Day-30 (Hoary)

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Word:
Hoary

Status:
Adjective

Meaning:
The state of being extremely old or ancient. It can be used to indicate time periods or for the graying and whitening of hair due to old age.

Sentences:
1) The old man told a hoary tale of revenge.
2) He bowed his hoary head.

Origin:
From Old English hoar which means 'ancient'.

First use:
1530

Synonyms:
Aged, age-old, antique, dateless, hoar, ancient, immemorial, antidivulian, vernerable

Antonyms:
Modern, new, recent

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