Example sentences for: ancient

How can you use “ancient” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The study of genetic material from ancient specimens was, in its early years, dominated by a race to sequence DNA from extinct species like the dodo and the woolly mammoth.

  • In ancient times, "sending lobbyists and offering bribes to Rome became the easiest and most profitable route to wealth and power for many local leaders," Gingrich said.

  • One class of substrates of the extant eukaryotic RDRPs are small RNAs, such as microRNAs and stRNAs [ 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 ] , and analogous small RNAs have been identified in bacteria [ 91 92 93 94 ] . Given that small RNAs are likely to have been abundant in the hypothetical ancient RNA world, RDRPs might have been involved in the replication of such RNAs since an early stage of evolution.

  • Head out of the piazza just north of the Ospedale in the direction of Via della Colonna and the Museo Archeologico, whose important collection of ancient Egyptian, Greek and Etruscan art make it an interesting alternative to Renaissance overload.

  • Ancient religious hymns that praises the Virgin Mary, Jesus Christ, or a patron saint.

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