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
Recent Examples of primal from the Web
The sight of Ant-Man using a flatbed truck for a scooter tickles some primal nerve cluster in our brains.
Similar characteristics are seen in cries of pain and anguish, the researchers say, suggesting that laughing is a more emotional and primal response that emerged early in human evolution.
Wielding a massive flamethrower can be satisfying in a truly primal way, and Wolfenstein II nails it.
In front of the wolf, which really is lurking around like an unsubtle metaphor at this point, June emits a primal scream that is an expression of all of her inward trauma.
The small size of the fire keeps it manageable and protects the ground and dry grass from the flames while still filling that primal love of cooking with wood.
In the era of primal Trump, West Wing advisers have been bracing for the moment when Donald Trump instigates a moral and political crisis from which the White House can’t recover.
More by Jason Gay That was indeed a merry Alexander Ovechkin—until Thursday known as the Greatest NHL Player to Never Win a Cup—lifting the finest trophy in sports and letting out what only could be described as a primal, missing-teeth Ovi scream.
Sit in the sun with cold beer, and give in to your primal urge to Instagram.
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arch, big, capital, cardinal, central, chief, dominant, first, foremost, grand, great, greatest, highest, key, leading, main, master, overbearing, overriding, paramount, predominant, preeminent, premier, primary, principal, prior, sovereign (also sovran), supreme;
PRIMAL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of primal for English Language Learners
: very basic and powerful
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