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  • n. The cardinal number immediately following ninety-one and preceding ninety-three.

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  • adj. being two more than ninety


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  • My grandmother had been ninety-two years old, but I thought she would be there when I got back.

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  • Long enough to admire the striation of the petals on the lush pink rose on page ninety-two of the fashion magazine I was holding.

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  • Imagine that, sitting down at a desk at the age of ninety-two and being taught the alphabet.

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  • Cletus Miller was ninety-two when he learned to read.

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  • Imagine a simple monotonic progression: fifty thousand, … eight thousand, … nineteen hundred, … three hundred, … ninety-two, … twelve, … five, … one, zero.

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  • My parents lived to be ninety-two and almost ninety-four; both died last year within a few months of each other.

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  • He lived to ninety-two in his country of manly handshakes.


  • Their forty-eight-year partnership ended with his death in 1994 at the age of ninety-two.

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  • It consisted of ninety-two pages covered with his print-like writing as well as thirty-seven of his own pen and ink drawings.

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