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archetypal

adjective
variants: also archetypical

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1 constituting, serving as, or worthy of being a pattern to be imitated
  • St. Peter's basilica in Rome is considered by some art historians to be the archetypal structure in the baroque style

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2 having or showing the qualities associated with the members of a particular group or kind
  • the movie's hero is pretty archetypal, lacking in any distinctive qualities that would distinguish him from countless other masked avengers

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“Archetypal.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/archetypal. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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