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The word goddesse was probably substituted for lisse, because the latter was obsolescent.
There are traces of an original divine being whose name is becoming obsolescent and a matter of jest.
It swept many obsolescent and evil things away, but many evil and unjust things remained.
I am not impelled by the archaic sex madness of the beast, nor by the obsolescent romance madness of later-day man.
This singular expression, now obsolete or obsolescent, was common in the first half of the nineteenth century.
UNCLE SAMALBERT MATHEWS
Are archaic (old-fashioned), obsolete (discarded), and obsolescent (rapidly disappearing) terms more common in speech or books?
PUBLIC SPEAKINGCLARENCE STRATTON
On these two obsolescent herbs, then, rest the remarkable claims made for Neurilla.
The “nominal horse-power” by which engines are sometimes rated is an arbitrary and obsolescent term of indefinite significance.
The countless codes, now obsolescent, over which dead eyes had grown dim!
There is another word, a synonym, which is now obsolescent, though it is at times used in poetry.
H. R.EDWIN LEFEVRE

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