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Antediluvian

Meaning: Of or relating to the period before the biblical flood

Aug 17, 2016 12:48 IST

Meaning: Of or relating to the period before the biblical flood

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The antediluvian civilizations are the key to understand the origination of mankind on earth.

Pronunciation: an-tee-di-loo-vee-uh n

Usage/Example: 1. His Antediluvian Tea was basically a laxative dressed up in a teabag. (Source: Boing Boing)

2. You don't just wander off into antediluvian woods without knowing what was done there in the name of Odin. (Source: Den of Geek US)

3. It also derives from an antediluvian belief that marriage means a kind of merging that renders the very notion of privacy anathema or moot. (Source: TIME)

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