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Otherwise, don’t be scared to primitive-camp outside of a campground.

It distorts our view of nature and makes all the other species around us seem more primitive and somehow unfinished.

The result is a primitive wine, completely handmade, the product of prison inventiveness.

While there is some primitive camping inside the park boundaries, most visitors choose one of the privately owned campgrounds or “resorts” that sit adjacent to the park proper.

The majority of the island is protected, so expect a primitive beach-going experience.

When we assign a primitive “not me” status to another individual or social group, it can—and does—take us down a destructive path.

We were careful with how we dealt with suspected patients and what we did with our primitive coverings, it was steamy.

We cannot keep judging mothers by a primitive, antiquated, simplistic standard.

It also may relate to our still primitive understanding of the natural history of Ebola virus infection.

When the group seized control of Gaza in 2007, its primitive rockets had a range of no more than 25 miles.

Something remote and ancient stirred in her, something that was not of herself To-day, something half primitive, half barbaric.

A writer has truthfully said in regard to associating the name and use of the plant with the primitive users of it.

In this way child's play, like primitive art, shows a certain unconscious selectiveness.

A primitive savage makes a bow and arrow in a day: it takes him a fortnight to make a bark canoe.

“They have a primitive mode of conducting funerals here,” said Tom Brown when the major had left.

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On this page you'll find 132 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to primitive, such as: archaic, basic, primeval, primordial, pristine, and undeveloped.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.