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Definitions of 55

  1. being five more than fifty
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Antonyms for 55

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Quotes of 55

  1. Until 45 I can play a woman in love. After 55 I can play grandmothers. But between those ten years, it is difficult for an actress. – Ingrid Bergman
  2. As we may know, osteoporosis affects around 10 million Americans, most of whom are over 55 and it is the cause of an estimated 1. 5 million fractures annually. – Lois Capps
  3. The fine print in the President's Social Security proposal is that all present and future workers under age 55 will have their promised retirement benefits cut. – Mark Dayton
  4. Of the 55 refineries closed in America in the last 10 years, they were all closed for economic reasons, mostly oil company mergers. Not a single one was closed for environmental purposes or objections. – Peter DeFazio
  5. You feel a little older in the morning. By noon I feel about 55 – Robert J. Dole
  6. Generation X is dead. It has come to mean anyone aged 13 to 55 years old. – William Gibson
  7. Especially during the first nine months, there was so much going on with trying to hire 55 people to run the city, it was hard to imagine any honeymoon. – John Hickenlooper
  8. The Constitution was written by 55 educated and highly intelligent men in Philadelphia in 1787, but it was written so that it could be understood by people of limited education and modest intelligence. – John Jay Hooker
  9. I just never subscribed to the theory that at age 55 you fall off the face of the earth on the Tour. I always felt that was too young of an age for that. – Hale Irwin
  10. MAC gave me 55 lipsticks to test. These are the same lipsticks I got caught stealing by the police when I was 15. How ironic. – Eddie Izzard
  11. Men are most virile and most attractive between the ages of 35 and 55 Under 35 a man has too much to learn, and I don't have time to teach him. – Hedy Lamarr
  12. I've been around the block a lot and I've had a merry trail for 55 years. – Jerry Stiller
  13. From birth to age 18 a girl needs good parents. From 18 to 35 she needs good looks. From 35 to 55 she needs a good personality. From 55 on, she needs good cash. – Sophie Tucker

Usage examples for 55

  1. The corps he commanded was reduced to between 7000 and 8000 infantry and 800 cavalry, with whom, for the space of twelve hours he maintained his ground against an army of 55 000 men, of whom it is said 14, 000 were killed, wounded, and taken. – Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte, v12 by Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne
  2. J. Gottshell, 55 Pa. – In and Out of Rebel Prisons by Lieut. A. [Alonzo] Cooper
  3. Washington Conference, 16, 55 n. – The Problem of China by Bertrand Russell
  4. Mute droop'd the Genius, but the unquiet form 55 Dreaming beside its brother king, arose. – The Poetical Works of Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton, Bart. M.P. by Edward Bulwer Lytton
  5. No. 55 Born in Norway. – The Social Work of the Salvation Army by Edwin Gifford Lamb
  6. With 55 maps and plans of battles, 5 portraits on steel, and a complete index. – The Children of the World by Paul Heyse
  7. It was even muttered that she thought of giving her own son's place to the son of Messalina, when suddenly, in 55 Britannicus died at a dinner at which Nero was present. – The Women of the Caesars by Guglielmo Ferrero
  8. In two others, Tyrone and Fermanagh, Nationalists were about 55 per cent of the electorate. – John Redmond's Last Years by Stephen Gwynn
  9. 55 Old Woman, the Merchant and the King, The, i. – Tales from the Arabic Volume 3 by John Payne
  10. 55 O death, where is thy sting? – Expositions of Holy Scripture: Romans Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V) by Alexander Maclaren
  11. Noon 55 9 55 3 0. 6 . – Himalayan Journals V2. by J. D. Hooker
  12. Taking the hairs and letters combined, they cost me an average price of $ 5. 55 I worked it out this way: 162- of my letters. – Cupid's Middleman by Edward B. Lent
  13. 327 11 Dikkeeling 4952 Dec 62. 0 55 3 6. 7 . – Himalayan Journals V2. by J. D. Hooker
  14. It is doubtful if more than 55 000 men entered Maryland. – Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War by G. F. R. Henderson
  15. 1876. 55 Sind Revised. – The Life of Sir Richard Burton by Thomas Wright
  16. 55 1 cake turner................................ – The Complete Home by Various
  17. I was recently in a city in France which had before the war a population of 55 000 people. – Your Boys by Gipsy Smith
  18. Opus 55 two nocturnes in F minor and E flat major, need not detain us long. – Chopin: The Man and His Music by James Huneker
  19. Whereas before the war Germany produced 85 per cent of the total food consumed by her inhabitants, the productivity of the soil is now diminished by 40 per cent and the effective quality of the live- stock by 55 per cent. – The Economic Consequences of the Peace by John Maynard Keynes
  20. Started again at 4. 55 p. – McKinlay's Journal of Exploration in the Interior of Australia by John McKinlay
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