seventy-second love


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  • n. The ordinal form of the number seventy-two, describing a person or thing in position number 72 of a sequence.
  • n. One of seventy-two equal parts of a whole.


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  • This was on the two millionth, one hundred and six-thousandth, four hundred and seventy-second day, long after the award-winning creation,

    The Sound Invisible

  • Michael looked at his watch and hit the stopwatch function, synchronizing to the seventy-second countdown.

    The Thieves of Darkness

  • Not as staggering, though, as that which transpired on the seventy-second green at Liberty National.


  • Diego Rivera died in Mexico City two weeks before his seventy-second birthday.

    Rebel without a pause: the tempestuous life of Diego Rivera

  • His conclusion was that the Ghouls are a gift from the seventy-second century, sent back in time by some enterprising villain to plague the twenty-first.


  • Plans were being made for a major retrospective exhibition of her work at the Grosvenor Gallery, London when she died in 1966, just two months short of her seventy-second birthday.

    Irma Stern.

  • Sontag, who had suffered from cancer intermittently for thirty years (she had been told after her original diagnosis in 1975 that she had a ten percent chance of surviving for two years), died of complications of acute myelogenous leukemia on December 28, 2004, two weeks shy of her seventy-second birthday.

    Susan Sontag.

  • He tried to cure himself by taking only liquids; but after an illness of seven days he died, in the forty-seventh year of his reign and the seventy-second year of his life 814.

    Charlemagne, King of the Franks, 28 Jan 814

  • CANDY CROWLEY, CNN SENIOR POLITICAL CORRESPONDENT (voice-over): Winterset, Iowa, Senator Chuck Grassley holds his seventy-second town hall meeting of the year.

    CNN Transcript Aug 12, 2009

  • Today may be my seventy-second birthday but I am sharp as a ...... a ... what the hell is that expression?

    Seth Greenland: What John McCain Is Thinking, Part II


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