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elemental

adjective uk   /ˌel.ɪˈmen.təl/ us  
literary showing the strong power of nature: elemental force/furyStormy weatherWind and windsPhysically strong and powerful basic or most simple, but strong: elemental needs/desires/feelingsCrude and basicEssential or necessary
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