Antonyms for antique

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They are what modern life has contributed to the antique ideal of friendship.

So far she had only been set to do landscape, and laborious drawings of casts from the antique.

As Raphael is supposed to have said, all that was lacking to him was knowledge of the antique.

And for art-lovers, what perennial beauty of an antique art is here.

Here, indeed, is an up-to-date hermit, not an antique troglodyte.

And you remember that I had admired it, this antique relic of art.

The vastness of the antique press seemed brightened and all refreshed by them.

Our admiration of the antique is not admiration of the old, but of the natural.

That depot-wagon was an antique and antiques are valuable these days.

If I wasn't an antique and married already I don't know but I'd be getting into line.

WORD ORIGIN

1530s, "aged, venerable," from Middle French antique "old" (14c.), from Latin antiquus (later anticus) "ancient, former, of olden times; old, long in existence, aged; venerable; old-fashioned," from PIE *anti in sense of "before" (see ante) + *okw- "appearance" (see eye (n.)). Originally pronounced in English like its parallel antic, but French pronunciation and spelling were adopted from c.1700.

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