Examples of relic in a Sentence
a crude stone ax and other relics of the Neanderthals
in my grandparents' attic are many “groovy” relics from the 1960s
Recent Examples of relic from the Web
But despite its obsolescence, AIM soldiered on more as a beloved relic of the past than any kind of useful online tool.
Elections are imperfect, as recent evidence shows, and a house full of relics in Cooperstown is as likely to contain misjudgments as a White House in Washington.
Dissident movements had already challenged the papacy and the priesthood, transubstantiation, indulgences, relics, and icons.
After all the barriers broken and indignities suffered — and after marching with the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Alabama in 1965 — Davis was left behind by the changing times, viewed as a showbiz relic from a more conservative age.
But the place isn’t a total relic; modern amenities, like marble bathrooms with two-person whirlpool tubs, and minifridges stocked with complimentary beverages, bring the place up to speed.
Like the ruins of Nike anti-aircraft missile bases in Key Largo and the Everglades, the bunker is a relic of the era of duck-and-cover drills, B-52s on hair-trigger alert and backyard bomb shelters.
Watson quickly turned Tom Savage into a relic in Houston, putting up 709 yards, 7.79 yards per attempt, six touchdowns and three interceptions in his first three starts.
Playboy came to be seen as a relic of an earlier time.
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Origin and Etymology of relic
Synonymsecho, ghost, vestige, shadow, trace
Related Wordsmemento, remembrance, reminder; artifact; afterimage, aftertaste; balance, corpse, hangover, leftover, oddment, remainder, remnant, scrap; dreg (s), leavings, remain (s), residual, residue, rest
Near Antonymscomer, rising star, up-and-comer
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