Examples of primal in a Sentence
the primal theme of the essay is toleration of religious diversity
there was a period of primal idealism after the founding of the republic and before the rise of partisan politics
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The primal screams of #MeToo and Time’s Up have given Americans a front-row seat to women’s history in the making.
That description of the monster’s birth, which became the primal scene in all the films, is actually fairly cursory.
Play stopped when Murray was fouled after corralling the rebound, but McLemore was already at the other end of the court flexing and letting out primal yells.
The short-lived group, which included Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Emil Nolde and Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, advocated jagged gestures and primal imagery as tools to shatter stale, academic traditions.
Before there was Desert Modernism, there was the primal California desert — millions of acres of it, containing a mesmerizing combination of (to quote lyricist Dewey Bunnell) plants and birds and rocks and things.
There’s a primal pleasure in dancing, especially dancing in groups, in doing the same move at the same time (or at least, attempting to), and generating a power greater than the sum of its parts.
Simple because the process started with primal pork, skin and all, boiled in lard.
That’s a pro’s take on something that, to me at least, is much more primal.
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