Sitting face to face with a Satmar man schooling her in atavistic Satmar rules was the last place she wanted to be.
These atavistic triggers, however, aren't very satisfying explanations taken alone.
These councils have been seeking amendments in the Hindu Marriage Act to support their atavistic views.
Relating to an inherited trait that reappears in an individual after being absent from a strain of organism for several generations. Atavistic traits were formerly thought to be throwbacks to ancestral types but are now known to be due to the inheritance of a pair of recessive genes.