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antiquate
 v.  make obsolete or old-fashioned
Classic Sentence: (53 in 4 pages)
1  Bouvines and Fontenoy were mentioned as though they had taken place on the preceding day, Austerlitz having become antiquated.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVIII—A RECRUDESCENCE OF DIVINE RIGHT
2  This was the antiquated elegance of his day.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII—RULE: RECEIVE NO ONE EXCEPT IN THE EVENING
3  The liveries in the antechamber were antiquated.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III—REQUIESCANT
4  Prominently protruding from the pile was the shaft of a wooden spade and the antiquated sole of a shoe.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER VI
5  With the former everything was of the antiquated and rough-hewn and ill-fitting and unsuitable and badly-adapted and inferior kind; their heads were full of nothing but discord and triviality and confusion and slovenliness of thought.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER IX
6  Ah," replied he, sighing, "that is not very surprising; I have been more than a year absent from Paris, and my clothes are of a most antiquated cut; the count takes me for a provincial.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 35. La Mazzolata.
7  Scarlett, our Southern way of living is as antiquated as the feudal system of the Middle Ages.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
8  Vows," said the Abbot, "must be unloosed, worthy Franklin, or permit me rather to say, worthy Thane, though the title is antiquated.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
9  Besides this, the system of assessing property in the country districts of Georgia is somewhat antiquated and of uncertain statistical value; there are no assessors, and each man makes a sworn return to a tax-receiver.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In VIII
10  In addition to this the dining-room was ornamented with an antique sideboard, painted pink, in water colors.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VI—WHO GUARDED HIS HOUSE FOR HIM
11  made some discoveries; now our two chambers hung with antique paper.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IX—THE BROTHER AS DEPICTED BY THE SISTER
12  In presence and in face of that antique Europe reconstructed, the features of a new France were sketched out.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVIII—A RECRUDESCENCE OF DIVINE RIGHT
13  However, this quarter, which had a superannuated rather than an antique air, was tending even then to transformation.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—MASTER GORBEAU
14  Nevertheless, let him who can explain these antique mysteries of innocence, she allowed an officer of the Lancers, her grand nephew, named Theodule, to embrace her without displeasure.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VIII—TWO DO NOT MAKE A PAIR
15  Persons but superficially acquainted with them would have taken for provincial that which was only antique.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III—REQUIESCANT
Example Sentence:
1  This latest device will antiquate the ice-cube tray.
2  We are tolerably conversant with the early English poets; and can discover no resemblance whatever, except in antiquated spelling and a few obsolete words.
3  This is a modern health services research unit but you hold an antiquated view of science.
4  The woeful ongoing situation of open archaeological sites which are being systematically plundered by antique smugglers will be another priority issue.
5  Looking at his great aunt's antique furniture, which must have been cluttering up her attic since the time of Noah's flood, the young heir exclaimed, "Heavens! How positively antediluvian!".
6  The numismatist had a splendid collection of antique coins.
7  Quite a few of these old booklets can still be found in antique stores, or online bookstores.
8  A few strange, antique portraits of the men and women of other days decorated the stained walls.
9  The museum houses the biggest collection of antique toys in Europe.
10  Such a finding as this exquisite antique is rare indeed.
11  The lace on Diana's dress was not just old, it was really, really old, sourced from antique scraps bought at auction by her dress designers.
12  Cannibalism is an undeniable occurrence rooted in antiquity and branching forth to the present-day.
13  There have been many republics in the past, both in what we call antiquity and in what we call the Middle Ages.
14  The museum contains the remains of Chinese antiquity.
15  The origins of this ancient structure are lost in antiquity.