ANTEDILUVIAN in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ANTEDILUVIAN
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antediluvian
 a.  antiquated; extremely old and ancient; belonging to very ancient times
Classic Sentence:
1  But go to the old Galleries, and look now at a great Christian painter's portrait of this fish; for he succeeds no better than the antediluvian Hindoo.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 55. Of the Monstrous Pictures of Whales.
2  Having already described him in most of his present habitatory and anatomical peculiarities, it now remains to magnify him in an archaeological, fossiliferous, and antediluvian point of view.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 104. The Fossil Whale.
3  The number of their years may have adequately summed up Jared, Mahalaleel, and the rest of the antediluvians, but the age of a modern man is to be measured by the intensity of his history.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: 6 The Two Stand Face to Face
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