Still, a side of me realizes that without the dark, primal forces, the game of football becomes less beautiful.
My prize was getting to share my ideas with millions of people via TED.com, through the primal art of oral storytelling.
I wanted to fill her with pain and primal rage, which was really fun for me.
In the Darwinian world of media and politics, hardly any primal force compares to Clinton Clout.
The same violent, primal appeal appeared on-screen and off-screen with Gable.
Desire, said William Law, is everything and does everything; it is the primal motive-power.
The primal impulse of vice and sin is a short cut to happiness.
We must never lose sight of one great, central, primal fact.
And that must mean that Laotsze was that very same Yellow Ancient of primal days.
She gave an inarticulate moan—a word of that primal language common to all creation in its moments of anguish.
c.1600, "belonging to the earliest age," from Medieval Latin primalis "primary," from Latin primus "first" (see prime (adj.)). Psychological sense, in reference to Freud's theory of behaviors springing from the earliest stage of emotional development, is attested from 1918. Primal scream is from a best-selling book of 1971.
primal pri·mal (prī'məl)
Being first in time; original.
Of first or central importance; primary.