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Word: coeval

Definition: living at the same time as; existing during the same period of time; contemporary; of the same age


Sentences Containing 'coeval'

Numenius, according to Professor Michael Wagner showed gnostic tendencies in viewing matter as coeval with God.
Such an eye was not born when the bird was, but is coeval with the sky it reflects.

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