New and Past


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New adjective – Being or involving the latest methods, concepts, information, or styles.
Usage example: new techniques in plastic surgery

Past is an antonym for new in topics: recent, recently.
Nearby Words: newness, newly, newish
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Past adjective – Having been such at some previous time.
New is an antonym for past in olden topic.
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Things that words describes

life new life past life
people new people past people
series new series past series
characters new characters past characters
Other nouns: level, identity, age, version, enemies, games, timeline, members, episodes.

Both words in one sentence

  • As he won the war, its brutality, his violent past and the new-found powers all combined had corrupted Megatron so that he has forgotten what he fought for in the first place, only remembering the rage he feels towards the Autobots.
  • Video Game / Darkstalkers Hood, Lord Raptor, and Q-Bee appear to be dead for good.A new Darkstalkers game — as in, entirely new, instead of a re-release of past content — hasn't been made since 1997.
  • Genre Savvy: After a few ill encounters, Team Magma and Aqua are fully aware of how powerful Ash is, so instead of finding new ways to battle him, they come up with new ways of getting past him, achieving their goal as quickly as possible, and making sure that he can't follow them when they escape.
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Past and New. (2016). Retrieved 2020, October 19, from
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Past or New. 2016. Accessed October 19, 2020.

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