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synonyms for elemental

  • elementary
  • constituent
  • primitive
  • primordial
  • rudimental
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I have never had to deal with alkaline soil, but a few farmers have told me the fastest way to correct it is a heavy application of elemental sulfur.
SOIL TESTS ARE THE SECRET TO A BOUNTIFUL HOME GARDENALEX GYLLSTROM/FIELD & STREAMAUGUST 20, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
So Jupiter’s elemental recipe should resemble the sun’s — at least for elements that were gases.
BORN IN DEEP SHADOWS? THAT COULD EXPLAIN JUPITER’S STRANGE MAKEUPKEN CROSWELLAUGUST 6, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Running fast, jumping high, and throwing objects a long way are elemental human pursuits at the core of many other sports like soccer, football, and basketball.
THE ORIGINS OF THE OLYMPICS’ OBSCURE TRACK AND FIELD EVENTSOLIVER STALEYJULY 24, 2021QUARTZ
In the early 2000s, Seattle’s boosters marketed the city with an ad campaign called “Metronatural,” showing a kayak atop a car on a downtown street to sell the idea that the great outdoors was elemental to life there.
IN AMERICA’S LEAST AIR-CONDITIONED CITIES, BRUTAL HEAT CHANGES SOME PEOPLE’S MINDSMARC FISHER, CARISSA WOLF, MICHAEL HINGSTONJULY 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
By analyzing the star’s elemental makeup, which is like a star’s genetic instruction book, astronomers peered back into the star’s family history.
SOUPED-UP SUPERNOVAS MAY PRODUCE MUCH OF THE UNIVERSE’S HEAVY ELEMENTSMARA JOHNSON-GROHJULY 7, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Yet by the end of their 10-hour day, his visitors realized later, they had talked very little about the elemental challenge facing newspapers today — how to make money as a digital product at a time when readers are rapidly abandoning print.
PATRICK SOON-SHIONG IS STILL TRYING TO SAVE THE LOS ANGELES TIMES. SOME HOPE HE’LL DO MORE THAN THAT.SARAH ELLISONMAY 20, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Okubo’s pictures aspire to be as elemental as the stars, suns and moons that appear in nearly all of them.
IN THE GALLERIES: BUILDING ON AN ARTWORK EXPRESSED VIA DIFFERENT MEDIAMARK JENKINSAPRIL 23, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In the wilderness, with its elemental beauty and challenge, I could forget myself for a while.
HOW NATURE HELPED ME RECOVER FROM AN EATING DISORDERKATE SIBERMARCH 25, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
They were speaking about appearance, but their words cut deeper—they suggested something much more elemental about who she is, who I am, and the gap between.
I DIDN'T CONSIDER MY MARRIAGE INTERRACIAL. BUT I WASN'T BEING TOTALLY HONEST WITH MYSELFNAIMA COSTERMARCH 4, 2021TIME
It’s an elemental law of the Super Bowl that some moment from the halftime show will be instantly meme-i-fied and stick around the next day like a bad hangover.
THE WEEKND’S SUPER BOWL PERFORMANCE SPARKED A BOUNTY OF MEMES, AS THE HALFTIME SHOW USUALLY DOESTRAVIS ANDREWSFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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WORDS RELATED TO ELEMENTAL

  • basal
  • capital
  • central
  • chief
  • elemental
  • essential
  • indispensable
  • inherent
  • intrinsic
  • key
  • main
  • necessary
  • primary
  • primitive
  • principal
  • radical
  • substratal
  • underlying
  • vital
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