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adjective as in conceivable

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At 29,000 feet, the peak is the highest of all earthly mountains, but its height is one of Mount Everest’s least impressive features.

Others go around the table declaring why they’re grateful for our earthly bounty.

A painting may serve no earthly purpose other than to reflect, provoke, or inspire.

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Apodaca’s smile-inducing video has now been watched more than 50 million times across all earthly platforms.

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Activities beyond the earthly plane are currently governed by the United Nations Outer Space Treaty of 1967.

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You are, for example, still subject to earthly gravity, and not in orbit.

He then slumped to the floor, to the amazement of his audience, having departed this plane of earthly existence.

Members of the cult offer body sacrifices and worship the bones of their dead ancestors to ward off earthly evil.

I never was one,” he insisted—“even on the basis of an earthly definition of a saint as a sinner who keeps trying.

But if a genius is a quasi-divine being, a certain exemption from earthly laws of conduct is only natural.

They will reach you by the hands of Mr. Mackenzie, a worldly-minded Scotch merchant, but honest as to earthly things.

Life is represented as struggling to free herself from the gross earthly forms that cling to her.

And if an earthly father would act thus wisely and thus kindly, "how much more your Father which is in Heaven?"

The minister's eye kept steady to one point; to raise the country he governed, to the utmost pinnacle of earthly grandeur.

His first hard struggle for deliverance was coincident with his last hour of earthly peace.


On this page you'll find 59 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to earthly, such as: carnal, mundane, physical, temporal, terrestrial, and worldly.

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