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synonyms for century

  • centenary
  • centennial
  • centurial
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Today’s two major parties have framed political competition since the middle of the 19th century — since the Republicans rose from the rubble of the Whigs.
WILL SENATE REPUBLICANS ALLOW THEIR LOUTS TO RULE THE PARTY?GEORGE WILLFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Maybe in another century I would have been a witch and burned at the stake.
MARIA GUARNASCHELLI, INFLUENTIAL COOKBOOK EDITOR, DIES AT 79EMILY LANGERFEBRUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Later in the century mathematicians proved two other key facts that tied together scissors congruence and tiling.
UNDERGRADUATES HUNT FOR SPECIAL TETRAHEDRA THAT FIT TOGETHERKEVIN HARTNETTFEBRUARY 9, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
More than 125 countries, representing more than two-thirds of global emissions, have either adopted or are discussing a goal of reaching net zero emissions by the middle of the century, Höhne said.
COUNTRIES MUST RAMP UP CLIMATE PLEDGES BY 80 PERCENT TO HIT KEY PARIS TARGET, STUDY FINDSBRADY DENNISFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In China, as early as the 15th century, healthy people deliberately breathed smallpox scabs through their noses and contracted a milder version of the disease.
SMALLPOX USED TO KILL MILLIONS OF PEOPLE EVERY YEAR. HERE’S HOW HUMANS BEAT IT.KELSEY PIPERFEBRUARY 5, 2021VOX
At the turn of the 20th century, legalized gambling was on the run in the United States.
SPORTS GAMBLING COULD BE THE PANDEMIC’S BIGGEST WINNERJONATHAN D. COHENFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
As late as the beginning of the 20th century, more than 85 percent of Americans still died at home.
HOW TO BE BETTER AT DEATH (EP. 450)MARIA KONNIKOVAFEBRUARY 4, 2021FREAKONOMICS
Evidence that they actually reside out in space didn’t start coming in until the second half of the 20th century.
EINSTEIN’S THEORY OF GENERAL RELATIVITY UNVEILED A DYNAMIC AND BIZARRE COSMOSELIZABETH QUILLFEBRUARY 3, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
You can make it with stock, top it with pork floss, add a century egg or a deep-fried youtiao cruller.
CONGEE IS THE ULTIMATE COMFORT FOODJENNY G. ZHANGFEBRUARY 1, 2021EATER
They dominated federal politics for about the first half of the 19th century, and losing the presidency in 1860 threatened that dominance.
'ALARMINGLY SIMILAR.' WHAT THE CHAOS AROUND LINCOLN'S FIRST INAUGURATION CAN TELL US ABOUT TODAY, ACCORDING TO HISTORIANSOLIVIA B. WAXMANJANUARY 15, 2021TIME
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WORDS RELATED TO CENTURY

  • aeon
  • blue moon
  • century
  • date
  • day
  • duration
  • epoch
  • era
  • generation
  • interim
  • interval
  • life
  • lifetime
  • millennium
  • span
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