Only those who have been persecuted or fallen victim to tyranny know the rare virtue that was the elemental dust of his make up.
The word primitive does not do justice to the elemental nature of dining in one of the great barbecue parlors of this region.
Rev your metabolism between large meals with a sugarless and unsalted boost of elemental ingredients.
He returned medicine to its most elemental form—a profession that tries to help out someone who is sick.
A highly unusual, spare, elemental picture made on a low budget by Irving Lerner—a lesson in moviemaking.
And it was this elemental simplicity of taste which made Douglass the conquering hero that he was.
Good Indian laughed at her, a laugh of pure, elemental joy in life and in love.
The one suggested the other, especially where the gods were elemental powers.
But along the edge of the oven were graven the signs of the eight elemental forces.
It was a case of will against will, elemental man against his brother.
late 15c., "pertaining to the four elements," from Medieval Latin elementalis, from Latin elementum (see element). Meaning "simple, uncomplicated" is from 1550s; that of "relating to first principles" is from 1570s. The noun in the occult sense is from 1877.