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obsolete
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  • Heavy, broad-backed, old-fashioned, mahoganyand-horsehair chairs, not easily lifted; obsolete tables with spindle-legs and dusty baize covers; presentation prints of the holders of great titles in the last generation or the last but one, environ him.
  • But she is a little dreaded elsewhere in consequence of an indiscreet profusion in the article of rouge and persistency in an obsolete pearl necklace like a rosary of little bird’s-eggs.
  • Complicated garnish of iron-work entwines itself over the flights of steps in this awful street, and from these petrified bowers, extinguishers for obsolete flambeaux gasp at the upstart gas.

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  • The software is obsolete.
  • The foreign, almost obsolete word comes to mind.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Catching Fire

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