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  • v  make obsolete or old-fashioned
  • v  give an antique appearance to
  • s  so extremely old as seeming to belong to an earlier period

  • Anyone who thinks Christine Jean got rich by winning a Goldman Environmental Prize in 1992 should take a spin in her antiquated Renault.
  • America's infrastructure is broken, with more than 150,000 structurally deficient bridges, 3,500 unsafe dams and antiquated sewer systems that need an estimated $400 billion worth .
  • He sought an antiquated battleship upon which to demonstrate.
News & Articles

  • North Carolina editorial roundup
    Those seeking reform of North Carolina's antiquated tax code correctly contend that it no longer effectively or fairly generates the revenue needed to fund state government.
    June 11, 2013 - The Daily Reflector
  • Zap ugliness: Hide those power outlets with Inlet covers
    Inlet is a three-plug outlet cover with a customizable faceplate. (Credit: Kickstarter) Isn't it strange that we still use household power outlets that were popularized about a century ago? How much longer do we have to put up with this antiquated, multi-prong mess of spaghetti wires? Well, 120-volt AC power outlets aren't going away anytime soon, but here's an idea that can make them less ugly ...
    June 11, 2013 - CNET
  • Bishop Nehru, 16, Out-Raps His Peers in Bloody 'Fickle Mind$' Video
    Let's get this out of the way: Despite resembling Earl Sweatshirt thanks to the bucket hat and baby face, the rapper that Bishop Nehru most resembles is fellow New Yorker Joey Bada$$. Both throw back explicitly to rap of the 1990s and on his new track "Fickle Mind$," this 16-year-old MC even mumbles the antiquated phrase "word is bond," which just so happens to be the name of JB's
    June 11, 2013 - Spin

  • Charles Schumer in International Herald Tribune
    For years, we have been trying to increase funding to repair our nation's antiquated infrastructure but the Bush administration and the Republicans in Congress have thrown up ideological roadblocks in front of every effort,Sen. Charles...
  • Mike Piazza in
    As maybe antiquated as this ballpark was, it was charming,Piazza said. "There's a lot of teams that didn't want to come here to play."

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