GRE Word List

ANTIQUE

made in an earlier period and usu. valuable; N: object that was made in an earlier period and that is rare or valuable

The meaning of the word antique is made in an earlier period and usu. valuable; N: object that was made in an earlier period and that is rare or valuable.

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