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A lean-toOne of the simplest and most frequently constructed primitive shelters is the lean-to.

Although the people of the Paleolithic are often perceived as primitive and conservative in their goals, “I feel something very different from the evidence of human presence on these remote islands,” Kaifu says.

They were also catalysts to the first appearances of primitive life.

All of this went a long way toward helping scientists better understand Ryugu, a primitive rock rich in carbon, though more porous, rubbly, and containing less hydrated minerals than initially predicted.

We can just study the collective behavior of things that are like soups of interacting proteins that are more primitive.

Curious jumble of modern and ancient city and village, primitiveness and the other thing.

It is important to realize the relative primitiveness of transportation at the close of the Civil War.

Primitiveness, we must remember, does not depend on antiquity of date.

You may get a gazelle on the way, or you may not, but you will experience mountain exploration in all its primitiveness.

“I fear you will detect much initial primitiveness in our methods of transportation,” he said.

This charm (let me add) by no means consists in mere primitiveness or mere archaism.


On this page you'll find 59 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to primitiveness, such as: baldness, bareness, economy, plainness, rusticism, and severity.

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