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Adjective
Belonging to the very distant past and no longer in existence
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“According to researchers, the artifact belonged to a once-thriving ancient civilization.”
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Having been in existence for a very long time
“This is an ancient cooking technique that is still in use today.”
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Being of advanced years in age
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“Being forty is far from being ancient. In fact, it's when life truly begins!”
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Out of fashion
“I'm not sure about those ancient bell-bottoms you're wearing.”
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Repeated often to the point of being stale or commonplace
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Upright, as opposed to italic
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Described in or based on legends
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Having existed for a long time
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Having a stale, mouldy, or damp smell
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(of one or more out of a group of associated people) Of a greater age
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A significantly old or elderly person
“She was an ancient in the tribe who was accorded great respect and valued for her wisdom.”
Noun
An old man
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