Definition of Atavic. Meaning of Atavic. Synonyms of Atavic

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Definition of Atavic

Atavic
Atavic A*tav"ic, a. [Cf. F. atavique.] Pertaining to a remote ancestor, or to atavism.

Meaning of Atavic from wikipedia

- contemplate the two anguishing characters from Millet's Angelus in the state of atavic hibernation standing out of a sky which can suddenly burst into a gigantic...
- powers, fueled by magic, are able to prey on the subconscious and the most atavic part of the human brain, she's more powerful than a skilled telepath like...
- praised her "knowing technique" and appreciated her enigmatic titles. ("Atavic," for a still life of red cabbage, beets, and eggplant, was one.) She joined...
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