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giving, abating, absolution, absolve, acquittal, authorise, authorize, avoid, bear, behave.
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Correct spelling:
primordial
Definition:
First in order: original: existing from the beginning.

Synonyms:

adjective
beginning
aboriginal, alpha, baby, beginning, budding, early, embryonic, emerging, fetal, first, foremost, formative, genesis, germinal, hatching, inaugural, incipient, infant, infantile, initial, introductory, maiden, nascent, new, newborn, original, precursory, preliminary, preparatory, primal, primeval, sprouting, starting, Dawned, Commencing.
earliest
basic, early, elemental, first, fundamental, original, prehistoric, primal, primary, prime, primeval, primitive, pristine, radical.
early
initial, recent, prevenient, Proleptical, a bit previous.
in the beginning
early.
old
aged, ancient, antediluvian, antiquated, antique, archaic, elderly, old, paleolithic, primitive, venerable, olden, primeval, castoff, oldfangled, wornout, time-worn, of old, of yore, cast-off.
olden
old as the hills.
original
Rudimental, underivative, First-hand.
past
ago, bygone, former, historical, old-time, past, previous, yore, yesterday's, anteceding, ancient, old, primeval.
undeveloped
behindhand, unactualized.
noun
primordial
aboriginal, early, primaeval, primal, primeval.
Examples of usage:
  1. " Let them be," he cried in a voice that cut like a blade of ice; and not only of ice, but of some awful primordial ice that had never been water. – The Ball and The Cross by G.K. Chesterton
  2. The eighty or more primordial elements are Nature's alphabet with which she writes her " infinite book of secrecy." – The Breath of Life by John Burroughs
  3. Unless there was something fundamental about him, something that savored of the primordial deep of the universal spirit, he remained unmoved. – The Last Harvest by John Burroughs
  4. It has been so from the beginning, since that first primordial mating when the hungry male- cell gained renewal of life from the female, it is so still, I believe it will be thus to the end. – The Truth About Woman by C. Gasquoine Hartley
  5. 271. The history of the primordial ages is, in the strict sense of the word, a part of the history of plants. – COSMOS: A Sketch of the Physical Description of the Universe, Vol. 1 by Alexander von Humboldt

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