFRED AYRES)
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ANTEDILUVIAN

  • antediluvian
  • conservative
  • diehard
  • fossil
  • fuddy-duddy
  • mossback
  • obstinate person
  • old fogy
  • person set in ways
  • reactionary
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