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English definition of “primal”

primal

adjective [before noun]     /ˈpraɪ.məl/
relating to the time when human life on Earth began : The universe evolved from a densely packed primal inferno .Prehistory formal basic and connected with an early stage of development : a primal urge to connect with nature primal fears Crude and basic
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