primaeval


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primaeval

(praɪˈmiːvəl)
adj
a variant spelling of primeval
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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"
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Translations
نِسْبَة إلى أقْدَم العُصور
primordialur-
aizvēsturisksmužamežspirmatnejs

primeval,

primaeval

(praiˈmiːvəl) adjective
of or belonging to the first ages of history. primeval forests.
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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.
On the 14.5-km hike on the green-marked path to our last accommodation, the Granit Smrekovica hotel, we passed the Skalna Alpa nature reserve, a primaeval forest with spruce trees more than 200 years old.The route offered an optional steep hike up to the 1,567-m Rakytov peak which has one of the most beautiful panoramic views in the whole Greater Fatra.
It is a primaeval urge to discover the purpose of our being.
All had a prominence of religious/ritual land use as a super-function and monumental landmark placed in the city core surrounded by market/trading places, and mostly had paved streets on a gridiron pattern with a drainage system though all at a primaeval level.
To keep the legacy going, Kashmir society in collaboration with the department of floriculture organized 'Sufiyana Mehfil', a daylong primaeval sufiyana musical event, to attract locals and tourists at Tulip Garden.
And "each contract of each particular state is but a clause in the great primaeval contract of eternal society, linking the lower with the higher natures, connecting the visible and invisible world." (19)
We have derailed from that primaeval defining core of our cultural purities.