A highly unusual, spare, elemental picture made on a low budget by Irving Lerner—a lesson in moviemaking.
The word primitive does not do justice to the elemental nature of dining in one of the great barbecue parlors of this region.
The more important dynamic at work, Firman said, is the longer-term process of elemental self-discovery that can happen.
Society bars charity from the most elemental business practices.
Only those who have been persecuted or fallen victim to tyranny know the rare virtue that was the elemental dust of his make up.
And it was this elemental simplicity of taste which made Douglass the conquering hero that he was.
But all subsists by elemental strife; And passions are the elements of life.
The one suggested the other, especially where the gods were elemental powers.
As they reach after the most Divine they are impelled by the most elemental.
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.