eighty-four


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Adj.1.eighty-four - being four more than eightyeighty-four - being four more than eighty    
cardinal - being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order; "cardinal numbers"
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On this very 2nd of October he had dismissed James Forster, because that luckless youth had brought him shaving-water at eighty-four degrees Fahrenheit instead of eighty-six; and he was awaiting his successor, who was due at the house between eleven and half-past.
So nothing but the mere workmanship costs; still that is expensive --the bill foots up six hundred and eighty-four millions of francs thus far (considerably over a hundred millions of dollars,) and it is estimated that it will take a hundred and twenty years yet to finish the cathedral.
The sun is one million three hundred and eighty-four thousand four hundred and seventy-two times larger than the earth.
About noon, or twelve hours after our start upon this unfortunate journey, we had bored to a depth of eighty-four miles, at which point the mercury registered 153 degrees F.
Two-and-thirty year was a long time and eighty-four a great age, though there was some he had known that had lived to very hard upon a hundred--and not so hearty as he, neither--no, nothing like it.
Don't let the kai-kai worry you, Captain Munster,' says she; 'if I can find grub for eighty-four mouths on the Martha, the two of you can do as much by your two vessels.
Then at the goodly age of eighty-four he died in the autumn of
He professed to be eighty-four years old, but he didn't look his age.
Eighty-four percent works on construction of Military road is complete.
Every living moment was controlled and watched, a little bit like Channel 4's Gogglebox, except that in Nineteen Eighty-Four your brain would have been removed for lounging on a sofa, swearing like a (sky) trooper, and clouding your judgment, not that you could have any, with another large glass of red wine.
Whatever else one may think - or doublethink - about the controversy surrounding the government's scrutiny of telephone and Internet usage, the controversy seems to have done wonders for sales of George Orwell's classic novel "Nineteen Eighty-Four.