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It makes out of the savage raw material which is our basal mental stuff, a citizen.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
The specimens from Honduras have a basal cusp on the hinder edge of the lower canine.
A SYNOPSIS OF THE AMERICAN BATS OF THE GENUS PIPISTRELLUSWALTER W. DALQUEST
Prothorax two-thirds wider than long, sides parallel in basal half, convergent anteriorly.
JOURNAL OF ENTOMOLOGY AND ZOOLOGY, MARCH 1917VARIOUS
Out of this basal belief have sprung up the stories that relate the deeds of the 'hidden' saints.
THE HISTORY OF YIDDISH LITERATURE IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURYLEO WIENER
This he did on an oak branch six feet long whose basal end was placed in water.
MAKERS OF BRITISH BOTANY; A COLLECTION OF BIOGRAPHIES BY LIVING BOTANISTSVARIOUS
The basal remains of this antique dyke form the peninsula of Keweena.
SUMMARY NARRATIVE OF AN EXPLORATORY EXPEDITION TO THE SOURCES OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER, IN 1820HENRY ROWE SCHOOLCRAFT
In a basal flow in Moraine Park, the slaggy and compact phases show differences in phenocrysts as well as in groundmass.
MOUNT RAINIERVARIOUS
This odd species is wholly a dull black color, except for the white head and neck, and basal half of the primaries.
WESTERN BIRD GUIDECHESTER A. (CHESTER ALBERT) REED, HARRY F. HARVEY, AND REX I. BRASHER
At many places also gray feldspathic sandstones and basal conglomerates appear.
HISTORY AND COMPREHENSIVE DESCRIPTION OF LOUDOUN COUNTY, VIRGINIAJAMES W. HEAD
The basal diameter of this second hemisphere is such that when the latter is placed over J its edge rests upon the lower disk, M.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, VOL. XXI., NO. 531, MARCH 6, 1886VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BASAL

  • basal
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  • imperative
  • key
  • necessary
  • necessitous
  • needed
  • needful
  • prerequisite
  • primary
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  • vital
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