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  • 1 stricken in years — archaic enfeebled by age. → stricken …

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  • 2 stricken in years — old, aged, elderly …

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  • 3 stricken in years — dated used euphemistically to describe someone old and feeble …

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  • 4 stricken — adj. 1 affected or overcome with illness or misfortune etc. (stricken with measles; grief stricken). 2 levelled with a strickle. 3 (often foll. by from etc.) US Law deleted. Phrases and idioms: stricken in years archaic enfeebled by age.… …

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  • 5 stricken — North American or archaic past participle of strike. adjective [often in combining] seriously affected by an undesirable condition or unpleasant feeling: grief stricken. ↘(of a face or look) showing great distress. Phrases stricken in years… …

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  • 6 stricken — (adj.) 1510s, wounded, affected (by disease, trouble, etc.), adjective use of archaic pp. of STRIKE (Cf. strike) (v.). Figurative meaning overwhelmed with terror, grief, etc. is from 1530s. An earlier development is reflected in 13c. phrase… …

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  • 7 Stricken — Strike Strike, v. t. [imp. {Struck}; p. p. {Struck}, {Stricken}({Stroock}, {Strucken}, Obs.); p. pr. & vb. n. {Striking}. Struck is more commonly used in the p. p. than stricken.] [OE. striken to strike, proceed, flow, AS. str[=i]can to go,… …

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  • 8 stricken — a. 1. Struck, smitten, wounded, afflicted. 2. Advanced (in years), far gone, worn out, aged, venerable, time worn …

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  • 9 One Hundred Years of Solitude —   …

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  • 10 One Million Years B.C. — 1,000,000 BCE redirects here. For information about this year, see Early Pleistocene. One Million Years B.C. U.S. Theatrical poster by Tom Chantrell Directed by …

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  • 11 Age — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Age >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 age age Sgm: N 1 oldness oldness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 old age old age advanced age golden years Sgm: N 1 senility senility senescence Sgm …

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  • 12 strick|en — «STRIHK uhn», adjective, verb. –adj. 1. hit, wounded, or affected (by a weapon, disease, trouble, sorrow, disaster, or the like): »a stricken deer, a city stricken by fire, a sorrow stricken face, a poverty stricken family. The stricken man was… …

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  • 13 Timeline of the name Palestine — This article presents a list of notable historical references to the name Palestine, and cognates such as Filastin and Palaestina, through the various time periods of the region. The term Peleset (transliterated from hieroglyphs as P r s t) is… …

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  • 14 Joshua 13 — 1 Now Joshua was old and stricken in years; and the LORD said unto him, Thou art old and stricken in years, and there remaineth yet very much land to be possessed. 2 This is the land that yet remaineth: all the borders of the Philistines, and all …

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  • 15 Luke 1 — 1 Forasmuch as many have taken in hand to set forth in order a declaration of those things which are most surely believed among us, 2 Even as they delivered them unto us, which from the beginning were eyewitnesses, and ministers of the word; 3 It …

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  • 16 age — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Old age Nouns 1. age, years, oldness; life expectancy, life span; longevity, length of years; gerontology, geriatrics; gerontocracy; ageism. 2. (maturity) adulthood, man or womanhood, maturity; legal or… …

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  • 17 William Gillette — William Hooker Gillette ( b. July 24, 1853, Hartford, Connecticut; d. April 29, 1937, Hartford, Connecticut) was an American actor, playwright and stage manager.Gillette was a major stage actor in the United States in the late nineteenth and… …

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  • 18 Gabriel — For other uses, see Gabriel (disambiguation). The angel Gabriel Annunciation by Anton Raphael Mengs Gabriel appears to the virgin Mary. Archangel, Angel of Revelation, Spirit of Truth …

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  • 19 Norna-Gests þáttr — The Death of Nornagest Gunnar Vidar Forssell …

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  • 20 John Baptist, Saint —    The forerunner of our Lord who was sent to prepare the way for His coming. He was miraculously born of Zacharias and Elizabeth, both being old and well stricken in years. Although he suffered martyrdom, he is commemorated on the day of his… …

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