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primaeval

(praɪˈmiːvəl)
adj
a variant spelling of primeval
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.primaeval - having existed from the beginningprimaeval - having existed from the beginning; in an earliest or original stage or state; "aboriginal forests"; "primal eras before the appearance of life on earth"; "the forest primeval"; "primordial matter"; "primordial forms of life"
early - at or near the beginning of a period of time or course of events or before the usual or expected time; "early morning"; "an early warning"; "early diagnosis"; "an early death"; "took early retirement"; "an early spring"; "early varieties of peas and tomatoes mature before most standard varieties"
Translations
نِسْبَة إلى أقْدَم العُصور
primordialur-
aizvēsturisksmužamežspirmatnejs

primeval,

primaeval

(praiˈmiːvəl) adjective
of or belonging to the first ages of history. primeval forests.
References in classic literature ?
For instance, if the scent of the primaeval monster can so remain in proportion to the original strength, can the same be true of things of good import?
Far behind the corner of the house--which rose like a geranium bloom against the subdued colours around--stretched the soft azure landscape of The Chase--a truly venerable tract of forest land, one of the few remaining woodlands in England of undoubted primaeval date, wherein Druidical mistletoe was still found on aged oaks, and where enormous yew-trees, not planted by the hand of man grew as they had grown when they were pollarded for bows.
In one section grew the plant man, in another a sixteen-legged worm, in the third the progenitor of the white ape and in the fourth the primaeval black man of Barsoom.
Such an oath, then, did the gods appoint the eternal and primaeval water of Styx to be: and it spouts through a rugged place.
If thou wilt not unmask thy counterfeit, This earth will be the prey of strife once more, As when primaeval discord held its reign.
This misbegotten practice by our politicians to gossip against their colleagues to register their allegiances and trust of the President is primaeval politics of 21st century.
Breeding ecology of the Blackbird Turdus merula studied in the primaeval forest of Bialowieza (Poland).
His boast came only 20 minutes after I'd accidentally setre to our latticework fence while burning leaves and was a deliberate, primaeval attempt to establish himself as the alpha male.
He had to suffer because he was the primal father, the Hero of the great primaeval tragedy which was being re-enacted with a tendentious twist; and the tragic guilt which he had to take on himself in order to relieve the Chorus from theirs.
for my sand is sinking"--in stark contrast to the surrounding rugged landscape, the primaeval rocks and their seeming permanence.
van Ruiten, Primaeval History Interpreted: The Rewriting of Genesis 1-11 in the Book of Jubilees (Leiden: Brill, 2000) p.
The twice yearly sacrifice of a child in the 'Lambing' ceremony, with its clear religious overtones, is presented as a way to keep the population safe from the ravenous appetite of the Primaeval Crocodile which, it is said, prowls the lagoon.