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antiquity
used in The Adventures of Augie March

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Definition
ancient times; or a relic of ancient times
  • So if this collection of people has nothing in common with what would have brought up the back of a Xerxes' army or a Constantine's, new things have been formed; but what struck me in them was a feeling of antiquity and thick crust.
    Chapter 13 (17% in)
  • "Culebras," said she, in that voice that was like a haywisp of antiquity, it was always so thin and distant.
    Chapter 16 (92% in)

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