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synonyms for primum mobile

  • instigator
  • motivator
  • mover
  • author
  • creator
  • drive
  • initial force
  • motive force
  • power source
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How to use primum mobile in a sentence

Industrial society is therefore mobile, elastic, standing at any moment in a temporary and unstable equilibrium.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
She did not answer, but her mobile, painted lips quivered, as if she were trying to repress a smile and were not quite succeeding.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
John N. Maffit, the well known and eccentric methodist preacher, died at Mobile.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
With him prayer was a thing of absolute necessity, and resignation to the eternal decrees the primum mobile of all.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
It may be said that among uncivilized and barefoot people the great toe is usually very mobile.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
Summer insects danced on the air, and a flock of white butterflies fanned the mobile tips of the crimson fireweed.
SUMMEREDITH WHARTON
In Mobile the cadets were cordially received, and conducted themselves to my entire satisfaction.
THE SUPPLIES FOR THE CONFEDERATE ARMYCALEB HUSE
Tales sunt Sadismus, Masochismus, et gradus Sodomiae praeter primum.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
The mass was thoroughly shaken, water being added to make it more mobile.
SOME CONSTITUENTS OF THE POISON IVY PLANT: (RHUS TOXICODENDRON)WILLIAM ANDERSON SYME
Otherwise a perpetuum mobile of the second class (footnote 3, p. 12) could be constructed, which is at variance with experience.
THE ELEMENTS OF QUALITATIVE CHEMICAL ANALYSIS, VOL. 1, PARTS 1 AND 2.JULIUS STIEGLITZ
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PRIMUM MOBILE

  • author
  • creator
  • drive
  • initial force
  • instigator
  • motivator
  • motive force
  • mover
  • power source
  • primum mobile
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