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pri·mal

(prī'măl),
1. First or primary.
2. Synonym(s): primordial (2)

pri·mal

(prī'măl)
1. First or primary.
2. Synonym(s): primordial (2) .
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In point of fact, the chief vent to this primal melancholy has been religion in its more agonizing forms.
And while the whole face was the incarnation of fierceness and strength, the primal melancholy from which he suffered seemed to greaten the lines of mouth and eye and brow, seemed to give a largeness and completeness which otherwise the face would have lacked.
As I walked, my eyes were bent upon the beach so that it was not until I had come quite upon it that I discovered that which shattered all my beautiful dream of solitude and safety and peace and primal overlordship.
He did not fear death--with the memory of his murdered mate still fresh in his mind he almost courted it, yet strong within him was that primal instinct of self-preservation--the battling force of life that would keep him an active contender against the Great Reaper until, fighting to the very last, he should be overcome by a superior power.
I am Akut," replied the other in the same simple, primal tongue which is so low in the scale of spoken languages that, as Tarzan had surmised, it was identical with that of the tribe in which the first twenty years of his life had been spent.
Lys and I decided that it was a sort of original religious conviction, as much a part of them as their instinct for self-preservation--a primal acceptance of a hereafter and a holier state.
Everything is in this hour--the beauty of classic myths, the primal charm of the silent and the open, the lure of mystery.
But never again were they in such profusion; this terrace was the well-head, the primal source whence beauty gushed out to water the earth.
In Trauma and Tragedy in the Plays of Christopher Marlowe, Mathew Martin continues in this tradition, producing a powerful reading of Marlowe's hostility to traditional tragic mimesis informed by psychoanalytic theories of primal trauma.
based Primal Essence have brewed up a new way to enjoy herbal tea with their line of squeezable concentrated super teas.
Busy week, music wise, for Northern Ireland indie heads of a certain age as Super Furry Animals (pictured above) and Primal Scream play consecutive nights in the Limelight.
THE Primal Pantry has just launched multi-pack boxes of its paleo snack bars, available in hazelnut and cocoa, Brazil nut and cherry, coconut and macadamia as well as almond and cashew (each box contains four 30g bars).