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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class I. Words Expressing Abstract Relations
Section VI. Time
2. Time with reference to a particular Period
 
123. Newness.
 
  
NOUN:NEWNESS &c. adj.; novelty, recency; neology, neologism; immaturity; youth [See Youth]; gloss of novelty.
  INNOVATION; renovation (restoration) [See Restoration].
  MODERNIST, neoteric; neologist.
  UPSTART, narikin [Jap.], start-up [rare], nouveau riche [F.], parvenu.
  MODERNISM, modernness, modernity; modernization; dernier cri [F.]; latest fashion; mushroom.
  
VERB:RENEW (restore) [See Restoration]; modernize.
  
ADJECTIVE:NEW, novel, recent, fresh, green; young [See Youth]; evergreen; raw, immature; virgin; untried, unhandseled, unheard-of, untrodden, unbeaten; firenew, span-new.
  MODERN, late, neoteric, neoterical; new-born, new-fashioned, newfangled, newfledged; of yesterday; just out [colloq.], brand-new, up-to-date [colloq.]; fin-de-siècle [F.], vernal, renovated; sempervirent [rare], sempervirid [rare].
  fresh as a rose, fresh as a daisy, fresh as paint [colloq.]; spick-and-span, spick-and-span-new, unhandled.
  
ADVERB:NEWLY &c. adj.; afresh, anew, lately, just now, only yesterday, the other day; latterly, of late.
  not long ago, a short time ago.
  
QUOTATIONS:
  1. Di novello tutto par bello.
  2. Nullum est jam dictum quod non dictum est prius.
  3. Una scopa nuova spazza bene.
  4. An upstart crow decked in our feathers.—Peele—of Shakespeare

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