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so extremely old as seeming to belong to an earlier period

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little evolved from or characteristic of an earlier ancestral type

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The Modi government is determined to relegate several archaic Acts to history.
Use of these archaic terms indicates to me a lack of knowledge or research by a writer.
Encountering an archaic form might provoke distancing emotions of surprise, derision or awe in readers or spectators, but it might equally incite more intimate feelings of comfort, grief or longing" (28).
Archaic words and styles undermine linear temporality, reconfiguring relationships between past, present and future; 3.
Cunningham says the primary feature of archaic astronomical writing, is that the text employs just a handful of lines.
After demonstrating the deliberate archaism in English liturgical language, Munro brilliantly shows that both Catholic and Fifth Monarchist poets, who were stigmatized by the religious establishment for very different reasons, deployed similarly archaic language and forms to assert their claim as representatives of the true British church.
Moreover, the name of the thread itself reveals the general nonacademic idea about archaic English: it is equated with Olde, though, with the exception of "Seija-Ihana", none of the users in the thread posts commentaries resembling Old English; once more the aforementioned one past language based on Late Middle or Early Modern English is imitated.
Additionally, researchers discovered evidence that a distinct group of extinct archaic humans who lived in Southern Siberia, called 'Denisovans,' contributed genetic material to the genomes of present-day Melanesians.
The main object in having these devices is propulsion, but how much propulsion do you get from these archaic heat engines?
Pattern recognition is central to the discussions of social space for Maritime Archaic and Palaeoeskimo camps and of contact between these groups.
In contrast, its teeth and hand bones display features like those of the archaic Homo species known as Neandertals.
Jools Townsend, Brake's head of education, said: "We are delighted that the archaic rule where local communities had to wait for death or injury before their roads could be made safer has been ditched.
The contrast between her modern demeanor and speech and the more archaic ones of Faerie is amusing and not overdone; the reader gets the impression that she will never quite get the knack of being a Faerie Princess.
The materials are simple, but somehow encapsulate the nature of the place, with Corten steel predominating, giving a pre-aged almost archaic appearance.
Alternative interpretations emphasize problems in defining Archaic houses.