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synonyms for natural selection

  • Darwinian theory
  • Darwinism
  • adaptation
  • artificial selection
  • biological evolution
  • evolution
  • evolutionism
  • law of the jungle
  • natural law
  • phylogeny
  • social Darwinism
  • social evolution
  • survival of the fittest
  • theory of evolution
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How to use natural selection in a sentence

It is full of poetic feeling, and the flesh tints are unusually natural.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
The place was well defended by earthworks and natural parapets, and for several hours the issue of the contest was doubtful.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
In the old world, poverty seemed, and poverty was, the natural and inevitable lot of the greater portion of mankind.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
Whatever the species, it is well to imitate the natural conditions as much as possible in the way of soil.
HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
The significance of time is determined by the movement of any selection, or, in other words, the rhythm.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
Piedmont alone vies with her, and is improving far more rapidly, but Lombardy has great natural capacities peculiarly her own.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
But I suppose, as he is my nearest relative, it is but natural he should be anxious about my health.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
But at the root of the unnatural miracles is the natural miracle—the heart of man.
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
I need not inquire whether his dismal behaviour was natural or assumed.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
The evolution theory alleges that they were evolved, slowly, by natural processes out of previously existing matter.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
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WORDS RELATED TO NATURAL SELECTION

  • Darwinism
  • adaptation
  • evolution
  • law of the jungle
  • natural law
  • natural selection
  • phylogeny
  • social evolution
  • survival of the fittest
  • theory of evolution
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