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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When networks finally called the race for Mr Jones, just before 9.30pm local time, the crowd’s scream was almost primal, as much disbelieving relief as joy.
And her growing loneliness and rage drives the story from the black (and sometimes blue) comedy of the first act into something more primal and sorrowful in the second.
And Picasso aside, creativity just isn’t a primal survival tool.
The first total solar eclipse to cross the U.S. in a century bought millions together in what some could only describe as a primal experience.
No matter how civilized the trappings of tartare, always there was the primal thrill of its rawness, that sense of the slightly forbidden.
The destructive confrontation that Ms. Mozley stages between these two characters brims with primal, folkloric power.
Suddenly from somewhere in the darkened theater came a sound of muffled crying, then loud sobs and deep gasps for air, and at one point, a near-primal howl of pain.
Behind the wheel, 707-horsepower Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcats jolted awake that primal relationship between man and machine.
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Synonymsarch, big, capital, cardinal, central, chief, dominant, first, grand, great, greatest, highest, key, leading, main, master, number one (also No. 1), numero uno, overbearing, overmastering, overriding, paramount, predominant, preeminent, premier, foremost, primary, principal, prior, sovereign (also sovran), supreme
Related Wordsdistinguished, eminent, illustrious, noble, notable, noteworthy, outstanding, prestigious, signal, star, stellar, superior; high-level, senior, top; important, influential, major, mighty, momentous, significant; incomparable, matchless, unequaled (or unequalled), unparalleled, unsurpassed; celebrated, famed, famous, renowned
Near Antonymsinconsequential, inconsiderable, insignificant, minor, negligible, slight, trifling, trivial, unimportant; collateral, inferior, secondary, subordinate, subsidiary
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