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Synonyms for ancient

belonging to, existing, or occurring in times long past

of, existing, or occurring in a distant period

long past

Synonyms for ancient

a very old person

a person who lived in ancient times

belonging to times long past especially of the historical period before the fall of the Western Roman Empire

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What a beer world we inhabit, so anciently diverse and strewn with choice that it is difficult to know what to choose, and some refrain from choosing at all.
That is, if George's agent proximal behavior is gobbled up by distal prenatal forces, as the hard determinist thinks it is, then the hard determinist cannot really consider "George" to be "guilty" of anciently caused events that merely occur in the vicinity or through the conduit of his agent proximal conditions.
His work, A dissertation on the pageants or dramatic mysteries anciently performed at Coventry, opened a rich and largely uncharted realm of scholarly research.
00) interprets the starburst pattern as meaning that the collection was anciently deposited in topsoil and was subsequently dispersed by ploughing in NS and EW directions.
As a matter of fact, when we think of India, it will come to our minds that the anciently historic country is very diverse in its impressions and images.
the lecture and discussion, "The Land of Unlikeness: How does the Gospel of Mark relate to the Christian assembly, anciently and today?
Among the studies is whether Tartessos, spoken anciently in southwestern Iberia, was a Celtic language.
Bast was used anciently for respiratory problems, digestive and kidney ailments, poisonous insect or snake bites, fevers, epidemics, malaria, and throat/lung infections.
the part [of France] most anciently and vigorously assimilated to the Nation" for being free of "the same preoccupations about identity [preoccupations identitaires]" (p.
It hath beene anciently held, and observed, that the Sense of Hearing and the Kindes of Musicke, have most Operation on manners .
There he writes: "All the forms of Status taken notice of in the Law of Persons were derived from, and to some extent are still coloured by, the powers and privileges anciently residing in the Family.
Sont bien souvent repris, quasiment in extenso, les lignes des Institutes que Bracton avait repris avant lui : << Servitude is a constitution of the Law of Nations ; by which, contrary to nature, one is subjected to anothers power ; and it is so called from servando, and not serviendo, for anciently Princes used to sell their slaves and for that cause they did reserve, rather then kill them.
123) Along similar lines, Voltaire's article on the definition of "Philosophe" in the 1765 edition of the Encyclopedic was adapted directly from an earlier clandestine piece by Du Marsais from the 1740s, and it praises the philosophe as holding an ancient role akin to that of an apostle; philosophers, he writes, bring "love of wisdom" into a world darkened by the presence of theologians and priests who anciently and illegitimately arrogated to themselves the name of philosophers.
39 Which common herb is so slow to germinate, and anciently associated with mortality, that folk wisdom said the seeds had to go to hell and back several times before they began growing?
42Psiloritis - anciently the sacred Mount Id - is the 8,057ft highest peak on which island?