We want our primal fill like the Romans forcing some standard-stealing barbarian on a flaying parade.
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.
One is on African primal religions, another on the tao of T'ai Chi Ch'uan, another on the path to total rejuvenation.
Desire, said William Law, is everything and does everything; it is the primal motive-power.
The mass of men live not by logic, but by primal instincts and passions.
We must never lose sight of one great, central, primal fact.
This primal mover is immaterial; for its essence is in energy.
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.