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  • noun Plural form of aeon.

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Examples

  • What the squirrel has perfected over the aeons is a combination of deception and footwork that matches the predators 'tactics.

    Stan Goff: Squirrels & Suppression

  • For Valentinus was the author of foul and foolish imaginations; beside the chief God, he invented a whole household of deities and countless powers called aeons, and taught that our Lord Jesus Christ was a development mysteriously brought about by a secret action of will.

    NPNF2-09. Hilary of Poitiers, John of Damascus

  • This noun cannot mean eternity for it is repeatedly used by St. Paul in the plural "aeons" and "aeons of aeons."

    The Gospel of the Hereafter

  • The word "aeons" was probably not used in the technical sense of the latter

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • Paul opposes to their "aeons," the "King of the aeons (so the

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • I would hazard a guess that they have not nabbed a would-be hijacker for aeons, but they've made life miserable for countless thousands of passengers, confiscating everything from salad dressing to nailclippers (the latter are apparently now permitted, no one having attempted to use one as a weapon recently), and getting, as noted, up close and personal.

    Archive 2009-10-01

  • Genetic engineering artificially and imperfectly alters the germ of life latent in the seeds that have sustained us all for aeons and aeons on this fragile Mother Earth, with many known and yet-unknown consequences.

    Maria Rodale: Avoid Unknown Alteration of Our Food: Go Organic

  • Genetic engineering artificially and imperfectly alters the germ of life latent in the seeds that have sustained us all for aeons and aeons on this fragile Mother Earth, with many known and yet-unknown consequences.

    Maria Rodale: Avoid Unknown Alteration of Our Food: Go Organic

  • Had her aeons of suppressed longing given birth to these traceries, insubstantial proofs of her wanton passions?

    Dharma and Bert

  • But the program had kept running through the primordial maelstrom, and it had survived all the cataclysms of the following aeons.

    The Omega Theory

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