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noun as in age; old age

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Groups like CAIR and leading intellectuals and imams have been denouncing acts like these for years.

Submission is set in a France seven years from now that is dominated by a Muslim president intent on imposing Islamic law.

That man was Xavier Cortada, a gay man who wrote of his frustration that he and his partner of eight years were unable to marry.

It would became one of the first great mysteries in the United States of America, as it was only then 23 years old.

Without it, they say, the disease would surely kill her within two years.

The Rev. Alonzo Barnard, seventy-one years of age, accompanied by his daughter, was present.

It seems very strange that I shall actually know Liszt at last, after hearing of him so many years.

Was he really condemned to an eternal solitude because of the girl who had died so many years ago?

The "new world" was really found in the wonder-years of the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.

Within the past thirty years civilization has rapidly taken possession of this lovely region.


On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to years, such as: agedness, dotage, generation, lifespan, lifetime, and oldness.

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