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adjective as in most senior

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Example Sentences

Do you think that as we get older our thoughts shift to the more abstract, the music, than the definite, the lyrics?

But as you get older, I find I get more tunes and I have to work harder at the words.

The older boy climbed in first, followed by the younger son and then their mother.

Ramos was 38—nearly two decades older than the average recruit.

Julio Cardenas, 25 and an MC from the group RCA, was older but with a youthful smile that hid the harsher sides of Cuban life.

Of this older view much still survives, and much that is ennobling.

To Harry's surprise, the soldier detailed to go with him proved to be a boy, not much older than himself.

All religions, the Christian religion included, are adaptations or variants of older religions.

I have an adopted sister, six years older than myself, who married twelve years ago.

Awe stole upon him; he felt himself included in the great ideal of this older day.


On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to older, such as: earlier, elder, eldest, first, first-born, and former.

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