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primordial

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Definition having existed from the beginning

or:

an early and essential aspect of something
  • From the first primordial life forms, ...
primordial = an early and essential aspect of something
  • Humans have a primordial need for companionship.
  • Saint Augustine wrote that primordial sin is a part of human legacy and human nature.
  • primordial matter in the universe
  • The dominant primordial beast was strong in Buck, and under the fierce conditions of trail life it grew and grew.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • primordial = early and essential aspect of something (from before civilization)
  • Guided by that instinct which came from the old hunting days of the primordial world, Buck proceeded to cut the bull out from the herd.
    Jack London  --  The Call of the Wild
  • primordial = having existed from the beginning

    or:

    an early and essential aspect of something
  • Eventually-maybe weeks, months, or years from now-Kelli would re-form out of the primordial nastiness seething in the Underworld.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Battle of the Labyrinth
  • primordial = having existed from the beginning

    or:

    an early and essential aspect of something
  • All Hail the Dominant Primordial Beast!
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • primordial = relating to the early and essential aspects of something (from before civilization)
  • London's fervent condemnation of capitalist society, his glorification of the primordial world, his championing of the great unwashed, all of it mirrored McCandless's passions.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • primordial = relating to the early and essential aspects of something (from before civilization)
  • She appeared to find it extraordinarily beautiful to listen to, rather as if it were the best possible substitute for the primordial silence itself.
    J.D. Salinger  --  Franny and Zooey
  • They supplied the ingredients that became us, the primordial elements.
    Jerry Spinelli  --  Stargirl
  • And there was light, crashing in on him like a hammer, a great and primordial light.
    Stephen King  --  The Gunslinger
  • Maybe there was some primordial force at work.
    Nicholas Evans  --  The Horse Whisperer
  • It's as if there were some primordial expectation of empathy and cooperation that helps the species survive.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe
  • I recalled his light shining on the primordial land of Egypt, bringing life to the Nile Valley.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • It was like some kind of primordial crossword puzzle.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • The gloom of the forest didn't relent, though, for there were six primordial cedars that shaded an entire acre with their vast sweep of branches.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Twilight
  • They're quite primordial, you know.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • As they hack away, using all their strength, grunting, the place suddenly feels different, primordial.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • Thierry, who perhaps on some dark primordial level, senses that he was unexpected, unintended, uninvited.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed

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