Word of the day – antediluvian

Antediluvian (adj.) of or belonging to the period before the Flood; very old, old-fashioned, or out of date; antiquated

“No, what Adelia objected to was the Church’s interpretation of God as a petty, stupid, moneygrubbing, retrograde, antediluvian tyrant who, having created a stupendously varied world, had forbidden inquiry into its complexity, leaving His people flailing in ignorance.”
from Mistress of the Art of Death by Ariana Franklin

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