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archaic

adjective ancient, antediluvian, extinct, fossilized, medieval, obsolescent, old, old-fashioned, old-world, outdated, passé, prehistoric, primitive, superannuated, time-wor n
See also: antique, obsolete, old, outdated, outmoded
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Archaic Style in English Literature takes as its focus poems and plays that deliberately engage with archaism as part of their design, positioning these works as "snapshots" of the archaic style in different contexts.
tenth century BC) which resulted by the Archaic period (sixth century BC) in a network of city states of which Rome was the most powerful.
The suggestion that etched linear lines on ancient statues might construct an archaic alphabet, was argued in a prior study, and is apparently confirmed by the observation that all five Cyprus Bronze Age statues orientate to an identical feature present on each statue -- this being the lower line found on the left leg of each statue, said Cunningham in his paper.
Some light is shed on the questions which features of Present-Day English may be changed in order to create an archaic impression, why exactly these features are chosen for alteration, and in what way these are modified.
Hammer and team studied DNA sequence data from three sub-Saharan African populations: Mandenka, Biaka and San to test models of African archaic admixture.
The main object in having these devices is propulsion, but how much propulsion do you get from these archaic heat engines?
In contrast, its teeth and hand bones display features like those of the archaic Homo species known as Neandertals.
With ruler-limned horizontal and vertical pencil lines, Brouwn charts his personal calibrations, in tandem with the standard metric system and archaic gauges such as the Hispanic vara and the Western European ell (an outdated means of quantifying pieces of cloth, itself based on human hand width).
The third and last part is that within the corporate structure, because of your article, we believe those "powers that be" will see themselves for what they are, what they have done and not done in keeping a '50s, archaic thought process of African Americans, especially black males in executive positions.
Notably absent is any separate transliteration of the text into modern vernacular prose; the reader is left to his or her own devices to either read the text as-is or seek a translation of the archaic English.
He states that Welsh is a redundant and archaic language.
But the rules that governed the behavior of these archaic humans were mostly instinctive, not learned.