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adjective as in most aged

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Average age ranges from 45 to 65, with her youngest client at 18 and the oldest in her 80s.

When my oldest child was a toddler, I treated illuminated screens like plutonium.

What started as a confectionary is now the oldest know restaurant in Japan.

Occasionally Lew Wasserman, the chairman of MCA and one of Hitchcock's oldest friends, rings up just to see how he is.

Harvard calls itself “the oldest institution of higher education in the United States.”

Thomas Bradford, the oldest master printer in America, died at Philadelphia, aged 94.

Besides, that inspection did not pertain to me, since I was neither the oldest nor the most recent auditor.

These branches are only five in number, and the oldest of them is but a little over a year old.

Never has it been so wretched, as is affirmed openly by the oldest residents here, as well as by me.

I shall speak of these in succession, beginning with the oldest and closing with the newest that has come under my observation.


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On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to oldest, such as: earliest, first, original, and primeval.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.