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Synonyms for archaic

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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For readers negotiating this complex network of literary and linguistic influences, Archaic Style in English Literature is a welcome and illuminating guide.
The outcomes suggest an evolution from Bronze Age dispersed villages with a territorial radius of 5-7km to a much more densely populated landscape in the course of the Iron Age and Archaic periods, characterised by strong hierarchical organisation of more than two tiers and the integration of rural markets.
Authentic archaic spellings with <ae> may be used in modern contexts, but there is also evidence for pseudo-archaic usage, namely in words that never contained this letter.
We estimate that the archaic DNA fragments that survive in modern African genomes come from a form or forms that diverged from the common ancestor of anatomically modern humans 700 thousand to 1 million years ago," said Hammer.
Although diagnostic hafted bifaces suggest the most intensive use of the bottoms occurred during the Early Archaic, Late Archaic, and Middle Woodland periods, all prehistoric periods are represented (White 1999).
Further downstream along the right bank of Cane Creek at site 1Ca219, Jacksonville State survey crews recovered a temporally diagnostic Early Archaic Edgefield Scraper.
A broader discussion of archaic burials from other southern plains localities is beyond the scope of this paper.
By our successions of such acts we create a Real Future, which is an Archaic Future.
A universal VA access card is being piloted instead of the archaic system of each facility requiring a specific identification card.
6 and 23 for details) containing, among other files, the current Berlin database on the archaic texts.
It didn't take long for that phrase to become archaic.
The New World Mine project highlights the archaic character of the 1872 Mining Law, the "Jurassic Park of all federal laws," according to Rep.
Probably the book's best feature is that it offers a history of western natural resource policy and politics, and an environmental predicament that results from these archaic policies.
The Specialty Wine Retailers Association works in various legislative and regulatory arenas and by litigating to achieve its primary goal of replacing archaic and discriminatory laws that hurt consumers and retailers.
This book by Dominique Bonnissent and colleagues demonstrates the possibilities and challenges of understanding the first human occupation of the insular Caribbean and the process of neolithisation based on fieldwork at two very well preserved pre-Columbian sites (of the Archaic and Ceramic Ages) in Baie Orientale on the French side of St Martin in the Lesser Antilles.