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synonyms for lustrum

  • cinque
  • cinquefoil
  • limerick
  • pentacle
  • pentad
  • pentagon
  • pentagram
  • pentangle
  • quinquennium
  • quintette
  • quintuple
  • quintuplet
  • quincunx
  • quinquennial
  • quintuplets. associatedwords: quinary
  • quintuplicate
See also synonyms for: lustrums
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How to use lustrum in a sentence

This review was called the closing of the lustrum, because it was accompanied with sacrifices and purifications named lustrations.
HISTORY OF JULIUS CAESAR VOL. 1 OF 2NAPOLEON III, EMPEROR OF THE FRENCH, 1808-1873.
The term lustrum was applied to the interval of five years between two censuses.
HISTORY OF JULIUS CAESAR VOL. 1 OF 2NAPOLEON III, EMPEROR OF THE FRENCH, 1808-1873.
Then I sicken at the idea of having Strauss in my head and on my hands for a lustrum, instead of saying good-bye to him in a year.
GEORGE ELIOT'S LIFE, VOL. I (OF 3)GEORGE ELIOT
A meditative man in his sixth lustrum can be very happy with pruning-hook and shears among his young trees.
THE FAT OF THE LANDJOHN WILLIAMS STREETER
Why, you will have a million, not in a decade, but in a lustrum.
MONTREAL 1535-1914, VOLUME II (OF 2)WILLIAM HENRY ATHERTON
Hector Garret had his girl wife at Otter, and very sunny her existence was for the lustrum of that honeymoon.
GIRLHOOD AND WOMANHOODSARAH TYTLER
Thus it is, that nine-tenths of the Catos you mention are forgotten, even by name, every political lustrum.
THE CHAINBEARERJ. FENIMORE COOPER
I rejoin that I know not but you may have cut Blackwood—even as a subscriber—a whole lustrum ago.
THE UNCOLLECTED WRITINGS OF THOMAS DE QUINCEY--VOL. 1THOMAS DE QUINCEY
Within the first lustrum of his residence there Hearn had grasped the truth, and expressed it in a metaphor.
THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF LAFCADIO HEARN, VOLUME 1ELIZABETH BISLAND
According to Plutarch, a cat placed in a lustrum denoted the moon, illustrating the mutual symbology.
MOON LORETIMOTHY HARLEY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO LUSTRUM

  • cinque
  • cinquefoil
  • limerick
  • lustrum
  • pentacle
  • pentad
  • pentagon
  • pentagram
  • pentangle
  • quincunx
  • quinquennial
  • quinquennium
  • quintette
  • quintuple
  • quintuplet
  • quintuplets. associatedwords: quinary
  • quintuplicate
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.