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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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As I have emphasized, all of this is an arbitrary first outline of a new account in description of a latent function that is anciently familiar; more or less divested of the religious or divinely inspired aspect, this is the poet in the domestic company of a supportive and critical Muse-like companion, except that the Muse of classical tradition must be an authority figure, whereas the relationship I am proposing is one between equals (more or less) in most aspects, even when there are contests for control or mischief at certain moments.
The present admirable constitution of the courts of justice in England was, perhaps, originally in a great measure, formed by this emulation, which anciently took place between their respective judges; each judge endeavouring to give, in his own court, the speediest and most effectual remedy, which the law would admit, for every sort of injustice.
Furthermore, anciently the hs-CRP was considered as an inert biomarker of inflammation now modified by evidences of its direct role in pro-inflammatory activity.
It lay there calm and small and quietly, anciently, beautiful.
On the one hand, the practice of medicine is not only a supremely important occupation, as Socrates anciently insisted; it is also the paradigmatic profession in our modern world.
China, on the other hand, appears to favor restoring a Chinese sphere of influence in East and Southeast Asia such as the Middle Kingdom enjoyed anciently.
Hardy] cleverly sets the heated immediacy of the lovers' plight against the cold permanence of the effigies, the heat of their passion against the "frigid stone" of "stately husbands and wives, side by side as they anciently slept.
The Asian lineage leading to First Americans is the most anciently diverged, whereas the Asian lineages that contributed some of the DNA to Eskimo-Aleut speakers and the Na-Dene-speaking Chipewyan from Canada are more closely related to present-day East Asian populations," Reich explained.
He says, "Thirty families choose every year a magistrate, who was anciently called the Syphogrant, but is now called the Philarch.
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.
And, why not in this manner this temple composed by astrological figures, that after Ages might apprehend, it was anciently consecrated to Calus or Calum Heaven?
from the vulgar idea that these were anciently inhabited by the fairies, or that they used to dance there".
The idea that Tennessee Williams's work was apolitical is one of those canards meant to make great artists neutral in the world according to a willfully shallow measure that seeks to disconnect all art from the world--especially great art--so the rulers can go on with their anciently normal practice of exploiting and oppressing the majority of people.
Similarly this was used to give ideal child birth anciently pre organized Matter ,time, action process and adequate mineral component with controlled sound and air has been the pre operative time for an ideal child birth.
Scott explains in the introductory notes to the poem that he drew on the 'customs and manners which anciently prevailed on the Borders of England and Scotland' (i.