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See definition of primitives on Dictionary.com
  • as incannibal
  • as inaborigine

synonyms for primitives

  • anthropophaginian
  • anthropophagite
  • anthropophagus
  • man-eater
  • people-eater
  • headhunter
  • aboriginal
  • autochthon
  • indigene
  • native
  • primitive
  • bushman
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How to use primitives in a sentence

All such words may be considered as primitives, although some of them may be contractions of dissyllabic words.
SUMMARY NARRATIVE OF AN EXPLORATORY EXPEDITION TO THE SOURCES OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER, IN 1820HENRY ROWE SCHOOLCRAFT
Perhaps to the ship people these primitives were hardly higher in scale than the forest animals.
THE TIME TRADERSANDRE NORTON
No one denies that this society of Primitives displayed an example of all those virtues.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 3 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
The Primitives, faithful to their pacific system of Christianity, declined to take up arms.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 3 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
The savages killed some of their colonists on the frontier; the Primitives made no reprisals.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 3 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
The words foretell, distill, instill and fulfill, retain the ll of their primitives.
BURROUGHS' ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF ASTOUNDING FACTS AND USEFUL INFORMATION, 1889BARKHAM BURROUGHS
Compound words whose primitives end in y, change the y into i; as beauty, beautiful.
BURROUGHS' ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF ASTOUNDING FACTS AND USEFUL INFORMATION, 1889BARKHAM BURROUGHS
This is a pine wood, and pines are the oldest, simplest trees; they are true primitives.
DAY AND NIGHT STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
When we recruit Fourth Level Primitives, we take whole tribes, and they come willingly.
TIME CRIMEH. BEAM PIPER
The primitives created a complete cosmos for themselves, an entire principle.
ADVENTURES IN THE ARTSMARSDEN HARTLEY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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