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  • n. The cardinal number immediately following seventy-five and preceding seventy-seven.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. being six more than seventy


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  • On average, dead amphibians continue to float around for five days, dead reptiles for thirty-two days, dead mammals for fifty-six days, and dead birds for seventy-six days.81

    Modern Science in the Bible

  • Its reflective light bathed him in quicksilver, a diminutive, stooped man of seventy-six years with a hoary beard falling to his belly but none on his head.


  • For example, in 2009 Johnson & Johnson experienced its first annual sales decline in seventy-six years, yet its CEO, William Weldon, was nevertheless paid $22.8 million, in large part for making "difficult personnel decisions."

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  • Frank Brancato, partner in the Licatese faction of the Cleveland Mafia, was seventy-six when he died of natural causes in 1973.

    Kill the Irishman

  • He died of heart failure in April 2007, at age seventy-six.

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  • I see it everywhere; in my seventy-six year old grandmother to my nine year old cousin, and even in myself.

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  • The description for the former took all of seventy-six words.

    The Panic Virus

  • Boston, Massachusetts, held the first First Night celebration in nineteen seventy-six.

    Saying Goodbye to 2009, Hoping for a Better 2010

  • She is an ailing seventy-six year-old woman alone in the world whose hopes were drowned in the paperwork of this program.

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  • The seventy-six nuclear security experts he polled came up with an average probability of 29 percent.



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