antediluvian


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Synonyms for antediluvian

Synonyms for antediluvian

belonging to, existing, or occurring in times long past

of, existing, or occurring in a distant period

Synonyms for antediluvian

any of the early patriarchs who lived prior to the Noachian deluge

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a very old person

of or relating to the period before the biblical flood

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so extremely old as seeming to belong to an earlier period

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If we examine the Torah's data regarding the onset of the male generative capacity in the antediluvian period, we will discover the mystifying, albeit consistent fact that not a single man fathered children before he was at least 65 years of age.
And last but certainly least, Sir David Jason's BBC antique Still Open All Hours returned in all its antediluvian glory.
jokes are antediluvian but the CGI is state the ark.
Edward Wilson Lodge of the Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffaloes spent 12 evenings before Christmas taking their homebuilt Santa sleigh as far as Stratford, Henley, Hockley Heath and Lapworth.
In the first episode, presenting the biblical story of the Flood, the phrasing of the text suggests that without any deliberation or forethought, acting on a sudden impulse only, he literally unmakes the world, prompted by the wickedness of the antediluvian population.
It can also speed up an antediluvian printing process that can take 18 months from a book being delivered to the publisher by the author to its appearing on the shelves, by which time its originality, and reader interest, may have waned.
In my view, investment in large, antediluvian and potentially catastrophic, schemes such as a Severn barrage would be totally irresponsible and a gross waste of money for the UK.
IAMalways profoundly dismayed reading antediluvian views such as those of RD Hughes (ECHO, July 18)who think that the answer to anything they don''t like is killing it.
Stephen Finney, 61, is secretary of the Royal Antediluvian of Buffalos charity, an organisation based in the club, which helps raise money for people in need in Maerdy.
Summary: BEIRUT: Toward the end of the narrative unfurling in her first book, "Day of Honey: A Memoir of Food, Love, and War," the journalist Annia Ciezadlo gets a curious piece of advice from a wrinkled old man, "one of the antediluvian leftists who held court drinking and chain-smoking all day in Hamra's cafes.
GIVEN the current shortage of houses and the consistent failure of the nanny state to address the problem is it now time to change antediluvian regimes and privatise the planning system in England and Wales?
The free event has been jointly organised by The Golf Society and the Ashington Lodge of the Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffaloes.
This Roman way of operating is antediluvian and un-Christian.
on clayed fence posts, antediluvian telephone poles,
Though antediluvian by today's standards, the buggy whip was once at the forefront of transportation technology.